While taking shots at Jann Wenner, Patti Smith and others, Stanley reaffirmed his speech at the Rock Hall induction ceremony and clarifies that it was Gene Simmons, not him, who said those ‘borderline racist’ comments.
Over the weekend, HBO aired this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which included the long-awaited induction of KISS. There was a lot of speculation as to how that would go down in the weeks leading up to the event given that there was lots of sniping in the press between founding members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons (who are both still in the band) and Ace Frehley and Peter Criss (who are not).
By Nadia Noir From Day Uno, baby rocker Caleb Johnson was seen as the top contender for the winner of American Idol Season 3. Looking like the progeny of Meatloaf, Johnson was the hard rocker […]
By Nadia Noir When all but one contestant on the Season 13 finale of American Idol gets the final kiss-off this week, KISS will be there to rock them off the stage. The iconic hard […]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony used to be a drunken, freewheeling event that would stretch to all hours of the night, today it is an arena rock spectacle stunning moments that won’t soon be forgotten.
“We are humbled.” – Gene Simmons (really!)
“They don’t belong in the band, and they don’t belong in a position to represent the band.”
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just announced most of the presenters for this year’s induction ceremony, taking place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 10. KISS, who have quite publicly announced that […]
Rock critic Dave Marsh has some thoughts about “the hottest band in the world.”
Better late than never!