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Kiss have confirmed the next leg of their End of the Road Tour, which will launch on Aug. 18 in Mansfield, Mass., and conclude Oct. 9 in Tampa. The band has also added eight new show dates to the schedule. “Time marched on but we couldn’t,” the group said in a statement. “Now, the boots are on […]

Legendary rockers Kiss returned to the stage in front of a live audience with a special performance at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. The face-painted rockers – made up of singer Paul Stanley, bassist Gene Simmons, guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer – delivered a five-song set at the event. According […]

Former Kiss guitarist VInnie Vincent said he believed he “really could have” rejoined the band around 1992, after he’d contributed material for their album Revenge. He emphasized that he was only talking from his own perspective, but spoke of the “natural team” energy that had been re-energized as he co-wrote with Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley – despite […]

Paul Stanley took a potshot at a reviewer who wrote a negative report about Kiss 47 years ago. He shared a picture of a clipping from the Seattle Daily Times, dated May 27, 1974, written by Patrick MacDonald after a concert two days earlier. The part that most interested Stanley read: “I hope the four […]

Longtime manager Doc McGhee says Kiss found success by focusing on what they did best: “Four chords and bad lyrics.” He also predicts that a speculated live reunion with original guitarist Ace Frehley will take place before the end of Kiss’ interrupted farewell tour, and said drummer Peter Criss might be involved too. “My philosophy […]

Kiss were living the rock ’n’ roll lifestyle by the time they teamed up with producer Bob Ezrin to record their fourth album, Destroyer. And sometimes, as on the single “Flaming Youth,” that meant they had to recruit some outside help when they got too carried away. Ezrin whipped the foursome into shape at the start […]

“Biography: Kisstory” will document Kiss‘ nearly 50-year career over two nights on A&E this summer. The four-hour documentary will air over two nights on June 27 and 28 on the cable network. Directed by D.J. Viola and produced by Leslie Greif (who also produced Gene Simmons Family Jewels for A&E), the film covers the decades the band has been together, with  focus on cofounders Paul Stanley […]

Kiss star Paul Stanley held an estate sale earlier this month, reportedly because he plans to demolish his current home and build a new one on the same lot. You can see dozens of photos (courtesy of EstateSales.NET) from the auction below. Although the listing doesn’t specify Stanley by name, it does state “the photos […]

Former Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick has contributed guitar to a new reggae cover of his former band’s hit single “Tears Are Falling.” This time, however, he manages to stay dry during the solo. Kulick’s latest pandemic project finds him teaming up with Reggae Kiss, a Swedish band whose Facebook page explains its mission with the […]

Kiss will release a new live album, Off the Soundboard: Tokyo 2001, on June 11. You can see the LP’s track listing below. The band has also unveiled a concert version of the 1979 hit “I Was Made for Lovin’ You” from the set. You can listen to it below. Off the Soundboard: Tokyo 2001 is the […]