KISS calls on Whirlwind to help blow stuff up!

The worlds most legendary live pyrotechnics show starts with our custom boxes.

By Will Young.

Recently we were contacted by Mike Reinartz at Stage & Effect Engineering to create a series of high visibility, tour worthy pyro boxes that would not be accidentally mistaken for audio snakes while sharing some of the same real estate on or behind stage. The answer was a custom made, bright neon green pain job, combined with our tour proven hand wired pyro boxes that certainly will not go un-noticed or mistaken for an audio snake in the near future. 

These boxes are on their way to meet up with the Kiss Tour in Houston, TX. They are designed to distribute voltage from a control module to multiple firing modules around the stage.  Since the pyro firing system uses 3-pin XLR, their color will help to differentiate them from audio stage boxes.” States JP Cirre, California sales.

Thank you again Stage & Effect Engineering for putting together such an amazing show, and thank you for choosing Whirlwind.

Stage & Effects Engineering, Inc., (SEE) is a leader in Theatrical Special Effects design specializing in the live entertainment industry. SEE is a full service company, from conceptual design of custom made close proximity pyrotechnics to advancing and permitting shows. Our administration staff and operators are some of the best in the business with a combined experience of special effects in the live entertainment industry for over 25 years. Peter Cappadocia (Pyro Pete), Vice President of Stage & Effects Engineering, has been doing effects since the late 70’s in New York starting with the Plasmatics and continuing on to work with bands like AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, Ozzy Osborne, KISS, Nickelback and Motley Crue, just to name a few.

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