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Gene Simmons calls Prince’s death “pathetic,” saying he killed himself with drugs

Posted by on May 10, 2016

The music world is still coming to grips with the death of Prince. His influence touched anyone that was alive in the ’80s, and while his official cause of death hasn’t been released yet, there have been reports in the media that he might have struggled with addiction to painkillers. KISS bassist Gene Simmons, however, […]

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Metal community reacts to Prince’s passing

Posted by on April 21, 2016

2016 keeps doing its terrible duty of claiming the lives of iconic musicians like David Bowie or Lemmy (technically 2015) and today a big one has left us, as pop icon Prince has passed at the age of 57. We know Prince isn’t necessarily the embodiment of Satan or heavy music but no one can […]

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N.W.A. says they’re rock and roll; Gene Simmons disagrees (again)

Posted by on April 11, 2016

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place this past Friday (8), and as per usual, it wasn’t without at least a bit of controversy. N.W.A. was among the inductees, and while the pioneering gangster rap collective wasn’t the first hip-hop group to be chosen for the Hall (they’re the fifth, actually), […]

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Lita Ford releases “Rotten to the Core” featuring KISS’ Gene Simmons

Posted by on February 23, 2016

Sometimes it gets tough to remember that guitarist Lita Ford actually makes music and releases albums, considering most of the time we speak about her is about allegations of either by her or to her. But this time, we actually bring you some news on her latest album titled Time Capsule set to be released on […]

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Got $1000 for a Gene Simmons mask?

Posted by on February 15, 2016

Halloween isn’t happening for another eight and a half months, but it’s never too soon to start thinking about what you’ll be wearing this October 31st. Why are we telling you this now? Because if you’re an ultimate KISS fan, you’ll probably want to start saving now. Halloweencostumes.com, in conjunction with Immortal Masks has unveiled […]

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Gene Simmons talks about recent house search

Posted by on September 8, 2015

Remember when Gene Simmons’ home was searched last month by the LAPD department tasked with fighting child pornography online? Well, in a recent interview Simmons reveals some details of what is going on with the investigation. From a news.com.au interview with  Simmons: “We came back from hiking and there was a crack taskforce from the Beverly Hills and Los […]

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Gene Simmons isn’t a fan of Randy Blythe’s vocals

Posted by on August 21, 2015

It’s always fun to see mainstream media take a cue from metal. Decibel‘s “Call and Response” column, in which they play seven MP3s to musicians and get their thoughts on them, is always a must-read in every issue of the magazine. Now that former Revolver editor Brandon Geist is over at Rolling Stone, he probably brought the idea […]

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LAPD search Gene Simmons’ home

Posted by on August 21, 2015

Gene Simmons of KISS got a visit from the Los Angeles Police Department last night, served with a warrant to search his California home which may have been involved with some disturbing happenings.  His home in Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles is believed to have been involved with a crime a year ago while Simmons was out on tour. According to CBS the search […]

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KISS frontman introduces new soul side project ‘Soul Station’

Posted by on August 5, 2015

When he’s not upset at Macy’s parade executives or attempting to be Michael Bolton in coffee commercials, KISS frontman Paul Stanley is dedicating his non-KISS time to his new side project, Soul Station, a cover band playing soul classics from the sixties and seventies like the Miracles’ “Ooo Baby Baby,” the Temptations’ “Just My Imagination” and […]

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Gene Simmons hints at KISS album in 2016

Posted by on July 22, 2015

During a recent interview with PE.com, bassist and professional chin-licker, Gene Simmons, revealed that he has new music already written for a new album expected to be recorded next year, contrary to what Paul Stanley declared earlier this year about not having the need to release a new KISS record. Simmons declared the following: Paul may […]

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