Tag Archives: Gene Simmons

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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Top 8 highest paid rock and metal musicians

Posted by on September 30, 2016

The metal dream of every rock and metal musician is to make it big enough and get an actual income out of their music. We can’t blame you for having that seemingly-impossible goal considering some rockstars nowadays earn enough money to buy their own third-world country, but we’re usually referring to legendary pioneers from the […]

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Gene Simmons: The only cure for pedophilia is death

Posted by on May 19, 2016

We believe there has to be an individual category of stories specifically for everything Gene Simmons has said in the past because he’ll keep saying anything no matter what. Last time we wrote about him, he decided to comment on Prince’s death by saying it was “pathetic that he killed himself,” to which he had to apologize after […]

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Gene Simmons apologizes for comments about Prince’s death

Posted by on May 11, 2016

KISS’ Gene Simmons is not the first person that comes to mind when you think of prudence, and everyone knows he speaks before he can process what he’s saying. Yesterday, Simmons got in the headlines after he commented on Prince’s death by saying it was “pathetic that he killed himself,” making everyone upset over his insensitivity. […]

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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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