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Kiss To Play Show For Sharks In Australia

KISS have announced a concert for sharks.Gene Simmons and co have teamed up with Airbnb to offer eight lucky fans the chance to experience the 'Shark Rock City' show, which will be broadcast underwater for...

Gene Simmons Suffering With Kidney Stones

Gene Simmons has been battling with painful kidney stones. The KISS rocker underwent an hour-long non-invasive procedure at Cedars-Sinai Hospital on Tuesday (01.10.19) to remove the stones, which are are caused by crystals that collect...

Kiss, Iron Maiden And System Of A Down To Headline Download Festival 2020

KISS will headline Download Festival for the last time in 2020.The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' group, who embarked on their final 'End of the Road World Tour' in January, will rock Donington Park's main...

Guillermo Del Toro Leads Tributes To Rutger Hauer

Guillermo Del Toro has led tributes to the late Rutger Hauer.The 75-year-old movie icon tragically passed away last week after a short battle with an unspecified illness, and after the news was confirmed on Wednesday...

Kiss Heartbroken By Manchester Arena Attack

KISS say the Manchester Arena bombing ''broke their hearts''.The legendary rock band were due to perform at the venue just eight days after a terror attack at Ariana Grande's concert killed 22 people two years...

Paul Stanley: Kiss Farewell Is For Our Pride

Paul Stanley says KISS are bidding farewell to keep their ''pride'' intact. The 67-year-old guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the legendary rock band - who didn't stop performing after his wig caught on fire on...

Gene Simmons Sued For Sexual Battery

Gene Simmons is being sued over an allegation of sexual battery.The KISS rocker has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman's vagina during a photo opportunity at one of his Rock & Brews `restaurants...

Ace Frehley Hoping To Get Kiss Call

Ace Frehley is holding out hope he might receive an ''emergency phone call'' asking him to be part of KISS's farewell tour. The 67-year-old rocker - who was a co-founding member of the legendary band...

Kiss Farewell Tour To Marry Technology With Emotion

Paul Stanley says KISS' farewell tour will marry ''the most modern technology'' with an ''emotional component''. The 66-year-old guitarist has teased fans they will get ''very emotional'' on the band's forthcoming 'End of the Road'...

Kiss Announce First Dates For Farewell Tour

KISS have announced the first dates of their 'End of the World' farewell tour.The legendary America rock band are to call time on their 45-year career with a final trip around the globe which will...

Paul Stanley Doubts Kiss Will Release New Music

Paul Stanley doubts KISS will release any new material before their farewell tour - because they have ''enough of a legacy''. The 66-year-old musician insists fans of the legendary rock band - who haven't released...

Ace Frehley 'Hasn't Been Asked' To Be In Kiss' Final Tour

Ace Frehley ''wants to be involved'' in KISS' final tour - but he ''hasn't been asked''. The 67-year-old rocker was a co-founding member of the legendary band and their original lead guitarist, and while he...

Paul Stanley: This Is The End For Kiss

Paul Stanley insists the final KISS tour is the ''end'' of the band.The 66-year-old singer-and-guitarist admits that though they previously went out on a farewell tour in 2000, the forthcoming shows will be their last...

Kiss Announce Final Tour

KISS have announced their final tour. The US rockers will bow out from performing following a 45-year career with an upcoming 'End of the Road World Tour' - the dates for which are yet to...

Gene Simmons Settles Lawsuit

Gene Simmons has settled a lawsuit with a reporter who accused him of groping her.The KISS bassist was the subject of legal action from an unnamed woman - who is described as a ''long-time, on-air...

Gene Simmons: Collateral Damage Of Metoo Is Heinous

Gene Simmons thinks the ''collateral damage'' of #MeToo and Time's Up is ''heinous''. The KISS frontman believes it is ''wonderful'' that women are using such movements - which are campaigning for the end of sexual...

Gene Simmons: Working With Bob Dylan Was Like Winning Lottery

Gene Simmons has compared collaborating with Bob Dylan to winning the lottery.The Kiss rocker and the legendary singer/songwriter penned the track 'Waiting For The Morning Light' in 1991, and it was later released on the...

Gene Simmons Vows To Keep Going

Gene Simmons will ''keep going until he drops dead''.The 68-year-old musician has vowed to continue with his music for as long as he can but admits he does think about death.He said: ''In my 20s...

Gene Simmons Denies Sexual Battery Claims

Gene Simmons has denied accusations of ''sexual battery, gender violence, battery and assault''. The KISS star is being sued by an unnamed radio and television broadcaster, who filed a lawsuit at Los Angeles Superior Court...

Gene Simmons Won't Work With Vinnie Vincent Again

Gene Simmons won't work with Vinnie Vincent again. The 68-year-old rock legend doesn't ever want to re-team with his former KISS band member - who replaced lead guitarist Ace Frehley in 1982 but was only...

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...

Jenny Mccarthy Leads Hugh Hefner Tributes

Jenny McCarthy and Kim Kardashian West have led tributes to Hugh Hefner. The 44-year-old star - who started her career as a nude model in Playboy magazine in 1993 - thanked the late businessman, who...

Gene Simmons Says His Boxset Is Worth Two Iphone Xs

Gene Simmons has shut down criticism over the price of his $2,000 boxset 'The Vault', insisting it costs the same as two Apple iPhone Xs.The Kiss rocker released the compilation on Tuesday (12.09.17) for...

Gene Simmons' $50,000 Boxset Experience

Gene Simmons is selling a limited edition boxset called 'The Vault' hand delivered by himself to the buyer's home for $50,000.The bog standard version contains 150 never-before-released tracks and costs $2,000.However, those willing to flash...

Gene Simmons Blasts Justin Bieber

Gene Simmons has told Justin Bieber to ''get a life''.The KISS rocker has hit out at the 'Sorry' hitmaker after he cancelled the remaining dates of his 'Purpose' world tour and insisted the 23-year-old pop...

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...

Chuck Berry Laid To Rest

Gene Simmons paid a heartfelt tribute to Chuck Berry at the legendary musician's funeral on Sunday (09.04.17).The 'Roll Over Beethoven' hitmaker - who died of natural causes aged 90 on March 18 - was laid...

Katey Sagal Reveals Early Relationship With Gene Simmons In New Book

The Sons of Anarchy star was a 20-year-old employee at a Los Angeles restaurant when she served Simmons following the band's concert at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in the mid-1970s. Sagal,...

Gene Simmons: 'Rock Is Still Dead'

The bassist upset many fans and peers when he told his son Nick rock music had been "murdered" in an Esquire magazine interview. He said, "It's that much harder to earn a...

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