Sadly, Season 2 of the LA KISS has come to an end after playing the San Jose Sabercats in the final home game of the regular season.   San Jose is the team the KISS defeated earlier this season in what could possibly be considered the biggest upset in AFL history…  and keep in mind this game was played on the road in San Jose and ended up being the Sabercat’s only loss of the regular season.  Don’t be surprised if they end up the AFL champs this season.

Despite losing the rematch at the Honda Center in Anaheim, the game itself was very entertaining with many highlights and all the other action taking place around the game with 3 members of KISS in attendance (Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and Eric Singer), pre-, halftime and post-game entertainment by Damage Inc. – a tribute to Metallica, lots of cheer leading, on-field contests (hot wings eating, KISS face-painting, field goal kicking, an air guitar contest for a huge HDTV, etc.) tons of great crowd giveaways from LA KISS, KISS merchandise,  and more made it a great evening at the Honda Center.

Being able to see Gene and Paul interacting with the fans, posing for pictures, rocking to the music in the arena and cheering their team on was worth the price of admission alone, along with the non-stop arena entertainment that takes place from the opening of the doors to allowing the fans on the field after the game for autographs.   You won’t see that at hardly any football games or rock concerts.

Here’s the CRN “yearbook” from the three home games we attended this season:  https://californiarocknews.com/2015-3/la-kiss/

LA KISS CEO JOE WINDHAM with GENE SIMMONS of KISS

Phil Hulett - LA KISS and ANAHEIM DUCKS, announcer

Phil Hulett – LA KISS and ANAHEIM DUCKS, announcer

Team Huddle

PAUL STANLEY of KISS

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