US rock band KISS has performed a unique concert on a boat south of Port Lincoln in South Australia.
Only eight guests were in attendance to see the ‘Shark Rock City’ show, which saw Gene Simmons, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer perform on the boat.
Although it was billed as a show for the great white sharks in the ocean, unfortunately, no sharks showed up.
The low-frequency sounds of KISS were supposed to lure the sharks towards the boat.
It was all part of a promotion for Airbnb.
The tourism company had previously advertised the experience on its site, as a show for fans who “love the low-frequency sounds of rock and roll”.
It was available to purchase as a package for eight guests.
“As KISS rocks out above water, you’ll also get to see what’s down under it,” Airbnb said.
“Watch from a glass bottom boat as the music attracts the legendary band’s biggest (underwater) fans. KISS has played plenty of wild shows in the past, but this one will top them all.”
100 per cent of the proceeds went towards the Australian Marine Conservation Society.
Although KISS earlier this month cancelled the Australian leg of their farewell tour due to lead singer Paul Stanley falling ill, the iconic US band decided to honour their commitment to the sharks sans Stanley.
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