KISS proclaims closing dates for farewell tour
More than 4 years after KISS hit the highway for its farewell tour, the glam metallic band has introduced there’s lastly an finish in sight.
The beforehand introduced closing tour date was in 2021, however now the band is ready to conclude its “End of the Road Tour” on the finish of the yr at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The closing curtain name is scheduled for Dec. 2, 2023 — greater than 50 years after the enduring band’s first present.
The tour kicked off in Vancouver on Jan. 31, 2019, and went on a pandemic-induced hiatus pushing reveals set for 2020 to 2021. In 2022, the band admitted they weren’t fairly able to say farewell, and introduced that they might be including one other 100 reveals to their “End of the Road Tour.”
“It’s like painting a painting or writing a book. When somebody says, ‘When is it gonna be finished?’ You’re in the middle of it; you don’t know,” Simmons mentioned in a 2022 interview with YouTube channel Chaoszine. “ … this is a tour that will not stop until it stops.”
The closing leg of the “End of the Road Tour” lists 19 reveals, starting Oct. 29 in Austin, Texas. From there, the band will hit arenas in Palm Springs and Los Angeles, then onward to Washington, Canada, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois and Maryland earlier than they shut out the place all of it started in New York City on Dec. 1 and a couple of.
“KISS was born in New York City. On 23rd Street. Half a century ago. It will be a privilege and honor to finish touring at Madison Square Garden, 10 blocks and 50 years from where we first started,” the band said on its web site. “New York City has been a part of our ethos and storyline for more than four decades, so we felt it fitting to culminate our career on stage at Madison Square Garden.”
The musicians behind the make-up embrace two authentic members, frontman Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, together with drummer Eric Singer and guitarist Tommy Thayer.
KISS, recognized for hanging from rafters with pyrotechnics sparking the stage, will carry out biggest hits like “Rock and Roll All Nite,” “Shout it Out Loud” and “Beth” in addition to different KISS Army favorites “Detroit Rock City,” “Deuce” and “Black Diamond.”
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