TO KISS canceled their planned winter residency at the Zappos Theater in Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood more than two months after tickets went on sale.
Representatives of the Zappos Theater told the Las Vegas Review that ticket providers will contact their customers with refund information.
The residency included 12 concerts scheduled for December 29 and 31; January 1, 19, 21, 22, 26, 28 and 29; February 2, 4 and 5.
Kiss recently launched its 10th annual Kiss Kruise.
Gene Simmons said in August that a residency in Vegas represented the best of both worlds for Kiss – the group could put on a show almost every night while saving them some of the “travel wear and tear.”
The reason for the cancellation remains unclear. It comes just days after anonymous members of the band’s road crew attributed the technology to the guitar. Francis stueberthe recent death of COVID-19 on the lax application of pandemic safety measures during the “End of the Road” tour.
Kiss roadies says Rolling stone that more than a dozen members of Kiss’s 70-person road crew have fallen ill with COVID since the tour was relaunched in late August. While Kiss demanded that all crew members be fully vaccinated against COVID to return to work, anonymous crew members said some of their colleagues had forged vaccination documents to resume the tour and that management was not testing not regularly COVID.
Representatives for Kiss responded, saying the COVID protocols for the ‘End of the Road’ tour “most often exceeded federal, state and local guidelines. Risk.” They added that it is “impossible to supervise the crew” during every minute of work, let alone during holidays.