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Gene Simmons Calls Obama ‘A Piss-Poor President’

Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”

10/17/2012

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Live On Letterman Turns 50 With KISS

New York City’s Ed Sullivan Theater may not have rock and rolled all night on Wednesday (October 10) for the 50th episode of Live On Letterman. But for nearly an hour (more, if you count the soundcheck), KISS shook the legendary theater with hard rock anthem after anthem… and probably had the fire marshall paying close attention to every bit of pyro onstage.

10/11/2012

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Gene Simmons’ Daughter Sophie Auditions For “The X Factor”

efore heading in for her audition, Tweed-Simmons said, “I really just want to step out of being the daughter of Gene Simmons from KISS. I want to be my own person and hopefully this is the way to just show the world who I am.”

09/27/2012

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Rock In Politics: Obama 6, Romney 1

We take a close look at which rock artists are siding with President Obama, and who’s pulling for Mitt Romney. If it were up to bands, Obama would win in a landslide. Take a peek and see which way your favorites lean politically.

08/31/2012

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A&E Cancels ‘Gene Simmons Family Jewels’

Few were surprised when Gene Simmons, brazen KISS leader and shameless marketer, turned his family into subjects of a reality show in 2006. Now, however, it’s time for the cameras to go.

08/20/2012

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Coming Soon To A Store Near You: KISS & “Family Guy” Merch

On TV’s animated juggernaut Family Guy, there’s a running story line that Lois Griffin dated KISS bassist/certified ladies’ man Gene Simmons before marrying the show’s KISS-loving protagonist, Peter. With the band appearing in animated form […]

06/14/2012

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Gene Simmons To Rock For U.S. Veterans In L.A. Tonight

Gene Simmons is a busy guy. Between launching the restaurant chain Rock and Brews, preparing for another season of Gene Simmons Family Jewels on A&E, and working on the upcoming KISS album (and getting ready […]

04/10/2012

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Gene Simmons’ Rock And Brew Opens In El Segundo

KISS frontman Gene Simmons raised $25,000 for Wounded Warriors Tuesday (April 3) , at his new Rock And Brews restaurant in El Segundo, California. While the event was billed as a grand opening for his […]

04/06/2012

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KISS & Mötley Crüe Announce Joint Tour, Simmons Makes Fun Of ‘Karaoke Singers’ Like Rihanna

[pullquote quote="We're actually in the middle of giving scientists the chance to do a 3D version of Tommy's sex video--which is going to be opening the show. It's going to poke out your eye..."]“You know, […]

03/21/2012

KISS Bytes: Paul Stanley Claims He’s “Replaceable,” New Tour Announced

Theatrical hard rock band [lastfm]KISS [/lastfm]has announced new tour dates in North America.  [lastfm]Paul Stanley[/lastfm] recently spoke to Spin Magazine revealing his thoughts on the upcoming tour and the legacy of KISS. More after the jump…

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