By Rick Garner
With combined album sales of almost 200 million, KISS ~ Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer ~ and MÖTLEY CRÜE ~ Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee ~ are more than just iconic; they remain today as the dominant powerhouses of rock music, tallying 30+ chart-topping hits, countless sold out tours, plus awards and accolades from around the world. Known for their elaborate and spectacular stage shows, each band plans to give fans the ultimate summer concert experience with the most impressive lighting and sound production ever and their signature over-the-top pyrotechnics. This is the first time KISS and MÖTLEY CRÜE will share a stage since 1982, and these veterans of the music business are still at the height of their popularity.
KISS is the juggernaut of them all, having already broken box office records set by The Beatles and Elvis. Their 40-plus year history includes 28 U.S. gold albums, the most gold records for any American rock band, 40 million sales in the U.S., and a total exceeding 100 million worldwide. Their 20th studio album Monster will be released October 16, The band’s first single from Monster, the full-throttle, autobiographical rocker “Hell or Hallelujah,” immediately went #1 on the iTunes rock charts in the U.S., Australia, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Top 40 charts in Argentina, Bolivia, Greece, Czech Republic, Brazil, Slovakia, Netherlands, Norway, and more .
MÖTLEY CRÜE is the first rock band in history to have completed an epic sold-out Las Vegas residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The band is best known for continuing to reinvent not only their live show (with mind blowing elements including Tommy Lee’s 360 drum roller coaster) and music (their brand new song “Sex” is out now), but remain on the cutting edge via social media interaction. MÖTLEY CRÜE’s New York Times bestselling book The Dirt is currently being adapted into a major motion picture.
More about KISS
KISS remains one of the most influential bands in the history of rock and roll. Decades of record-breaking tours around the globe have included high-profile appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the Rockin’ The Corps concert dedicated to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, a special guest appearance on the 2009 “American Idol” finale that boasted 30 million viewers, and a 2010 Dr. Pepper Super Bowl commercial and advertising campaign in support of their Hottest Show On Earth tour.
With more than 3,000 licensed merchandise products, KISS is a global brand. The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation. The unparalleled devotion and loyalty of the KISS Army to the “Hottest Band in the World” is a striking testament to the band’s loyalty and unbreakable bond with its fans worldwide. In fact, their recent lyric video for “Hell or Hallelujah” has already been translated into Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Arabic and Hebrew.
For more information, please visit www.KISSonline.com and follow the band: @KISSonline
More about MÖTLEY CRÜE
Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, the quartet has commandeered the rock pantheon for over 30 years. In that time, they have accumulated worldwide album sales exceeding 80 million, seven platinum or multi-platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, six Top 20 pop singles, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three Grammy nominations for Best Hard Rock Performance, a New York Times bestselling memoir, and countless sold out gigs across the globe, playing to millions of fans.
For more information, please visit: mailto:www.motley.com
Follow the band: @thevinceneil, @MrMickMars, @nikkisixx, @MrTommyLand
KISS AND MÖTLEY CRÜE THE TOUR Comes To The Comcast Center On September 16!
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