Tommy Thayer

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    KISS and Def Leppard's U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis in August

    Despite the infighting among the founding members of the band as of late, KISS have announced a massive 40th Anniversary tour along with Def Leppard, including a stop at the Target Center in August. Ahead of their upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, there have been repor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Locals sound off on their love for KISS

    ​Like the Bible, followers of Kiss have their favorite characters they like to emulate as much as favorite chapters, verses and words of inspiration to live by that they've spent a lifetime studying, reciting and debating. Even a casual fan of the band may find themselves in situations where they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    On KISS, fandom, and the Twin Cities 'Rock Twins'

    Mark Bringardner shows off his KISS memorabilia​Just in case you haven't picked up an issue of this week's City Pages, allow us to direct your attention to a must-read article by Danny Sigelman on what it means to be a lifelong fan of KISS.

  • Music

    September 1, 2010

    Tommy Thayer of KISS talks fandom, first shows, and rock n' roll

    Ace Frehley's replacement started out as a mega-fan

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    13 best KISS commercials of all time

    ​The band KISS seems to have been in more commercials than any other band in history. Proudly they revel in their ability to move product. In fact they could be credited for so much marketing in the music business with endless KISS tchotchkes, the KISS coffeeshop, KISS coffins, TV shows, and uh, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2009