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IMAGE: KISS
Christopher Barth  /  AP
The veteran heavy metal group, KISS, is joining a growing list of classic acts putting out new music through the world's largest retailer.
updated 8/17/2009 1:23:58 AM ET 2009-08-17T05:23:58

Wal-Mart is being embraced with a KISS.

The veteran heavy metal group, KISS, is joining a growing list of classic acts putting out new music through the world's largest retailer.

"Sonic Boom" is due to be released only at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club on Oct. 6. It will include a CD of the band's first new music in 11 years, re-recorded versions of famous KISS hits and a live DVD.

Other classic acts that have chosen to release albums through Wal-Mart include the Eagles, AC/DC and Foreigner.

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