The legendary rock and roll band, KISS, formed in New York City in 1973. KISS is best known for their face paint and stage outfits as well as hit songs such as “Rock and Roll All Night”, among many others. Their live stage theatrics would often include fire breathing, blood-spitting, smoking guitars, shooting rockets, levitating drum kits, pyrotechnics and many more. Despite the band going through many line-up changes over the years, KISS has been awarded over 30 gold albums among many other awards. The band has sold over 40 million albums in the US alone and over 100 million worldwide, making KISS one of the best-selling band of all time. The KISS band members are well-known for their on-stage personas, including Stanelye as The Starchild, Simmons as The Demon, Frehley as The Spaceman, or Space Ace, and Criss as The Catman.
KISS has ranked in the number 10 position of VH1’s “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock”, number 9 on MTV’s “The Greatest Metal Bands”, number one on “Top 100 Live Bands”, and many more. KISS was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. KISS has released over 25 studio albums, toured the world multiple times and has millions of dedicated fans around the world known as the KISS Army. KISS has won 16 Metal Edge Reader’s Choice Awards from 1996 to 2000, won the 1984 MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography on “All Hell’s Breakin’ Loose”, the 1977 People’s Choice Award for Favorite New Song on “Beth”, and one Grammy Award nomination in 1999 for Besy Hard Rock Performance on their hit song, “Psycho Circus”. KISS has since embarked upon a reunion tour to perform at venues around the world. Don’t miss your next chance to see KISS live in convert when they come to your city. Score big with TicketCity – your place to go for KISS tickets.
KISS World Tour – 2016
In 2016, KISS toured around the world, playing shows at stadiums, arenas and music festivals such as Moonstone Festival in Orlando, Florida and Festhalle in Frankford, Germany. During their performances on the 2016 KISS World Tour, the band played many of their hit songs and fan favorites, such as “Rock and Roll All Night”, Lick It Up”, among many others. KISS performances are characteristic of their face paint, stage costumes, and live performance theatrics, including fire breathing, blood-spitting, smoking guitars, shooting rockets, levitating drum kits, pyrotechnics and much more.