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Only Gene, once.

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Peter (1), Gene (2), and Ace (4)

I have no interest in seeing Paul or Vinnie as solo acts ever.

and if this counts
I Saw Bruce and Eric Singer doing the Eric Singer Project (ESP) thing W/ John and Carl (1)

I also saw Eric Singer with Alice (1)

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Saw Paul at the Channel club in Boston in ‘87 from in front of his mic. Absolutely phenomenal show! Kick a*# band with a Bald guy on lead and blonde guy on drums..😂 and hearing songs from his solo record was awesome!
Saw Ace open for Y&T in Springfield around that time, then saw him at the Paradise club and again on a 2nd floor club named Axis on Lansdowne where the House of Blues in now. It had a really low ceiling and I was honestly both amused and nervous at his launching the sparks out of his headstock. Last time I saw Ace was a place called Junkyard in Nashua, NH around 10 years ago.
Then got to see Gene’s band at Lynn Memorial in MA last year. Great setlist and that killer band. Honestly a thrill to see Gene do a Beatles song! Gary Cherone from Extreme sang Strutter and a blind guy who was so good singing Dr. Love that Gene looked happily stunned!

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Paul
Ace
Bruce

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One. Ace.

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One. (Ace)

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Ace, Gene, Paul, Bruce, Eric in Alice Cooper if you count that. Tried to see Vinnie.

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Paul on LTW (at the One Live KISS show).
Gene twice on his recent tour.
Ace 4-5 times from 1992 to present.

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Starbandit74 wrote:
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Paul on LTW (at the One Live KISS show).
Gene twice on his recent tour.
Ace 4-5 times from 1992 to present.
You’re so luckily I would’ve loved to see Paul solo

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Everyone except Eric Carr and Mark St John

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No one.

But Ive seen Ace and Gene's solo band multiple times without them.

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Gene
Paul
Ace
Peter (Cutting Room final performance)
Bruce
Tommy
Vinnie
Eric Singer

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Went to see Gene solo show in Brisbane, Australia in 2018, Ace was on before and joined Gene for 3 or 4 songs, was on holiday visiting my sister and she got me tickets as a surprise, think the venue was called Tivoli.

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Ace: Anomaly
Paul: Live to Win

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Paul
Gene
Ace
Peter
Bruce
Eric S.

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I guess Mark would be the one that got away from us all. :cry:

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Ace thrice

Gene once

Bruce once w/Union

Eric Singer w/Alice Cooper

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In the Suds wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:11 pm
Just Peter in '94 or '95 or something when he was doing the Criss Cat thing. And then I was supposed to see him years earlier at a local high school but it was cancelled last minute. But that's it. No Ace or Paul or anyone else.
Was that the infamous High school gig where ticket sales were horrible and he got mad about it?

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Allamericanman wrote:
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In the Suds wrote:
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Just Peter in '94 or '95 or something when he was doing the Criss Cat thing. And then I was supposed to see him years earlier at a local high school but it was cancelled last minute. But that's it. No Ace or Paul or anyone else.
Was that the infamous High school gig where ticket sales were horrible and he got mad about it?
I don't really know the story of why it was cancelled or if he was mad, but this was at Westhill High School in Stamford, CT in 1980 or 1981. I saw it in the paper or something and got my dad to take me over there and when we got there, there was a sign outside that said it was cancelled.

Many years later I found a reference to the show online somewhere and found that is was benefit of some kind where Peter was appearing...as opposed to an actual "Peter Criss" show. I mean, it's not like he was going to be there just to say hi to people..he was definitely supposed to play, but it was part of a larger event. Peter lived in the area at the time so it was a local thing for him.

