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Monday, July 28, 2014

KISSTORY: July 28

1976
The 'Detroit Rock City' single released with the B-side 'Beth'

1979
'KISS in Japan' premiers on HBO.

2001
Ace Frehley is a guest on VH1's 'Cover Wars.'

2003
Gene Simmons hosted the Gene Simmons Tongue magazine (issue 5) summer issue launch party at Lot 61 in New York City.

2006
KISS performs a second night at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, CA.

2007
Gene and Nick Simmons attend the ComicCon convention held in San Diego, CA. Both are there to promote the new Comic Books from Simmons Comics Group.

2013
Gene Simmons attends Fandom Fest, in Louisville KY.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

KISSTORY: July 27

1987
The movie 'Trick or Treat', Featuring Gene Simmons as NUKE, is released in Sweden.

1992
Paul Stanley marries actress-model Pamela Bowen in Los Angeles.

1999
Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed attend the premiere of the film 'The Thomas Crown Affair' at The Academy in Beverly Hills, CA.

2007
KISS perform it's first ever concert (in San Jacinto, CA) Without lead singer Paul Stanley. Paul had an accelerated heart rate during sound check and was taken to a hospital. At Paul's request, Gene, Tommy and Eric Singer went on stage that night as scheduled.



Saturday, July 26, 2014

KISSTORY: July 26

2003
KISS attends the 24th National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey. They take part in the most innovative autograph/memorabilia promotion in industry history.

2006
KISS performs at Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, CA for their first American show of the year.

2011
Season 6 summer season of GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS concludes with record ratings. Gene proposing to Shannon drew nearly 3 million viewers.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Gene Simmons on Cover of US Veterans Magazine

Gene Simmons will be on the next cover of US VETERANS MAGAZINE. The rocker tweeted the cover earlier today, plus posted on his personal website.

KISSTORY: July 24

1998
Bruce Kulick Plays Natinal Anthem at the Calgary Cannons Baseball Game.

2002
The first issue of the new KISS comic book series is released by Dark Horse Comics.

2004
KISS films their concert at Nissan Pavilion in Washington, D.C. for the 2005 DVD 'KISS: Rock The Nation'

2007
Peter Criss releases the solo album 'One For All'.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

KISSTORY: July 22

1980
An official press release is issued announcing the addition of Eric Carr to the group.

2003
'KISS Symphony - KISS Alive IV' is released. The album is shipped and certified gold by RIAA. The is the debut release on the newly formed KISS Records.

2006
KISS hits Tokyo, Japan for the first of two Udo Festival shows

2007
Paul Stanley hits Schaumburg, Illinois for an appearance at the Wentworth Gallery in the Woodfield Shopping Center. Paul is out promoting the galleries and his collection of paintings.

2013
Paul Stanley throws out the first pitch at the Blue Jays vs Dodgers baseball game at Toronto's Rogers Centre



Monday, July 21, 2014

KISSTORY: July 21

1976
'The Originals', a special repackaging of the first three albums, is released.

2004
Gene Simmons appears on the FOX News Channel Show 'FOX and Friends.

2007
KISS performs at Rock Fest 2007 in Cadott, WI.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

KISSTORY:July 20

1993
The long-form video 'Konfidential' is released.

1999
'ESP', featuring Eric Singer and Bruce Kulick, is released by Rock Hard/Universal.

1999
The debut album by Union is re-released on Spitfire Records.

2002
Gene Simmons is the losing pitcher at a celebrity baseball game prior to the Anaheim Angels game against the Seattle Mariners in Anaheim, Calif.

2006
Peter Criss, phoned into Radio Reality Check to give his support to the KISS Army's efforts of getting KISS into the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame.

2006
KISS plays at the Kokusai Center in Fukuoka, Japan for their second show of the Rising Sun Tour.

2007
Sault Ste. Marie Mayor Tony Bosbous, declares this day 'KISS Appreciation Day'. KISS Performs at the Kewadin Casino in Sault Ste. Marie. KISS does a rare live perfomance of 'All American Man'.

2010
5th Season Summer Premiere (100th Episode) of Gene Simmons Family Jewels.

2010
A&E premieres KISSTERIA, a documentery on the 35th Anniversary tour by KISS.

2012
Motley Crue and KISS kick-off THE TOUR in Bristow, just outside of Washington D.C.