KISS Announce Rescheduled U.S. Dates

KISS have officially announced the rescheduled dates for the four shows that they postponed last year. The concerts will now be held in May:

05/11 Milwaukee, WI – American Family Insurance Amphitheater
05/12 Dayton, OH – Wright State University Nutter Center
05/14 Hartford, CT – Xfinity Theatre
05/17 Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
05/19 Daytona Beach, FL – Welcome To Rockville

KISS To Release “Off The Soundboard: Live In Virginia Beach” In March

KISS will be releasing the second installment of their “KISS – Off The Soundboard” live bootleg series on March 11. The effort, which is titled “Off The Soundboard: Live In Virginia Beach,” features the band’s July 25, 2004 show at Virginia Beach Amphitheatre in Virginia Beach, VA and it will be available as a 3-LP standard black vinyl set, a two-CD set, a limited edition 3-LP set pressed on 180-gram opaque green vinyl, and digitally. Pre-orders can be found HERE.

“Off The Soundboard: Live In Virginia Beach” Track Listing:

Disc 1:

01. “Love Gun”
02. “Deuce”
03. “Makin’ Love”
04. “Lick It Up”
05. “Christine Sixteen”
06. “Tears Are Falling”
07. “She”
08. “Got To Choose”
09. “I Love It Loud”
10. “I Want You”

Disc 2:

01. “Psycho Circus”
02. “King Of The Night Time World”
03. “War Machine”
04. “100,000 Years”
05. “Unholy”
06. “Shout It Out Loud”
07. “I Was Made For Lovin’ You”
08. “Detroit Rock City”
09. “God Gave Rock ‘N’ Roll To You II”
10. “Rock and Roll All Nite”

Paul Stanley (KISS) Says He Tested Negative For COVID-19 After Previously Saying His Whole Family Contracted Omicron

Paul Stanley (KISS) has revealed that he has tested negative for COVID-19. This news comes after he previously said that him and his family were all infected with the omicron variant of the virus. The frontman initially tweeted the following:

He later added:

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KISS’ Paul Stanley Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

KISS’ Paul Stanley has revealed that he recently underwent shoulder surgery. He tweeted the following about that:

Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Smashing Pumpkins, Etc. Added To 2022 Welcome To Rockville Festival

More bands have been added to next year’s Welcome To Rockville festival. The event will take place at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL on May 19-22 and it will feature the following:

May 19: KISS, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, In This Moment, Black Label Society, Clutch, Down, Mammoth WVH, Bad Wolves, Fuel, Tetrarch, Ill Niño Shaman’s Harvest, Plush, Gemini Syndrome, Solence, Oxymorrons, and Moodring.

May 20: Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Megadeth, Seether, Parkway Drive, Skillet, Ministry, In Flames, Sevendust, Hatebreed, The Black Dahlia Murder, Don Broco, New Years Day, DED, Stick To Your Guns, Diamante, Archetypes Collide, and Death Tour.

May 21: Guns N’ Roses, Shinedown, Rise Against, Bush, Jerry Cantrell, Nothing More, Baroness, Dirty Honey, Alexisonfire, John 5, Saint Asonia, Sick Of It All, Agnostic Front, The Violent, Against The Current, S8nt Elektric, Afterlife, and Widow7.

May 22: Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Jane’s Addiction, Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, The Struts, Poppy, The HU, Spiritbox, Bones UK, The Chats, Lilith Czar, Poorstacy, Radkey, Motor Sister, Nova Twins, The Mysterines, and Aeir.

Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Share Cover Of KISS’ “Rock And Roll All Nite”

Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) and Greg Kurstin (The Bird And The Bee) have shared a cover of KISS’ “Rock And Roll All Nite” as part of their “Hanukkah Sessions.” You can check that out below:

Grohl commented:

“Ladies and gentlemen….we made it. Night 8! And what better way to celebrate another year of Hanukkah Sessions than Chaim Witz and Stanley Eisen….two young lads from Queens that set the world (and thousands of stages) on FIRE as Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS!!!

Greg and I would like to thank all of the people that helped ramp up the Hanukkah Sessions this year. It’s gonna be tough to beat! (But we will. Oh, we will…..)

We hope that this year’s batch of hits has brought a little joy to you, as it surely did to us!

Now let’s rock and roll all nite and party everyday until next Hanukkah!

L’Chaim!!!!!!”

Tom Morello, Ace Frehley, Etc. To Perform At Alice Cooper’s 19th Annual “Christmas Pudding” Concert

Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine), Ace Frehley (ex-KISS), Ed Roland (Collective Soul), Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray), and Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals) will be joining Alice Cooper during his upcoming “Christmas Pudding” concert. That event will take place at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, AZ on December 4. Cooper commented:

“As always, Solid Rock is putting together a show with new and classic headliners. The uniqueness of this concert is that you’ll never see this caliber and variety of artists on the same stage again. Come join our ultimate Christmas party and help support the teens at The Rock Teen Center!”

Funko Release New AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, & KISS Pop! Deluxe Album Sets

Funko have released some new Pop! Deluxe Album figures based on AC/DC’s “Back In Black,“ Guns N’ Roses‘ “Appetite For Destruction,” and KISS’ “Destroyer.“ All three collectibles are available through Walmart.

Ace Frehley Backs Conspiracy Theory Suggesting That The “Astroworld” Tragedy Was Part Of A Satanic Ritual

Ace Frehley is among those who are currently pushing an insane conspiracy theory related to the tragedy at Travis Scott’s “Astroworld” festival in Houston, TX. The former KISS guitarist apparently believes that a satanic ritual was to blame for the chaos and death that unfolded at the event. He said the following about that, while also sharing a photo of socks featuring the phrase “Not Today Satan”:

“On tour w/Monique & Lara…In regard to what happened in Houston TX…Our prayers 🙏 go out to all the families who lost loved ones at the concert!…Seems like it was a “Satanic Ritual” gone very wrong! They’ll Be Hell To Pay!!! For everyone who let those kids die! 😤✝️💟☯️☮️✡️🕎☪️…All people of every faith & religion should band together to stop this from ever happening again in America 🇺🇸…God Bless!!!💖🙏”