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02 Apr

KISS to be Honored at 32nd Annual ASCAP Awards

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will present, rock icons, KISS with the prestigious ‘ASCAP Founders Award’ at the upcoming ASCAP Pop Music Awards.  The highly prominent ASCAP Founders Award honors those pioneering ASCAP songwriters who have made exceptional contributions to the music industry by inspiring and influencing their fellow music creators. Past recipients include Sir Paul McCartney, Smokey Robinson, Patti Smith, Steely Dan, Rod Stewart, James Taylor, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Tom Waits, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young.  The 32nd Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards will take place on April 29th at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
KISS- who are backed by longtime Pearl Artist, Eric Singer- are one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all-time, selling over 100 million albums worldwide in their remarkable 40-year career.  With hits like "Strutter", "Shout it Out Loud", "Detroit Rock City", "Rock And Roll All Nite", "Christine Sixteen", "I Was Made for Lovin' You" and "Beth", KISS has earned an incredible 20 Platinum albums, 28 Gold albums- the most of any American rock band- and in 2014 they were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.  KISS is currently embarked on their 40th Anniversary World Tour in support of their 2014 compilation album, KISS 40.  More information on KISS can be found at

More information on, Pearl Artist, Eric Singer- including full specs on his Masters Series drums- can be found here.