TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - When most people think of Terre Haute they think of basketball and Larry Bird, but there's something else this town is known for.
It's a fan crazed, rock n' roll army founded right here 35 years ago.
News 10 takes look back at the legendary KISS Army.
Terre Haute native Bill Starkey and his friend Jay Evans founded the internationally known KISS Army in 1975 after a local radio station, WVTS refused to play KISS music.
News 10 caught up with Starkey at his home in Speedway, Indiana to talk about the legendary fan group and why November 21, 1975 is a date he'll never forget.
On Sunday, November 21 Bill Starkey will be joining 105.5 The River's Ed Zeppelin for an hour of back-to-back KISS music in honor of the 35th anniversary of the KISS Army.
The broadcast starts at 12 P.M. EST on Terre Haute's rock station 105.5 The River.
If you couldn't tune in to the radio station CLICK HERE we have the interviews archived!
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