Nearly 10 years after KISS’s reneged Farewell Tour, the Rasputins of Classic Rock are now celebrating 35 years of moon boots, fireballs, and likely enough collective pancake makeup to fill the Garden. Their new album, Sonic Boom, is workmanlike at best (one song has the chorus “Danger you, danger me, danger us”), but KISS are admittedly a better live band—hence their five Alive-titled records. If anything, after four seasons of Gene Simmons Family Jewels, a night of hits is a welcome respite. With Buckcherry.
Sat., Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m., 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 6, 2009