Photos/Video: Rock ‘n’ roll royalty KISS makes Maverick Helicopters arrival at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and kicks off KISS Rocks Vegas residency at The Joint, Nov. 5

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ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ROYALTY KISS MAKES MAVERICK HELICOPTERS ARRIVAL AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO AND KICKS OFF KISS ROCKS VEGAS RESIDENCY AT THE JOINT, NOV. 5

Tickets on sale for shows now – Nov. 23 at www.axs.com

Legendary rock band KISS blew fans away with an over-the-top Maverick Helicopters arrival outside of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to launch their nine-show residency, KISS Rocks Vegas, at The Joint on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

Band members Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer were welcomed by more than 1,000 screaming, costumed and face-painted fans as they cheered in excitement for the epic aerial arrival. While outside, KISS posed alongside the helicopter for photos with Hard Rock Hotel’s Chief Operating Officer Jody Lake and Vice President of Entertainment Chas Smith; AEG Live Las Vegas’ Vice President John Nelson and Vice President of Booking Bobby Reynolds; the “Roadie for a Week” winners Master Sergeant Jason Borkuis of Nellis Air Force Base, Sergeant First Class Cory DeMille of the U.S. Army Reserve and Technical Sergeant Richard Reichert of Nellis Air Force Base; and the combat-wounded hero recipient of the newly-renovated, mortgage-free home John Hosea and his wife Sarah. The band then headed inside the music venue to kick off their sold-out show.

 

“Vegas! You wanted the best, now you’ve got the best,” yelled Stanley as he, Simmons, Singer and Thayer hit the stage. Concertgoers screamed in amazement as the foursome rocked out an amazing set list including fan favorites “Detroit Rock City,” “Love Gun” and “Lick It Up.” In true KISS fashion, the band’s production was unlike anything The Joint has seen before. The setup featured large LED screens spread across the ceiling and down to the floor, crazy pyrotechnics, lasers and more. The crowd was amazed as Simmons breathed fire and spewed blood from his mouth, Stanley flew across the venue and performed on hanging, balcony-side platforms, and Thayer shot out fireworks from his guitar.

 

Before starting the encore, KISS furthered their commitment to helping veterans by coming back on stage with Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Military Warriors Support Foundation and Chase Bank to present retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant John Hosea and his wife Sarah a newly-renovated, mortgage-free home in Las Vegas. Hosea is a combat-wounded hero who enlisted in the military in 2001 and has received many awards including the Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, five Army Achievement Medals, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and more. The band and crowd honored him by saying “The Pledge of Allegiance” and broke out into a “USA” chant.

 

KISS ended the show with their biggest hit “Rock And Roll All Nite” as confetti poured over elated fans and filled the 4,500-person venue.

 

Produced exclusively by AEG Live, KISS Rocks Vegas continues at The Joint Nov. 7 – 8, 12, 14 – 15, 19, 22 – 23. Tickets, starting at $49.50 (plus applicable service fees), can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at www.hardrockhotel.com/thejoint, www.axs.com or charge-by-phone at 888.9.AXS.TIX.

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About KISS

KISS remains one of the most influential bands in the history of rock and roll. As one of America’s top gold-record champions, KISS has released 44 albums and sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. Decades of record-breaking tours around the globe have included high-profile appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the Rockin’ The Corps concert dedicated to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and special guest appearance on the 2009 American Idol finale that boasted 30 million viewers and a 2010 Dr. Pepper Super Bowl commercial and advertising campaign in support of their Hottest Show On Earth tour. KISS is currently featured in a major advertising and marketing campaigns for John Varvatos and Google Play. This April KISS launches their inaugural Arena Football League Season with the LA KISS Football team bringing professional football back to Los Angeles. This summer AMC will begin airing a new reality series in prime time about The LA KISS first season. The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation. The unparalleled devotion and loyalty of the KISS Army to the “Hottest Band in the World” is a striking testament to the band’s unbreakable bond with its fans. This year KISS will be celebrating two major milestones, their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as the band’s 40th Anniversary, along with a new compilation release, KISS 40, a 2 CD set featuring 40 tracks spanning KISS’s incredible forty-year career. For more information, visit KissOnline.com.

