KISS cleared out its warehouses and netted nearly $876,000 over the weekend at an eclectic Hollywood auction of 30 years' worth of the group's memorabilia. Leather codpieces, anyone? (One went for $1,725.) An anonymous phone bidder paid the top price of $189,500 for a set of four original costumes from the group's 1996-97 "Alive" reunion world tour. A guitar went for $21,850 and a bucket of stage blood made for band member Gene Simmons sold for $546. KISS's Simmons and Paul Stanley, who are currently on the road with the band's farwell tour, supposedly wanted to share the group with its fans, auction officials told Reuters.
On Newsstands Now
- Bindi Irwin: Remembering My Dad
- Adam Levine's Wedding Details!
- James Garner: 1928-2014
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine