Tag Archives: Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons believes the music business is dead because fans refuse to pay

Posted by on July 27, 2017

KISS’ Gene Simmons doesn’t seem to have the brightest ideas as of late. However, earlier this year, the bassist asked a question many regret to admit there’s a bit of truth behind it: who are the next Beatles? It’s no secret, the music industry has drastically changed over the years. For instance, just recently it […]

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Watch Gene Simmons fall in Montana show

Posted by on July 20, 2017

NOTE: It’s been brought to our attention that this footage is actually a year old, but made the rounds after Nikki Sixx’s Sixx Sense show re-posted it for the one year anniversary. Whatever, it’s still fun to watch… Late last month, KISS bassist Gene Simmons came to his senses when he decided to abandon his […]

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Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley to collaborate on former KISS guitarist’s next solo album

Posted by on June 28, 2017

Now that the dust has settled and the KISS bassist Gene Simmons has (sort of) snapped back into reality by no longer trying to trademark the (sort of) devil horns, it appears he’s recording new music. This time it happens to be with his former guitarist Ace Frehley, and it does not include air guitar strings. […]

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Today in ‘duh’: Gene Simmons abandons devil horns trademark attempt

Posted by on June 22, 2017

It’s not a stretch to say that a guy that dressed like a demon and breathed fire for the first decade of his musical career (and for the past 20) might be a bit of an attention whore. KISS bassist and cofounder Gene Simmons has, in recent years, had his own reality show and declared […]

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Kiss’ Gene Simmons says devil horns was an homage to “Spider-Man”

Posted by on June 16, 2017

According to an issue in U.K.’s Classic Rock magazine,  Kiss’ Gene Simmons’ devil horns was an homage to Spider-man. Based on the comic book series, the superhero would extract spiderwebs from his wrist following a devil-horn-like motion. Simmons recently filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the hand  signal metalheads […]

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Wendy Dio calls Gene Simmons ‘devil horns’ trademark attempt “disgusting”

Posted by on June 15, 2017

Is Gene Simmons a master troll, or is he really trying to trademark the ‘devil horns?’ Actually, that’s a trick question, since what the KISS bassist is really trying to patent is sign language for “I love you.” Regardless, the attention hog is getting about as much press as he did when he claimed that […]

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Kiss’ Gene Simmons seeks trademark on ‘devil horns’ hand gesture

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Earlier this year, we thought KISS reached their limit when we discovered they were selling empty plastic bags, calling them “Air Guitar Strings.” Well, it seems that wasn’t enough. Bassist/growler Gene Simmons is now awaiting for the green light from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after filing an application for a trademark on the […]

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Gene Simmons wants to know who the next Beatles are in new interview

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Aside from coming up with new merchandise strategies like empty plastic bags, KISS bassist Gene Simmons continues to discuss his belief that rock is dead. It was his 2014 interview with Esquire that made many fans and musicians defend rock claiming it’s still alive and kicking. In a new interview with Scott of WWL radio, Simmons […]

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KISS selling air in empty plastic bags

Posted by on February 9, 2017

KISS vocalist/bassist Gene Simmons is known for his many marketing antics. Let’s face it, outside wearing all of that makeup and giving fans everything they could ever ask for at a KISS show, Simmons is a smart businessman. According to societyofrock, the band is selling air-guitar strings. That’s right, invisible guitar strings for your invisible […]

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Anthrax’s Joey Belladonna sings national anthem at a Chicago Bulls game

Posted by on November 14, 2016

If you’re a sports fan and attend games on the regular, you have seen every type of talented singer opening the game with the National Anthem. Most of the time, those singers are either local talent, classically trained singers or aspiring pop artists but the Chicago Bulls decided to take a rather heavier route. This […]

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