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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...

Peter Criss To Retire From Performing After Two Summer Shows

The drummer will appear at the Kiss Konvention Australia in May (17) and the New York Kiss Expo a month later before hanging up his sticks. Criss is scheduled to deliver his...

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...

Paul Stanley Cancels Shows As He Recovers From Skiing Accident

The rocker fell while skiing on 15 January (17) and he doesn't feel recovered enough to get back onstage with his R&B side project Soul Station. On Wednesday (25Jan17) Paul took to...

Gene Simmons Expanding Rock & Brews Venture For New Casino Resort

The rock icons opened their first Rock & Brews venture in Los Angeles in 2013, and have since added locations across the U.S. and Mexico, in places including Florida, Hawaii, and Texas....

Gene Simmons: 'I Never Got A Call About Donald Trump's Inauguration'

The KISS frontman's wife Shannon Tweed recently told TMZ.com that representatives for the politician had called Gene asking if the band would perform at the Washington, D.C. ceremony on 20 January (17) but...

Kiss 'Politely Declined' Donald Trump Inauguration Invite

The Detroit Rock City hitmaker's wife, Shannon Tweed, made the admission during a night out with her husband in Los Angeles on Wednesday (21Dec16), when a TMZ cameraman asked if Gene and his...

Celine Dion Turns Down Inauguration Show

Celine Dion has reportedly turned down a performance at Donald Trump's inauguration.The 'Think Twice' hitmaker - who has a residency in Las Vegas - was asked by Sin City hotelier Steve Wynn, a close friend...

Kiss Adds New European And U.k. Dates To Stadium Tour

The American rockers, fronted by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, had already announced performances in Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Austria and Holland next May (17), kicking things off in Moscow. Now the stars have...

Kiss Football Team Folds - Report

Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons have folded the L.A. Kiss after just three seasons, according to new reports. "As I understand, they won't be involved in any football moving forward," Arena Football...

Gene Simmons' Son: 'He's The Donald Trump Of Rock'

The KISS musician often courts controversy with his remarks, most recently calling Prince's death "pathetic", and on Monday (19Sep16) he once again caused offence by telling TMZ.com police should profile people more following...

Tornados Turn Kiss Venue Into A Safe Haven For Ohio Locals

The rockers' support act, Dead Daisies, were forced to abandon their set as tornados passed the Huntington Center in Toledo, and locals flocked to the venue for safety. "About 20 minutes before...

Gene Simmons' Daughter Sophie Writes Song For Rick Ross

Gene Simmons' daughter has written a song for Rick Ross.Sophie Simmons' KISS rocker dad and her mother Shannon Lee Tweed forced her to learn how to play the piano when she was growing up, and...

Gene Simmons Rules Out A Full Kiss Reunion

Gene Simmons has ruled out a reunion of the original KISS line-up.The 66-year-old rocker shut down speculation that a recent collaboration between the 'Lick It Up' hitmaker's former guitarist Ace Frehley and Paul Stanley signalled...

Gene Simmons Flies Liberian Boy To Los Angeles For Surgery

The boy, named Zinnah, is scheduled to undergo surgery on his legs to correct an unspecified condition that will help him walk, according to reports, and the Kiss star is hoping his actions...

Gene Simmons Researched Family's Holocaust Hell

The rocker reveals his mum, Flora, who immigrated to New York in 1949 with her eight-year-old son, has never spoken about her experiences in Germany during the war, leaving Gene to track down...

Gene Simmons Blasts Miming Madonna

The Kiss rocker has been a staple of the music industry since the ‘70s, and has never been one to shy away from controversy. Gene doesn’t hold back when it comes to giving his opinion,...

Gene Simmons: 'I'm Not Patient Enough To Make Hits Anymore'

Despite being one of America's most popular live rock acts for four decades, KISS have not had a newly recorded track enter the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart since their single Rise To...

Nikki Sixx Takes Aim At Gene Simmons Following Prince Death Comments

The outspoken bassist has apologised for calling the Purple Rain singer's alleged drug-related death "pathetic", but Sixx is still angry and upset. After lashing out at Simmons on Twitter and writing "(his)...

Sharon Osbourne: 'Gene Simmons Has No Place Commenting On Prince's Drug Troubles'

The veteran drew the wrath of Prince fans on Tuesday (10May16) after declaring he has little sympathy for the Purple Rain icon, who reportedly battled a painkiller dependency in the weeks and months...

Gene Simmons: 'Sorry For Calling Prince's Death Pathetic'

Prince was found dead at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota last month (Apr16). A cause of death is yet to be established, although police officers have indicated...

Gene Simmons: 'Prince's Death Was Pathetic'

A longtime critic of stars who abuse alcohol and drugs, the rocker has little sympathy for the Purple Rain icon, who reportedly battled a painkiller dependency in the weeks and months before his...

Missouri Man Alleges He's Prince's Son

On Friday (06May16), Judge Kevin Eide, who is overseeing ruling on the Kiss star's estate, issued an order to allow authorities to test the singer's blood for potential DNA matches. Judge Eide...

Prince's Chef: 'He Battled Stomach And Throat Issues Before His Death'

The music legend passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota on 21 April (16). A cause of death has yet to be released, but police are currently looking into claims...

Gene Simmons Wants To Limit Kiss Ticket Resales

The 66-year-old frontman revealed he hates seeing fans paying overinflated prices on the secondary ticketing market to see the group in action."I don't like it but capitalism is capitalism, if you buy a piece of...

Ace Frehley 'Ordered To Limit Stage Shows'

The guitarist, 64, was taken to hospital following his show in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Friday (15Apr16), and subsequently had to pull out of his second weekend concert on Saturday (16Apr16). He was...

Gene Simmons Praises Donald Trump For 'Changing Politics'

Donald has risen to become the frontrunner to become the U.S. Republican Party's nominee in November's (16) presidential election. However his political success has caused controversy due to a series of contentious...

Ace Frehley Cancels Concert Due To Dehydration And Exhaustion

The rocker was due to perform in Poughkeepsie, New York on Saturday (16Apr16), but the 64-year-old required medical attention following his show in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Friday (15Apr16) and had to pull out...

Ace Frehley Wanted Gene Simmons On New Solo Album

Frehley, who has had bad blood with KISS bandmates Simmons and Paul Stanley, pushed aside his differences with Stanley to work on a collaboration for his upcoming covers album Origins, Vol. 1....

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