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Not Fade Away: KISS’s Debut Album Turns 40

We spoke to the Demon himself about the album that started it all.

02/18/2014

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Gene Simmons Has A Very, Merry Satan Christmas

Holiday spirit? Bah humbug. Gives us our presents, some holiday “spirits,” and get away. Master of evil, darkness, and really well-done make-up, Gene Simmons, stars in “A Very Satan Christmas,” via Funny or Die. Simmons […]

12/23/2013

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OG KISS Lineup Might Reunite For Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

It was just announced that KISS (along with a grip of other amazing musicians) have the honor of being inducted into the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Mouthy Gene Simmons told Rolling Stone […]

12/18/2013

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KISS, Nirvana, Lead Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

The induction ceremony will take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 10 and will be open to the public. An on-sale date has yet to be announced.

12/17/2013

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KISS Founder Ace Frehley Badmouths Gene Simmons

We think it’s time the boys from KISS took a time out. Last month, the mouthy Gene Simmons basically called certain ex-members of KISS a “cancer.” Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley was one of those […]

11/05/2013

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‘Simpsons’ Executive Producer On the Show’s KISS ‘Tribute’

Last night’s (November 3) episode of The Simpsons was one for the ages. Titled “Four Regrettings And A Funeral,” it featured one of the show’s most epic “couch gags” ever, an understated and sweet goodbye to longtime character Mrs. Krabappel, and a pretty hilarious reference to “The Hottest Band In The World.”

11/04/2013

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Gene Simmons Claims He Has A Beautiful Face, Everyone In KISS Is Replaceable

In a recent interview with Classic Rock Magazine, Gene Simmons gave his raw and unfiltered opinion (is their any other mode for the man?) about how long the band will last, his feelings on his […]

10/14/2013

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Gene Simmons Says At Least Jimi Hendrix’s Drug-Induced Death Was Original

Oh, Gene Simmons. He can’t keep his mouth shut (or his tongue in his mouth). What did the Kiss frontman say most recently that could be deemed as totally controversial coming from someone else? He […]

10/03/2013

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Gene Simmons Will Sing The U.S. National Anthem in London this Sunday

This Sunday (September 29), Gene Simmons will perform at London’s Wembley Stadium, but it’s not with his band KISS. Instead the bassist will sing the National Anthem for the NFL International Series game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings.

09/27/2013

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30 Years Ago Today, KISS Took Off Their Makeup

It was thirty years ago today (September 13, 1983) that a nation of suburban teens and early twenty-somethings had their young minds blown by the rock and roll equivalent of the curtain being pulled on the Wizard of Oz. On that day, KISS – which was then comprised of perennials Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, along with their late drummer Eric Carr and one-time guitarist Vinnie Vincent – showed up on MTV, and revealed their true, makeup-less faces.

09/18/2013

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