Three Sides of the Coin – Ep. 479 Mark and Tommy Report Back on Recent KISS Shows They Attended

Episode 479, May 24, 2022 Mark Cicchini and Tommy Sommers talk about the rescheduled shows in the US they recently attended. Discussed the different stage that is being used. Tommy also shares a conversation he had with Paul Stanley backstage about out recent Larry Mazer episode.

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In the early ’90s, Michael Brandvold launched the fifth ever website on the Internet devoted to KISS, KISS Otaku. He built, launched and maintained (KISS’ official web presence). He now owns Michael Brandvold Marketing, providing marketing services and digital strategy to musicians. Tommy Sommers spent 15 years on the record show circuit collecting, trading and selling memorabilia / Kiss merchandise. He is now a successful residential Real Estate agent in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area. Tommy has also produced a KISS song For The Oddfathers and is the owner of Rock Steady Digital Photography. Mark Cicchini, is a world-renown KISS collector. KISS has used parts of Mark’s vast KISS collection for audio, video & print materials including their book NOTHIN TO LOSE, CD re-release of the LOVE GUN album & the VH1 Ultimate Album KISS ALIVE! special as well as many other KISS projects. His wife also makes a mean meatloaf! Lisa Martini has been a KISS fan, almost since birth, thanks to her older brother introducing her to KISS in 1974! Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Lisa Martini has extensive experience in the music industry, from radio to production to merchandising, and also holds a degree in audio engineering. Over the years she’s worked at many KISS Expos. starting at the New York Expos in the mid-’90s to the present day. She’s been fortunate enough to have been part of many outstanding KISS moments, such as helping to launch the KISS fragrance and accompanying them to their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It’s only our opinion… it’s neither right nor wrong.

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