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KISS Announce End Of The Road World Tour
KISS is having one more farewell tour and this one may really be their last. The band announced on Oct. 29 that the first leg of the KISS: End Of The Road World Tour will begin in North America in early 2019.
After 45 years of rocking the world it all comes down to this. Our final tour ever.
The KISS #EndOfTheRoad World Tour presale begins tomorrow at 10am local. For dates, ticket & VIP info visit https://t.co/30hEXotp1I pic.twitter.com/mfHxMuhKya
— KISS (@KISSOnline) October 29, 2018
So far, the tour has dates in Europe, South America and Japan. The GRAMMY-nominated group did a farewell tour in 2000, but say this tour is different, as guitarist Paul Stanley told Rolling Stone.
"The  farewell tour was at the end of the time that we had brought back the two original members [guitarist Ace Frehley and drummer Peter Criss] and it was such drudgery and so difficult and so unhappy that it just seemed like 'let's put the horse down,'" he said. "After the tour was over, it didn't take me very long to realize I didn't want to say goodbye to the band; I wanted to say goodbye to two members."
Earlier this month, Frehley released Spaceman, his third solo album in four years and eighth overall. He told Revolver he's ready to join them if asked, although it doesn't look likely, saying, "I only see good things in the future, even without a KISS reunion," he says. "Who knows what's going to happen?"
The band said of the reunion, “All that we have built and all that we have conquered over the past four decades could never have happened without the millions of people worldwide who’ve filled clubs, arenas and stadiums over those years. This will be the ultimate celebration for those who’ve seen us and a last chance for those who haven’t. KISS Army, we’re saying goodbye on our final tour with our biggest show yet and we’ll go out the same way we came in… Unapologetic and Unstoppable.”
Keep up with KISS' tour dates here.