WATCH: KISS performs “Strutter” LIVE – 1973 @ The Popcorn Club in Queens

02/20/2018

A couple of weeks ago we found some rare footage of KISS doing one of their first live performances at a place called The Popcorn Club in Queens back in January 1973! In that video, they played “Firehouse” and “Let Me Know.” We also found some other footage from that same gig, this time with the band performing “Strutter.” According to the band, they received $50 a night for three…

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WATCH: First Recorded Performance by KISS! 1973 – Popcorn Club, Queens NY

02/10/2018

Check out this rare footage of KISS doing one of their first live performances at a place called The Popcorn Club in Queens back in January 1973! According to the band, they received $50 a night for three nights to play, and the “packed” house the first night included all of 10 people. But it was a start and, as you can see–well sorta see–from this grainy video that they…

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VIDEO: KISS performs ‘Hotter Than Hell’ & ‘Firehouse’ LIVE @Cobo Hall, Detroit 1976

01/06/2018

As many fans already know, Detroit’s Cobo Hall was the venue where rockers KISS recorded part of their landscape-changing Alive! album which made them an instant, if not uncontrollable, new force on the music scene. Alive! was released on Sept. 10, 1975 as a double album and included live versions of tracks from KISS’s first three studio albums. Our friends at AllMusic.com describes Alive! as “one of the greatest live…

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VIDEO: 1975 – Kiss performs “Rock and Roll All Nite” at Cobo Hall in Detroit

06/07/2017

Watching this video, it appears the band came out for an encore for the song, which Paul Stanley promptly tells the crowd that it was written IN Detroit, FOR Detroit. Which, obviosuly got the crowd all riled up, but still, assuming it’s true (was anyone there that night?) it made for a great end to a night of 70’s rock n roll.  According to Wikipedia: “Rock and Roll All Nite”…

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