KISS: VH1 Special To Chronicle Band's Successes And Downfalls

KISS founding members Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley were interviewed for the upcoming VH1 special, "When KISS Ruled the World", premiering on July 24 at 11:00 p.m. The hour-long episode chronicles the band's successes and downfalls as well as the group's influence on their fans, and the entire music community through over-the-top looks and wild antics. Also revealed are the greatest moments in "Kiss-tory," including the band's performance at The Diplomat Hotel, their first Top Ten single, "Beth", and group's 1996 reunion tour.

This is the sixth installment of the VH1 original series, "When __ Ruled The World" which charts the rise and fall of cultural trends. Upcoming episodes include, "When Rated X Ruled The World" and "When The Partridge Family Ruled The World", "When Melrose Place Ruled The World" and "When Star Wars Ruled The World".


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