Die Hard-Rock-Band Kiss verkaufte seit den 70ern über Millionen Alben und verfügt über eines der größten Merchandise-Angebote der Welt. Sie fielen vor. My name is Wâbun Áhnung in English, Morning Starr (aka rakshasa, starchildluver, JSC &&& JStarrC) I adore KISS &&& Black Veil Brides I am a huge Paul. Kiss ist eine US-amerikanische Hard-Rock-Band, gegründet in New York. Mit mehr als Millionen weltweit verkauften Alben zählt die Gruppe zu den erfolgreichsten Rock-Bands.
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We had to be as good as people thought we were. The show wasn't to be a replica of what we've done, it was to be what people imagined we had done.
We had to be totally committed. In terms of the stage show for the reunion tour, what we wanted to do was look at the '77 show in a sense as a pinnacle.
That is what we chose to build on but not copy. There are also elements from other shows too in the sense that there's bombs and the flying rig and the breaking of the guitars.
At that time, it was the ultimate Kiss show in the sense that we looked at the show, which we thought was our best and said, "Top this. In September , the reunited group issued Psycho Circus.
Although it was the first album with the original lineup since 's Dynasty , the contributions of Frehley and Criss were minimal.
While the images of Frehley and Criss are featured prominently on the album, most of the lead guitar work was later revealed to have been performed by future band member Tommy Thayer.
Former member Kulick made an appearance on the intro of the song "Within". Most drum duties were handled by session musician Kevin Valentine.
Despite the controversy, the album achieved a No. It proved to be another success, and was historic for being the first to ever incorporate 3D visuals into a stage show.
The film takes place in , and focuses on four teenagers willing to do anything to score tickets for a sold-out Kiss show in Detroit.
The next month, the group worked in collaboration with World Championship Wrestling to produce a Kiss-themed wrestler known as The Demon , whose face was painted to resemble Simmons' makeup.
The character was short-lived, and all ties to Kiss were cut by WCW when its head, Eric Bischoff , was relieved of his duties in September of that year.
Kiss launched a U. Farewell Tour in March The Reunion tour made us the number one band again. We played to about two million people in one year.
Then we did the Psycho Circus tour and after that we thought, "been there, done it. On the eve of the Japanese and Australian leg of the Farewell Tour on January 31, , Criss suddenly left the band once again, because he and the band could not come to agreement with his contract salary.
Taking his place was previous Kiss drummer Singer who, in a move that was controversial among longtime fans, assumed Criss' Cat persona as the Farewell Tour continued.
In introducing the Kiss Kasket, Simmons quipped, "I love livin', but this makes the alternative look pretty damn good. NARAS has 12 chapters throughout the United States, hence 12 ceremonies throughout the year, with the honorees each being honored by the chapter closest to their residence.
Kiss was relatively quiet through the rest of the year, but started with some controversy as Simmons took part in a controversial interview on National Public Radio with host Terry Gross.
This was Frehley's final performance as a member of Kiss. On March 6, , Kiss performed a private concert at a resort in Trelawny , Jamaica.
Frehley, who was no longer under contract, did not perform with the group. He was replaced by Thayer, who donned Frehley's Spaceman makeup and costume for his first live appearance with Kiss.
Thayer again performed with the group in April , when Kiss performed "Detroit Rock City" with pre-recorded music and live vocals for an appearance on Dick Clark's American Bandstand 50th Anniversary show, which aired on May 3.
Thayer once again replaced Frehley, while Criss returned to the group. Despite claims made prior to the Farewell Tour that it would be the group's last, Kiss toured with Aerosmith in Frehley announced that his departure from the band was permanent, stating that he believed the Farewell Tour would be Kiss' last,  and that he did not want to open for Aerosmith.
This package included a seat in the first five rows, a meet-and-greet with Kiss after their performance and a photograph with the band.
Simmons and Stanley did not renew Criss' contract when it expired in March Criss, on his website, stated that "No one, again, no one has called me, or my attorney about an extension for future touring.
As a founding member I find this to be disrespectful to me, and to the fans that have made us one of the biggest bands in the world.
The tour ended in August with a sold-out show in Mexico City. Selected dates on the tour were filmed for the Rock the Nation Live! He has already had two hip surgeries performed, with more likely in the future.
After the conclusion of the Rock the Nation Tour, Kiss performed only sporadically for a number of years. The group played two shows in , and another six in Four of the shows were July concerts in Japan, including two dates July 22 and 23 as a headlining act at the Udo Music Festival.
Prior to the final show on July 27, Stanley was hospitalized with an extremely rapid heartbeat. In his absence, Kiss performed in concert as a trio for the first time since This was the first Kiss concert that Stanley had missed during his then year tenure with the group.