 

About The Joint

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is a 4,500-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment destination.  The Joint features seven Luxury Suites, a VIP Studio Level, state-of-the-art sound system, superior video system and a production package tailor-made for artist comfort.  It has received numerous accolades including “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review – Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards 2010 – 2013, “Best Music Venue” in 2012 and 2013 Las Vegas Weekly Awards, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011 and 2013, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 awards.  The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and ground-breaking artists including Paul McCartney, the Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Nine Inch Nails, The Who, Imagine Dragons, Prince, Arcade Fire, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue created the successful concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, MötleyCrüe in Sin City, MötleyCrüe invites you to an Intimate Evening in Hell, Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Democracy, Guns N’ Roses – An Evening of Destruction. No Trickery! and Def Leppard VIVA Hysteria! as well as Tiësto In Concert featuring electronic DJ and producer Tiësto.

 

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, offers guests unparalleled aerial tours inside its luxurious state-of-the-art helicopters in Nevada, Arizona and coming in 2015, Hawaii. During the excursions, guests board the safest and most comfortable tourism based helicopters in the world, ECO-Star Helicopters (EC-130) complete with quiet technology. They’ll receive the ultimate VIP treatment with live narration about the surrounding attractions, personal voice-activated headsets, individual seating for up to seven guests, wrap around windows and more. Custom and private aircraft charters are also available. For more information on Maverick Helicopters, please visit www.FlyMaverick.com. Or keep with Maverick Helicopters on Facebook and Twitter.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Transforms into KISS Rocks Vegas Headquarters with Limited-Time-Only Menus and Merchandise, Nov. 5-23

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HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO TRANSFORMS INTO KISS ROCKS VEGAS HEADQUARTERS
WITH LIMITED-TIME-ONLY MENUS AND MERCHANDISE, NOV. 5 – 23
KISS-themed items available at 35 Steaks + Martinis, Culinary Dropout, Mr. Lucky’s Café, Pink Taco,
all casino bars, B Side, John Varvatos and Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon

As KISS heads to The Joint for its first residency, KISS Rocks Vegas, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino activates property-wide, band-inspired menus and merchandise, Nov. 5 – 23.

 

KISS, comprised of Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer, is set to take over The Joint with nine over-the-top performances from Nov. 5 to Nov. 23. To welcome the entertainment legends, the resort’s overall atmosphere has been revamped in true rock style with limited-time menus available at 35 Steaks + Martinis, Culinary Dropout, Mr. Lucky’s Café, Pink Taco and all casino bars. Additionally, John Varvatos and KISS’s official pop-up shop B Side will sell themed merchandise, and Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon will offer rocker-chic treatments.

 

35 Steaks + Martinis, the property’s premier steakhouse, heats things up with Smoke ($14), a cold smoked Scottish salmon, prepared in harmony with capers, red onion, dill, cucumbers, buttered crostinis, herbs and garlic cheese; and Sweet Pain ($10), a sinfully indulgent dessert complete with creamy caramel apple mousse, white chocolate cake, caramel popcorn ice cream and a syringe full of fireball sauce.

 

Featuring a feast fit for rock ‘n’ roll royalty, Culinary Dropout presents a specialty Prix Fixe menu ($25 per person). The spread offers a choice of Soft Pretzels and Provolone Fondue or a House Salad for the starter; Fried Chicken or Ma…The Meatloaf!?! for the entrée; and one Paper Bag Beer Special. Additionally, the soulful gastro-pub enhances its selection with an array of their favorite cocktails, re-named after the band’s most memorable hits. Guests can wash down their meal with cocktails on special for the entire KISS residency. Rock ‘n’ Roll All Nite ($10, reg $12), a refreshing union of Plymouth gin, strawberry simple, fresh lemon and sparkling wine; Detroit Rock City ($10, reg $12), a modern mix featuring Stolichnaya Premium Vodka with fresh strawberry and lemon juices topped with Shock Top Belgian White Wheat Ale; Love Gun ($10, reg $12), a sweet and smooth cocktail, blending Belvedere Vodka with grapefruit, cranberry and lemon juices; or Beth ($10, reg $12), a combination of Licor 43, lemon sour and Angry Orchard Hard Cider that truly packs a punch.

