Rensselaer Falls band Tyrade in top 10 of online contest to open for Kiss in Buffalo
Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 2:36 pm

RENSSELAER FALLS -- The Rensselaer Falls-area band Tyrade has a chance to open for Kiss at their Aug. 13 concert near Buffalo.

An online contest by asks viewers to vote for their favorite band. As of Thursday morning, Tyrade was in sixth place, two votes behind the fifth-place band. Bands need to be in the top five to be in the running. Kiss will choose the band to open for them from among the top five.

The Kiss concert site that Tyrade is entered for is in Darien Lake, near Buffalo, on Aug. 13, the closest to the North Country on their tour.

Each city's competition ends approximately two weeks before the concert takes place, so there is a little over a week to vote.

Information about the contest is at

You can vote at When you get there, enter Zip Code 14040. They will ask a few questions including your email address, and then your vote is recorded.

Tyrade fans are asking people to post the link to this story to everyone on their email lists and at social networking sites.