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Lambert Blasts Simmons Over 'Coming Out' Confession

AMERICAN IDOL star ADAM LAMBERT has fired back at criticism he received from GENE SIMMONS, calling the KISS star "obnoxious" and "a d**k".Simmons criticised Lambert for 'coming out' as a gay man shortly after Idol...

Kiss Stars Visit Wounded Soldiers

Glam rockers KISS paid a visit to a medical centre in Augusta, Georgia on Wednesday (28Oct09) to spend time with troops who have been wounded in action.The I Love It Loud hitmakers played a gig...

Rossdale To Play Simmons Character In Tv Drama

Rocker GAVIN ROSSDALE is to play a twisted character loosely based on KISS star GENE SIMMONS in TV cop drama CRIMINAL MINDS.The former Bush frontman, who is married to singer/actress Gwen Stefani, will play a...

Criss Hid His Breast Cancer

Former KISS star PETER CRISS was so embarrassed after he was diagnosed with breast cancer he decided to keep his illness a secret for almost a year.Criss, who left the rock band in 1980, found...

Kiss Fans Aim For Zombie Gathering Record On Halloween

KISS fans will be spending Halloween attempting to break the world's zombie record at the Voodoo Experience festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.Officials from the Guinness Book of World Record will be present to witness the...

Frehley Postpones Australian Tour

Former KISS guitarist ACE FREHLEY has postponed his upcoming Australian tour.The rocker was due to head Down Under to start a series of shows in Melbourne on 19 October (09), but the jaunt has been...

Simmons' Drug-free Career Success

KISS star GENE SIMMONS has attributed his successful career to his voracious appetite for sex and clean-living lifestyle.The veteran rocker has managed to avoid succumbing to addiction by avoiding alcohol and drugs altogether since finding...

Kiss Star Criss Battled Breast Cancer

Former KISS star PETER CRISS has revealed he battled breast cancer last year (08).The band's original drummer is now using his experience to educate other men, urging them to get lumps tested - because women...

Kiss, Cool J & Chili Peppers Land Hall Of Fame Nominations

Rockers KISS, the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and rapper LL COOL J are among the list of contenders for next year's (10) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.Other first-time nominees in the 12-strong...

Simmons: 'Canadian Media Ruined Concert Surprise'

KISS star GENE SIMMONS has blamed the Canadian media for ruining a surprise concert by forcing them to reveal their secret plans.Earlier this year (09) the rockers offered devotees the chance to win a concert...

Kiss Sign New Deal

Rock legends KISS have signed a record deal to release the band's first new material in more than a decade.The Love Gun hitmakers will release Sonic Boom with Loud & Proud after agreeing a deal...

Vincent Sues Kiss Over Illegal Image Use

Former KISS star VINNIE VINCENT is suing the band for reportedly using his image without permission.Vincent claims his image was used in Kiss' Kissology: Volume 2 1978-1992 box set and again as part of an...

Simmons To Howl On Film

GENE SIMMONS is fulfilling a childhood dream, by providing the voice for the WOLF MAN in SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS and BENICIO DEL TORO's new movie.Simmons was asked by The Wolf Man director Joe Johnston to...

Swift Pranks Urban With Kiss Tribute

Country star TAYLOR SWIFT played a prank on her touring partner KEITH URBAN at a concert in Missouri - by taking the stage to perform their duet dressed as a member of rock group KISS.Swift...

Kiss Unmasked

Rock icons KISS performed their first un-masked concert in 14 years at San Diego, California's Comic-Con on Saturday (25Jul09).Bandmembers Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer shared vocal duties - standing in for absent frontman...

Frehily's Smoking Guitar Banned

Former KISS rocker ACE FREHILY has been forced to scrap a trademark stage move that involves setting his guitar on fire, after health and safety officials ruled it was too dangerous.The solo star used to...

Nickelback's Star-studded Show

NICKELBACK treated fans to a star-studded performance at a gig in New Jersey - rocking out with PAPA ROACH singer JACOBY SHADDIX and former KISS star ACE FREHLEY.The Rockstar hitmakers were playing at the PNC...

Simmons Swaps Music For Money

KISS rocker GENE SIMMONS swapped music for money on Friday (17Jul09) to open the Toronto, Canada stock exchange.The bassist was the guest of honour at Canada's financial capital to ring the bell that begins the...

Reznor: 'Nine Inch Nails Aren't Splitting'

NINE INCH NAILS rocker TRENT REZNOR is backing down over his plans to retire the group, revealing they still intend to make music together.Reznor recently announced the group would quit after a final show at...

Simmons: 'Lambert Killed His Career By Coming Out'

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up ADAM LAMBERT has ruined his budding career by coming out as gay, according to rock legend GENE SIMMONS.Lambert ended weeks of speculation by declaring his sexuality just days after he lost the...

Simmons' Pee-stained Cakes Are A Hit With Fans

KISS star GENE SIMMONS has sparked a new craze for stealing used urinal cakes from public toilets across America.The rocker thought it would be a giggle to promote his reality TV show Gene Simmons Family...

Stanley Painted To Deal With Divorce Pain

KISS frontman PAUL STANLEY turned to art as a way of expressing his pain during his divorce.The singer was devastated when his marriage to first wife Pamela Bowen broke down in 2001, and admits he...

Stanley Painted To Deal With Divorce Pain

KISS frontman PAUL STANLEY turned to art as a way of expressing his pain during his divorce.The singer was devastated when his marriage to first wife Pamela Bowen broke down in 2001, and admits he...

Simmons' Onstage Workouts

KISS rocker GENE SIMMONS credits his outrageous stage costume with helping him stay fit and in shape.Simmons and his bandmates perform in leather, heavy make-up and lofty platform shoes, and the rock star insists he...

Simmons Sells Kidney Stone For Charity

KISS star GENE SIMMONS has raised $15,000 (£10,000) for a good cause - by selling his kidney stone in a bizarre online auction.The rock wildman reveals he recently suffered the ailment, but came up with...

Kiss Make A Winner Of Idol Loser

Rock star ADAM LAMBERT has been offered his first tour a day after losing AMERICAN IDOL to fellow finalist KRIS ALLEN - GENE SIMMONS has invited him to hit the road with KISS. The singer performed...

Student Is Triumphant At Star-studded American Idol Finale

Music legends QUEEN, LIONEL RICHIE, KISS and ROD STEWART took to the AMERICAN IDOL stage on Thursday (21May09) as college student KRIS ALLEN was crowned the series winner in a shock result. Chart-toppers like the Black...

Student Is Triumphant At Star-studded American Idol Finale

Music legends QUEEN, LIONEL RICHIE, KISS and ROD STEWART took to the AMERICAN IDOL stage on Thursday (21May09) as college student KRIS ALLEN was crowned the series winner in a shock result. Chart-toppers like the Black...

Stanley Auctions Wine For Charity

KISS guitarist PAUL STANLEY is set to launch his own wine - and is auctioning off the first bottles out of the barrel for charity. Stanley has been working with wine guru pal Andrew Roper to...

Simmons' Son Launches Comic Book Career

GENE SIMMONS' son NICK is launching his career as a cartoonist at this year's (09) comic book mecca Comic Con. The 20-year-old - who stars alongside his family in reality TV show Family Jewels - will...

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