Monday, April 4, 2011

NJ/NY KISS Expo Guests Revealed - May 14, 2011

*JR Smalling-  First Kiss Tour Manager
*Eddie Balandas- Voice of KISS ALIVE II
*Victor Stabin- Artist for KISS UNMASKED
*Ron Johnsen- Producer of WICKED LESTER
*Lydia Criss- Author of  "Sealed With A Kiss"
For more information go to NJ KISS EXPO SITE 
Tickets are on sale now HERE.
Saturday May 14, 2011 at Crowne Plaza Hotel 110 Davidson Ave., Somerset NJ 08873   
Dealer Info Dealer tables are still available:
Please contact ROSS KOONDEL 1-800-370-3315 or 267-566-2046 or email directly at for details and pricing..

Eddie Balandes"....The Hottest Band in the World....KISS!!!!" are the famous words spoken by Eddie Balandas as the band is introduced on the KISS Alive II album.

As a band security guard for at the time, Eddie was drafted to take over as announcer following J.R. Smalling's departure at the end of the '75-'76 European tour.
Eddie worked for the band for the Destroyer through Alive II album era and apparently is also known infamously as the person most fired by KISS - 19 times to be exact! A true character, he was there for some of the most exciting, funny, dangerous and interesting episodes of KISS's career. Eddie is also well known for staying up until 4 am in the hotel lobby of the recent Indianapolis KISS Expo talking to enthralled fans about his endless KISS stories and experiences. We look forward to this appearance at the upcoming NJ/NY KISS Expo where you will get to hear this and more!

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