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KISS: End of the Road World Tour

For over four decades, KISS have worked hard to fulfill the promise that frontman Paul Stanley makes to audiences every night: "You wanted the best — you got the best!" Now with the band that set the standard for rock ‘n' roll showmanship about to retire their boots and makeup for good, you can bet...
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CDJ Today: February 20 in Classic Rock

February 20, 1991 – Bob Dylan and John Lennon receive the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at the 33rd Grammy Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Aerosmith win their first Grammy for Best Rock Performance for “Janie’s Got A Gun” and perform “Come Together” as part of the tribute to...
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KISS Singer Paul Stanley Weighs in on Face Tattoos: 'Don't'

KISS singer Paul Stanley may wear face paint, but that’s a lot different than a permanent tattoo in the most visible place. Why he says face ink is a big mistake.
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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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David Lee Roth to Open for KISS on Next Leg of U.S. Tour

David Lee Roth will warm up the crowd for KISS on the next U.S. leg of their End of the Road tour. Fans had noticed a promotional photo announcing the pairing within the Live Nation app, and then KISS confirmed it a few hours later. The Van Halen frontman is set to begin a Vegas residency on...
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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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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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