“The new Kiss era begins now”: Watch Kiss close out their 50-year live career with epic last-ever performance – before announcing plans for “digital immortality”

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At the weekend, Kiss completed their End of the Road farewell world tour and brought the curtain down on an epic 50-plus-year career during their last-ever show at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Though they were without fellow founding members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons took to the stage to perform a 23-song setlist that ended with a show-stopping performance of 1975 classic, Rock and Roll All Nite.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.