18 December 2018 (Toronto, ON) – On January 25, 2019, Ume/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, will release KISSWORLD – The Best Of KISS on CD and digitally, with the standard black vinyl and limited edition colour vinyl being released on March 29. Pre-order KISSWORLD – The Best of KISS HERE.
KISS, America’s #1 Gold Record Award-winning group of all time in every category, has a stunning catalogue of rock ‘n’ roll classics. The release of KISSWORLD – The Best Of KISS comes in time to mark the anniversary of the band’s first show ever performing on January 30, 1973 to no more than 10 people in attendance at Popcorns, a small club in New York, as well as celebrating the global superstar band as they launch their 2019 End Of The Road final tour at an eighteen-thousand seat major arena on January 31 in Vancouver. KISSWORLD brings together 20 of their best-loved tracks together on one album. Iconic fan favourites such as “I Was Made For Lovin’ You”, “Rock And Roll All Nite” and “God Gave Rock ‘N’ Roll To You II” alongside Top 10 U.S. chart hit “Beth” and “Detroit Rock City” on one huge collection.
KISS is one of the most iconic and influential rock acts of all time. The band have released 44 albums and sold over 100 million records worldwide. Consummate live performers, the band’s illustrious career is marked by record-breaking global tours.
Now, after an epic and storied 45-year career that launched an era of rock ‘n’ roll legends, KISS announced that they will embark on their final tour ever in 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD. Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer announced their plans on NBC’s America’s Got Talent which sent the internet into overdrive with fans hoping their city would get one final KISS show. Ticket information can be found here.
|1||Crazy Crazy Nights|
|2||Rock And Roll All Nite|
|3||I Was Made For Lovin’ You|
|4||God Gave Rock ‘N’ Roll To You II|
|5||Detroit Rock City|
|7||Lick It Up|
|8||Heaven’s On Fire|
|9||Tears Are Falling|
|11||Hard Luck Woman|
|13||Shout It Out Loud|
|14||Calling Dr. Love|
|18||I’m A Legend Tonight|
|19||Modern Day Delilah|
|20||Hell Or Hallelujah|
Canadian Tour Dates:
|January 31, 2019||Vancouver, BC||Rogers Arena|
|March 19, 2019||Montreal, QC||Bell Centre|
|March 20, 2019||Toronto, ON||Air Canada Centre|
|April 2, 2019||Quebec City, QC||Videotron Centre|
|April 3, 2019||Ottawa, ON||Canadian Tire Centre|
|August 16, 2019||Montreal, QC||Bell Centre|
|August 17, 2019||Toronto, ON||Scotiabank Arena|
As America’s #1 Gold Record Award-winning group of all time, and that’s in every category (RIAA), KISS can easily be named one of rock’s most influential bands. The Rock N Roll Hall of Famers have released 44 albums and sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. Honoured 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 2014 “Samurai Son” with pop group, Momoiro Clover Z. Their 40th Anniversary World tour also rocked North America, South America and Australia. Additionally, once a year the “KISS Army” becomes the “KISS Navy” as fans from across the globe board the KISS Kruise (2017 will mark their 7th voyage). KISS teamed up with Warner Brothers in 2014 to create the well-received original movie Scooby-Doo 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. 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: Vet Tix, The Wounded Warriors Project, The USO, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Hiring Our Heroes” program, The Legacy Organization in Australia, Help For Heroes United Kingdom and The Dr. Pepper Snapple Groups Wounded Warriors Support Foundation.