Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Eddie Balandas, Voice of KISS ALIVE II, Passes Away

Eddie Balandas Passes Away  1952-2011
(Photo:Peter Criss, Lydia Criss and Eddie, Photo courtesy of Lydia Criss.)
Posted by Kiss Mask Webzine
Kiss Mask Webzine has learned Eddie Balandas, the voice of introduction, "You Wanted the Best, You Got the best, the Hottest Band in the World- KISS!" on KISS ALIVE II has passed away in his sleep in his hotel room Sunday night in Chicago after appearing at a Kiss Expo that day. Eddie was diagnosed with congestive heart failure several years ago and there is no cause of death at this time. Eddie, a very funny, loud and friendly guy who always has an interesting story to tell and loved talking to Kiss fans. RIP.

Kiss Mask Webzine offers Eddie's family and frends our sincere condolences.

You can hear Eddie's conversation with PodKISSt here:
Eddie in voice action mode from Kiss' Largo, Maryland show 1977:

Here is video of Eddie at the NJ/NY Kiss Expo, May 14, 2011:

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