Caught KISS in concert Raleigh, NC this past Saturday 4-6-2019

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by RazorBurn, Apr 8, 2019.

  1. RazorBurn

    RazorBurn Well-Known Member

    Sep 30, 2012
    My wife got us tickets to the KISS show in Raleigh, NC a few months ago for me for my birthday. We made the four hour drive Saturday to Raleigh and the drive was so worth it. They sounded great and the show was as expected just 'effin spectacular! This was my first time seeing them and all I can say is that if you've never seen KISS then now is the time to do it!

    This is the second time we've caught a show at PNC Arena in Raleigh and I have to say it's a real nice place and easy to get into and out of. We had a great time and I thought I'd share a few pictures and a couple of videos I uploaded on YouTube. These were taken with my cell phone so they're not the best but they're not too bad either IMHO.





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  2. DR_Diesel

    DR_Diesel Well-Known Member

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    Mar 11, 2019
    Caught them in OKC last month took my 11 yr old son wanted his first concert to be a great one.
    Glad you had fun they do put on a great show
     
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  3. blue steel 55

    blue steel 55 Well-Known Member

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    Apr 4, 2015
    I built a new kitchen for drummer Erick Singer's mother about 15 years ago. My wife and were invited to the hotel where Kiss were staying while in town. Got to hang with them backstage and sound stage during concert. They were very nice to us. Erick's mom is still one of our best friends.
     
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  4. pscipio03

    pscipio03 Fun O' Meter on FULL

    Mar 11, 2013
  5. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Consider my signature line before replying . . . .

    Dec 4, 2014
    Good times . . . .
     
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  6. wrmiller

    wrmiller The Tinker

    Oct 29, 2016
    Wow, they are still together? Last time I saw them was in '72 or '73 in Toledo IIRC.

    Energizer bunnies... ;)
     
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  7. InstiGator

    InstiGator Well-Known Member

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    Jan 21, 2019
    A good friend of mine was at that same show. He's been raving about it. Good to know they're still rocking in some form.

    I saw them in Atlanta back in 1985 and they sure put on a spectacle then.
     
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  8. RazorBurn

    RazorBurn Well-Known Member

    Sep 30, 2012
    I was amazed at how energetic they were considering their age. The whole show from the lights, pyro and musicianship was totally on point. I didn't know how good of a performance we would get considering their age but I'll be damned if they didn't deliver! I hope I'm lucky enough to live that long and have the energy they did. They played for over two hours and it was a solid twenty plus song set.
     
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  9. Babboonbobo

    Babboonbobo Avatar is back to my favorite things!

    Nov 18, 2014
    Another group I want to see. Never did any concerts when I was younger but trying to catch up now.

    Bought tickets Saturday for Kid Rock concert in Detroit later this year!!
     
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  10. RazorBurn

    RazorBurn Well-Known Member

    Sep 30, 2012
    Was the same thing with me. Fortunately I married a metal head and we've been going to shows ever since we got together 25 years ago. We somehow always managed to miss KISS because anywhere we go to see a show is a minimum three hour drive which is part of the joys of living in southern West Virginia. Now if I could just knock Van Halen and the Scorpions off my list all would be right in the world. :)
     
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  11. isialk

    isialk Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Jan 7, 2017
    I saw them in 1974 at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. They rocked it! To this day I’m not really sure how we all got home! Jeez!


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