KISS will headline the massive Rock Fest Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain July 2018!
Rock legend Gene Simmons will appear at the Indianapolis Days of the Dead Convention on June 22nd & 23rd ( Friday & Saturday ONLY). Gene photograph and autograph tickets are available now.
Visit www.daysofthedead.net/indianapolis for tickets now!
KISS IS EVERYWHERE!
Thanks to the Bauer family of Texas for sharing these KISS nesting dolls with us that they found in Russia.
FIRST OFFICIAL US KISS CONVENTION
On this day in KISSTORY - June 17, 1995 - KISS began the North American leg of the first Official Worldwide KISS Convention Tour in Burbank, California. Peter Criss makes a surprise appearance at the Convention and joins Gene, Paul, Bruce and Eric on stage, singing two KISS classics -"Hard Luck Woman" and "Nothin' To Lose".
The unique and revolutionary KISS Convention tour featured a traveling KISS Museum displaying vintage KISS stage outfits, instruments, and memorabilia. Performances by KISS tribute bands, KISS collectors/dealers buying, selling and trading KISS merchandise, precedes an evening appearance by KISS themselves, appearing live and in person, conducting a question and answer session, autograph signing, and a two-hour plus unplugged set comprised mostly of spontaneous fan requests. Both Eric Singer and Bruce Kulick also performed clinics at the events.
Official KISS Conventions were held in Australia, Canada and the United Sates.
Songs performed at the KISS Conventions:
Comin' Home / Plaster Caster / Goin' Blind / Domino / Nothin' To Lose / Sure Know Something / Calling Dr. Love / C'mon and Love Me / Spit / I Still Love You / God Of Thunder (Country version) / See You Tonite / Do You Love Me / A World Without Heroes / Every time I Look At You / Rock Bottom / Shandi / Strutter / Hide Your Heart / Black Diamond / Heaven's On Fire / Rock And Roll All Nite
KISS also played (at least portions of) Strange Ways / Love Her All I Can / Love Gun / Take Me / Love Theme From KISS / Just A Boy and many more!
REUNITED KISS ROCKED CALIFORNIA
On this day in KISSTORY - June 15, 1996 - the recently reunited original KISS performed a one off show at the KROQ Annual Weenie Roast.This was the first concert where Gene, Paul, Ace and Peter performed together in makeup since late 1979 and also the first time that any KISS lineup had performed a show in makeup since June 25th, 1983!