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Tag Archives: KISS

Watch Foo Fighters invite die-hard KISS fan onstage at Austin, Texas gig

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Foo Fighters kicked off their second North American run last night (18th) in Austin, Texas in support of their latest effort Concrete and Gold. After the group performed the Queen cover of the classic song “Under Pressure,” vocalist/guitarist Dave Grohl invited a fan onstage. This wasn’t an ordinary fan as his face was painted as […]

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Headbangers Casino: Rise of the Metal Slot Games

Posted by on April 16, 2018

It comes as no surprise that music is one of the most popular and lucrative arts in human society and it is even less of a surprise that the genre of rock rules the charts on a regular basis. In 2017, it took 22.2% of US album consumption shares with rap/hip-hop and pop lagging behind […]

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Is KISS ready to retire?

Posted by on February 19, 2018

  KISS has been rocking and rolling nearly every night and partying most days since the early ’70s. And as bands like Rush, Black Sabbath, and Lynyrd Skynyrd have or are announcing their final tours, there will come a time when even KISS call it a day. No one knows when that’s going to be, […]

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Foo Fighters, Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo cover KISS

Posted by on February 1, 2018

KISS is ridiculous, we know that. Gene Simmons are not only beating a dead horse in 2018, but they’re selling the sticks that they beat the horse with. However, it’s undeniable that the band were an unstoppable force in the ’70s, and they have a string of songs that will persist long after they’re gone. […]

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Watch KISS force interviewer to change his Iron Maiden shirt

Posted by on January 8, 2018

A behind-the-scenes video of a 2012 KISS interview for the Argentinean YouTube channel Vorterix recently went viral. In the clip, the musicians required the interviewer to take off his Iron Maiden T-shirt. Later, a KISS shirt was made available for the journalist to continue with the interview. KISS tried to get the interviewer a KISS […]

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Gibson suing Funko over guitar designs

Posted by on January 2, 2018

We’ve already written abut Spotify being sued today, so we might as well keep the legal metal news going. Another suit filed last month came from Gibson Brands, creators of the iconic Les Paul guitar. Law360 states that they brand is suing toy manufacturer Funko over their Funko POP Figurines. It turns out that the […]

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Metal Insider’s 11 most shocking moments of 2017

Posted by on December 20, 2017

For a while now, we’ve been recapping the year in metal by looking at some of the most surprising, sad, ridiculous or generally WTF moments that have taken place over the prior 12 months. With things like Tim Lambesis’ and Randy Blythe’s brushes with the law, Baroness’ near-fatal bus crash and Lostprophets Ian Watkins being […]

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Gene Simmons denies sexual assault allegations

Posted by on December 19, 2017

Now, following the aftermath from the multiple accusations, he has taken to Facebook to defend himself for the “alleged charges you may have been reading about in the media.” He expressed: “Friends, I intend to defend myself against any alleged charges you may have been reading about in the media. For the record, I did […]

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Gene Simmons is being sued for sexual assault

Posted by on December 18, 2017

Bad luck has been following Gene Simmons as of late. Oddly enough, this started to occur since he attempted to trademark the devil horns. The KISS bassist/frontman was recently accused by multiple women for sexual harassment, as well as being banned from Fox News for life due to his erratic behavior. He has since denied […]

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Gene Simmons responds to Fox News ban, claiming “nothing happened”

Posted by on December 13, 2017

Last month, Gene Simmons was banned from Fox News for life due to accusations claiming his erratic behavior by insulting female staffers along with exposing his chest. The KISS bassist/vocalist has denied these accusations during a recent interview with BBC’s Hardtalk. He explained: “Here’s how I wear my shirt. Somebody there apparently had the goods […]

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