Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Gene Simmons invites Ace Frehley to perform with KISS on farewell tour

Gene Simmons has offered a public invitation to Ace Frehley to perform with KISS on the band’s End Of The Road farewell tour.

"The invitations still stand,” tweeted Simmons alongside April 27 birthday wishes to the original KISS lead guitarist. “Jump up on stage with us for encores. The fans would love it."

The current KISS lineup sees guitarist Tommy Thayer perform using Frehley’s spaceman makeup and stage gear while longtime drummer Eric Singer appears in Peter Criss’ cat makeup and stage persona.

Frehley reunited with KISS for the first time in 17 years during a fall 2018 acoustic performance on KISS Kruise 8, just two months before the classic rock group launched the farewell series in Vancouver, BC in early 2019.

Frehley is currently playing shows on a spring US tour, while KISS are performing in South America before returning to the States for a handful of concerts next month ahead of an extended European trek.

Simmons and Paul Stanley formed KISS with Frehley and Criss in New York City in 1973; the group’s original lineup was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2014.

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