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KISS frontman Gene Simmons has poured cold water on rumours the original KISS line up - including former guitarist Ace Frehley, Paul Stanley and Peter Criss - will reunite.
When quizzed on the rumours, he said: ''No, that means nothing. We've tried that. Ace and Peter [Criss, original KISS drummer] came into the band and were thrown out three different times because of drugs and alcohol. I mean, how many strikes do you want? And to new fans, it means nothing.''
Continue reading: Gene Simmons Rules Out A Full KISS Reunion
Not one for biting his tongue, is he?
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 at the rocker for calling the deceased pop star 'pathetic'.
Gene Simmons apologizes for Prince comments
The Kiss singer made no secret of his thoughts regarding Prince's death earlier this week, saying in an interview: 'How pathetic that he killed himself'. Now he's come out with an apology for his comments after a backlash from the press, Prince fans and even people close to him.
Continue reading: Gene Simmons Apologizes For Branding Prince's Death 'Pathetic'
Gene Simmons - John Varvatos 13th Annual Stuart House Benefit Presented By Chrysler With Kids' Tent By Hasbro Studios at John Varvatos - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Monday 18th April 2016
Simmons had previously said he was looking forward to the death of rap.
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 the Compton group all started last month when Simmons told Rolling Stone magazine he was ‘looking forward to the death of rap.’
Gene Simmons has responded to N.W.A.’s Hall of Fame comments.
"I am looking forward to the death of rap,” Simmons said. “I’m looking forward to music coming back to lyrics and melody, instead of just talking. A song, as far as I'm concerned, is by definition lyric and melody … or just melody.”
Continue reading: Gene Simmons Hits Back At N.W.A. Over Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Speech
The Kiss bassist had said he was “looking forward to the death of rap.”
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 their fans and pay tribute to the late Eazy-E, but they also took the opportunity to call out Gene Simmons for his recent comments on rap music.
N.W.A. have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Last month the Kiss bassist had told Rolling Stone: "I am looking forward to the death of rap. I’m looking forward to music coming back to lyrics and melody, instead of just talking. A song, as far as I'm concerned, is by definition lyric and melody … or just melody.”
Fans and fellow musicians are mourning the death of rock legend Lemmy, who passed away on Monday 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 Facebook page and within minutes fans and friends began to express their shock and sadness.
Motorhead frontman Lemmy has died aged 70.
Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne led the tributes on twitter writing: ‘Lost one of my best friends, Lemmy, today. He will be sadly missed. He was a warrior and a legend. I will see you on the other side.’
Continue reading: Tributes Pour In For Motörhead Frontman Lemmy, Who Has Died Aged 70
The search was part of an investigation into alleged child abuse, though the rocker and his family are not suspects.
Kiss frontman Gene Simmons had his house in Los Angeles searched on Thursday by the LAPD’s task force on online child abuse – though the singer and his family are not suspects, the force’s spokesperson was at pains to emphasise.
The L.A. Times reported on Friday (August 21st) that the 65 year old rocker’s home in Benedict Canyon was searched by the department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, after police went to the property with a search warrant yesterday morning.
Gene Simmons' house was searched by police, though he and his family are not suspected of any wrongdoing
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If any woman is struggling to manage her finances, the KISS rocker has a simple message, "Women: Stop depending on men."
Gene Simmons is known to be very opinionated, and on some occasions offensive, and while promoting his new book, 'Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business,' the KISS singer may have landed himself in it yet again as he tried to offer women some life advice.
Simmons shared what he thinks is some good financial advice for women
When appearing on Trending with Andrea Tantaros last week, Simmons sat down with the Fox News host and expressed what he thinks women should be doing in order to become financially successful.
Continue reading: Gene Simmons Advises Women To "Stop Depending On Men" Financially
The KISS bassist recently reflected on the current state of rock music, and how the genre has changed over the years.
The bassist and vocalist of the iconic band KISS, Gene Simmons, who is one of rock music's most recognizable figures, recently declared that the music genre is "dead," and he puts the blame on the financial struggles young bands are faced with today.
Simmons declared rock music "finally dead"
The outspoken musician made these brash statements during an interview for Esquire magazine that was conducted by his 25 year-old son, Nick Simmons, who co-starred with him and their family on the A&E reality show 'Gene Simmons: Family Jewels.'
Continue reading: Why Does KISS' Gene Simmons Think Rock Music Is "Finally Dead"?
Simmons' apology came weeks after his original statement, when the death of Robin Williams led to a bout of renewed attention.
Back in July, Gene Simmons did an interview with SongFacts, in which he talked about (among many other things) depression and suicide. His comments, perceived as insensitive by many even back then, received a renewed bout of negative reactions, following Robin Williams’ suicide earlier this week.
Simmons apologized for his comments and said that he hadn't intended to speak "without regard" for depression sufferers.
The KISS band member has apologized for his remarks about people suffering with depression, addiction and suicides, in a recent interview.
Unsurprisingly, Gene Simmons has been forced to take back some recent controversial comments he made about addicts, people suffering with depression and suicides, after suffering a unanimous backlash from the public.
Simmons suggested that a depressed person should "kill yourself"
Just over two weeks ago, the KISS frontman conducted an interview with SongFest.com, and began taking ruthless shots at people who claim to have a hard life.
Continue reading: Gene Simmons Issues Apology For Telling Depressed People "Kill Yourself"
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