KISS tour ‘The Apocalypse!,’ says Paul Stanley

Get out your makeup and dust off those platform boots, KISS is hitting the road again with one of the summer’s biggest concert tours, teaming up with fellow rock band Motley Crue and kicking off ‘The Tour’ on July 20 in Virginia. The band, with its painted faces and pyrotechnics, was among the biggest acts of the 1970s, coming out of the glam rock era with hits like ‘Rock and Roll All Nite’ as a predecessor of 1980s the heavy metal groups that included Motley Crue. KISS guitarist and singer Paul Stanley recently spoke to Reuters about the tour, the band’s new album ‘Monster,’ and the secret to the group’s longevity.