Did Kiss Get Into Trouble For Their Logo Appearing Like the SS Logo?

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MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: Kiss got into trouble for the Kiss logo appearing to contain the logo for the Nazi S.S.

The band Kiss was formed when guitarist Ace Frehley joined the group Wicked Lester, which consisted of Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and (just before Frehley) Peter Criss. A few weeks after he joined, the band changed their name to Kiss (Stanley coined the name).

After joining the group, Frehley created the now iconic Kiss logo. Which brought them some trouble in the future. Read on to find out how!

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