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Kiss Releasing New Album; Tour To Follow

November 11, 1997 12:00 AM ET

KISS will embark on a world tour next summer in support of the first album by the band's original members in more than a decade, due early next year on Mercury.

KISS' management says that if all goes well in the studio, the band will begin touring in late June/early July, playing mostly indoor dates, with some stadiums in key markets. KISS had the top-grossing North American tour in 1996, pulling in $50 million, according to Amusement Business.

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Song Stories

“Whoomp! (There It Is)”

Tag Team | 1993

Cecil Glenn — a.k.a., "D.C." — was a cook at Magic City, a nude dance club in Atlanta, when he first heard women shout "Whoomp — there it is!" Inspired by the party chant, he and partner Steve "Roll'n" Gibson wrote a song around it. Undaunted by label rejections, they borrowed $2,500 from Glenn's parents and pressed 800 singles, which quickly sold out in the Atlanta area. A record deal came soon after. Glenn said the song was meant for positive partying. "If you're going to say 'Whoomp there it is,' and you're doing something negative, we'd rather it not have come out of your mouth."

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