KISS

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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KISS Drummer Eric Singer Sworn In As Honorary Cop

From keeping the beat, to walking it, KISS drummer Eric Singer now has it all covered. He was in full make-up as he was sworn-in as an honorary corporal with the Wharton Police Department in Texas. Wearing a KISS t-shirt, Chief Terry David Lynch did the honors before the band’s show in Houston this...
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Kiss Drummer Made an Honorary Cop

Kiss drummer Eric Singer wrapped up the band's End Of The Road tour, being anointed an Honorary Corporal by the Wharton Police Department in Texas. Police officials posted the news on Facebook ahead of Kiss' show in Houston. The best part of this ceremony was that Singer got to remain in full...
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CDJ Today: August 26 in Classic Rock

August 26, 1990 – Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble perform their last show at Alpine Valley in East Troy, WI. During their encore, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Buddy Guy and Jimmy Vaughan join them onstage. A few hours later, Stevie Ray Vaughan dies in a helicopter crash. August 26, 1970 – The...
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Immersive Rock & Roll Hall of Fame exhibit opens July 1

CLEVELAND (AP) — A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open next month. Cleveland.com reports that the "Interactive Garage" exhibit opening July 1 will enable visitors to play instruments on their own, or with friends or strangers at the museum. Visitors can get...
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CDJ Today: June 4 in Classic Rock

June 4, 2001 – Spinal Tap tours the U.S. for its “Back From the Dead Tour” and appears at New York’s Carnegie Hall with a 20-song, 90-minute performance as part of the annual Toyota Comedy Festival. June 4, 1942 – Johnny Mercer, Glenn Wallichs and Buddy DeSylva form Capitol Records. On the same day...
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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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Rock Hall Gets Police Call for Blasting Kiss on City Streets at Night

It was a pretty surreal scene in downtown Cleveland near the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, last night. Speakers placed outside of the building usually play music during the day, but a malfunction between 1 am - 5 am caused a continues loop of songs. Tracks included Red Hot Chili Peppers and KISS...
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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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Paul Stanley Just Had A Feeling?

Paul Stanley had a bad feeling last Friday when it came to the super high and fast zipline herides during Love Gun. He clearly listened to his gut as it malfunctioned maybe avoiding catstrophe.
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