Tag Archives: Gene Simmons

Henry Rollins backtracks on suicide article

Posted by on August 25, 2014

Hardcore music veteran and author Henry Rollins caused a bit of a stir with his August 21st LA Weekly column, Fuck Suicide, written in response to the suicide of actor Robin Williams. Williams hung himself on August 11, 2014. Regarding people who took their own lives, Rollins said: “When someone commits this act, he or she […]

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Gene Simmons takes Facebook to clarify misinterpretation of drug and alcohol comments

Posted by on August 15, 2014

KISS bassist Gene Simmons is no stranger to making bold, open-mouth insert-foot, statements, but recently he came under fire for some particularly strong remarks he made about drug and alcohol addiction and depression in an interview he did with Songfacts . He took to Facebook to try and clear up any misinterpretations that might have […]

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Nikki Sixx calls out Gene Simmons for ‘moronic’ addiction and depression comments

Posted by on August 15, 2014

In light of the recent death of Robin Williams, suicide, depression, and drug addiction have been popular topics of discussion. In a recent interview with Gene Simmons, conducted by SongFacts, the topic of drugs and depression came up and Gene handled them with the grace of a toddler in a bulldozer. When asked the question […]

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‘I Am’ about to watch this Kobra and the Lotus video

Posted by on June 11, 2014

Kobra And The Lotus’ third album High Priestess will be out in North America on June 24th via Titan Music. You might remember that the band’s last album, their self-titled one, was on Simmons Records, as in Gene Simmons. For their new album, the band have enlisted producer Johnny K. Led by the powerhouse vocals […]

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KISS played ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Posted by on April 11, 2014

If you’re a legacy band playing The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, it can be assumed that you’d want to anoint the new host of the most prestigious of the late night shows. That’s exactly what KISS did earlier this evening at the taping for the show, which will air at 11:35, serenading Fallon with “King […]

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Watch KISS’ acceptance speech into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on April 10, 2014

Just a few hours ago, KISS were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The induction was well overdue (15 years after they were eligible, to be exact), and came amidst a lot of drama (and we mean a lot of drama). But despite all of that, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and […]

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In Defense of Their Good Name: KISS’ ‘Music From the Elder’

Posted by on April 10, 2014

In Defense of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. If you have a band or album that you think should be defended, let us know. One of the more interesting things about KISS is despite having one […]

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Five unlikely KISS pop collaborations

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Tomorrow, KISS will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And while the band’s original lineup won’t be playing since Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons are playing hardball and demanding the current lineup of Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer play, the band are still in the spotlight. And as they celebrate their 40th anniversary, […]

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Ace Frehley to take part in Hall of Fame jam while Paul Stanley derides the institution

Posted by on April 8, 2014

A couple of months ago, Ace Frehley confirmed that KISS would not be reuniting to celebrate the band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this Thursday (10). But now that the ceremony is just a few days away, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has revealed to Fuse that he will be taking […]

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Corey Taylor calls out KISS on Hall of Fame controversy

Posted by on March 28, 2014

Tired of all the bickering between Paul, Gene, Ace, and Peter over the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? So is Corey Taylor, the latest metal musician to weigh in on the drama. Taylor spoke to The Pulse of Radio on the subject: “On one hand, you’re stoked being a KISS fan, but on the other hand it’s, like, […]

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