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Paul Stanley Reveals Past 'Issues' With Gene Simmons

Paul Stanley has admitted Gene Simmons used to drive him "crazy". The KISS guitarist has opened up about his 50-year friendship with his fellow band member, revealing some things the group's frontman used to do...

Gene Simmons Doesn't Have Friends And Hates 'Hanging Out'

Gene Simmons doesn't have "friends" and prefers his own company.The KISS rocker says his closest kinship is with his bandmate Paul Stanley, and they only get together when they have band things to do.Speaking to...

Paul Stanley Not Interested In Writing New Kiss Music

Paul Stanley has no interest in writing new KISS music because it will "never compete with the past". The 70-year-old musician - who is in the band alongside Gene Simmons, Eric Singer, and Tommy Thayer...

Gene Simmons: Kiss Will Carry On In Some Form

Gene Simmons has insisted KISS will "continue" beyond touring.The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' group are planning to bow out of live gigs after their ‘End of the Road’ farewell tour - which keeps getting...

Joe Perry Weighs In On 'Rock Is Dead' Debate

Aerosmith's Joe Perry disagrees with Gene Simmons' longstanding opinion that "rock is dead". The KISS rocker, 72, continues to stand by his comments he first made in 2014, when he pronounced the genre deceased. 'Love...

Alanis Morissette And Miley Cyrus Set For Taylor Hawkins La Tribute Concert

Alanis Morissette and Miley Cyrus are among the artists performing at the Los Angeles Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert.After the lineup for London equivalent at Wembley Stadium on September 3 was unveiled, including the likes of...

Paul Stanley Tests Positive For Covid-19 For Second Time

Paul Stanley has tested positive for the Omicron variant of COVID-19.The KISS rocker has come down with the virus for a second time, despite being fully vaccinated, and his family members also contracted coronavirus. Alongside...

Gene Simmons Narrowly Avoids Stage Fall At Tampa Gig

Gene Simmons narrowly avoided a nasty fall at KISS' recent Tampa gig.The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' band - who are currently on their 'End of the Road' farewell tour - played a gig in...

Kiss Expect To Complete End Of The Road World Tour In 2023

KISS expect their 'End of the Road' farewell tour to conclude in 2023.The final jaunt across the globe, which began back in January 2019, has faced many delays over the past two years.More recently, the...

Gene Simmons: Fans Killed The Music Business

Gene Simmons says music fans "killed the music business".The outspoken KISS star is known to rile up other musicians in the industry, but now the 'Heaven's on Fire' rocker has taken aim at illegal downloaders...

Kiss Postpone Four Shows After Gene Simmons Contracts Coronavirus

KISS have postponed four more tour dates after Gene Simmons contracted coronavirus.The 'Crazy Crazy Nights' hitmakers recently pulled out of a gig in Pennsylvania after Paul Stanley fell ill with the virus, and it's now...

Kiss Cancel Philadelphia Gig After Paul Stanley Tests Positive For Covid-19

KISS were forced to cancel their Philadelphia show on Thursday night (26.08.21) after Paul Stanley tested positive for COVID-19.The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' group were just four days into the next leg of their...

Paul Stanley Thinks Kiss Is Bigger Than Him And Gene Simmons

Paul Stanley thinks KISS could continue without him and Gene Simmons.The 'Detroit Rock City' rockers look set to finish their 'End of the Road' farewell tour towards the end of 2022, with founding members Paul...

Kiss Documentary Set For June

KISS have a new documentary on the way in June.Following a report that Netflix has all but signed a deal for the upcoming KISS biopic, 'Shout It Out Loud', the US rock legends have announced...

Netflix Has All But Signed A Deal For Kiss Biopic Shout It Out Loud

Netflix has all but signed a deal for the upcoming KISS biopic, 'Shout It Out Loud'.According to Deadline, the movie will focus on the story of Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley meeting in Queens in...

'It Will Never Die': Tony Iommi Weighs In On Rock Is Dead Debate

Tony Iommi doesn't believe rock will ever die.The Black Sabbath axe-slayer said the "rock is dead" debate has been thrown around for decades and he insisted there will always be an appetite for the genre.The...

Paul Stanley Says Kiss Have No Reason To Release New Music

Paul Stanley says KISS have no reason to release new music.The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' group's 69-year-old guitarist and co-frontman admitted it would be pointless recording a new record because fans only want to...

'There's Room For So Many Genres': Julian Casablancas Weighs In On 'Rock Is Dead' Debate

Julian Casablancas says anyone who says rock is "dead" has lost their imagination. Several artists over the years have declared the genre over, including most recently KISS rocker Gene Simmons.However, The Strokes frontman, 42, has...

Gene Simmons: Rock Is Dead

Gene Simmons has claimed rock is "dead".The KISS rocker insists there has been no true rock artists since 1988, whereas before then there was the likes of Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Stones and Pink...

Kiss To Play 'Coldest Place On Earth' As Part Of Farewell Tour In 2021

Kiss will play "the coldest place on the earth" as part of their farewell tour.Gene Simmons and co were due to hit the road this summer to continue the extensive last jaunt around the globe.However,...

Eddie Van Halen's Ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli Pays Tribute To The Rock Legend

Eddie Van Halen's ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli has paid a touching tribute to the late rock icon.The 60-year-old actress shared a sweet picture of the Van Halen co-founder, their son Wolfgang Van Halen, and herself, after...

Kiss Announce Rescheduled Europe Tour For 2021

Kiss will bring their 'End Of The Road' tour to Europe next summer. The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' group were due to hit the road this summer, but because of the coronavirus pandemic they...

Gene Simmons Banned From Fox After Running Riot At Headquarters

It might sound pretty rock 'n' roll to get banned from a news studio, but Gene Simmons' alleged behaviour at Fox News headquarters appears to be nothing short of embarrassing. He was supposed to promoting...

Gene Simmons Reacts To Bovine Doppelganger Named After Him

Of all the KISS cosplay efforts we have ever seen, this Texas-born calf is probably the best. With her facial markings and her tongue lolling out, she looks exactly like frontman Gene Simmons - and...

Kiss Donate Guitar To Manchester Hospital

KISS have donated a guitar to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.The 'Crazy Crazy Nights' hitmakers had to cancel a gig in the city following the terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester...

Gene Simmons Rules Out A Full Kiss Reunion

Gene Simmons has ruled out a reunion of the original KISS line-up.The 66-year-old rocker shut down speculation that a recent collaboration between the 'Lick It Up' hitmaker's former guitarist Ace Frehley and Paul Stanley signalled...

Gene Simmons Apologizes For Branding Prince's Death 'Pathetic'

Gene Simmons' ridiculously massive tongue has got him into trouble once again, after he made insensitive comments regarding Prince's death. He has, at least, now apologized, but that hasn't stopped some Prince fans lashing out...

Gene Simmons Hits Back At N.w.a. Over Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Speech

Kiss member Gene Simmons has responded to N.W.A., after he was called out by the rap group during their induction speech at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The beef between the bassist and...

N.w.a Are Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Use Speech To Call Out Gene Simmons

The remaining members of group N.W.A. became the newest additions to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night, after being inducted by rapper Kendrick Lamar. The group used their speech to thank...

Tributes Pour In For MotöRhead Frontman Lemmy, Who Has Died Aged 70

Tributes are being paid to Motörhead frontman Lemmy, who died yesterday after a short battle with an extremely aggressive form of cancer. The rock legend’s passing was announced in a post on the band’s official...

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