We were saddened to learn of the recent passing of our friend John Laurent. Our deepest condolences and thoughts go to his family in these difficult times.


(Cadillac, MI) – John Laurent passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018. This marks a sad day in the history of the KISS Cadillac story. John was the Cadillac High School principal in 1975 when KISS came to Cadillac. He was instrumental in the decision making that led to the visit and became a legendary figure in the continuing story over the years. Without John's support the 1975 appearance of KISS in Cadillac would never have taken place.

KISS Cadillac fans will remember two of John's favorite remembrances of the KISS visit. In one he remarked about his efforts to unite different groups within the student body. He stated: “I had been trying to bring the student body together for a couple of years. KISS did that in one day.”

John is also remembered for a request he made before the 1975 concert. Knowing that Cadillac was a conservative town, he asked Gene Simmons to drop the blood spitting segment of the show. “Gene,” he said, “could you leave out the blood?” To which Gene replied: “Anything you want, John. No blood.”

John Laurent was 86 and was a KISS fan. More than that, he was a KISSTORY legend.


Gene Simmons Band headed to Australia!

GENE SIMMONS and very special guest star Ace Frehley will deliver their individual sets backed by Gene’s smokin’ hot band, followed by an encore to blow your mind!   For the first time in 17 years, they will hit the stage together to deliver the final songs of the evening, in a moment that’s destined to make rock folklore.



Tuesday, 28 August 2018, Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide
Thursday, 30 August 2018, Festival Hall, Melbourne
Friday, 31 August 2018, The Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Saturday, 1 September 2018, Tivoli Theatre, Brisbane

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KISS is Everywhere!

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Greetings from Golden sands, Bulgaria! - Emilia Dimitrov


Jonah Rocks!

13-year-old Jonah Rocks performed "Dr. Love" with the Gene Simmons Band in Grand Forks BC, Canada!



Thanks for sharing, Grant. We will see you two in 2019! 

My 4-year old nephew William is a massive fan of KISS (as well as his uncle)! He loves Gene Simmons especially! Hoping to take him to a live show soon.... - Grant Jeffery

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