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Gene Simmons undergoes Kidney Stones procedure

Posted by on October 1, 2019

TMZ reports, Gene Simmons has been admitted to Cedar-Sinai Hospital early this morning (1st) as the KISS singer/bassist underwent a procedure to get rid of kidney stones. The treatment was pretty straight forward and it didn’t take long to complete. Sources have said a stent was inserted in his urethra to help urine flow from […]

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KISS, Iron Maiden, and System of a Down to headline Download Festival 2020

Posted by on September 23, 2019

The initial lineup has been announced for next year’s Download Festival held at Donington, UK from June 12th through 14th, 2020. For headliners, it doesn’t get much bigger than this as  KISS, Iron Maiden, and System of a Down have been listed as next year’s headliners. The first wave of bands also include Deftones, KoRn, […]

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These games pay tribute to some of the legends of metal

Posted by on August 30, 2019

These games pay tribute to some of the legends of metal  Gaming, and in particular casino gaming, has always had close ties with the world of metal and hard rock. Ace of Spades, one of those metal songs familiar even to those who ordinarily listen to classical or K-pop, is all about the turn of […]

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KISS said goodbye to NYC (again) on End of the Road tour – 8/20/19

Posted by on August 21, 2019

Many said goodbye to KISS on their Farewell tour back in 2000. The group has obviously resurrected from the dead and have been livin’ it loud for nearly two decades. These legends have released two albums since their prior farewell run with 2009’s Sonic Boom and 2012’s Monster, as well as toured across the globe […]

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Gene Simmons shares image of himself wearing a skull prosthetic

Posted by on July 24, 2019

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has decided to reflect on a film he co-produced back in 2017. Simmons shared an image of him wearing a skull prosthetic for the flick titled Armed Response via Twitter. The John Stockwell directed movie is currently available on Amazon Prime, with actors Wesley Snipes and Anne Heche starring. Apologies, I […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/26: Baroness strike gold (and grey)

Posted by on June 26, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There were a lot of boosts in sales this week. It’s interesting how I write “A (number)% drop in sales” so often that when a boost happens I get this odd little beat […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/12: Death Angel deliver

Posted by on June 12, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The first Death Angel album I heard was The Dream Calls for Blood in 2013. Between end-year lists and MBN, I saw that album cover everywhere. So when I saw the cover to Humanicide I sort of […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/1: After The Burial take the top spot

Posted by on May 1, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last week, we saw a lot of new albums pop up thanks to Record Store Day. Most of those albums usually drop off the week after since they’re RSD exclusives. This week, there’s […]

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Gene Simmons accuser looks to drop lawsuit

Posted by on April 25, 2019

Jane Doe, the woman who accused KISS frontman Gene Simmons of sexual assault in December 2017, has filed a request to have her case dismissed. Doe worked as a dishwasher at Simmons’ restaurant. She claims that Simmons grabbed her vagina Trump style as she posed for a picture with him at the launch party of […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/10: Trauma prevails on the charts

Posted by on April 10, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Most reactions to the charts nowadays involves lots of tut-tutting and head shaking. Many championed bands are debuting with less than stellar sales, and that understandably bums a lot of people out. Whitechapel’s […]

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