The Spirit of Rock: You Can Now Buy a KISS-Themed Cremation Urn

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Eternal Image, Inc.

"I'll fight hell to hold you" ... in this urn.

Can you imagine your grieving relatives carrying this thing?

The band KISS is rocking the funeral industry with a new release that has nothing to do with music, but everything to do with remaining a “fan for life.” This cremation urn is now available for die-hard fans to store their ashes in, which means your surviving family members, most likely younger relatives who have no idea who these guys are, will be forced to place it on their fireplace mantel for decades to come.

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Manufactured by Eternal Image, the officially licensed KISS urn is the latest piece of branded merchandise by the band known largely for its face-painted antics and vocalist Gene Simmons’s perpetually wagging tongue. Almost 40 years ago, Simmons (“The Demon”) and Paul Stanley (“The Starchild”) co-founded KISS, the blood-spitting, fire-breathing band that has sold more than 100 million albums since its 1970s hell-raising heyday.

Eternal Image’s Donna Shatter says the “Monument model” urn offers fans a unique way to express their passion for the legendary rock stars. The eight inch tall urn, which features a black metallic finish and an image of the band standing over the group’s iconic logo and a row of flames, will sell for $650.

Three different KISS-themed urns will launch later this year. And if cremation isn’t your thing, don’t fret. KISS-themed coffins are also available.

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Kai Ma is a TIME contributor. Find her on Twitter at @Kai_Ma or on Google+. You can also continue the discussion on TIME’s Facebook page and on Twitter at @TIME.
34 comments
roknsteve
roknsteve

Even the police shoot each other during gun battles.  The military does it even more.  Next wingers will want all bad guys to wear black hats even when they are the bad guys sometimes.  Soon all you gun nuts will shoot each other.  End of story.    

Rthomp8363
Rthomp8363

Your either for or against guns, pick a side.   If you pick gun control, you shouldnt let any of your body guards carry guns.

realusa
realusa

her first misstep of her campaign...

signalfire
signalfire

How many guns does the U.S. military own?  Hillary wants to run for President and therefore, command the military.  How many deaths was Hillary responsible for while Secretary of State, and her  husband while he was President?  I think it would be easy to make the case that both her and her husband are war criminals.  To make matters fair, perhaps our politicians should stand trial for every death they cause or order by virtue of military interventions; the rest of us go to jail for murder and are not lauded as 'elder statesman'... 

hill130
hill130

I had had hopes... But she is just another political bobble head talking out of both sides of her mouth. She couldn't keep her old man in line, what makes anyone think she'd be able to do anything good for this country

As has been stated the constitution is SUPPOSED to be the in all end all. Not $calia not some knee jerk failed private practice lawyer.

You want to stop gun violence then stop the people who use them illegally. Slap their asses in prison for life no parole no plea bargain no judge with head where he sits lee way. Build more prisons we need the jobs. And leave us law abiding citizens alone.

EricPulvermacher
EricPulvermacher

Not surprised that the wingnuts were on this like stink on their trailer. Saying our gun culture is out of control does not mean anyone will take all of your guns. Maybe you should limit yourselft to 15 or 20. Their is a reasonable middle ground on guns it does not have to be all or nothing.

rayndalrenfrow
rayndalrenfrow

"an almost article of faith"...no, I would call it an article of the CONSTITUTION.  If she wants to change that, then there is a process for it with a vote at the end.

tommyudo
tommyudo

Her statement about guns indicates that she will be going for the suburban women's vote, even the non-Tea Party GOP women. She is appealing here to the whole notion of kids + safety , which is where Dem and GOP women's interests  intersect.  Hillary knows she is never going to get the vote of the NRA guys who cling to their rifle instead of taking Cialis.

RussellAssoc
RussellAssoc

It's so comical to see the poor drowning Republican Party so desperately grabbing for the smallest straw in a fruitless attempt to head off Hillary wiping the floor with any of their Lilliputian candidates.  The fools errand of the pathetic.

realusa
realusa

dont these politicians know there is an internet that captures everything they say?