 

The 24-hour hotspot, Mr. Lucky’s Café, pulls out the big guns with its honorary menu featuring  Heaven’s On Fire ($11), a hearty serving of steamed black mussels, potato wedges, grilled baguette and tomato-fennel broth; Love Gun ($13), a foot-long hot dog topped with pulled pork, melted cheese and BBQ sauce served with French fries; and Lick It Up ($9), a dessert worthy of hall-of-fame induction, complete with house waffle cone with chocolate rim, strawberry-chocolate jelly roll, candied almond rocky road ice cream, warm fudge sauce, chocolate pop rocks and commemorative Hard Rock Hotel & Casino drum sticks.

 

The party continues at Pink Taco, where patrons can reminisce on iconic KISS hits with a tasty, band-inspired fare. The restaurant highlights iconic band achievements with Hotter Than Hot ($12), a queso flameado con lobster and flour tortilla combination; All Hell’s Breakin’ Loose ($24), a sizzling molcajete for two, topped with grilled shrimp, carne asada, pollo asada, peppers and onions, rice, ancho-tomato broth and radish; and Heaven’s On Fire ($7), a sugar feign’s paradise, featuring a flaming plantain tostada, sprinkled with waffle crisps and topped with a scoop of creamy caramel swirl ice cream.

 

As an ode to the legends, all casino bars (Center Bar, Luxe Bar, Midway Bar and Side Bet Bar) spotlight specialty KISS cocktails for $6 each, each dubbed with a song-inspired name. The drinks include Animalize, a mixture of Don Julio Añejo, lime juice, orange juice and grapefruit juice; Dynasty, a smooth and refreshing concoction of Ketel One Vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup and soda water; KISS Gold, a down-home and straight-forward combination of Crown Royal Whisky, Chambord Liqueur and Southern Comfort; Love Gun, a sweet and sassy dose of Crown Royal Whisky, peach schnapps and cranberry juice; Psycho Circus, a play-it-safe option that unites Ketel One Vodka with cranberry and orange juices; Sonic Boom, a fizzy and light cocktail with Tanqueray Gin, Grand Marnier, lemon juice, pineapple juice and ginger ale; True Confessions, a fruity blend of Ketel One Vodka, peach schnapps, fresh lime juice and Sprite; and War Machine, a spunky libation that mixes Tanqueray Gin with Blue Curaçao, sweet ‘n’ sour mix and pineapple juice.

 

At the end of the day, even the hardest of head bangers need to relax and regain sanity. Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon is ready to revive rockers with God of Thunder ($135), a 50-minute treatment featuring an exfoliating body scrub, invigorating Vichy shower rinse and hydrating body moisturizer; and Deuce ($205), a 50-minute, head-to-toe treatment combining a Swedish Massage with a quality facial.

 

With an album titled Dressed to Kill, it is clear that KISS believes in a good wardrobe. Accordingly, John Varvatos unveils a vast assortment of KISS-inspired pieces and groupie garb. Gene Simmons’s face graces a collection T-shirts, cardigans and vintage sweaters, accented by silver horns or claw buttons. One shirt, predictably a fan favorite, features a portrait of the four members on the front and the phrase “dress to kill” on the back.

 

No residency is complete without a souvenir shop. B Side, the official KISS pop-up shop, serves as a hybrid KISS retail store and art gallery, boasting endless amounts of fan gear and professional photographs by Katarina Benzova, Lynn Goldsmith, Bob Gruen, Erik Kabik, Neal Preston and Neil Zlozower. In addition, the band’s Authentic Anvil ™ Road Case will be on display and guests will have a chance to win it through an in-store contest. KISS guitarist and singer, Paul Stanley, is also confirmed to conduct three book signings, open to the public, on Nov. 8, 15 and 22 at 1 p.m.

 

KISS Rocks Vegas takes over The Joint Nov. 5, 7 – 8, 12, 14 – 15, 19, 22 – 23. Tickets start at $49.50 (plus applicable service fees) and are on sale now. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit the Hard Rock Hotel box office, www.axs.com or charge-by-phone at 1-888-9-AXS-TIX. VIP ticket and room and show packages are available at www.hardrockhotel.com.

