KISS is postponing their next four shows on their “End of the Road” farewell tour due to Gene Simmons testing positive for COVID-19.

A statement shared to KISS’ website and social channels reads, “KISS will postpone their next four tour dates. While Paul Stanley recently tweeted that he has recovered from COVID, Gene Simmons has now tested positive and is experiencing mild symptoms.

The statement continues, “The band and crew will remain at home and isolate for the next 10 days and doctors have indicated the tour should be able to resume on September 9th at FivePoint Amphitheater in Irvine, Calif. All previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new dates once announced. More information will be emailed to ticketholders directly.”

The KISS shows impacted are as follows:

-September 1: Clarkston, MI
-September 2: Dayton, OH
-September 4: Tinley Park, IL
-September 5: Milwaukee, WI

Simmons joins an ever-growing list of rock stars who have contracted the virus that includes Dee Snider, Corey Taylor, Bruce Dickinson, Ted Nugent and more.


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