|LOS ANGELES, CA (March 17, 2016) – The helicopter descended upon the infamous Hard Rock Hotel as KISS invaded Las Vegas for an historic nine-show run. Now, for one night only on May 25, fans will be able to experience this spectacular night for themselves as ‘KISS Rocks Vegas’ hits cinemas across the globe. From this blistering live show, fans can expect sky high flames, ear-bursting volume and a few drops of blood! Includes exclusive interviews with band and footage you will only see in the cinema.As America’s #1 Gold Record Award winning group of all time, and that’s in every category, KISS can easily be named one of rock’s most influential bands.
Famed for their iconic face paint and stage attire, KISS was formed in New York City in 1973 by Paul Stanley (Vocals, Rhythm guitar) and Gene Simmons (Vocals, Bass guitar). Their sensational live performances feature fire breathing, blood-spitting, smoking guitars, shooting rockets, levitating drum kits, and pyrotechnics to spare. Tommy Thayer (Lead guitar, Vocals) and Eric Singer (Drums, Percussion, Vocals) round out the band’s powerful lineup. Tommy is also Producer of the film ‘KISS Rocks Vegas’.
Paul Stanley (Vocals, Rhythm guitar)
“See us on the big screen with the awesome power of surround sound. Feel like you are in Vegas and don’t be shy ‘Shout it out loud”!
Gene Simmons (Vocals, Bass guitar)
“Join us for a ‘Crazy Crazy Night’ in your cinema!”
Tommy Thayer (Lead guitar, Vocals)
“We are all tremendously proud of this production; it captures a truly unique performance. You need to see it in a cinema to get the full on experience”
Eric Singer (Drums, Percussion, Vocals)
“We rocked The Joint at Hard Rock in Las Vegas. You get up close and personal with KISS. You’re going to LOVE IT “
The band’s global sales exceed 100 million records, making them one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time. The Rock N Roll Hall of Famers have released 44 albums . Honored by their peers, KISS received the illustrious ASCAP Founders Award in 2015.
Over 40 years of record-breaking global tours have brought KISS to their fans. They kicked off their recent world tour with 5 headlining shows in Japan and a #1 single in 2015 “Samurai Son” with pop group, Momoiro Clover Z. Their 40th Anniversary World tour also rocked North & South America and Australia. Annually the “KISS Army” becomes the “KISS Navy” as fans from across the globe board the KISS Kruise (2016 year will mark their 6th voyage).
KISS teamed up with Warner Brothers in 2015 to create the well-received original movie ScoobyDoo and KISS: Rock And Roll Mystery. Other high-profile appearances have included the Super Bowl, the Winter Olympics, Rockin’ The Corps concert, a FOX alliance with KISS appearing in multiple episodes of Family Guy, plus two special guest performances on American Idol finales.
KISS has been featured in major advertising and marketing campaigns for John Varvatos, Google Play, Hello Kitty— even appearing in a Dr. Pepper Super Bowl commercial and advertising campaign in support of their Hottest Show On Earth tour. This year represents the 3rd season of the LA KISS Arena Football League team bringing professional football back to Los Angeles. KISS founding band members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons have also entered the culinary world by opening a string of successful restaurants aptly named Rock & Brews.
KISS is dedicated to numerous Veterans Organizations including: The Wounded Warriors Project, The USO, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Hire A Hero” program, The Legacy Organization in Australia, Help For Heroes United Kingdom and The Dr. Pepper Snapple Groups Wounded Warriors Support Foundations
For more information, visit www.KissOnline.com
A select number of cinemas worldwide will also be screening the concert in Dolby Atmos, providing a powerfully immersive and moving audio experience for the cinema audience.
For more information and to book tickets for the cinema event please visit www.kissmycinema.com.
About MusicScreen:MusicScreen broadcast live performances of premium quality popular music artists exclusively into cinemas worldwide by satellite. The company launched in November 2013 with Universal Music’s artist ‘Keane’ into 500 cinemas in over 20 countries. MusicScreen brings all the excitement and atmosphere of a live music event to cinema screens around the world. All made possible by the combined skills of cinema and audio professionals. The cinema audiences feel like they are actually at the live venue.
“A surreal experience, the next best thing to being there”
“We are singing along and clapping like we are really there”
Check out the website to see more feedback from fans around the world and an update on the latest cinema concerts. www.musicscreen.co.uk
About Eagle Rock:
Eagle Vision is the world’s largest producer and distributor of music programming for TV, DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital Media. Eagle produces quality HD programs, both concerts and documentaries, directly alongside artists including Kiss, Imagine Dragons, Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, Queen, and Peter Gabriel. Eagle is a multiple Grammy® Award winner and has received numerous multi-platinum sales awards around the world. Eagle Vision is headquartered in London, and is a Universal Music Group company. www.eagle-rock.com
About Dolby Atmos:
Dolby Atmos delivers sound that can be precisely placed anywhere in three-dimensional space, including overhead. It brings entertainment alive for the audience in a powerfully immersive and emotive experience. Since its introduction in the cinema in 2012, Dolby Atmos has been embraced by all major Hollywood studios, 11 Academy Award® winning directors, and 23 Academy Award winning sound mixers. To learn more about Dolby Atmos, visit dolby.com/Atmos.