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Kiss' Gene Simmons Explains Why He Had To Take A Seat During Live Performance In Brazil


Legendary rockers KISS briefly halted their concert in Manaus, Brazil on Wednesday (April 12) after Gene Simmons fell ill. Video posted on social media show the bassist/vocalist seated during part of the performance, which marked the opening concert of the Brazilian leg of the band's "End Of The Road" farewell tour, with SCORPIONS and SEPULTURA also on the bill.


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According to the Brazilian news site G1, Simmons asked at one point during the show for a member of the road crew to bring him a chair. From that point on, he performed the set while sitting down. Source Blabbermouth


On April 13 2023 Gene Simmons took to his Social media and explained in more detail what happened


'Ok, kids. Not a big deal. Thanks for your kind wishes. Last night we played Amazon jungle Stadium/Brazil. Humidity and temperature were sky high. I was dehydrated and was forced to sit for a song. We got back on stage in 5 minutes & finished the show. "

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