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Oregon Museum To Be Named After Tommy Thayer's War Hero Dad

A museum in Oregon is to be named after Kiss rocker Tommy Thayer's war hero father.James B. Thayer joined the U.S. Army during World War Ii and, as a general, he helped rescue Jews imprisoned...

Actress Katey Sagal Recording New Album

Actress Katey Sagal is returning to her music roots to record her first album in eight years.The Sons of Anarchy star is a former member of 1970s rock act The Group With No Name, and...

Ace Frehley Pulls Out Of Rock Festival For Second Year Running

Musician Ace Frehley has left fans baffled by pulling out of a U.K. rock festival for the second consecutive year.The Kiss founding member was due to headline Hard Rock Hell in north Wales in December...

Ace Frehley Reaches Out To Paul Stanley After His Mother's Death

Ace Frehley has reached out to his former Kiss bandmate Paul Stanley following the death of his mother, offering his condolences and calling her a "gracious" woman.The singer is currently mourning the loss of his...

Paul Stanley Mourns Loss Of Mother

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley is in mourning following the death of his mother.Eva Eisen passed away on Saturday (29Sep12) at the age off 88. The vocalist says, "My mother found so much pleasure and...

Injured Vince Neil: 'Motley Crue Tour Will Go On'

Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil has vowed to press on with the remaining dates on his band's joint tour with Kiss, despite breaking his foot.The rocker sustained the injury while performing in Ohio on Wednesday...

Vince Neil Injures Foot At Ohio Show

Motley Crue's tour with Kiss has been thrown into jeopardy after frontman Vince Neil reportedly broke his foot onstage at a show in Ohio on Wednesday night (12Sep12).Paramedics were called to treat the rocker after...

Kiss And Motley Crue Show Their Charitable Side

Kiss and Motley Crue have shown a philanthropic string to their bow by donating $50,000 (ϣ31,250) to a service members' charity, backed by Tim Mcgraw. The bands both announced their intention to donate the money...

Kiss And Motley Crue Donate $50,000 To Servicemen Charity

Rockers Kiss and Motley Crue have shown off their generous side by donating $50,000 (£31,250) to a servicemembers' charity championed by Tim Mcgraw.During their joint show in Nashville, Tennessee earlier this week (begs03Sep12), the bands...

Kiss & Motley Crue Postpone Gig After Truck Crash

Rockers Kiss and Motley Crue have postponed their concert in Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday (05Sep12) after a truck carrying the bands' equipment crashed.Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx posted photos of the wreckage on his

Melvins Tour Van With Kurt Cobain Mural Sold For $24,701

A battered tour van used by cult rock band the Melvins and featuring a mural by Kurt Cobain has recently been sold on eBay for a generous $24,701.The van, dubbed 'Melvan', was auctioned as a...

Steven Adler To Debut New Band On Kiss Cruise

Former GUNS N' ROSES star Steven Adler is to team up with Kiss to debut his new band on the high seas.The rocker has been working on a new side-project, called Adler, and the group...

Marilyn Manson Thrilled To Play With The Doors

Marilyn Manson's career will come full circle when he performs with Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek at the Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles on Saturday night (18Aug12) because he first dreamed of becoming...

Gene Simmons Ends Reality Show Run

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has brought his reality TV show to an end so he can concentrate on his work with the band.The musician gave fans a glimpse into his personal life in Gene Simmons...

Kiss And Motley Crue Donate To Colorado Theatre Shooting Victims

Rockers Motley Crue and Kiss have pledged $100,000 (£62,500) to the victims of the Colorado cinema massacre.During their joint concert in Denver on Wednesday (08Aug12), the bands announced they will hand the generous donation over...

Motley Crue And Kiss Battle Floods To Play For Fans

Motley Crue and Kiss braved severe weather conditions in Alabama on Tuesday (31Jul12) to perform for fans in the rain-soaked state.The rockers arrived at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Birmingham for another date on their...

Kiss And Motley Crue Donate $250,000 To Jobless U.s. Military

Rockers Kiss and Motley Crue donated $250,000 (£161,000) to unemployed former U.S. troops during a joint gig in Bristow, Virginia on Thursday (19Jul12).The group presented the cheque to bosses of the National Chamber Foundation's Hiring...

Coachella Organisers Announce 'Festival At Sea', All The Details

The organisers of Coachella have unleashed a new event, unlike anything else they have done before. Branded 'S.S. Coachella,' this new venture will see the festival organisers sending a load of bands and, of course,...

Gene Simmons Breaks Down Talking About Poor Childhood In Israel

Gene Simmons broke down during an emotional TV interview as he opened up about his poverty-stricken childhood in Israel.The Kiss rocker lived in the country until the age of eight, when he emigrated to the...

Paul Stanley: 'Kiss Will Continue Without Me'

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley is convinced the band will continue long into the future as the original members will eventually retire and hand over to younger replacements.The rock group's current line-up only includes two of...

Kiss Perform Charity Gig For U.k. Soldiers

Rockers Kiss showed their support for Britain's armed forces by performing a special charity show in London on Wednesday night (04Jul12).The Crazy Crazy Nights hitmakers staged a one-off fundraising gig in the U.K. capital in...

Kiss To Break Records With Monster Music Book

Legendary band Kiss is set to break records by releasing the biggest book in rock.The impressive tome, entitled Kiss Monster, will be the same size as a guitar, making it the largest music book ever...

Gene Simmons Was Too Selfish To Settle Down

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons kept wife Shannon Tweed waiting 28 years to get married because he was too selfish to settle down.The couple, which has two grown-up children, exchanged vows in a romantic ceremony in...

Gene Simmons' Daughter Auditions For X Factor

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons spent Father's Day in America cheering on his daughter Sophie as she competed for a spot on TV talent show X Factor.The rocker's teenage kid auditioned for Simon Cowell and Britney...

Kiss To Perform Charity Gig For U.k. Soldiers

Rockers Kiss are to show their support for Britain's armed forces by staging a special charity gig in London.The Crazy Crazy Nights hitmakers were due to head to the U.K. next month (Jul12) to headline...

Gene Simmons Offers U.s. Veteran A Job On New Tour

Kind-hearted rocker Gene Simmons has offered one lucky U.S. war veteran his dream job of joining Kiss as a road crew member on their upcoming tour.The hitmaker and his band are set to kick off...

Gene Simmons And Vince Neil To Teach At Rock 'N' Roll Boot Camp

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons and Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil are teaming up to teach wannabe rock stars how to make it in the music industry.The two musicians, who are touring together with their bands...

Eric Singer Applauds Axl For Snubbing Hall Of Fame Induction

Kiss drummer Eric Singer has applauded Axl Rose for giving officials at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame "the finger" and declining an induction as a member of GUNS N' ROSES, insisting it's about...

Gene Simmons: 'I Have Not Endorsed Romney For President'

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has fired back at reports suggesting he is endorsing Republican Mitt Romney to replace Barack Obama as America's leader, insisting remarks he made during a TV chat have been taken out...

Kanye West Confesses Love For Kim Kardashian On New Single

Kanye West has seemingly confessed his love for Kim Kardashian in a new song that was released yesterday evening (April 4, 2012), the rapper adding another twist to what the pair have always termed a...



Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

Matt LeBlanc

Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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