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KISS to play summer amphitheaters with Def Leppard

KISS at Jones Beach in 2012
KISS at Jones Beach in 2012
Credits: Elliot Levin / New York Hard Rock Examiner

The mighty KISS will be returning to Jones Beach and PNC Art Center this summer, rocking out with help from Def Leppard for what is instantly one of the season's hottest tickets.

The soon-to-be-inducted Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame members of KISS (or two out of the four of them anyhow) have been playing the Jones Beach and PNC amphitheaters every other summer, and set a high bar with 2012's The Tour with Motley Crue (see photos and read all about it right here).

But with the Crue doing their own tour this year (details here), KISS is set to match them by bringing the pyromaniacs in Def Leppard as an opening act that is sure to fill seats with multiple eras of rock fans. New Yorkers have the choice of Saturday, July 26 at PNC Art Center in New Jersey, or a Wednesday night show at Jones Beach on Wednesday, August 6. Those willing to drive a little further also have the weekend options of Atlantic City and Camden, on August 2 and 3, respectively.

Tickets officially go on sale this Saturday, March 22, but KISS and Def Leppard fan clubs as well as military service members have access to a presale tomorrow, March 18, and a Citibank presale kicks in Wednesday the 19th.

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