 

About KISS

KISS remains one of the most influential bands in the history of rock and roll. As one of America’s top gold-record champions, KISS has released 44 albums and sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. Decades of record-breaking tours around the globe have included high-profile appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the Rockin’ The Corps concert dedicated to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and special guest appearance on the 2009 American Idol finale that boasted 30 million viewers and a 2010 Dr. Pepper Super Bowl commercial and advertising campaign in support of their Hottest Show On Earth tour. KISS is currently featured in a major advertising and marketing campaigns for John Varvatos and Google Play. This April KISS launches their inaugural Arena Football League Season with the LA KISS Football team bringing professional football back to Los Angeles. This summer AMC will begin airing a new reality series in prime time about The LA KISS first season. The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation. The unparalleled devotion and loyalty of the KISS Army to the “Hottest Band in the World” is a striking testament to the band’s unbreakable bond with its fans. This year KISS will be celebrating two major milestones, their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as the band’s 40th Anniversary, along with a new compilation release, KISS 40, a 2 CD set featuring 40 tracks spanning KISS’s incredible forty-year career. For more information, visit KissOnline.com.

 

About The Joint

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is a 4,500-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment destination.  The Joint features seven Luxury Suites, a VIP Studio Level, state-of-the-art sound system, superior video system and a production package tailor-made for artist comfort.  It has received numerous accolades including “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review – Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards 2010 – 2013, “Best Music Venue” in 2012 and 2013 Las Vegas Weekly Awards, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011 and 2013, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 awards.  The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and ground-breaking artists including Paul McCartney, the Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Nine Inch Nails, The Who, Imagine Dragons, Prince, Arcade Fire, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue created the successful concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, MötleyCrüe in Sin City, MötleyCrüe invites you to an Intimate Evening in Hell, Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Democracy, Guns N’ Roses – An Evening of Destruction. No Trickery! and Def Leppard VIVA Hysteria! as well as Tiësto In Concert featuring electronic DJ and producer Tiësto.

KISS Teams Up with Nellis Air Force Base to Choose “Roadies for a Week” During November Residency at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

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Rock ‘n’ roll legends KISS partners with Nellis Air Force Base to select three local, active military members to serve as “Roadies for a Week” during  the band’s KISS Rocks Vegas residency at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Nov. 5-23.

Known for their extensive support of service men and women, KISS has been working with active military members and veterans for years. The KISS Rocks Vegas residency will mark the band’s third time enlisting the help of America’s heroes.

 

“It is an honor for us to enlist these heroes of our Armed Forces into the KISS Army,” said KISS Frontman and Guitarist Paul Stanley. “They have already proven what they are capable of and their presence can only elevate us.”

 

After submitting applications, Master Sergeant Jason Borkhuis of Nellis Air Force Base, Sergeant First Class Cory DeMille of the U.S. Army Reserve and Technical Sergeant Richard Reichert of Nellis Air Force Base were chosen by the band to become a “Roadie for a Week.” The three brave men have a combined 60 plus years of service, are highly-decorated and well respected in the armed forces community.

 

Borkhuis, Demille and Reichert will all work closely with the KISS crew and the band’s VIP program for a total of three shows each for their designated week. Each roadie will create his or her own video and photo diary to keep as a memento from their week working with one of the greatest rock bands in the world. In addition to assisting with the show, roadies will also receive a complimentary hotel stay at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino during their volunteer week.

 

“I was so amped up after hearing the news,” said Borkhuis. “I didn’t get much sleep prior to going to work the night shift. Instead of sleeping when I got home, I cranked my post-divorce theme song ‘Crazy, Crazy Nights.’”

 

“These guys are living legends,” said Demille. “It is awesome to know underneath the makeup and the outfits, they are patriotic Americans.”

 

“It’s a childhood dream come true and I’m still a kid at heart,” said Reichert. “I’m still in shock but I’m so excited to get this chance.”

