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(Los Angeles, April 3, 2014) KISS, the most influential rock band of all time, and Bare Tree Media, the leader in virtual branding, announced a partnership, brokered by Live Nation Merchandise, to launch the KISS PHOTO BOMB mobile app. Recently released on iTunes as a FREE download, KISS PHOTO BOMB features both FREE and premium KISS virtual items. Additional categories of virtual merchandise will be developed for release throughout 2014.

KISS PHOTO BOMB allows fans to KISSIFY their photos and text messages with rock ‘n’ roll elements from their favorite rock band. Fans can easily add KISS effects, KISS make-up, KISS band members, KISS frames and more. The app allows users to instantly share their KISS moments with friends via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. There is even a feature to rock out text messaging by applying KISS emoticons when texting from the app. Fans can also connect to KISSOnline.com and get up to date news on the band and events. To download the app, visit: www.KissPhotoBomb.com.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Rock ‘n’ Roll legend KISS, and work with a premiere company like Live Nation!” said Robert Ferrari, CEO of Bare Tree Media. “ KISS fans are highly engaged and social, so KISS PHOTO BOMB is perfect for them to socialize their love and loyalty of KISS.”

Co-founders of KISS Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons added, “We are excited to expand the KISS experience to our mobile fans.  KISS PHOTO BOMB will rock the charts with fans around the world!”

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KISS, the legendary American rock band was founded in 1972. Four decades later KISS remains one of the most influential bands in the history of Rock and Roll. Their achievements include the release of approximately 44 albums, sales of over 100 million albums, sold out concerts tours around the world and the incredible support of over 6 million Facebook fans worldwide. KISS has performed at the Super Bowl, 2002 Winter Olympics, 2009 Finale of American Idol, and 2005 Rockin’ The Corps Concert. In 2009, KISS was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and will be inducted later this year. KISS’s 20th studio album was released on October 9, 2012.

For all things KISS, visit www.KISSONLINE.com


KISS is represented exclusively worldwide for licensing and merchandising by Live Nation Merchandise. Live Nation Merchandise is the merchandise and licensing division of Live Nation Entertainment representing over 150 top music and concert artists worldwide. For more information, please visit www.lnmlicensing.com.


Bare Tree Media creates branded digital entertainment solutions to drive consumer engagement and commerce through mobile and online platforms for popular and emerging branded properties. The company is the global leader in virtual branding as it relates to branded virtual goods, branded mobile stickers and emoticons, branded mobile apps and branded email across worldwide markets. The company’s brand partners include Angel Cat Sugar, Charuca, David & Goliath, Domo, Doodle Jump, Garfield, Hello Kitty, Hoops&Yoyo, It’s Happy Bunny, KISS, Skelanimals, Smiley World, So So Happy, Tokidoki, The Three Stooges and many more legacy and emerging brands. For more information please visit www.baretreemedia.com. PR inquiries can be sent to pr@baretreemedia.com.

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