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Kiss Kruise 2011: Video Scrapbook

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Life has finally settled back into a world without 24-hour buffet lines, a pocketful of poker chips, and a daily dose of Kiss. For those who attended the Kiss Kruise on October 13 to 17, the withdrawal symptoms are getting heavy. To cap off County Grind's extensive coverage -- for the time being, anyhow -- here's a video scrapbook of the experiences that includes the sights and sounds of a weekend that Gene Simmons will never forget.

There's a wealth of intimate, full-makeup performance footage from Kiss' shows at the Palladium Lounge, a sampling of the Kiss fanatics who populated the Carnival Destiny, and several things that will never, ever happen again -- at least until Kiss Kruise 2012.

Thanks to Ian Witlen, who risked serious bodily harm to film the madness as it unfolded, to Adele Hampton, who pored over a ton of raw footage and audio clips to assemble this four-minute masterpiece, and to Sixthman, who didn't mind us poking our noses into literally everything.

If all of the Kiss Kruise coverage of the past week has somehow passed you by, head here to get a whole lot more.

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