CanO'Korn
CanO'Korn

B E N G H A Z  I


WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

MrObvious
MrObvious

@Rthomp8363  

Wait, so I can't be for responsible gun ownership without idiots carrying them around looking for trouble? This isn't star wars, where you have to pick good or evil.

mantisdragon91
mantisdragon91

@Rthomp8363 What an idiotic argument. Almost every other civilized country in the world regulates guns more than we do, and yet they all have armed guards to protect their politicians.

jmac
jmac

@signalfire  Please let us make Baby Bush stand trial for the deaths he caused in Iraq - an invasion that should have never happened.


Bring it on.  

jmac
jmac

@hill130  She didn't contradict herself.  She was talking about handguns in one instance and hunting rifles in another - two different subjects.


But far be it from the MSM who wants you turn your head to actually tell the difference.  


Illegal handguns are not our problems  You post calling for more jails is just another red-wing rant.  

JingJing11
JingJing11

@EricPulvermacher A middle ground on guns??  You must be crazy!!

It never fails to amaze me though... the way so many people so loudly and boldly brag about how many guns they own.  Makes me wonder if they have ever really been threatened in a way they had to use one.  A close friend of mine was forced to shoot someone to save his own life (he was seconds away from death due to blood loss/bludgeoning), and he has NEVER been the same since.  Sure it saved his life, and most would probably assume after that kind of experience he would be a staunch advocate for gun rights, but actually he never carries anymore.  It's really sad...

KurtEckhardt
KurtEckhardt

@EricPulvermacher  Given that gun homicides in the U.S. are at a MULTI DECADE LOW parroting the leftist party line about "gun culture" causes Killary to seem quite out of touch.

Ohiolib
Ohiolib

@rayndalrenfrow Actually, the constitution explicitly states there shall be a well-regulated militia. Saying we need common sense gun laws to keep lethal weapons away from criminals, lunatics, and the dangerously stupid isn't unreasonable. 

jmac
jmac

@rayndalrenfrow  Second Amendment:   States have a right to a well-regulated militia in order to overthrow a government should they need to.   You can bear arms, but you're limited by the full sentence.   You can't own any gun you want any where you want it.  


Clinton's right.   Even Scalia admits it. 


Ohiolib
Ohiolib

@tommyudo NRA guys who cling to their rifle and take bottles of Cialis.

FIFY

RussellAssoc
RussellAssoc

@CanO'Korn  

Do you know what she was referring to and why?   Of course not, which is why you and the low or no informed think it's a damning remark

MrObvious
MrObvious

@CanO'Korn  

Lower case, what difference does it make?

Ohiolib
Ohiolib

@jmac @rayndalrenfrow They also seem to forget that things like waiting periods and background checks don't actually infringe on the rights of law-abiding citizens to own firearms. They just help keep guns away from lunatics. Which is probably why the loonies oppose common sense. 

hill130
hill130

And just exactly where would the armory for this well regulated militia be

located and just with what and how would it be supplied. Sounds like you want the state to buy me a weapon and some ammo. I like the idea. Glad you thought of it.

jmac
jmac

@MrObvious @mantisdragon91 @Rthomp8363 @jmac @signalfire  If not targeted drones, then what?   Boots on the ground?  Nothing?   We shouldn't help Yemen with their terrorist problem when they ask?  We should be like Bush when he first took office - what terrorist?  bin who?

MrObvious
MrObvious

@mantisdragon91 @Rthomp8363 @jmac @signalfire  

Obama isn't exactly innocent in the wars. He escalated afghanistan and his drone wars isn't peachy clean - I don't think anyone can argue for 'Bush started it' since Obama haven't exactly done much to limit it in the beginning.

Personally I like the debate we're having now about our drone usage and conflicts everywhere. If anything we have at least a current president that is willing to give up some of that power or at least have the debate.

jmac
jmac

@hill130  That's exactly what the US Army does - buys the soldier his weapon.  


The Supreme Court just turned down a case on whether you can carry guns in public for self-defense.  Scalia dodged a bullet.