This Day In KISStory: The Unmasking Of KISS, 28 Years On

28 years ago on this day in KISStory, a bewildering moment arrived for rock and metal fans that for many seemed to have come out of nowhere. KISS had announced they were unmasking, dropping the make-up, costumes, and personae they had previously “worn” for ten years, and moving forward as an “unmasked” band.

The band officially unmasked on MTV (see video below), and the announcement sent shockwaves through the metalhead communities at the time, which was the beginning that this decision was a good move by the band. Up until this stage, KISS enjoyed the height of their career in the 1970s, and as they journeyed into the earlier 1980s, things were beginning to look somewhat dire for the band.

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‘Dynasty’ & ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Star John Forsythe Dies At 92
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John Forsythe, who’s best known as Blake Carrington on the popular ’80s television series Dynasty, has passed away at the age of 92. Forsythe had been diagnosed with colon cancer within the past year, but recently fell ill and died from complications from pneumonia.

Forsythe appeared in an incredible 217 episodes of Dynasty, which ran from 1981 to 1989 and starred Linda Evans, Joan Collins, and Heather Locklear. He was also starred on another popular show from 1976 to 1981, appearing in 109 episodes of Charlie’s Angels as Charles Townsend. The interesting thing about that role was that every single one of those episodes were “uncredited” due to the fact that he was only a voice. But when you’re THE Charlie from Charlie’s Angels — even if just vocally — you can’t deny the iconic status.

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