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This Sunday is the anniversary of the creation of the KISS army, they are 35 years old, soon the can use the KISS caskets. There’s something you cannot deny about KISS fans, they are really passionate and loyal about the band.the founder of the army, bill Starkey says that saw KISS open for ZZ Top at Roberts Stadium in Evansville, Indiana, and was blown away; he left the show vowing to spread the word about the band.
According to Hennemusic.com, in January 1975, Starkey and pal Jay Evans began contacting Terre Haute radio station WVTS in an effort to get KISS music played. after being repeatedly turned down by program director Rich Dickerson, Starkey and Evans began calling WVTS claiming to be “the KISS Army.” by July 1975, WVTS had begun to play KISS records, often referring to the KISS Army.