Legendary rock band KISS teamed up with Maverick Helicopters to kick off its first-ever residency, KISS Rocks Vegas, with an over-the-top helicopter arrival at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on Wednesday, Nov. 5.
The iconic band will bring one of the loudest, most extreme, rock ‘n’ roll parties, KISS Rocks Vegas, to The Joint from Wednesday, Nov. 5 to Sunday, Nov. 23.
At 6:30 p.m., members of KISS flew over Las Vegas in true rocker style and land at their temporary home, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. Following their grand entrance, the group posed for photos in front of Maverick Helicopters with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Vice President of Entertainment Chas Smith and AEG Live Las Vegas’ Vice President of Booking Bobby Reynolds.
In addition, the band was joined by their “Roadie for a Week” winners Master Sergeant Jason Borkuis of Nellis Air Force Base, Sergeant First Class Cory DeMille of the U.S. Army Reserve and Technical Sergeant Richard Reichert of Nellis Air Force Base.
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KISS remains one of the most influential bands in the history of rock and roll. As one of America’s top gold-record champions, KISS has released 44 albums and sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. Decades of record-breaking tours around the globe have included high-profile appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the Rockin’ The Corps concert dedicated to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and special guest appearance on the 2009 American Idol finale that boasted 30 million viewers and a 2010 Dr. Pepper Super Bowl commercial and advertising campaign in support of their Hottest Show On Earth tour. KISS is currently featured in a major advertising and marketing campaigns for John Varvatos and Google Play.
This April KISS launches their inaugural Arena Football League Season with the LA KISS Football team bringing professional football back to Los Angeles. This summer AMC will begin airing a new reality series in prime time about The LA KISS first season. The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation. The unparalleled devotion and loyalty of the KISS Army to the “Hottest Band in the World” is a striking testament to the band’s unbreakable bond with its fans. This year KISS will be celebrating two major milestones, their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as the band’s 40th Anniversary, along with a new compilation release, KISS 40, a 2 CD set featuring 40 tracks spanning KISS’s incredible forty-year career. For more information, visit KissOnline.com.