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Okay, found the listing and it looks like I was wrong there. It was billed as a Peter Criss show. and this was June of '81

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Paul - Twice (1989 & LTW Tours)
Gene - Once
Peter - Four times
Ace - One FC show and way, way, way too many solo shows to even count
Bruce - Three Union shows and one GFR
Vinnie - Two VVI shows (opening for Alice Cooper & ASG headlining show)

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In the Suds wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:59 pm
Okay, found the listing and it looks like I was wrong there. It was billed as a Peter Criss show. and this was June of '81

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Seeing that ticket price and thinking of today’s ticket prices I sort of cry a little on the inside haha

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2...Ace :ace: and Psul :paul:

Both at The Chance in Poughkeepsie, NY, at different times of course. I saw Ace there multiple times.

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strangeways747 wrote:
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I guess Mark would be the one that got away from us all.

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No one saw White Tiger? Did they ever tour?

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Just Ace. Saw him in 90,95 and this past May.

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Vinnie Vincent Invasion ('87), Ace ('93, '95, 2001), Peter ('94, '95), and Paul (2006).

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Paul in 2006
Ace - 2001, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2019
Gene - Twice in 2018

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NYRockCity wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:43 am
In the Suds wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:59 pm
Okay, found the listing and it looks like I was wrong there. It was billed as a Peter Criss show. and this was June of '81

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Seeing that ticket price and thinking of today’s ticket prices I sort of cry a little on the inside haha
When I went to see Peter in '94, I got $7 tickets at the door, just before the opening band went on.

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I’d like to pose the question, has anyone ever chosen not to attend a solo show when it’s in your town and you didn’t have any other plans already booked?

I’ve seen Ace, Gene, Paul, Peter, ESP/Eric and Bruce solo shows in my hometown of Melbourne Australia. There was perhaps a Bruce guitar clinic or two which I may have missed, but for the most part if they’re here then I’m attending.

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Paul - live to win tour - it was great to hear the solo lp material
Ace and Peter - bad boys tour - we left, it was god awful.
Ace FC - opened for Maiden
Ace - the last few times in Atlanta
VInnie V I - left during the 15 minute mark of the guitar solo, I hear it is still going on

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NYRockCity wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:43 am
In the Suds wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:59 pm
Okay, found the listing and it looks like I was wrong there. It was billed as a Peter Criss show. and this was June of '81

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Seeing that ticket price and thinking of today’s ticket prices I sort of cry a little on the inside haha
I was thinking it was kind of a lot considering that's about what arena shows cost back then and this was a high school auditorium.

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In the Suds wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:44 pm
Allamericanman wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:31 pm
In the Suds wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:11 pm
Just Peter in '94 or '95 or something when he was doing the Criss Cat thing. And then I was supposed to see him years earlier at a local high school but it was cancelled last minute. But that's it. No Ace or Paul or anyone else.
Was that the infamous High school gig where ticket sales were horrible and he got mad about it?
I don't really know the story of why it was cancelled or if he was mad, but this was at Westhill High School in Stamford, CT in 1980 or 1981. I saw it in the paper or something and got my dad to take me over there and when we got there, there was a sign outside that said it was cancelled.

Many years later I found a reference to the show online somewhere and found that is was benefit of some kind where Peter was appearing...as opposed to an actual "Peter Criss" show. I mean, it's not like he was going to be there just to say hi to people..he was definitely supposed to play, but it was part of a larger event. Peter lived in the area at the time so it was a local thing for him.
Thanks man, that's good info. I just wish I could remember where I read about this.

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ManOf1000Faces wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:01 am
NYRockCity wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:43 am
In the Suds wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:59 pm
Okay, found the listing and it looks like I was wrong there. It was billed as a Peter Criss show. and this was June of '81

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Seeing that ticket price and thinking of today’s ticket prices I sort of cry a little on the inside haha
When I went to see Peter in '94, I got $7 tickets at the door, just before the opening band went on.
Ticket prices now a days are insane

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Ace : 6 times ‘87 - ‘94
Peter ‘92 & 93
Paul - ‘89

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1. Ace, with Frehley's Comet (at the Wiltern (?) Theatre w/ Faster Pussycat and Y+T (added bonus Don Dokken came out with Y+T briefly) in L.A.

