Kiss Announce "Alive 35 " Tour, Promise "Master's Class In Rock"

August 24, 2009 1:58 PM ET

Kiss will hit up Detroit Rock City to kick off their 35th anniversary tour, dubbed "Kiss Alive 35." The Gods of Thunder will play two concerts at Motor City's Cobo Arena, the venue where the band recorded their classic Alive! live album in 1975. To mark the occasion, Kiss will perform Alive! in its entirety at the Cobo shows, as well as their greatest hits and songs off their upcoming album Sonic Boom, out as a Walmart exclusive starting October 6th.

As this is a Kiss show we're talking about, in a statement Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley are promising "new battle gear," a new stage set up and "a pyro arsenal that will again show everyone that there is only one KISS!" "For 35 years, Kiss raised the bar for what a rock concert should really be. This year is no different - all new, all killer... all KISS!," Simmons enthusiastically said. "The master's class in rock is in session! Kiss rules. Oh yeah!"

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After rocking Detroit Rock City, Kiss Alive 35 will embark on a tour that pretty much hits on almost every arena occupied by a professional basketball or hockey team, plus Little Rock. Check out the full tour dates below:
Sept. 25 - Detroit, MI @ Cobo Arena
Sept. 26 - Detroit, MI @ Cobo Arena
Sept. 28 - Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
Sept. 29 - London, ON @ John Labatt Centre
Oct. 1 - Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
Oct. 2 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
Oct. 3 - Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
Oct. 5 - Boston, MA @ TD Garden
Oct. 9 - Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum
Oct. 10 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
Oct. 12 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wachovia Center
Oct. 13 - Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
Oct. 16 - Hampton, VA @ Hampton Coliseum
Oct. 17 - Greenville, SC @ Bi-Lo Center
Oct. 19 - Pensacola, FL @ Civic Center
Oct. 21 - Tampa, FL @ St. Pete Times Forum
Oct. 22 - Sunrise, FL @ Bankatlantic Center
Oct. 24 - Birmingham, AL @ BJCC
Oct. 26 - Atlanta, GA @ Phillips Arena
Oct. 28 - Nashville, TN @ Sommet Center
Oct. 29 - Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Center
Nov. 6 - Chicago, IL @ United Center
Nov. 7 - Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
Nov. 9 - Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
Nov. 10 - Saskatoon, SK @ Credit Union Centre
Nov. 12 - Calgary, AB @ Pengrowth Saddledome
Nov. 14 - Vancouver, BC @ GM Place
Nov. 15 - Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
Nov. 17 - Portland, OR @ Rose Garden
Nov. 20 - Sacramento, CA @ ARCO Arena
Nov. 21 - Oakland, CA @ Oakland Arena
Nov. 24 - Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
Nov. 25 - Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center
Nov. 27 - San Diego, CA @ Sports Arena
Nov. 28 - Las Vegas, NV
Dec. 1 - Glendale, AZ @ Jobing.com Arena
Dec. 2 - El Paso, TX @ UTEP
Dec. 4 - Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
Dec. 5 - Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
Dec. 6 - Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center

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