KISS ANNOUNCES 2010 EUROPEAN TOUR
November 23, 2009
Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom – European Tour May / June 2010
With multiple dates across Europe, the “Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom” is set to be THE rock event of 2010, building on the incredible success of the 2009 “Sonic Boom” album.
“Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom” will see dates in Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Demark, Holland, France, Spain, Belgium and, not only will the tour feature KISS’s first UK arena shows in 11 years, but it will see the band breaking new ground completely with their first-ever shows in Slovakia.
Acclaim for KISS on their current spectacular, sell-out, “KISS Alive 35” North American tour has been universal. METAL HAMMER hailed the “Return Of The Kings!” MOJO declared: “A KISS show is as thrilling and bombastic now as it was in 1975.”
Whilst utilizing elements of “KISS Alive 35”, “Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom” will be a fresh, new show tailored to the bands European fans and showcasing the brand new “Sonic Boom” album.
Widely acclaimed as another KISS classic, “Sonic Boom” rocked Planet Earth when it debuted worldwide and burned up the charts – the album is also the highest charting album of KISS’ career in the USA.
Paul Stanley says, “The ‘KISS Alive 35 Tour’ was just the start. ‘Sonic Boom Over Europe’ leaves that show in the dust. New stage, new setlist, new outfits, new album! We’re covering the whole musical history of the band on a stage that takes KISS one giant step further in our eight inch heels. We’re stoked. You wanted the best? You GOT the best!”
Gene Simmons says, “Now. More than ever. KISS is a four wheel drive monster truck. Our mission? To rock Planet Earth. To spread the gospel of Sonic Boom.”
On November 25, 2009, KISS will perform to a global audience when their show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles is streamed live on Facebook. This one-off event will be unique chance for European fans to see the “KISS Alive 35” show before it changes for the European run – the perfect warm up to the must-see tour of 2010.
“Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom” tour dates are as follows:
May 7 Dublin Ireland O2 Arena
May 9 Glasgow UK SE+CC
May 10 Manchester UK Manchester Arena
May 11 Birmingham UK LG Arena
May 13 London UK Wembley Arena
May 16 Zurich Switzerland Hallenstadion
May 17 Geneva Switzerland Geneva Arena
May 18 Milan Italy Mediolanum Forum
May 20 Vienna Austria Stadhalle
May 21 Ostrava Czech Republic Cez Arena
May 23 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
May 26 Berlin Germany O2 World
May 27 Leipzig Germany Leipzig Arena
May 29 Bratislava Slovakia Bratislava Stadium
May 31 Hamburg Germany Colorline Arena
June 1 Oberhausen Germany Koenig Pilsner Arena
June 8 Trondheim Norway Lerkandal Open Site
June 10 Tampere Finland Sauna Rock
June 12 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm Stadium
June 13 Malmo Sweden Malmo Stadium
June 14 Oslo Norway Valhall
June 16 Aalborg Denmark Gigantium
June 18 Arnhem Holland Gelredome
June 20 Clisson France Hellfest
June 22 Madrid Spain Palacio de los Deportes
June 25 Vitoria Spain Azkena Rock Festival
June 27 Festival Belgium Graspop