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Tag Archives: Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Watch KISS’ acceptance speech into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on April 10, 2014

Just a few hours ago, KISS were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The induction was well overdue (15 years after they were eligible, to be exact), and came amidst a lot of drama (and we mean a lot of drama). But despite all of that, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and […]

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Corey Taylor calls out KISS on Hall of Fame controversy

Posted by on March 28, 2014

Tired of all the bickering between Paul, Gene, Ace, and Peter over the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? So is Corey Taylor, the latest metal musician to weigh in on the drama. Taylor spoke to The Pulse of Radio on the subject: “On one hand, you’re stoked being a KISS fan, but on the other hand it’s, like, […]

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Paul Stanley on Ace Frehley: “He threw away incredible potential and talent”

Posted by on March 4, 2014

The hottest band in the world has been one of the hottest topics of late following the announcement that they would not be playing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This of course due to the initial criticism that the original KISS lineup would not be playing, so a lot of […]

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Scott Ian Defends KISS Not Playing At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Posted by on February 28, 2014

KISS fans disappointed by the hottest band in the word deciding not to play with the original four at The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction were even more disappointed when it was revealed KISS wouldn’t be playing at all. However, Scott Ian of Anthrax, a known KISS fan, has spoken out about the […]

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Turns out no version of KISS will be performing at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony

Posted by on February 23, 2014

This past weekend, Ace Frehley revealed that Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley were preventing the original lineup of KISS from performing at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ceremony (followed by Peter Criss revealing similar details). Well, now it turns out that despite previous reports, no version of KISS will be performing at the […]

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Original lineup of KISS not playing Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony, according to Ace Frehley

Posted by on February 22, 2014

While fans were excited that KISS was finally getting inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, it was not clear at the time if the original lineup would be playing the ceremony. The fans wanted it, the Hall Of Fame wanted it, hell even Ace Frehley wanted it, but did Gene Simmons and […]

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KISS, Nirvana among Rock Hall of Fame inductees

Posted by on December 17, 2013

Looks like the audience vote winner was a harbinger of things to come for KISS, as they’ve been named among the inductees of the 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The New York band will be inducted 15 years after they first became eligible, and will join Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, […]

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KISS wins fan vote for Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Last week, USA Today and Rolling Stone’s “fan ballot” voting poll for the 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction closed. And the fans have spoken: They want KISS in the Hall Of Fame. KISS topped the fan vote with 17.22% (239,417 votes), followed by Nirvana with 15.69% (218,155 votes), Deep Purple with 11.93% […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Events In 2013 We’re Thankful For

Posted by on November 25, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Yup, it’s that time of year again. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re continuing our tradition of counting down the top five events and occasions we’re thankful occurred this year. 2013 was a year jam packed with lows and […]

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KISS, Deep Purple, Nirvana announced as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Posted by on October 16, 2013

No, KISS are still not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Yes, they have another chance this year. Alongside newly-eligible Nirvana, veteran rock nominees Deep Purple are also getting a shot for the 29th annual spot in rock and roll history. If you can’t possibly understand why KISS or Deep Purple haven’t already been inducted, […]

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