KISS’ Performs Its First Live Show Of The 2021 End Of The Road World Tour
Following a year without music due to the Covid-19 pandemic, KISS finally restarted their ‘End of the Road World Tour,’ and the first live performance recently took place in Mansfield. While frontman Paul Stanley and bassist Gene Simmons shared posts on their official Twitter accounts, giving their fans a taste of their show, fan footage on YouTube revealed what an incredible show it was.
As you might know, KISS first hit the road on January 31, 2019, at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada, for their final concert tour, ‘End of the Road World Tour.’ The tour, which consisted of 174 shows, was put on a hold just like every other public gathering due to the pandemic outbreak. The band performed its final show on March 10, 2020, and fans have been waiting for the tour to continue ever since.
Because the future of Covid-19 was unsure, many artists didn’t know what to do with their concert dates. While some decided to reschedule their shows for 2021 and 2022, others canceled them altogether. KISS was in the first group of musicians.
The first show after the outbreak was supposed to happen on August 18, 2021, at Xfinity Center, Mansfield. Fortunately, the band was ready to step foot on stage and meet their fans after a long break. Recently uploaded fan footage on YouTube shows how much all the KISS members had prepared for their first show, and they all looked phenomenal as they opened the show with a KISS classic, ‘Detroit Rock City.’
After the show, both Paul Stanely and Gene Simmons shared posts on Twitter and thanked their fans for coming to their concert. According to the frontman’s tweet, fifteen thousand people were at the show, which sounds impressive for their first show after such a long time, and fans cannot wait to see more videos from their live shows.
Paul Stanley’s post follows:
“FIFTEEN THOUSAND PEOPLE TONIGHT! Mansfield, you left me humbled. Thank you. My deepest attitude of gratitude.”
In his tweet, Gene Simmons stated:
“Thank you, Mansfield, Mass. It was our honor to rock with you. We loved it. We’re back!!! Coming to your town next.”
You can watch the performance and see the Twitter posts below.
FIFTEEN THOUSAND PEOPLE TONIGHT! Mansfield, You left me humbled. Thank you. My deepest attitude of gratitude. pic.twitter.com/RY54cjcy9N
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) August 19, 2021
Thank you, Mansfield, Mass. it was our honor to rock with you. We loved it. We’re back!!! Coming to your town next. pic.twitter.com/LUhyHefFvz
— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) August 19, 2021