2. Paul Stanley '89 solo tour twice. Once at Celebrity Theatre in Anaheim , CA and again at The Palace in Hollywood.

3. Vinnie Vincent Invasion (also at Celebrity Theater in Anaheim).

4. Mark St. John (Norton) in his own garage and living room (many times, once even with Peter Criss--we watched MTV for about a half hour together--I was taking guitar lessons from Mark at the time).

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NanooksBlood wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:21 pm
1. Ace, with Frehley's Comet (at the Wiltern (?) Theatre w/ Faster Pussycat and Y+T (added bonus Don Dokken came out with Y+T briefly) in L.A.

2. Paul Stanley '89 solo tour twice. Once at Celebrity Theatre in Anaheim , CA and again at The Palace in Hollywood.

3. Vinnie Vincent Invasion (also at Celebrity Theater in Anaheim).

4. Mark St. John (Norton) in his own garage and living room (many times, once even with Peter Criss--we watched MTV for about a half hour together--I was taking guitar lessons from Mark at the time).
That’s awesome what was mark and peter like in real life

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NYRockCity wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:29 pm
ManOf1000Faces wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:01 am
NYRockCity wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:43 am
In the Suds wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:59 pm
Okay, found the listing and it looks like I was wrong there. It was billed as a Peter Criss show. and this was June of '81

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Seeing that ticket price and thinking of today’s ticket prices I sort of cry a little on the inside haha
When I went to see Peter in '94, I got $7 tickets at the door, just before the opening band went on.
Ticket prices now a days are insane
If the claim is to be believed, that ticket prices have to make up for a lack of album sales, fans have to shell out the equivalent of 20 albums for good seats. :shock:

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NYRockCity wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:17 pm
NanooksBlood wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:21 pm
That’s awesome what was mark and peter like in real life
On the day that I met Peter there, they were both in a humorous mood, cracking jokes about the various music videos that were on the television. Mark's comments started to get a little risque, and Peter told him he should watch his mouth around his mother (Mark's) who was in a nearby room.

Peter was very nice to me, signed some things for me which I just "happened" to have out in my car, and then mentioned he and Mark should get back to work (on recording or practicing something). I got to just hang out with both of them for about a half-an-hour or so.

On lesson nights Mark was always very nice, and I truly appreciate the memories I have from that time period.

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Admin wrote:
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Peter
Gene
Ace
Paul
Eric/Bruce
Bruce
Vinnie - if his little Atlanta acoustic gig counts.


Nice Julian. My list is the same. I saw Vinnie in Chicago during a horrible snow storm.

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NanooksBlood wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:21 pm
1. Ace, with Frehley's Comet (at the Wiltern (?) Theatre w/ Faster Pussycat and Y+T (added bonus Don Dokken came out with Y+T briefly) in L.A.

2. Paul Stanley '89 solo tour twice. Once at Celebrity Theatre in Anaheim , CA and again at The Palace in Hollywood.

3. Vinnie Vincent Invasion (also at Celebrity Theater in Anaheim).

4. Mark St. John (Norton) in his own garage and living room (many times, once even with Peter Criss--we watched MTV for about a half hour together--I was taking guitar lessons from Mark at the time).
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Cool. Can't remember which night I went. It was one of the guys in Y+T's birthday the night I went. That would probably narrow it down.

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Just Ace ( 3 )

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ManOf1000Faces wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:51 am
NanooksBlood wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:21 pm
1. Ace, with Frehley's Comet (at the Wiltern (?) Theatre w/ Faster Pussycat and Y+T (added bonus Don Dokken came out with Y+T briefly) in L.A.

2. Paul Stanley '89 solo tour twice. Once at Celebrity Theatre in Anaheim , CA and again at The Palace in Hollywood.

3. Vinnie Vincent Invasion (also at Celebrity Theater in Anaheim).

4. Mark St. John (Norton) in his own garage and living room (many times, once even with Peter Criss--we watched MTV for about a half hour together--I was taking guitar lessons from Mark at the time).
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Frehley's Comet at L'amours 1985. Finally found the bootleg LP of this for a good price. In the mail now.

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