Kiss announces final tour dates ever; Gene Simmons says he will ‘cry like a 9-year-old’

It seriously is the conclude of the road for Kiss.

Most probably. We consider. So they say.

But this time we’ll feel Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons when they introduced Wednesday on Sirius XM’s “The Howard Stern Show” that the band’s final  concert events will be Dec. 1-2 at Madison Sq. Backyard garden in New York Metropolis.

“We’re finishing up exactly where we commenced,” Stanley told Stern, flanked by his bandmates in full make-up. “When you arrive to see the present, it is wonderful. … It’s plainly a kick-ass rock ‘n’ roll show. It is all the things Kiss – just amped up and ramped up. We’re supplying it all the things we have.”

Simmons included that he was confident he would “cry like a 9-year-aged lady whose foot is being stepped on” all through Kiss’ previous moments on stage.

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The closing spot would make perception for the venerable rockers, who burst out of New York 50 many years ago.

Tickets for the closing dates of The Stop of the Street Tour will be available at 10 a.m. March 6 for a Kiss Army presale at The common sale starts at 10 a.m. March 10 at

The band’s goodbye tour kicked off in January 2019 and had been set to stop at Madison Sq. Back garden in July 2021. But COVID-19 postponements resulted in delayed dates that weren’t resumed till August 2021.

This final leg will start Oct. 29 at the Moody Heart in Austin and roll by way of Canada, Los Angeles, Knoxville, Baltimore and other cities just before the career finale.

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Kiss - from left, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer, Paul Stanley and Tommy Thayer - visit SiriusXM's 'The Howard Stern Show' at SiriusXM Studios on March 1, 2023 in Los Angeles.

Kiss – from remaining, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer, Paul Stanley and Tommy Thayer – pay a visit to SiriusXM’s ‘The Howard Stern Show’ at SiriusXM Studios on March 1, 2023 in Los Angeles.

Even with a couple staff variations on guitar and drums through the years – Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer cope with the respective obligations on this tour – Kiss has often soldiered on.

The pioneering rockers have been lauded as considerably for their ingenious stage personas – Stanley remains the Starchild and Simmons, with his wicked tongue, the Demon – as their astute business enterprise acumen, promoting all the things from Kiss-branded lunchboxes to caskets in the course of their 5-decade job.

And, with much more than 100 million albums marketed throughout the world, an stock of guitar-crunching hits (“Detroit Rock City,” “Shout It Out Loud” “Calling Dr. Appreciate,” “Lick It Up” and “Rock and Roll All Nite” between their mindlessly exciting fist-pumpers) and a put in the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame, the Kiss legacy will stay on over and above their closing bows.

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, of the rock band Kiss performs at the Domination music festival in Mexico City.

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, of the rock band Kiss performs at the Domination songs festival in Mexico Metropolis.

Where is Kiss taking part in its remaining demonstrates?

Oct. 29, 2023      Austin, TX                    Moody Heart

Nov. 1, 2023      Palm Springs, CA        Acrisure Arena

Nov. 3, 2023      Los Angeles, CA         Hollywood Bowl

Nov. 6, 2023      Seattle, WA                 Climate Pledge Arena

Nov. 8, 2023      Vancouver, BC             Rogers Arena

Nov. 10, 2023    Edmonton, AB             Rogers Spot

Nov. 12, 2023    Calgary, AB                 Scotiabank Saddledome

Nov. 13, 2023    Saskatoon, SK             SaskTel Centre

Nov. 15, 2023    Winnipeg, MB             Canada Everyday living Centre

Nov. 18, 2023    Montreal, QC              Centre Bell

Nov. 19, 2023    Quebec, QC                Videotron Centre

Nov. 21, 2023    Ottawa, ON                 Canadian Tire Centre

Nov. 22, 2023    Toronto, ON               Scotiabank Arena

Nov. 24, 2023    Knoxville, TN              Thompson-Boling Arena

Nov. 25, 2023    Indianapolis. IN          Gainbridge Fieldhouse

Nov. 27, 2023    Rosemont, IL              Allstate Arena

Nov. 29, 2023    Baltimore, MD             CFG Financial institution Arena

Dec. 1, 2023      New York, NY             Madison Sq. Backyard garden

Dec. 2, 2023      New York, NY             Madison Sq. Yard

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