 

KISS Rocks Vegas takes over The Joint Nov. 5, 7-8, 12, 14-15, 19, 22-23. Tickets start at $49.50 (plus applicable service fees) and are on sale now. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit the Hard Rock Hotel box office, www.axs.com or charge-by-phone at 1-888-9-AXS-TIX. VIP ticket and room and show packages are available at www.hardrockhotel.com.

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About KISS

KISS remains one of the most influential bands in the history of rock and roll. As one of America’s top gold-record champions, KISS has released 44 albums and sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. Decades of record-breaking tours around the globe have included high-profile appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the Rockin’ The Corps concert dedicated to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and special guest appearance on the 2009 American Idol finale that boasted 30 million viewers and a 2010 Dr. Pepper Super Bowl commercial and advertising campaign in support of their Hottest Show On Earth tour. KISS is currently featured in a major advertising and marketing campaigns for John Varvatos and Google Play. This April KISS launches their inaugural Arena Football League Season with the LA KISS Football team bringing professional football back to Los Angeles. This summer AMC will begin airing a new reality series in prime time about The LA KISS first season. The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation. The unparalleled devotion and loyalty of the KISS Army to the “Hottest Band in the World” is a striking testament to the band’s unbreakable bond with its fans. This year KISS will be celebrating two major milestones, their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as the band’s 40th Anniversary, along with a new compilation release, KISS 40, a 2 CD set featuring 40 tracks spanning KISS’s incredible forty-year career.

For more information, visit KissOnline.com.

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About The Joint
The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is a 4,500-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment destination.  The Joint features seven Luxury Suites, a VIP Studio Level, state-of-the-art sound system, superior video system and a production package tailor-made for artist comfort.  It has received numerous accolades including “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review – Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards 2010 – 2013, “Best Music Venue” in 2012 and 2013 Las Vegas Weekly Awards, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011 and 2013, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 awards.  The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and ground-breaking artists including Paul McCartney, the Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Nine Inch Nails, The Who, Imagine Dragons, Prince, Arcade Fire, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue created the successful concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, MötleyCrüe in Sin City, MötleyCrüe invites you to an Intimate Evening in Hell, Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Democracy, Guns N’ Roses – An Evening of Destruction. No Trickery! and Def Leppard VIVA Hysteria! as well as Tiësto In Concert featuring electronic DJ and producer Tiësto.

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KISS Rocks Vegas at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Nov. 5 – 23

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KISS Rocks Vegas
November 5 – 23, 2014

Tickets on sale Friday, July 18 at 10 a.m.

Rock ‘n’ roll legends KISS celebrate 40 years as music icons with their first-ever residency, KISS Rocks Vegas, at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas starting Wednesday, Nov. 5 through Sunday, Nov. 23. Show time is 8 p.m.

 

“What happens in Vegas will not stay in Vegas, not if we have anything to do with it. We intend to blow the roof off the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino,” said Gene Simmons, founding member of KISS.

 

Four decades after beginning its exemplary journey as one of the leading rock ‘n’ roll bands in the world, KISS continues to make waves with one of the loudest, most over-the-top, non-stop parties at The Joint. Designed exclusively for The Joint in partnership with AEG Live, the chart-topping band will unleash its signature elaborate set designs, jam-packed set list, intense pyrotechnics and much more for nine of the biggest shows in KISS performance history.

With 28 U.S. gold albums as well as 40 million U.S. album sales and 100 million in world sales, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley together with longtime members guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer continue to grow their legacy, year after year. Along with an incredible recording career, KISS received a long-overdue induction into The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in April 2014. In addition, KISS’ new two-disc anthology, KISS 40, was released this past May. KISS 40 features one track from each of the band’s studio and live albums as well as tracks from each of the original band member’s 1978 solo albums and compilation cuts.

“KISS Army, get ready! America’s most iconic band is coming to America’s most exciting city. Rock and Rock Hall of Famers KISS are bringing their show to Las Vegas for their first-ever residency. For 40 years, KISS has been putting on some of the most exciting shows in music and we finally got them where they should be – Las Vegas – at The Joint. We couldn’t be more excited to see what they’re gearing up for!” exclaimed Bobby Reynolds, vice president of booking for AEG Live Las Vegas.