Stanley released his second solo album, Live to Win , on October 24, , and undertook a brief solo tour in support. On October 31 the same year, the group released Kissology Volume One: — , the first of 10 possible DVD sets featuring complete concert footage, interviews and never-before-seen clips.
In April , former guitarist St. John died from an apparent cerebral hemorrhage at age John formed the short-lived glam metal group White Tiger.
In , he briefly collaborated with Criss in a band called the Keep, which only performed once and released no recordings. John largely dropped out of public view in later years, but did make occasional appearances at Kiss fan conventions.
Though Kiss had been eligible for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since , they were not nominated until and were not inducted until While this snub displeased some fans, Stanley and Simmons maintained that it was meaningless to them.
Nevertheless, a group of about Kiss fans held a protest rally in front of the Hall of Fame in Cleveland on August 5, It was the first known organized demonstration seeking the induction of a band into the Hall.
In , a new comic book series featuring the band was released by the Kiss Comics Group in association with Platinum Studios.
Titled Kiss 4K: Legends Never Die , the first issue was published in both a regular size and a giant 1. The band picked up their pace in , embarking on their first proper tour of Europe in nearly a decade.
Throughout the summer of , Kiss headlined festivals as well as their own shows and played to a record audience of about , people.
More than 10 years after their last studio album, and following years of denials about ever wanting to do a new album, Stanley and Simmons changed their minds.
In November , Stanley stated to rock photographer Ross Halfin that a new Kiss album was in the works. Stanley himself would be the producer, and the album would have a "real 70s Kiss sound" to it.
Later that month, Simmons and Stanley both publicly confirmed the information about a new Kiss album:. We have 4 tunes recorded. If you're a fan of our stuff from about , you'll feel right at home.
Nothing to prove to anyone. Just doing what comes naturally. Ignoring fashions, trends and with a personal vow from all of us: no rapping.
There are plenty of people out there doing this and they don't need four palefaced guys pretending they're from the hood.
Besides, I'm not sure how to correctly pronounce 'wassup. Or maybe later! In October , a new studio album, titled Sonic Boom , was released. The song was Kiss' first single release in 11 years, since 's " You Wanted the Best ".
The song gained positive feedback from both critics and fans, and was compared to the band's s work. Sonic Boom debuted at No.
These were the band's final performances there, as the venue was later closed as part of the renovation of the Cobo Center.
The truss had to be lowered in order to have the fire put out. During the five or so minutes it took to extinguish the fire, the band broke into the song "Firehouse".
No one was hurt and the show continued. Tragedy struck Kiss for a third time when former manager Aucoin died of cancer on June 28, , at the age of Stanley and Simmons said he was like the fifth member of Kiss.
The tour included their first UK arena shows in 11 years and their first visit to Slovakia. The tour saw the band play numerous shows throughout the US, Canada and Mexico.
On April 13, , Kiss began recording a new album due for release later in the year. Simmons said: "Technology is a seductive bitch, she will seduce you.
You press this button, you don't have to do anything. But analog is the love of your life. You can push real hard and it always gives back.
For the new album, the actual recording process was track tape and an old Trident board. And as many tubes as possible. You need tubes, electricity and thick wood to make that thick sound.
Kiss spent the summer of playing venues in the US and Canada, visiting cities they had not played in some time; it was dubbed the "Lost Cities Tour".
Their next album Monster was released in October The facility is an hole indoor miniature golf course, featuring arcade games, a gift shop, and numerous pieces of band memorabilia on display.
The complete current version of the band attended the grand opening. Kiss appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! A press conference was held on the same day to announce a summer North American tour called The Tour , co-headlined by Mötley Crüe.
The Tour started on July 20 and ended on October 1. Monster was released on October 9, , in North America to critical and fan acclaim, debuting in the Top 3 in the US and Top 10 in many countries.
On October 16, , Kiss was again announced as a nominee for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ,  and was subsequently announced as an inductee on December In , Kiss purchased a share of an Arena Football League expansion franchise set to begin play at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California , in In , Kiss toured as co-headliners with Def Leppard.
After Simmons toured with Joe Elliott in South America, the two talked about their bands working together.
From June 23 to August 31, , the bands toured 42 cities, with a dollar per ticket donated to such military charities as Wounded Warrior Project.
For the first time in the band's year history, Kiss was featured on the cover of the April 10, Issue edition of Rolling Stone magazine.
Though the rockers did not perform, the original four members showed up at the 29th annual induction ceremony in Brooklyn to accept the honor.
It was the first time Kiss had issued a collaboration record with another artist. Before the collaboration, the members of Kiss had watched concert videos of Momoiro Clover Z.
Stanley later commented during an interview:. Spectacular show! Great choreography! Music like we never heard before. We said, "this is something we can do!
Music power rocks the world. On September 15, , the RIAA announced that the band had earned more Gold records than any other American band in the association's year history, with a total of 30 Gold album awards including the band's four solo albums.
