Legendary rocker Gene Simmons has announced he will be moving his forthcoming Australian concert dates with the Gene Simmons Band to August and September 2018, celebrating the milestone 40th anniversary of the release of his self-titled solo album.

For KISS fans, September 2018 is an important date as it marks the 40th anniversary of the release of all four KISS band members’ solo albums (Sept 18, 1978). Gene’s was the highest charting album of the four and to mark the occasion, Gene will perform songs from his solo album at the Australian concerts.

Having sold more than 100 million albums worldwide with KISS, Gene Simmons has written and performed some of the most well-known anthems in the history of music. His tongue wagging onstage antics and distinguishable makeup often overshadowed his grossly underrated musicianship, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee receiving extensive accolades throughout his illustrious career.

Existing ticket holders for the original dates simply hold on to their tickets as they will be valid for the new dates. Ticket holders who cannot attend the new dates are able to obtain a refund from Ticketek (Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide) and Ticketmaster (Brisbane). Venues will communicate directly with ticket holders.

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 – ADELAIDE, Entertainment Centre Theatre

Thursday, 30 August 2018 – MELBOURNE, Margaret Court Arena

Friday, 31 August 2018 – SYDNEY, The Enmore Theatre

Saturday, 1 September 2018 – BRISBANE, Tivoli Centre

Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney tickets available here.
Brisbane tickets available here.

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