KISS Rocks Vegas dates:
Wednesday, Nov. 5
Friday, Nov. 7
Saturday, Nov. 8
Wednesday, Nov. 12
Friday, Nov. 14
Saturday, Nov. 15
Wednesday, Nov. 19
Saturday, Nov. 22
Sunday, Nov. 23
*show time is 8 p.m.

 

Ticket prices for KISS Rocks Vegas start at $49.50 (plus applicable service fees) and go on sale on Friday, July 18 at 10 a.m. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit the Hard Rock Hotel box office, www.axs.com or charge-by-phone at 1-888-9-AXS-TIX. VIP ticket and room and show packages are available at www.hardrockhotel.com.

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About KISS
KISS remains one of the most influential bands in the history of rock and roll. As one of America’s top gold-record champions, KISS has released 44 albums and sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. Decades of record-breaking tours around the globe have included high-profile appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the Rockin’ The Corps concert dedicated to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and special guest appearance on the 2009 American Idol finale that boasted 30 million viewers and a 2010 Dr. Pepper Super Bowl commercial and advertising campaign in support of their Hottest Show On Earth tour. KISS is currently featured in a major advertising and marketing campaigns for John Varvatos and Google Play. This April KISS launches their inaugural Arena Football League Season with the LA KISS Football team bringing professional football back to Los Angeles. This summer AMC will begin airing a new reality series in prime time about The LA KISS first season. The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation. The unparalleled devotion and loyalty of the KISS Army to the “Hottest Band in the World” is a striking testament to the band’s unbreakable bond with its fans. This year KISS will be celebrating two major milestones, their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as the band’s 40th Anniversary, along with a new compilation release, KISS 40, a 2 CD set featuring 40 tracks spanning KISS’s incredible forty-year career.

 

For more information, visit KissOnline.com.

 
About The Joint
The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is a 4,500-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment destination.  The Joint features seven Luxury Suites, a VIP Studio Level, state-of-the-art sound system, superior video system and a production package tailor-made for artist comfort.  It has received numerous accolades including “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review – Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards 2010 – 2013, “Best Music Venue” in 2012 and 2013 Las Vegas Weekly Awards, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011 and 2013, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 awards.  The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and ground-breaking artists including Paul McCartney, the Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Nine Inch Nails, The Who, Imagine Dragons, Prince, Arcade Fire, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue created the successful concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, Mötley Crüe in Sin City, Mötley Crüe invites you to an Intimate Evening in Hell, Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Democracy, Guns N’ Roses – An Evening of Destruction. No Trickery! and Def Leppard VIVA Hysteria! as well as Tiësto In Concert featuring electronic DJ and producer Tiësto.

 

About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance.  AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues.  The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin& Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Enrique Iglesias and Paul McCartney.  The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG’s exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 8 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com

PHOTOS! Rockin Grand Opening of KISS By Monster Mini Golf!

KISS® By Monster Mini Golf®, a unique rock ‘n roll-themed amusement attraction based around the legendary band KISS®  opened on Thursday, March 15 with co- founding members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, as well as band members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer in attendance. As part of the celebration, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons  slashed through the ceremonial ribbon with their guitars and walked the “Black Carpet” with other notable guests (photos below).

KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® is the first-of-its-kind indoor glow-in-the-dark custom-designed, rockin’ 18-hole miniature golf course and will also host a state-of-the-art arcade, the largest KISS gift shop in the world, A KISS Gallery, the “Hotter Than Hell” Wedding Chapel, a private VIP Room, FANtastic KISS® themed event rooms and the “Rock ‘n Roll All Nite” Café. KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® is located at 4503 Paradise Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89169 in the Shoppes at Harmon Square across from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

“KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® has been in development for more than two years and it is destined to become a must see when anyone comes to visit Las Vegas,” said Christina Vitagliano, Founder of KISS® By Monster Mini Golf

About Monster Mini Golf®
Monster Mini Golf is the leader in cutting-edge indoor glow-in-the-dark Monster themed entertainment centers. Founded in 2004, the company boasts 30 (and counting) 18-hole miniature golf courses across the country. Each custom-designed course also features an arcade game area, private event rooms, an in-house DJ, and fantastic entertainment for the whole family. For additional information visit www.monsterminigolf.com , or contact Christina Vitagliano, at 401-454-8100. For updates on the KISS® By Monster Mini Golf project, visit our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/MonsterMiniGolfKISS .