What an extraordinary achievement for an enduring band. Forty years later and the band is still rocking. In , Kiss conducted a summer tour, titled the Freedom to Rock Tour , of less frequented cities and smaller venues.
The tour ran throughout the summer, with opening acts Caleb Johnson and the Dead Daisies. There had been conflicting stories regarding whether Kiss would record another album.
Simmons had said "yes" in interviews, saying that he had songs written and lined up for a new album. Stanley and Thayer disputed this, however, and said that they did not vow to make one and that the band could move forward without new music.
Simmons and Stanley made cameo appearances in the film Why Him? This is gonna be our last tour. It will be the most explosive, biggest show we've ever done.
People who love us, come see us. If you've never seen us, this is the time. This will be the show. This was the first time Frehley and the band had performed together since for the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics , and Kulick's first time performing with the band live since his departure in The band's final tour kicked off on January 31 in Vancouver , British Columbia, Canada; it currently features additional dates that run through October 3, , in Fort Worth , United States.
During the first leg of the End of the Road World Tour, Kiss was accused by fans of lip syncing and using backing tracks.
Former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach defended Kiss, saying that the band did not lip-sync at the show he attended.
On November 14, , the band announced that its Australia and New Zealand shows on its final tour had been cancelled due to Stanley's health issues, and stated: "Doctor's orders ultimately have taken precedence and finally we now find ourselves with no choice but to surrender".
While on the Kiss Kruise in November , Kiss had announced that it would be performing the last show of its final tour on July 17, , in New York City.
I don't really know. We've got about another year and a half to go on this tour. I'm sure most people here know we're on the End of the Road World Tour right now.
This tour started about a year ago, and we've got about a year and a half to go. The last show's gonna be July 17, in New York City.
So I don't really know exactly what my plans are at the end of this. Kiss is not gonna go away, though, either.
The band is not gonna tour, but the Kiss music, the identities and the characters and the brand and the merchandise, that will all continue on.
I think that Kiss will continue on in some way. I can't imagine it not. With the events of the COVID pandemic , the band has temporarily ceased its final tour, with Simmons commenting that the tour would continue once scientists had confirmed that it is safe to resume.
Kiss has typically been classified under the genres of hard rock ,  shock rock , heavy metal ,    and glam rock. In , starting with Lick It Up and the removal of its trademark make-up, the band began incorporating elements of glam metal into its sound and visual image.
Its music is described as "a commercially potent mix of anthemic, fist-pounding hard rock, driven by sleek hooks and ballads powered by loud guitars, cloying melodies, and sweeping strings.
It was a sound that laid the groundwork for both arena rock and the pop-metal that dominated rock in the late s. Kiss was strongly influenced by Alice Cooper and the New York Dolls ,  while Gene Simmons has stated that the band's "musical heart and soul lies in England".
The world of concert touring was changed by Kiss's practice of erecting uniquely designed stage sets. Tours got larger, carrying more personnel and equipment, including sets, costumes, sound and lighting gear, and pyrotechnics, all requiring more trucking and the total cost increasing by millions of dollars.
Kiss also innovated with a significant expansion of concert merchandising, selling non-musical Kiss-branded goods to concertgoers. The sales of merchandise helped pay for the concert expenses and bring a profit to the band as well as give them more of a presence without relying solely on radio.
Other bands copied Kiss by selling their own branded goods at concerts, a practice which became more of a necessity in the s with increasing costs of touring.
The band is famous for its iconic makeup designs, each of which represents a different character or persona. The current lineup consists of the original four designs: the "Starchild", the "Demon", the "Spaceman" and the "Catman".
The band formerly included a practice of giving any new members a new persona, such as "The Fox" for Carr and "The Ankh Warrior" for Vincent; this practice was ended after Singer and Thayer took up Frehley's "Spaceman" and Criss's "Catman" personas.
When asked on the matter, Simmons stated "Why wouldn't we use the classic makeup? We own it". Criss relinquished his rights to his makeup when he left the band in , which he later regretted, saying "I'm pissed at myself that my makeup slipped through my hands"; while Frehley claims he licensed his design to the band and would get it back, a notion which Stanley has called "a fantasy".
During —74, Stanley occasionally used an alternative makeup design called the "Bandit" for select photo-shoots and live shows after Neil Bogart , head of Casablanca Records, suggested to him that he use a design that was symmetrical like those of the rest of the band.
During this time, he was also still using the Starchild makeup—sometimes even using both designs at the same photo-shoots. In , he stopped using the Bandit design permanently.
On the cover of the band's debut album, Criss used a drastically different variation of his Catman makeup dubbed the "Pantomime Cat" after he allowed the makeup artist at the shoot to use their own ideas instead of following the usual design.
