Whoopsies! Kiss Mocked for Displaying Australian Flag at Gig in Austria

Gene photo via Raph_PH via Wikipedia
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We’re guessing someone in the Kiss camp got a big ‘ol slap on the wrist for this one. Over the weekend, Kiss played Stadhalle in Vienna (which is in, you know, Austria). While intentions were undoubtedly pure, the band mistakenly thanked the audience with an Australian flag.

While at time of writing the band has not publicly addressed the accident, the internet is of course having a field day with it.

Here’s a fan-shot photo of the geographic mishap:

Speaking of Kiss live, despite the recent jabs thrown from Ace Frehley about that whole lip syncing thing, Kiss’s manager still thinks that Ace and Peter Criss should be part of the band’s final shows when they happen (and hey, we agree).


‘We’ve talked to them’: Kiss Manager Thinks Ace Frehley and Peter Criss Should Be Part Of The Band’s Last Show

And if you’re looking to catch the band on the road, here are the upcoming dates for the North American run of the band’s Kiss End of the Road World Tour.

9/9 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
9/10 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
9/12 – Wheatland, CA – Toyota Amphitheatre
9/17 – Ridgefield, WA – Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
9/18 – George, WA – Gorge Amphitheatre
9/21 – Boise, ID – ExtraMile Arena
9/22 – West Valley City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
9/23 – Sparks, NV – Nugget Event Center
9/25 – Chula Vista, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
9/26 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
9/28 – Hidalgo, TX – Payne Arena
9/29 – Del Valle, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
10/1 – Fort Worth, TX – Dickies Arena
10/2 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
10/5 – Biloxi, MI – Mississippi Coast Coliseum
10/6 – Lafayette, LA – Lafayette Cajundome
10/8 – West Palm Beach, FL – iThink Financial Amphitheatre
10/9 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
10/10 – Atlanta, GA – Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
10/13 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
10/15 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
10/16 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
10/17 – Dayton, OH – Wright State University Nutter Center

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