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KISS Announce Rescheduled Australian ‘End of The Road’ Tour Dates

Originally set to take place in late 2019, both illness and a global pandemic have seen KISS’ final Aussie trek pushed back to 2022.

KISS will kick off their final Australian tour this November.


UPDATE (31/08): KISS have once again postponed their forthcoming Australian tour, with Paul Stanley breaking the news to fans amid his recovery from COVID-19.

“I am overwhelmed by the hundreds of messages of love and support that I have received from my Aussie fans and want to let you all know that I now feel great and am near my complete recovery,” he explained. “My doctors have told me that I was very smart to get fully vaccinated as that has clearly made the difference in making sure I don’t get really sick from this virus.

“I know that Australia is accelerating its vaccine roll out but, unfortunately, it won’t be in time for our November / December tour to proceed as scheduled. So, we will push the tour back a few months but, rest assured, WE ARE COMING FOR YOU!!”

Full details regarding KISS’ upcoming Australian tour are available below.

Just over 15 months on from the initial news that their Australian tour had been cancelled, hard-rock icons KISS have now announced new dates for their final tour of the country.

Having first announced their final world tour – aptly titled the ‘End of The Road’ tour – in late 2018, the veteran outfit began their last global trek in January of 2019, having planned a visit to Australia in November of that year. Unfortunately, the band’s final visit to Australia and New Zealand was unceremoniously cancelled just days before kick-off due to frontman Paul Stanley being stricken with a bad case of influenza.

While the band has assured fans the shows were just being postponed into the future, the advent of COVID-19 saw the band forced to reschedule the vast majority of their upcoming tour dates. Now, almost a year on from the last show they played, KISS are set to resume their tour in early June, with the group set to return to Australia in November.

Announcing rescheduled dates today, KISS are set to begin their last Australian tour on November 14th, performing in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, before wrapping things up with a show in Townsville in early December. While the planned shows remain very close to the band’s original tour dates, these rescheduled dates do feature one less Melbourne show than they did previously, while the band’s slated appearance at the Supercars Newcastle 500 is obviously no more, having been replaced by the Townsville show.

“There’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it’s BLINDING!” Paul Stanley said in a statement accompanying the news. “We are finally coming back. The tour is now official and we will deliver nights that will go beyond all expectations. We are fired up and will count the days.”

“Until we see you stay safe and be ready for us,” added Gene Simmons. “We’re ready for you!”

Tickets to the upcoming dates are on sale to the public from Friday, March 5th, with pre-sales starting from today. Full details are available below.

KISS End Of The Road Australian Tour 2022

Saturday, March 19th, 2022
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne VIC

Sunday, March 20th, 2022
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne VIC

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2022
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne VIC

Saturday, March 26th, 2022
RAC Arena, Perth WA

Tuesday, March 29th, 2022
Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, SA

Friday, April 1st, 2022
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney NSW

Saturday, April 2nd, 2022
Qudos Band Arena, Sydney NSW

Wednesday, April 6th, 2022
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, QLD

Saturday, April 9th, 2022
Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville, QLD

Tickets on sale now