Saturday, June 21, 2014

Today In KISStory - 1994

Today In KISStory - June 21, 1994: The tribute album "KISS My Ass: Classic KISS Regrooved " is released worldwide.

"KISS My Ass: Classic KISS Regrooved" is a 1994 tribute album, featuring a variety of artists covering songs by KISS. Released to coincide with KISS' 20th anniversary, the album was certified gold by the RIAA, and spent thirteen weeks on the charts.

Cover art and title: The rights to Ace Frehley's makeup were not cleared in time for release of the CD, hence the inclusion of a hybrid form of Paul Stanley's "Bandit" design that was briefly used in some early shows and promotional photos. Album cover Art Director/Designer: Mitchell Kanner

Canadian, Japanese and Australian copies of the album have their respective flags in place of the American flag of the U.S. version.