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Las Vegas A 'Strong Contender' For Kiss' Hologram Show

KISS' hologram show requires a venue that is "built specifically" for it.The glam metal group retired their live show in December, playing a final concert at Madison Square Garden in New York in December, but...

Gene Simmons Insists Kiss Catalogue Sale Was 'Not About Money'

Gene Simmons has insisted the decision to sell off the KISS back catalogue was not motivated by money.The band have sold their entire music catalogue as well as their likeness and brand name to Swedish...

'No More Make-up': Gene Simmons Makes Pledge Ahead Of Solo Shows

Gene Simmons has vowed "no more make-up" on stage.The 74-year-old rocker's group KISS - who played their final show in December, four years after beginning their 'End of the Road' tour - always performed with...

Gene Simmons Urges Eurovision Organisers To Back Israeli Entrant

Gene Simmons has urged Eurovision organisers to allow Israel to compete in 2024.The 74-year-old singer has joined the likes of Sharon Osbourne and Boy George in signing an open letter that calls on organisers of...

Gene Simmons To Play First Solo Show Since Kiss Retirement

Gene Simmons is to play his first solo show since KISS retired from touring.The 74-year-old rocker will take to the stage to headline Brazilian rock festival Summer Breeze on April 26 alongside acts including Mr....

Ace Frehley Says His New Album Will Make Kiss 'Look Like Imbeciles'

Ace Frehley claims his new album will make his former KISS bandmates "look like imbeciles".The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' group's former guitarist and co-vocalist says he's getting his own back on Gene Simmons, 74,...

Kiss Confirm Avatar Tour Will Launch In 2027

KISS' first avatar tour will take place in 2027.The veteran rockers called it a day after their final 'End Of The Road' concert at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 2, but surprised...

Gene Simmons Vows Kiss Avatars Will 'Get Better'

Gene Simmons has reassured fans that the KISS avatars will "get better".The veteran rockers hung up their platform boots after performing their final concert at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 2, but...

Kiss To Stay 'Forever Young' Using Avatars

KISS plan to stay "forever young" using avatars following their retirement from the road.The veteran rockers have hung up their platform boots after performing a final concert at Madison Square Garden in New York on...

Kiss Star Paul Stanley Worried 'It Was His Time' During Health Scare

KISS star Paul Stanley was worried "it was his time" during his recent health scare.The 71-year-old musician recently came down with the flu which forced the 'Rock and Roll All Nite' glam rock legends to...

Kiss Axe Canadian Show As Member Of 'Band Party' Suffers 'Unforeseen Illness'

KISS cancelled their concert in Canada last night (21.11.23) - due to "unforeseen illness" within "the band party".The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' group - comprising Gene Simmons,74, Paul Stanley,71, Tommy Thayer, 63, and Eric...

Gene Simmons Open To Having Four Fresh Faces Continue Kiss

Gene Simmons would love to see KISS continue with four new musicians.The veteran rockers are bringing their stage career to an end with the finale of their 'The End of the Road Tour' at Madison...

Kiss To Live Stream Last Ever Show

Kiss are to live stream their last ever show.The veteran rockers are bringing their stage career to an end with the finale of their 'The End of the Road Tour' at Madison Square Garden in...

Kiss Rockers Sued Over Tech's Covid-19 Death

KISS rockers Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley are being sued after their guitar tech died from COVID-19.The family of guitar tech Francis Stueber are taking legal action against the duo after he passed away a...

Gene Simmons Wouldn't Leave Wife Shannon If She Cheated

Gene Simmons wouldn't leave his wife if she cheated on him.The 74-year-old KISS rocker has been married to model/actress Shannon Tweed since 2011 but they have been together since 1983 and share two children -...

I'm The Luckiest Guy In The World, Says Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons feels "grateful" to have toured the world for so many years.The KISS singer is preparing for the end of the band's last-ever tour, and Gene insists he feels like the "luckiest guy in...

Gene Simmons: ‘Artists Shouldn't Give A F*** If They’Re On Rolling Stone Magazine’S 200 Greatest Singers Of All Time’ List’

Gene Simmons says entertainers shouldn’t “give a f***” if they are on Rolling Stone magazine’s ‘200 Greatest Singers Of All Time’ list.The KISS singer, 73, branded the new league table – updated from the publication’s 2008...

Paul Stanley Says Kiss Could Continue For Years If They Wore Jeans And Trainers

Paul Stanley says KISS could continue into their 90s if they swapped their stage costumes for jeans and trainers.The glam rockers recently announced their upcoming 'End of the Road World Tour' will be their last...

Kiss Announce Final UK Shows

KISS have announced their final UK concerts.The glam metal icons - comprising Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer - will bow out of touring after completing their 'End of the Road’ farewell...

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...

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