THE OFFICIAL KISS SUCKS THREAD

Slick

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Actually, if I wanted to play to drunks in bars, I'd play Detroit Rock City. Playing the other stuff was strictly so I DON'T play to drunks in bars....that like Detroit Rock City. So there is that. Nice try though. LOL

See, when you play DRC, it goes over great to the 7 50+ yr. old bikers left in the bar at 11:30 p.m., who sit there and scream "yeah man....kiss rules". At 1:45 a.m., you pack up and arrive home about 3 a.m..

When you play the other shit, you have hot chicks in their 20's and 30's packing the dance floor. You also get $1500 and up gigs to play to set/private/built in crowds, and you are done by 10:30/11:30 pm.. The cool thing is, we still do AC/DC, GnR, Puddle of Mud, Alice Cooper, Ozzy.....a definite method to the madness, there is.
No malice intended dude, should have used purple text to denote sarcasm :thumb:
 

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How are we on page 8 with no clear examples of them lip syncing?

@freebyrd 69 get your shit together man.
It’s not only the article I linked that has them lip syncing, but several others too. Our singer went to the show in Detroit, he loves them, and could tell....he was in the first 10 rows.

The last thing I’m going to subject myself to is sitting through kiss videos for you. You are on your own. Lol
 

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I know I bust balls when it comes to Kiss every chance I get, but seriously.....I don't care what the name of the band is, if you can't perform the songs, hang it up. Band name aside, it's disgraceful, and a huge disservice to the fans paying huge amounts of money for tickets. If you have to do it, at least disclose it. My disdain aside, I realize they are a pretty popular act....if I were a fan, I'd be pissed. Nothing like souring your legacy more than you already have. Know when to stop.
While I agree with you 100% there are many many pop shows where the main artist lip syncs. Its been going on for decades. Anytime you see someone really dancing and moving singing and the vocals sound perfect ...they are lip syncing
 

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While I agree with you 100% there are many many pop shows where the main artist lip syncs. Its been going on for decades. Anytime you see someone really dancing and moving singing and the vocals sound perfect ...they are lip syncing
You are absolutely right. I don't do pop shows though. The best band with the best "show" I have seen would have to be TSO.....Zero lip sync. When I go to a rock or blues concert, I don't expect or pay to see that.
 

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they should do an endless tour, the long farewell. just stay on the road for ever.
 

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I went to a puppet show once, and I’m not shitting you by saying that I thought I saw a string or two. As it turns out, they were not issuing refunds.

Paul Stanley is in his 60’s. Did you expect Strutter to sound like the original recording?
 

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I went to a puppet show once, and I’m not shitting you by saying that I thought I saw a string or two. As it turns out, they were not issuing refunds.

Paul Stanley is in his 60’s. Did you expect Strutter to sound like the original recording?
I would never see them, but to your point....if I go see an aging act, I don't expect it to sound or look like "back in the day". I expect them to be 1/2 step down tuning, and I expect they may not hit all of the notes even with that. Music isn't about perfection. All of that said, if you cannot put on a reasonably good performance without the aid of computers and backing tracks, then just stop.

I admire Robert Plant for not touring as Zep. He gets it. That ship has sailed. On the other hand, GnR did a very good job when I saw them a few years ago. Was it 1987 all over again? No. What it was was a good show in it's own right. 3 hours of music with almost zero banter. Very impressive for those guys, especially Axl. I didn't mind spending the $ and was damn glad I went. I saw B.B. King toward the end, and that was a joke. Buddy guy opened the show, but should have been the headliner. B.B. was pathetic. He's old (well, was), he's a legend, I get it, but he played ONE....yeah...ONE whole song. The rest, he'd play a verse and chorus, stop, tell some stupid Viagra jokes, and play another verse and chorus of another song. It was f#cking awful. There were even some boo's in the audience. Just STOP dude. Or, be the opening act. Play 3 or 4 tunes, and maybe join Buddy at the end for a jam or something.

It's very obvious when a band.....ANY band, is doing it for their own monetary reasons with complete disregard for their fans.
 

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According to Billboard, the first North American leg of KISS's "End Of The Road" tour grossed $58.7 million and sold 518,395 tickets.
 

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At least they went to lip syncing before they ended up sounding like Vince Neil. That was truly awful.
 




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