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Rare Photos For The Pop Culture Buff In Your Life

Uncategorized | March 19, 2018

Hope everyone had a 'Merry KISSmas'! (1976)

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American rock band KISS was formed in New York City back in January of 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley. The band was able to grab attention with its use of full face paint and stage outfits.

They rose to prominence in the mid-to-late 1970s and in addition to their unique look and sound, they became known for their elaborate live performances, which involved insane shenanigans like fire breathing, blood-spitting, smoking guitars, shooting rockets, levitating drum kits, and pyrotechnics.

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Lyra Radford

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Lyra spends her days exploring all shades of history. In her writing, she covers topics ranging from the 'groovy' to the downright strange. She enjoys books, movies, and strong coffee. She also fancies herself the world's greatest air hockey player. She learned the ins and outs of writing and producing film/television at Palm Beach State and The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. She is currently enrolled at Arizona State University studying psychology and writing. Her work has been featured by some of the most prolific sites on the web and she is the author of the travel guide "Two-Days Exploring Haunted Key West".