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CDJ Today: January 30 in Classic Rock

January 30, 1973 – Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss make their first appearance as Kiss at the Popcorn Club in Queens, New York. They had recently changed their name from Wicked Lester. The band was paid $50 for the show, and less than 10 people were in the audience. January...
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KISS Gets Their Own Supercar

Kiss is getting into the racing game. That's right, car racing. The band is celebrating their Australia run of shows for the End Of The Road world tour by collaborating with Penrite Racing. One of Penrite's cars will be decorated in Kiss garb and regalia! Check out some of the images below and let...
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CDJ Today: September 18 in Classic Rock

September 18, 1983 – Kiss appear without their makeup for the first time during an MTV interview while promoting the release of their new album Lick It Up. Only two of the group’s original members were unveiled as founding drummer Peter Criss and guitarist Ace Frehley had left the band. Eric Carr...
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Paul Stanley Reflects on Meeting w/ Dying Kiss Fan

Paul Stanley sat down for an interview with Fox News Digital , this past week. He reflected on being with certain Kiss fans during their last moments of life. Over the years, fans have asked him to be present during their final moments. “I was there to support them in any way I could. And I do...
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On This Day: Current Kiss Lineup Starts Touring

May 8th marks the first time that Kiss' current line up began their "Rock the Nation Tour." The group members of Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer, and Beaverton born product, Tommy Thayer, hit the road for a memorable tour. Since then, each of the members have been staying in the spotlight...
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Gene Simmons Claims Mick Jagger and Bono Would "Drop Dead" If They Performed Like KISS

"I love them to death and respect those guys. But all they have to do is sing"
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Ace Frehley Says Gloves Are off in Feud with Former KISS Bandmates

The beef between guitarist and Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons gets serious
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KISS Offers Free Food to TSA Employees Working Without Pay

The band is opening their airport restaurants to all those affected
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KISS Announces The Dates For Their Final Tour

The ‘End Of The Road Tour’ begins in January
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WATCH: KISS' Gene Simmons And Ace Frehley Unite With Guitars In Miami

Simmons and Frehley grabbed a couple of acoustic guitars and sat for the gathered fans, sharing anecdotes and songs like an old divorced couple realizing that things really weren’t so bad.
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