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Kiss Security Guard Sues Over Confetti Fall

Kiss star Gene Simmons has been slapped with legal action from a concert security guard who allegedly slipped and fell on the band's confetti during a gig in 2012.The rockers celebrated the end of their...

Ace Frehley Chastises Gene Simmons Over Depression Comments

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has chastised his ex-bandmate Gene Simmons for making controversial comments about depression just days after the death of funnyman Robin Williams.The veteran rock star was the focus of a major...

Nikki Sixx: 'It's Time To End The Gene Simmons Bash-athon'

Rocker Nikki Sixx has urged his fans and radio listeners to end the "Gene Simmons bash-athon", which he started by slamming the Kiss star for ill-advised remarks he made about people suffering from depression.The outspoken...

Gene Simmons Sorry For Depression Remarks

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has apologised after suggesting sufferers of depression should kill themselves in a recent interview.The rock veteran lost his cool when he was asked about his relationship with former Kiss members Ace...

Gene Simmons "Deeply Regrets Offhanded Remarks" About Depression And Suicide

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...

Gene Simmons Issues Apology For Telling Depressed People "Kill Yourself"

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...

Gene Simmons Apologizes For Insensitive Comments Regarding Suicide

The KISS bassist is known for his outspokenness, but for many crossed a line when in an interview with SongFacts.com he remarked "I don't get along with anybody who's a drug addict and has a...

Nikki Sixx Attacks Kiss Star Over Depression Remarks

Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx has blasted Gene Simmons for ill-advised comments the rocker made recently about people battling depression.The outspoken Kiss bass player upset many people when he implied that those fighting depression should...

Black Lips Blast Kiss For 'Misogynistic' Lyrics

Black Lips have slammed KISS for being ''misogynistic''.The garage rockers ambushed a recent live Q&A with 'Kiss' frontman Gene Simmons to criticise the legendary band for their supposedly offensive lyrics.Lead singer Jack Hines -...

Gene Simmons Urges U.s. Immigrants To Learn English

Outspoken Kiss star Gene Simmons has urged immigrants to the U.S. to learn English to succeed in life.The rocker, who himself is an immigrant, took aim at foreigners who refuse to perfect their English when...

Gene Simmons: 'We Still Want Tebow For Arena Football Team'

Kiss star Gene Simmons has confirmed reports suggesting he and bandmate Paul Stanley attempted to sign Christian quarterback Tim Tebow to their arena football team L.A. Kiss.Tebow split fans while playing for the New York...

Gene Simmons Defends Disgraced Basketball Boss' Freedom Of Speech

Outspoken Kiss star Gene Simmons has risked incurring the wrath of African-Americans and race sympathisers by supporting disgraced basketball boss Donald Sterling's freedom of speech.The Los Angeles Clippers owner was fined $2.5 million and threatened...

Ace Frehley: 'Simmons And Stanley Pulled Hall Of Fame Show Over Reunion Demand Fears'

Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons refused to regroup the original Kiss line-up for a performance at the band's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction because they were afraid fans would demand a reunion tour,...

Gene Simmons: 'There's No Chance Of A Kiss Original Line-up Reunion'

Rocker Gene Simmons has dashed Kiss fans' hopes of an original line-up reunion following the group's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction in April (14), insisting there's "not a chance" of a get together.As...

Kiss Announce Las Vegas Shows

KISS have promised a ''double dose [of] steroids'' with their Las Vegas residency.The legendary group will perform nine shows at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino from November 5, and guitarist Paul Stanley...

Gene Simmons To Share Business Acumen In New Book

Veteran Kiss star Gene Simmons is set to share the secrets to his business success in a new self-help book.The heavy rocker is working on Me, Inc.: Build An Army of One, Unleash Your Inner...

Gene Simmons To Produce Ugly Model Show

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons is producing a new reality Tv series titled Ugly Models, centering on a British agency which represents unique-looking men and women.The musician is behind the new programme for America's Lifetime network,...

Kiss Rockers Deny Bullying Eric Stonestreet's Mother On A Flight

KISS musicians Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons have hit back at claims made by actor Eric Stonestreet alleging that the rockers were rude to his mother, Jamey Anne, on a flight. The Modern Family star...

Kiss Stars: 'We Were Not Mean To Eric Stonestreet's Mother'

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley became embroiled in an online feud with actor Eric Stonestreet after the Modern Family star accused the rockers of "bullying" his mother during a flight.Stonestreet picked a digital fight with...

Kiss' Paul Stanley Unleashes His Wrath In Scathingly Raw New Memoir

Paul Stanley, frontman of the glam rock outfit Kiss, has released a new memoir in which he details some of the more private aspects of his life and reflects upon his career fronting one of...

Paul Stanley Refused To Be A Part Of Kiss Pal's Reality Show

Kiss star Paul Stanley refused to appear on bandmate Gene Simmons' long-running reality Tv show because he hated the programme.The rocker tells the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine that he received many requests to...

Gene Simmons Wants Fans To Plan 40th Anniversary Project

Gene Simmons has asked fans to find the best way to celebrate Kiss' 40th anniversary.The rocker wants the band's loyal devotees to pitch suggestions of "how Kiss should celebrate their 40th anniversary in the most...

Gene Simmons: Credible Bands Can Kiss My Ass

Gene Simmons claims credible bands can kiss his ''ass''. The KISS bassist thinks groups shouldn't take themselves too seriously and instead they should take inspiration from early rock and roll bands who made up their...

Gene Simmons: 'Three More Kiss Tours And Then I'm Done'

Rocker Gene Simmons can see an end in sight for his band Kiss - because he doesn't want to tour forever.The bass player admits age is taking its toll on him and he doesn't think...

Gene Simmons: 'Rappers Don't Belong In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame'

Kiss star Gene Simmons has taken aim at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bosses for inducting rappers into their Ohio museum.The bass player and his band will be added to the Hall of Fame...

Gene Simmons: 'I Talked Van Halen Out Of Joining Kiss'

Rocker Gene Simmons once talked Eddie Van Halen out of joining Kiss by insisting the guitar great would be miserable as Ace Frehley's replacement.The bass player tells Guitar World magazine that Van Halen came close...

Gene Simmons Reveals Full Story Behind Hall Of Fame Performance Snub

Kiss star Gene Simmons has revealed that he and Paul Stanley turned their backs on the chance to perform at the upcoming Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony after learning museum bosses only...

Paul Stanley: 'We Will Create New Sports Anthem For Football Team'

Kiss stars Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley are hoping to create a brand new sports anthem for their Arena Football League team L.A. Kiss.The duo, who have heavily invested in the new sports franchise, unveiled...

Kiss Stars Expand Rock & Brews Brand

Kiss bandmates Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons are expanding their Rock & Brews restaurant brand after announcing plans to open new diners in Kansas and Oklahoma.The rock icons opened their first Rock & Brews in...

Gene Simmons To Turn Football Venture Into Reality Tv Series

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons is heading back to reality Tv for a new show about his efforts to build an arena football team in Los Angeles.The bass player and his bandmate Paul Stanley became owners...

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