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Kiss Releases Branded Shoes

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Not content with just selling Kiss branded cycling shorts, Frisbees and red wine, the band have added Vans Sk8-Hi shoes to their online shop.

The shoes feature all four members (two faces per shoe), as seen on the cover art of four albums they released in September 1978.

According to Vans, the shoes are constructed with black canvas and suede uppers.

You can check out a picture of the shoes here.

Source: Kerrang.com

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1. the almighty jake writes:

gay!!!

# Oct 7, 2008 @ 9:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Jaowel writes:

GAY!!!!!

# Oct 7, 2008 @ 10:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Metal_Lives!!! writes:

Any dude who wears those deserves to have his a$$ beat!

# Oct 7, 2008 @ 10:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BrianSD writes:

So are you guys saying I should return the shoes? But they match my Kiss shorts...

# Oct 7, 2008 @ 11:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Johnny Boy writes:

And they go along with my KISS undies

# Oct 7, 2008 @ 11:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. ...Just Another Number... writes:

Man, these guys just can't squeeze enough money out of the roadkill that is their careers can they?

# Oct 7, 2008 @ 11:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. bbristowe writes:

Do they come with socks? I don't want to wear my motley crue socks with kiss shoes.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 12:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. brettTHEjett writes:

there is actually a relatively notable amount of hype surrounding these...that is compared to the Iron Maiden SK8 Hi..
they are still trash no matter what. i f***ing hate kiss

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 5:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. b12 writes:

well well well i see kiss is back to the merchandise era

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 8:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. brandedcfh420 writes:

guess pauls art career is slow and gene has spent all of his money on his plastic surgey!! the shoes look like CONVERSE wannabes!!

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 8:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Red writes:

Super fun ! I could buy those shoes, then shove them up Gene Simmons a$$ with a super kick...right back at you a$$hole.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 9:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. coldiem writes:

If you have ever watched Family Jewels you would know that he'll slap the KISS name on ANYTHING that will make him a dime. I'd be very surprised to find out that there weren't already other KISS-branded shoes out there.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 9:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. That_One_Guy writes:

Lmao... f*cking lame-ass merchandise whores.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 12:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. KORNDOGG writes:

Gayest f***ing sh** ive ever heard........FUKK KISS AND ALL THE GAY KISS ARMY

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 3:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. rutz writes:

what would be wrong with releasing new music?

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 5:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. voodoo68 writes:

Dudes! ACE FREHLEY!!! Enough said! Just cause Gene sucks doesn't mean you should hate the rest of the band. They are an American Icon like it or not.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 6:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Jenny writes:

I like Knights In Satan's Service (KISS) I think their music is pretty cool...I understand if people don't like em, I respect that. Anyways, Gene Simmons is a master mind at making money off of almost anything. Gotta grab the cash while you can, right? As for the shoes, they're not THAT terrible;ODD, but definitely not close to the worst looking item in the world. For KISS fans, the shoes actually look decent, but I doubt they will match anything.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 7:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Metal_Lives!!! writes:

Yeah, KISS is an American icon and their music definitely stands the test of time. I can respect Gene for what he's doing, but I still think the stuff is gay as crap...and any dude that wears it deserves his a$$ beat...lol. Except for my GnRshorts and my Poison beret...haha!!! How about those Stryper condoms? That would be funny...hahaha.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 10:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. chris4380127 writes:

KISS f***IN RULZ!!! f*** YALL HATERS!!!!!!

now watching: detroit rock city !!!!

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 10:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Metal_Lives!!! writes:

KISS certainly doesn't rule. They are good and made their impact in rock history, but rule? I think not.

These songs definitely do rule though: God of Thunder, Creatures of the Night, Detroit Rock City, I Love It Loud...ha!

Still think any kiss apparel is freakin' gay! Sue me for not being poltically correct, 'cause I'm not!

# Oct 9, 2008 @ 12:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Jenny writes:

^I agree with Metal_Lives: KISS doesn't rule but they have good songs.

# Oct 9, 2008 @ 12:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. That_One_Guy writes:

KISS are alright, but they definitely don't "rule".

Jenny, I'm not sure, but I don't think KISS actually stands for Knights in Satan's Service. I don't believe it stands for anything. I believe that's just something that right-wing Christian zealots made up to get people to hate KISS.

Now playing: Warrel Dane (of Nevermore) - "Messenger"

# Oct 10, 2008 @ 1:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Jenny writes:

T.O.G. I'm aware of that, it's just for fun to point their name out like that:) KISS=KISS

Oh, has anyone seen the movie Detroit Rock City? I thought it was kinda funny.

# Oct 10, 2008 @ 5:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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