KISS Brings ‘Sonic Boom’ To Europe

Promising a show tailored for Euro audiences, the band’s first concerts in U.K. arenas in 11 years, and its first-ever gig in Slovakia, KISS launches “Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom” May 7 in Dublin at the O2.

Photo: Rob Grabowski /
United Center, Chicago, Ill.

But before we talk about Europe, we need to tell you the band will stream their Wednesday night gig at Los Angeles’ Staple Center on the KISS Facebook page.

Now, on to Europe…

Fans will get plenty of chances to see their costumed heroes in action. Running through June 27 when the band plays the Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium, the tour includes stops in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Finland, Austria, Norway, Czech Republic, France and the Netherlands.

U.K. dates include May 9 in Glasgow at the SECC; May 10 at the Manchester Evening News Arena; May 11 in Birmingham at the LG Arena and May 13 in London at Wembley Arena.

Then it’s on to the continent for May 16 in Zurich at Hallenstadion, May 17 at the Geneva Arena; May 18 in Milan at Mediolanum Forum and May 20 in Vienna at Stadthalle. Other dates and cities include Ostrava (May 21); Berlin (May 26); Bratislava (May 29); Stockholm June 12 and Madrid (June 22).

Photo: G. Mitchell Davis
St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Fla.

A KISS Army, members only pre-sale begins Wednesday at 10 a.m. local venue time. Meet & greet ticket packages will also be available. For more information, please click here for the KISS Web site and here for the band’s Facebook page.