KISS - 3D Augmented Reality App Available For Download
October 11, 2012, 2 years ago
KISS, Universal Music and Aurasma have launched an epic bonus to the band’s brand-new album, Monster, using 3D Augmented Reality technology.
Celebrating the release of KISS’ landmark 20th studio album, fans are invited to download the free uView app now to bring the Monster artwork to life with a one-of-a-kind performance in awe-inspiring 3D animation.
In a truly unique and immersive digital experience, this exclusive album extra unlocks a new dimension to KISS as fully-3D digital Bobble Heads rocking out to radio hit 'Hell Or Hallelujah', defying the laws of physics by performing in your hands, on your wall, or anywhere you need a Monster-good time, simply by using the Monster album artwork and the free uView app.
The uView app and augmented content have been developed in partnership with Aurasma, the leaders in image recognition and augmented reality technology.
Matt Mills, Head of Sales at Aurasma, said: “We are thrilled to be working with our partner Universal Music and absolute legends of rock, KISS. Through the Aurasma-enabled uView app, the new Monster album has been augmented with a 3D animation of the band, complete with Gene Simmons’ 3D tongue. KISS fans will love unlocking this new dimension to the band – still pushing boundaries after twenty studio albums and an incredible four decades in the music business.”
The uView Application is available to download now for iOS and Android devices at this location.
KISS performed 'Hell Or Hallelujah', and their classic track 'Rock And Roll All Nite', on this morning's (Thursday, October 11th) episode of ABC's Good Morning America. Watch video footage of the band's appearance below:
Universal Music Canada have released a limited deluxe edition of KISS' new album, Monster.
Monster Zinepack Limited Edition includes the new album and a 64-page fan magazine featuring exclusive interviews with the members of KISS, plus never-before seen photos.
Order via Amazon.ca at this location.
Sirius XM Radio has announced that it will celebrate the release of Monster, the 20th studio album by rock legends KISS, as the band members sit down for an intimate Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City. SiriusXM’s Town Hall With KISS, the two-hour broadcast event, will air live on Hair Nation, channel 39, on Thursday, October 11th at 12 PM, ET.
The KISS special is part of SiriusXM's Town Hall series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Hosted by SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin, the SiriusXM Town Hall With KISS will feature all four members of the globally-known band answering questions from the studio audience about their career, including their new album Monster, released on October 9th.
“No band has more embodied the spectacle side of rock and roll than KISS. Whether in makeup or not, KISS has represented the party attitude of rock and roll for generations of fans,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “They have some stories to tell from their years on the road, and fans will have the chance to get the uncensored truth when they step into our latest Town Hall at SiriusXM.”
Additionally, SiriusXM will launch Scare Nation, an all-KISS limited-run channel scheduled to air Friday, October 26th starting at 6 PM, ET through Monday, October 29th at 3 AM, ET on channel 39. From their 1974 self-titled debut through their 20th studio album, Scare Nation will showcase the music from the band’s entire career. Listeners will also hear the band members talking about their new album, touring, their fans and more. Scare Nation will also feature an encore broadcast of SiriusXM’s Town Hall With KISS on Saturday, October 27th at 12 PM, ET.
After the live broadcast, SiriusXM’s Town Hall With KISS will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info on SiriusXM On Demand. And, SiriusXM’s Town Hall With KISS will air on SiriusXM’s Halloween channel, Scream Radio, Sirius channel 123 and XM channel 142 on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31st, at 12 PM, ET.
Check out a BraveWords.com review of Monster at this location.