Despite reigning supreme as one of the biggest bands of all time, KISS singer and guitarist Paul Stanley has revealed that the band is still planning retirement after their ongoing farewell tour.

Their farewell tour, End of The Road, has been going since January 2019, with plans to wrap by July, 2022. The tour includes a whopping 270 shows and has so far been a huge success, but Stanley says the boys are just too old to continue with the band.

“I think I’d be kidding myself if I thought otherwise. If we were just another band in t-shirts and trainers, we could do this into our 80s,” he told Download.

“But we’re running around on stage with 40 or 50 pounds of gear and boots with eight-inch heels, and we do it well, but I also know that we can’t do it forever.

“So before it reaches that point, I think it’s better that we stop. I take it really seriously, so the idea of being able to do this without end, it’s just not possible.

“The one thing you realize as you get older is that at some point you stop getting older.

“Everything comes to an end, and there are other things I want to do. And like I said, it’s not possible to do what we do indefinitely. It’s just not.”

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Though KISS fans will be disappointed that the band only has limited time left together, they’ll be excited to hear that Stanley is intending to release a long-awaited biopic about his time with the band.

“It is definitely happening,” Paul confirmed to Download.

“And that’s gonna be really interesting. The script was really good. And we really waited until we felt comfortable.

“Look, you get one chance to do it, and I would rather not do it than do it half-assed or poorly,” Stanley explained.

“Our director is the real deal. He did Maleficent 2 and he’s not some hack; he knows how to make movies. It should be great. Casting hasn’t begun yet. But that will be interesting too.”

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