About KISS®
KISS, the legendary American rock band formed in New York City in 1972, is one of the most influential bands in the history of rock and roll. Their career milestones are staggering. KISS is one of America’s top gold-record champions who recorded 37 albums over 36 years and has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. More than 30 years of record-breaking tours around the globe include high-profile appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the 2005 Rockin’ The Corps concert dedicated to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and, most recently, the 2009 finale of American Idol that boasted 30 million viewers.

The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation. The unparalleled devotion and loyalty of the KISS Army to the “Hottest Band in the World” is a striking testament to the band’s unbreakable bond with its fans. In 2009, KISS was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. For all things KISS, visit www.KISSonline.com.

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Legendary KISS® Band Members to Inaugurate KISS By Monster Mini Golf at Opening Event on March 15

KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® Grand Opening Set for
Multi-faceted Rock ‘n Roll Themed Amusement Attraction in Las Vegas
Legendary

 KISS® Band Members to Inaugurate First-of-its-kind Property at Opening Event in Las Vegas on March 15

KISS® By Monster Mini Golf®, a unique rock ‘n roll-themed amusement attraction based around the legendary band KISS® is set to open on Thursday, March 15 with co- founding members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, as well as band members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer in attendance. As part of the celebration, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons will slash through the ceremonial ribbon with their guitars and walk the “Black Carpet” with other notable guests.

“Our challenge is to continue to find ways to weave KISS into the very fabric of Americana. We’ll be there to celebrate the first ever KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® grand opening in Las Vegas. This is miniature golf KISS style and another part of our KISS world. We’ve big plans for this and in this case what happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas ” said Paul Stanley.

Gene Simmons added, “This venue is perfect for Las Vegas. Where else can you go play a round of KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® and then renew your wedding vows in an official KISS “Hotter Than Hell” Wedding chapel, only in Vegas.”

KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® is the first-of-its-kind indoor glow-in-the-dark custom-designed, rockin’ 18-hole miniature golf course and will also host a state-of-the-art arcade, the largest KISS gift shop in the world, A KISS Gallery, the “Hotter Than Hell” Wedding Chapel, a private VIP Room, FANtastic KISS® themed event rooms and the “Rock ‘n Roll All Nite” Café. KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® is located at 4503 Paradise Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89169 in the Shoppes at Harmon Square across from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

“KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® has been in development for more than two years and it is destined to become a must see when anyone comes to visit Las Vegas,” said Christina Vitagliano, Founder of KISS® By Monster Mini Golf®.

“The Kiss brand just keeps getting bigger and bigger around the world. KISS® By Monster Mini Golf® will be a favorite for the Kiss Army legion of loyal fans as well as new Kiss fans” said Dell Furano, CEO of Live Nation Merchandise, Kiss longtime worldwide exclusive licensing and merchandising partner.

About Monster Mini Golf
Monster Mini Golf is the leader in cutting-edge indoor glow-in-the-dark themed entertainment. Founded in 2004, the company boasts 30 (and counting) 18-hole miniature golf courses across the country. Each custom-designed course features an arcade game area, private event rooms, in-house DJ, and entertainment for the whole family. Updates/information visit www.monsterminigolf.com, or www.facebook.com/MonsterMiniGolfKISS

For more information: Christina Vitagliano, Founder – KISS® By Monster Mini Golf®
Ph: 702.558.6256 – Monster Mini Golf® Corporate Ph: 401.454.8100 or Christina@monsterminigolf.com

About KISS
KISS, the legendary American rock band was founded in 1972. Four decades later KISS remains one of the most influential bands in the history of Rock and Roll. Achievements include the release of approximately 44 albums, sales of over 100 million albums, sold out concerts tours around the world and the incredible support of over 6 million FaceBook fans worldwide. KISS has performed at the Super Bowl, 2002 Winter Olympics, 2009 Finale of American Idol, 2005 Rockin’ The Corps Concert. In 2009, KISS was nominated for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. KISS is currently recording their 2012 Album “Monster”.