Since they've never left the group, founding members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons have played more than twice as many Kiss shows as former bandmates Peter Criss and Ace Frehley. Lists , News , Show Count.
Thayer is second with an estimated 650 shows. By ten Zak was teaching himself to play the drums and by the age of twelve he was playing in pubs in a band called The Next. Please check your spam folder for the email, if it does not arrive, click this link...
In addition to his own music, Simon has been guitarist and vocalist in The Who since 1996, playing sold out tours around the world, including monumental performances at the 2010 Super Bowl and the closing ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics.
The founding member, in this case Peter Criss 1973—80, 1996—2001, 2002—04 , again has the edge here with more than 1,000 shows. Kiss Lineup Changes: In 2014, Simon released his recent album Denial , containing some of his most personal and inspirational work to date. Gold has been the touring keyboardist and vocalist for Roger Daltrey since 2009, and in 2012 began touring with The Who. Follow The Who. He's got a better, but still distant, chance at taking the lead than Thayer does, depending on the length of the End of the Road tour.
Frehley's first replacement, Vinnie Vincent 1982-84 , comes in fourth with 149 shows from the Creatures of the Night and Lick It Up tours. Thank you for registering!
The original Catman left Kiss for the first time two years before Frehley, and even departed the original lineup's farewell tour shortly before its scheduled end. Newsletter Fan Club. Since their first show in 1973, Kiss have performed using nine different lineups, featuring five lead guitarists and three different drummers.
His successor, the late Mark St. Thank you for signing up! Live TV: John 1984 , was forced off the road and out of the band by an arthritic condition after performing just three shows. Top 10 Kiss '70s Songs.
He was hospitalized, and the band performed without him for the first time ever. Other artists include: If, as suggested, the End of the Road tour lasts three years, it's possible he could overtake Frehley. Filed Under: He was referred to by one U. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook.