Brothers' rock fantasies converge with Kiss-Motley Crue State Fair show

A pair of Minnesota brothers are prepping this week for the ultimate rock concert at the Minnesota State Fair. Brian Meyer grew up as a Kiss fanatic and his younger brother, Tim, is mega-Motley Crue fan. Both are in disbelief as the two groups will appear in a rare double-bill Wednesday night.
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A pair of Minnesota brothers are prepping this week for the ultimate rock concert at the Minnesota State Fair. Brian Meyer grew up as a Kiss fanatic and his younger brother, Tim, is mega-Motley Crue fan. Both are in disbelief as the two groups will appear in a rare double-bill Wednesday night.

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