Carr was originally going to be the "Hawk", a design which Simmons recalled in his autobiography looked like Big Bird from Sesame Street.
One photo of Carr wearing this proposed design exists today, and also one of a mannequin Stanley set up wearing the proposed makeup and outfit. Unlike the Bandit and Pantomime Cat, this alternative design was never used in any official capacity.
The Hawk design was also considered for Vincent and Singer. John and Kulick were members of Kiss only during the non-makeup period.
Kulick stated that had he ever worn makeup in the band, he would have liked to have been the "Dog": "I figure that since there's already a cat in the band, I should probably be the dog.
I'd have a big circle around one eye and I'd look like Petey from the Little Rascals. I've actually seen one or two fan renditions of what that might look like, so yeah, I'd be the dog.
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There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime. Back to top. Granted, the Lord will forgive ANYONE for their sexual immorality, even if there have been 50, sex partners if it were humanly possible, which it's not.
The Lord is full of mercy and will abundantly pardon anyone who comes for forgiveness by way of the cross of Jesus Christ.
Jesus paid for our sins with His blood 1st Peter Christ died, was buried and rose from the dead three days later. Simmons has the sinful and wrong attitude that immorality is acceptable, just so long as you're completely honest with your sex partners.
He speaks as though there were some respectability to his degenerate lifestyle. God calls adultery a sin Exodus ; Matthew America today has adopted the evil Playboy philosophy that permits having open sex with multiple partners, whoring and whoremongering around.
I am not condemning anyone, God forbid, I am simply trying to protect our youth from the perverted deathstyle of homosexuality!!!
Gene Simmons is a lousy role model for youth! And now in Disney is openly promoting homosexuality to teens. Their present CEO is a homosexual living in unholy union with a same-sex partner.
Disney's TV programs feature underaged teen girls dressed-up like glamour girl whores with high-heels, face makeup and lighting, sensual lingerie, hair done by a beauticians and lip-gloss.
Girls crawl on the floor, simulate oral sex with various objects and sex, sex, sex is the central theme of many of their TV programs.
Hell will be hot enough I assure you. Isaiah promises that God will punish the evil world for their wickedness. Even so, come, Lord Jesus!!!
In the same interview, Simmons Chain Witz admits that he grew up in a Jewish seminary but in other statements in the interview he mocks the Doctrine of Christ and makes it clear that he is an unsaved Christ-rejecter.
Does Judaism play a role in your life today? In America, my mother put me into Yeshiva, a Jewish theological seminary, to get me off the streets.
And I started heavily studying the old testament. I made peace with my Jewishness, which is to say that it has less to do with God and more to do a religion that doesn't knock on your neighbor's door and try to sell you a bill of goods.
I do think there are lots of good things about all religions. But a lot of things I find faulty as practiced by man. I think God shouldn't care whether we believe in God or not.
Unless there's a self-esteem problem. How can you have faith if you don't believe in God? You must believe in God and that God rewards those who diligently seek for Him.
Notice this powerful Scripture from Proverbs In an interview with TV Guide , Gene Simmons of the devilish Rock band, Kiss , bragged that he has had sex with 4, women throughout his career.
Please understand that I don't condemn anyone, for the Bible condemns all of us as guilty, dirty, rotten, hell-deserving sinners. It is not my place to judge.
My salvation solely rests in Christ's righteousness, because of the precious blood that He gave for our sins.
Adultery is a horrible sin. Marriage is holy and sacred, but not in America. A fireplace is wonderful, warm and beautiful to look at.
But if the fire gets outside of the fireplace, it'll burn your house down. That's the way your lust is. God made a fireplace. It's called marriage.
God expects you to keep the fire in the fireplace. But if you let the fire out of the fireplace, it'll burn your life up!
Many people today think that fornication i. That is demonic thinking. The only acceptable sex is within a marriage.
That is what Hebrews teaches. Fornication is just as wicked as the sin of adultery. We live in an adulterous generation whose eyes are FULL of adultery Adulterous producers make adulterous movies that inspire adulterous people.Kiss ist eine US-amerikanische Hard-Rock-Band, gegründet in New York. Mit mehr als Millionen weltweit verkauften Alben zählt die Gruppe zu den erfolgreichsten Rock-Bands. Kiss ist eine US-amerikanische Hard-Rock-Band, gegründet in New York. Mit mehr als Millionen weltweit verkauften Alben zählt die Gruppe zu den. Finden Sie perfekte Stock-Fotos zum Thema Kiss Rockband sowie redaktionelle Newsbilder von Getty Images. Wählen Sie aus erstklassigen Inhalten. Schau dir unsere Auswahl an kiss rockband an, um die tollsten einzigartigen oder spezialgefertigten handgemachten Stücke aus unseren Shops für t-shirts zu.