1980 was so special because they hadnt been since there first tour several years earlier and that to a teenager back then was a lifetime !!!!
In the period between there first tour and 80 KISS hit the heights that we all knew and sooooo desperatley wanted to see, especially after the Alive II gatefold.
When the 80 tour was announced Bingley was the first gig of the tour so not only was it the tour we had waited so long to see but it was THE first date, a massive event and the excitement in the run up to the gig was unbearable.
The night in question was really in the early days of large gigs so a cow shed was the best we had really followed by an ice rink the next day.
The excitement at the merchandise, the colourful KISS army en masse, the smell of pot floating above the crowd and just waiting for the magic words "you wanted the best etc"...
When it did happen, it was magic, special and a dream come true for the fans who had waited so long for the return of KISS.