ANNOUNCES 2010 EUROPEAN TOUR
November 23, 2009
Sonic Boom Over Europe:
From The Beginning To The Boom

European Tour May / June 2010

Plus: Global live performance via Facebook on November 25, 2009

Rock legends KISS are set to bring their new "Sonic Boom Over Europe: From the Beginning To the Boom" tour to Europe in Summer 2010.

With multiple dates across Europe, the "Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom" is set to be THE rock event of 2010, building on the incredible success of the 2009 "Sonic Boom" album.

"Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom" will see dates in Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Demark, Holland, France, Spain, Belgium and, not only will the tour feature KISS's first UK arena shows in 11 years, but it will see the band breaking new ground completely with their first-ever shows in Slovakia.

Acclaim for KISS on their current spectacular, sell-out, "KISS Alive 35" North American tour has been universal. METAL HAMMER hailed the "Return Of The Kings!" MOJO declared: "A KISS show is as thrilling and bombastic now as it was in 1975."

Whilst utilizing elements of "KISS Alive 35", "Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom" will be a fresh, new show tailored to the bands European fans and showcasing the brand new "Sonic Boom" album.

Widely acclaimed as another KISS classic, "Sonic Boom" rocked Planet Earth when it debuted worldwide and burned up the charts - the album is also the highest charting album of KISS' career in the USA.

Paul Stanley says, "The 'KISS Alive 35 Tour' was just the start. 'Sonic Boom Over Europe' leaves that show in the dust. New stage, new setlist, new outfits, new album! We're covering the whole musical history of the band on a stage that takes KISS one giant step further in our eight inch heels. We're stoked. You wanted the best? You GOT the best!"

Gene Simmons says, "Now. More than ever. KISS is a four wheel drive monster truck. Our mission? To rock Planet Earth. To spread the gospel of Sonic Boom."

On November 25, 2009, KISS will perform to a global audience when their show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles is streamed live on Facebook. This one-off event will be unique chance for European fans to see the "KISS Alive 35" show before it changes for the European run - the perfect warm up to the must-see tour of 2010.

"Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom" tour dates are as follows:

DATE CITY COUNTRY VENUE ON SALE
May 1 Sheffield UK Sheffield Arena Nov. 27
May 2 Newcastle UK Newcastle Arena Nov. 27
May 4 Liverpool UK Liverpool Arena Nov. 27
May 5 Birmingham UK LG Arena Nov. 27
May 7 Dublin Ireland O2 Arena Nov. 27
May 9 Glasgow UK SE+CC Nov. 27
May 10 Manchester UK Manchester Arena Nov. 27
May 12 London UK Wembley Arena Nov. 27
May 13 London UK Wembley Arena Nov. 27
May 16 Zurich Switzerland Hallenstadion Nov. 27
May 17 Geneva Switzerland Geneva Arena Nov. 27
May 18 Milan Italy Mediolanum Forum Nov. 27
May 20 Vienna Austria Stadhalle Nov. 27
May 21 Ostrava Czech Republic Cez Arena Nov. 27
May 23 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena Nov. 27
May 26 Berlin Germany O2 World Nov. 27
May 25 Leipzig Germany Leipzig Arena Nov. 27
May 29 Bratislava Slovakia Bratislava Stadium Nov. 27
May 31 Hamburg Germany Colorline Arena Nov. 27
June 1 Oberhausen Germany Koenig Pilsner Arena Nov. 27
June 8 Trondheim Norway Lerkandal Open Site Nov. 27
June 10 Tampere Finland Sauna Rock Nov. 27
June 12 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm Stadium Nov. 27
June 13 Malmo Sweden Malmo Stadium Nov. 27
June 14 Oslo Norway Valhall Nov. 27
June 16 Aalborg Denmark Gigantium Nov. 30
June 18 Arnhem Holland Gelredome Nov. 27
June 20 Clisson France Hellfest Nov. 27
June 22 Madrid Spain Palacio de los Deportes Nov. 27
June 25 Vitoria Spain Azkena Rock Festival Nov. 27
June 27 Festival Belgium Graspop Nov. 27