Best known from Frehley's Comet and Four by Fate, John and Tod will be playing live and signing autographs. Bring these albums to get signed: Frehley's
Comet 1st album, Second Sighting, live+1 and 12 picks. John's complete discography is HERE.
Tod's complete discography is HERE
John Regan John Regan is notable for being a member of ex-KISS guitarist Ace Frehley’s band “Frehley’s Comet” from 1984 to 1990. He has also recorded and performed with Peter Frampton 1979 til 2010, John Waite, The Rolling Stones, Stephen Stills, Dave Edmunds, Robin Trower, Scandal, Billy Idol and David Lee Roth.
Tod has played with 707, Ted Nugent band, Cheap Trick, and Frehley’s Comet. Currently he plays with ‘FOUR BY FATE’ with John Regan on Bass, Stet Howland (WASP) and Sean Kelly, (Helix, Nellie Furtado, Crash Kelley).
PHOTOGRAPHING KISS FANS TO BE PART OF AN UPCOMING KISS PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK!
The New Jersey KISS Expo is proud to announce world-renowned photographer Lynn Goldsmith as an addition to the event! Lynn will be photographing and interviewing fans at the Expo for a future KISS photography book and she wants YOU to be a part of it!
Lynn also has photo credit on album covers for many other artists including Ted Nugent, the Village People, Police, Grand Funk Railroad, Frank Zappa and has also worked with Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Led Zeppelin, the Ramones, Prince and Ozzy Ozborne, just to name a few.
Do not miss the opportunity for the chance to meet Lynn and be part of her new KISS book. Come dressed in your KISS costumes or wear all your KISS paraphernalia for the book - sure to be an amazing piece of work!
The manufactures of the famous line of Gene Simmons Axe guitars will have a large assortment of guitar on display and for sale! GeneSimmonsAxe.com is responsible for the Gene Simmons Meet and greet experience on the current tour. All the way from the West Coast, this is certainly a treat fro all of us.
KISS by Monster Mini Golf
All the way from Las Vegas! The owners of the incredible KISS by Monster Mini Golf will be bringing exclusive merchandise normally only for sale only at the indoor golf course, (not the common on-line stuff!). Situated across the street from the World famous Hard Rock Hotel, KISS by Monster Mini Golf is sure to bring some Las Vegas glitter to New Jersey!
Gene Simmons New Book Promotion
The publisher of the new Gene Simmons book,Me Inc., has kindly donated promotional material to be given out for free to the Expo attendees. (The book's release date will be October 21, 2014).
Bassist for the recent Ace Frehley
Anomaly album and tour. Anthony will not only be bringing us some great
road stories, but also some great road gear and his personal merchandise
collection from the tour to sell! There's going to be some tables full
of great stuff you might not want to miss out on! Bring your Ace Frehley
Anomaly album to get signed as well.
Author of Sealed with a KISS and ex-wife of Peter Criss - She will be selling her second edition of the book and signing autographs at her table. Always glad to meet people, always glad to tell stories and answer questions - Lydia has been a long time friend and favorite of all the KISS expos and we are always thrilled to have her at ours.
Album Artist Ken Kelly
Artist for the KISS Destroyer and KISS Love Gun album covers. Ken will have a huge gallery of his work set up for display and will also be selling and signing art at his booth. Bring your albums to get signed!
Photographer Len DeLessio
KISS photographer from the mid-'70s with one of his classic shots adorning the cover of the new official KISS book, Nothin' to Lose, the Making of KISS 1972-1975. Len will have an amazing gallery of his KISS prints for display as well as purchase. Truly stunning and unusual classic images, not to be missed!
KISS Nation Tribute Band
NYC area KISS tribute band KISS Nation will be the ringleaders of this all- day rock and roll party playing multiple sets throughout the day, both masked with full stage as well as unplugged and unmasked!
DJ Ed from the DJL Show
Professional DJ 'DJ Ed' will be bringing a sound, video and light extravaganza to entertain us throughout the day. Karaoke, song requests and an all day video show will keep the party moving!
Danny Anniello, 'The Farrow' - KISS Figure Sculptor
The NJ KISS EXPO is proud to announce The Farrow – sculptor behind the current line of KISS action figures.
Under an exclusive agreement, he will be creating OFFICIAL 12 and 8 inch figure variants for sale ONLY at this year’s New Jersey KISS Expo! Yes, these are OFFICIAL items endorsed by Figures Toy Company! Each extremely limited figure will be specially enhanced from the regular figures as well as SIGNED and NUMBERED by The Farrow.
Also, The Farrow will be showcasing prototypes of upcoming KISS figure releases including a 12 inch Gene Simmons variant that spits blood! Yes, actually SPITS BLOOD!
“The Farrow” Danny Anniello is currently the official lead Sculptor for Figures Toy Company on the well-known KISS product line. A self taught sculptor who got his start creating custom 1-of-a-kind, high end, incredibly detailed, life-like figures of his favorite bands KISS, Motely Crue, Eddie from Iron Maiden, Punky Meadows from Angel, etc. An eye for detail, and the ability to sculpt realistic figures, eventually lead to professional work for Figures Toy Company and Neca, (licensees for many Music, Superhero, TV, and Movie product lines). He has sculpted many Mego-style figures for Figures Toy Company such as KISS, BATMAN 66, EVEL KNIEVEL, and with many more to come!
The Farrow also plays with ‘LORDS OF MERCY’, a band rising fast and has played with legendary acts Ace Frehley, Michael Schenker, Twisted Sister, Accept and will be touring with ANVIL in October 2014.
ETRC THE FOX and Ericcarr.com
ETRC works with Eric Carr's family promoting and selling Eric's official merchandise.
In 2011 ETRC THE FOX and Loretta Caravello teamed up to launch Eric Carr's Rockheads at the NJ Kiss expo and since then starting a working relationship and have joined to promote and sell his merchandise at several NJ Kiss Expos and the 2014 Indy Kiss Expo.
Stop by and check out all their merchandise booth and get your photo with ETRC THE FOX. Also, check him out at www.etrcthefox.com.
Professional Makeup Artist Toni Albanese
One of the best parts of the NJ KISS Expo is the chance to get your face painted up by a professional makeup artist! Toni Albanese has been delighting our crowd for years and we are proud to announce her return in 2014! Children and adults of all ages are welcome. Stop by her booth to get transformed into whatever character you wish!
NY Rocks TV NY Rocks TV will be taping with roving cameras all day for footage to use on one of their upcoming shows. Another reason to come to the NJ KISS Expo wearing your KISS T-Shirts and accessories, or better yet your full KISS costume!
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