A legendary band at an iconic festival on a reunion tour most fans never thought would happen. That’s exactly what you get with KISS - Off The Soundboard: Donington 1996.
Rock icons KISS have released the next installment of their popular Off The Soundboard official live bootleg series with KISS – Off The Soundboard: Live At Donington 1996, recorded during the Monsters Of Rock Festival at Donington Park in England on August 17, 1996. This is the latest in a series of live releases by the band and is available to stream and download, with a 3-LP standard black vinyl set, a 2-CD set, and a limited edition 3-LP set pressed on 180g red vinyl available exclusively through the official KISS online store.
The album was recorded during the final year of the original run of the renowned annual music festival held at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England, and the 17-song set features powerhouse performances of classic KISS concert staples such as “Do You Love Me,” “Shout It Out Loud,” “God Of Thunder,” “Love Gun,” and more. It’s a set list that’s basically the perfect combination of Alive! and Alive II. KISS closed the festival on this date, which was also part of the highly anticipated Alive/Worldwide reunion tour featuring Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss, making KISS – Off The Soundboard: Live At Donington 1996 a perfect sonic souvenir of this moment in KISStory.
KISS is globally recognized as one of the greatest live bands of all time and are the creators of what is universally considered the best live album ever, 1975’s gold-certified and No. 9 Billboard charting Alive!. The KISS – Off The Soundboard series continues their storied legacy of groundbreaking live albums with a document of the spectacular, larger-than-life extravaganza that is a KISS concert. Known for their trademark performances, KISS has proven for decades why they are hands down the most iconic live show in rock 'n' roll. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and are America’s No.1 Gold Record Award winning group of all time in every category. Peerless as a live act, the band’s illustrious legacy has been marked by record breaking global tours during a nearly 50 year career.