Tag Archives: Gene Simmons

Scott Ian Defends KISS Not Playing At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Posted by on February 28, 2014

KISS fans disappointed by the hottest band in the word deciding not to play with the original four at The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction were even more disappointed when it was revealed KISS wouldn’t be playing at all. However, Scott Ian of Anthrax, a known KISS fan, has spoken out about the […]

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Turns out no version of KISS will be performing at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony

Posted by on February 23, 2014

This past weekend, Ace Frehley revealed that Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley were preventing the original lineup of KISS from performing at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ceremony (followed by Peter Criss revealing similar details). Well, now it turns out that despite previous reports, no version of KISS will be performing at the […]

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Original lineup of KISS not playing Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony, according to Ace Frehley

Posted by on February 22, 2014

While fans were excited that KISS was finally getting inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, it was not clear at the time if the original lineup would be playing the ceremony. The fans wanted it, the Hall Of Fame wanted it, hell even Ace Frehley wanted it, but did Gene Simmons and […]

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Highlights of Scott Ian’s AMA

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Yesterday, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian headed over to Reddit to do an Ask Me Anything (AMA). While it was ostensibly about Ian’s “Speaking Words” tour that kicks off tomorrow, the line of questioning was definitely more towards his band than anything else. While a lot of what he spoke about was covered in our Metal […]

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KISS getting another reality show

Posted by on February 10, 2014

Remember when it was announced that KISS was bringing football to L.A. and everyone got excited? Then people found out it was arena football and everyone kind of shrugged and went on with their lives? Well, thanks to AMC, they’re going to make it a little harder to ignore, as they’ve announced that they’re making […]

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Metal Insider top 5: Retirements that didn’t last

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Tomorrow is a big day for Mötley Crüe. At 3pm EST, they’re widely expected to announce their retirement 33 years after their formation. Then they’ll be playing Jimmy Kimmel Live! later that night. And while the Crüe stepping down makes sense (Mick Mars is 62, […]

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KISS, Nirvana among Rock Hall of Fame inductees

Posted by on December 17, 2013

Looks like the audience vote winner was a harbinger of things to come for KISS, as they’ve been named among the inductees of the 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The New York band will be inducted 15 years after they first became eligible, and will join Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, […]

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Here’s Gene Simmons singing the National Anthem

Posted by on September 30, 2013

You’ve got to hand it to KISS bassist Gene Simmons. Appearing yesterday to sing the National Anthem at the Steelers/Vikings game at London’s Wembley Stadium, he wasn’t there to plug anything, and while he was representing KISS, he wasn’t in full demon outfit, or popping out of a KISS Kasket. However, when he did open […]

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Gene Simmons to sing National Anthem before Vikings-Steelers game in London

Posted by on September 27, 2013

Gene Simmons is honoring the country that sets him on a pedestal by singing its praises internationally. The KISS legend is set to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” ahead of an overseas NFL match-up 1 p.m. (EST) Sunday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium in London, according to NME. The game […]

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Tim Tebow offered spot on KISS football team

Posted by on September 10, 2013

Poor Tim Tebow. It seems that nobody has faith in him these days. Nobody, that is, except for Gene Simmons. The Los Angeles-based arena football team owned by KISS is attempting to recruit the God-loving Tebow by offering him a three-year contract, according to The LA Times. The LA KISS, owned by Simmons and crew let the […]

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