Swedish Firm Acquires Catalogue of Rock Legends KISS

Swedish Firm Acquires Catalogue of Rock Legends KISS


Stockholm (AFP) – A Swedish entertainment group co-founded by ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus has acquired the music catalogue, name and likeness of KISS and plans to produce a movie about the legendary rock band, the company said Thursday.

Formed in the 1970s by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss, KISS became glam metal icons through their iconic face paint, stage theatrics and hard rock riffs.

Some of their breakout hits include songs like “Rock And Roll All Nite” (1975) and “I Was Made For Lovin’ You” (1979).

Ulvaeus’ Pophouse said in a statement that the deal would enable them to “further develop and amplify the unique KISS legacy worldwide.”

It said it had acquired KISS’ “music catalogue, brand name

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