Thursday, January 14, 2010

To borrow a phrase*: "This is why we can't have nice things"

C'mon Louisville, really? A Kentucky-based KISS cover band had almost $10K worth of gear and props stolen right before they're about to hit the "big time." Well, cover band "big time." Which can mean only one thing: VEGAS.

According to WLKY, KISS Army's trailer was stolen with all the gear inside. They have suspects-- two guys who showed up at a resale shop, trying to unload some of the goods. But the goods themselves are still missing.

Steve (who withheld his last name), who plays the Peter Criss role in KISS Army said:

"Here we are, right around the corner from creating our finest moment in our history, and to have someone potentially derail that is heartbreaking... We're starving and striving at the same time. We can't afford to have something like this happen."

Good luck to the 18 year old band!

Read the full coverage at WLKY (via

*Phrase borrowed from Jake of and @cattleprod

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