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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...

Gene Simmons' Wife And Daughter Score Reality Tv Series

Kiss star Gene Simmons' wife Shannon Tweed and their daughter Sophie have scored their own Canadian reality Tv series.The former Playmate and her daughter are heading back to the small screen for their own unscripted...

Gene Simmons' Chewing Gum Auctioned Off For Charity

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons has put his famous tongue to good use - his chewing gum has been auctioned off, raising $245,000 (£163,000) for charity.The rocker appeared on U.K. Tv show Soccer Am last month...

Gene Simmons Renews His Vows To Wife On Second Wedding Anniversary

Kiss star Gene Simmons and his wife Shannon Tweed have renewed their wedding vows in Hawaii.The once-commitment shy rocker and the former Playboy Playmate exchanged vows in October, 2011 and they did them all over...

Gene Simmons: We Worship Satan On Kiss Kruise

Kiss star Gene Simmons has joked the passengers on the Kiss Kruise worship Satan.The 64-year-old bassist and his bandmates Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer are set to host the third annual cruise for...

Gene Simmons To Sing U.s. National Anthem At London Nfl Game

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons will sing the U.S. National Anthem before the Pittsburgh Steelers/Minnesota Vikings American football showdown in London this weekend (29Sep13).The bass player, who performed the Star Spangled Banner before Oakland Raiders' home...

Gene Simmons Rates Miley Cyrus' Tongue-wagging

Gene Simmons says Miley Cyrus' tongue-wagging at the MTV Video Music Awards was ''okay'' for a ''girl's version''.The KISS legend - who himself is known for having a long tongue - has weighed in on...

Gene Simmons Ignites Fan Feud Over Michael Jackson Allegations

Legendary rocker Gene Simmons has upset Michael Jackson's fans again, after reconfirming his belief the pop star allegedly molested children.In 2011, the Kiss frontman gave credence to allegations that the King of Pop was guilty...

Jennifer Aniston Quashes Rumours Of Engagement Trouble With Justin Theroux

Jennifer Aniston is happy to discuss the rumours surrounding her married to Justin Theroux. Appearing at a We're the Millers promotional event, she spoke to the press in order to clear any misunderstanding regarding her...

Gene Simmons Remembers Late Bandmate Eric Carr On Birthday

Gene Simmons has paid tribute to his late Kiss bandmate Eric Carr on what would have been the star's 63rd birthday.The drummer replaced original member Peter Criss following his departure in 1980 and stayed with...

Cher Ranks Tom Cruise In Top Five Best Lovers

Cher says Tom Cruise is one of the best lovers she's ever had.The pop diva has revealed her passionate romance with the 'Oblivion' actor in the 80s was so unforgettable that she still ranks the...

Schoolboy Blues: Mick Jagger Wanted To Be A Teacher!

Mick Jagger considered being a teacher, a politician and a journalist. 'Start Me Up' singer revealed his early career plans during a televised interview. Speaking on the Today programme, The Rolling Stones singer said a...

Gene Simmons Can See An End To Kiss

Gene Simmons can see KISS retiring.The bass player with the 'Love Gun' shock rock group - who formed in 1973 - thinks the band will step down from music within the next decade.Speaking ahead of...

Kiss Stars Host Military Veterans At Latest Restaurant Launch

Kiss rockers Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have launched their third Rock & Brews restaurant by serving up meals to 100 U.S. military veterans.The stars opened the latest addition to their bar venture in Torrance,...

Gene Simmons Wants To Bring Flop Comic Jon Sable Back To Screens

Rocker Gene Simmons is eager to breathe new life into his short-lived 1980s Tv adaptation of comic book Jon Sable and revive the series for a new generation of fans.The Kiss frontman bought the rights...

Kiss Stars Expand Bar/restaurant Venture

Kiss stars Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley are expanding their bar venture by opening a new Rock & Brews restaurant in Torrance, California next month (May13).The first Rock & Brews restaurant opened in El Segundo,...

Gene Simmons Eyes New Tv Show

Kiss star Gene Simmons is planning to play practical jokes on fellow rockers for a new Tv reality show.The Crazy Crazy Nights hitmaker has devised a new programme in which he hits the road with...

Kiss Stars Show Off Cookery Skills On Tv

Kiss stars Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons showed off their cookery skills on U.S. Tv on Monday (01Apr13) by whipping up signature dishes from their restaurant chain.The rockers appeared on America's Access Hollywood show to...

Gene Simmons And Vince Neil Encourage Kids To Take Up Music

Rockers Gene Simmons and Vince Neil made surprise appearances at a benefit concert in South Dakota on Saturday (30Mar13) to encourage local children to take up music.The Kiss bassist and Motley Crue singer were the...

Kiss Rock Out On Sydney's Allphones Arena Stage In Their Major 2012-2013 World Tour (Photos)

KISS - Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and Tommy ThayerHard rock four-piece Kiss hit Sydney, Australia midway through their expansive 2012/2013 world tour.As part of their highly anticipated tour, seventies rock band Kiss played a seminal...

Dee Snider Is Roasted By Rocker Pals For Charity

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider was roasted by rockers Gene Simmons and Alice Cooper in the name of charity on Thursday night (24Jan13).The star helped raise money for MusiCares by serving as the butt of...

Gene Simmons Has 'Boy Crush' On Clooney

Gene Simmons has a ''boy crush'' on George Clooney. The KISS bass player admitted he finds the hunky actor attractive at the Carousel of Hope gala on Saturday (20.10.12) in Beverly Hills, California, at which...

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