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Kiss Belgrade poster

Were KISS kidnapped in Belgrade in 1997? Ultimate Guitar website ran an article a little while back in 2017, where they labelled a tale about KISS getting almost kidnapped in Serbia on the 1996-97 Re-Union Tour as purely an urban myth which had begun with unsourced allegations on a Bosnian-Serbian …
Photo of the Kiss Vegas package

With only 86 sleeps to Christmas, Eagle Rock Entertainment have you covered with live concert releases from Aerosmith, Mötley Crüe, Ritchie Blackmore, Black Sabbath and Kiss packages all to be issued on coloured vinyl in time for Christmas, with some on DVD too. ‘Aerosmith Rocks Donington’ (out 20 November) has …
Photo of Kiss as they prepare for The End Of the Road tour

Kiss kicked off The End Of The Road tour in 2019, with arguably their finest ever show, before COVID-19 put an end to their plans, with the inevitable postponement of the June and July 2020 dates. However, the band have today announced both rescheduled and new European dates for 2021, …
Gene Simmons, Kiss

Gene Simmons has seen sense and abandoned his trademark application on the ‘Devil’s Horns’ hand gesture that he originally filed on 9th June with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Simmons expressly abandoned the application on June 20th. In his original applciation the Kiss vocalist/bassist claimed the gesture was …
Kiss fans at Donington 2015

Last weekend thousands of Metal fans gathered at Castle Donington for the annual Download Festival, this year headlined by Slipknot, Muse and Kiss. MetalTalk reported just as the event kicked off (here) on how Leicestershire Police Force had decided to use the Download Festival at Castle Donington as part of …
Photo of the late Bob Kulick

The Former Kiss axeman Bruce Kulick announced on his Facebook page earlier today that his older brother and fellow rock six stringer Bob Kulick had passed away aged 70. The elder Kulick brother has an almost legendary status among Rock and Metal fans for his work in the seventies and …

This is one that’s bugged me for a while. How many drummers auditioned for KISS when Peter Criss departed the band in 1980 and who were they? © This article is copyright MetalTalk.net 2015 and is not to be reproduced in part or full without prior written permission. Updated September …

Things have changed a lot in the forty-three years since Kiss played their first UK shows. Starting off their first ever European tour in Manchester in May 1976, they packed out the theatres they played but were mostly dismissed as a gimmick or a novelty by a sceptical UK music …

I’ve seen Kiss a lot before. I’ve seen different line-ups, in and out of make-up. Over the years I’ve seen them in everything from clubs to stadiums, the Marquee to Madison Square Garden. Some gigs have been better than others but tonight Kiss truly went out on a high. Words …

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have often said in recent years that the four original characters of the Demon, the Starchild, the Catman and the Spaceman are the definitive image of KISS. These characters were created by the original KISS members, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss …