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Gene Simmons Credits Mother For Drug-free Life

18th December 2014

Rocker Gene Simmons has credited a fear of disappointing his mother with steering him away from drugs and alcohol.The Kiss frontman insists he has never been drunk or gotten high because he always worried about...

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Eric Singer Will Leave Kiss If His Bandmates Quit

17th December 2014

Kiss drummer Eric Singer has vowed to quit the band if founding members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley decide to retire.The two musicians are the final remaining original members of the rock band, and frontman...

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The Things They Say: 4472363

20th November 2014

"We've been approached. It's something that we definitely need to talk about as a family, but it might be happening... Do we really want to jump back into that... where we don't have privacy?" Gene...

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Kiss To Headline Download Festival

19th November 2014

Kiss will headline Download Festival 2015.Gene Simmons and his bandmates Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer have been confirmed as the third act to headline the annual British rock festival on June 14, 2015,...

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Gene Simmons Advises Women To "Stop Depending On Men" Financially

By Nick Hill | 28th October 2014

Gene Simmons is known to be very opinionated, and on some occasions offensive, and while promoting his new book, 'Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and...

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Amber Rose Will 'Always Love' Wiz Khalifa

22nd October 2014

Amber Rose will ''always love'' Wiz Khalifa ''no matter what''. The 31-year-old star filed for divorce from the 'We Dem Boyz' rapper earlier this month amid rumours he'd cheated on her with twin sisters but...

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Gene Simmons Slams Reality Tv Show Judges

13th October 2014

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has slammed reality Tv show judges for taking it easy on aspiring singers and failing to prepare them for the harsh reality of the music industry.The veteran star is launching a...

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Gene Simmons Will Be A Tough Judge

13th October 2014

Gene Simmons has promised not to ''sugarcoat s**t'' with his new talent-search show.The KISS rocker insists he will be getting ''tough'' on contestants taking part in 'Coliseum' and is ready to ''shatter dreams'' of budding...

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Amber Rose Is Dating Nick Simmons?

3rd October 2014

Amber Rose has sparked rumours she is dating Gene Simmons' son.The 30-year-old model, who recently filed for divorce from Wiz Khalifa after 14 months of marriage amid allegations he cheated on her with twins, was...

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Gene Simmons To Launch Music Reality Show

15th September 2014

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons is launching a new reality Tv show called Coliseum which will pit bands against each other like Roman gladiators.Simmons will take on a judging role, acting as a 'Rock Caesar' deciding...

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Why Does Kiss' Gene Simmons Think Rock Music Is "Finally Dead"?

By Nick Hill | 8th September 2014

The bassist and vocalist of the iconic band KISS, Gene Simmons, who is one of rock music's most recognizable figures, recently declared that the music genre is "dead," and he puts the blame on the...

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Gene Simmons: 'Rock Is Dead'

7th September 2014

Kiss star Gene Simmons has taken aim at record industry chiefs for failing to support the next generation of rockers, boldly declaring: "Rock is finally dead".The veteran bassist believes there is a serious lack of...

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Kiss Security Guard Sues Over Confetti Fall

29th August 2014

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...

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Ace Frehley Chastises Gene Simmons Over Depression Comments

20th August 2014

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...

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

18th August 2014

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...

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Gene Simmons Sorry For Depression Remarks

18th August 2014

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...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th August 2014

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...

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

By Nick Hill | 17th August 2014

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...

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Gene Simmons Apologizes For Insensitive Comments Regarding Suicide

By Hannah Woodhead | 15th August 2014

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...

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Nikki Sixx Attacks Kiss Star Over Depression Remarks

14th August 2014

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...

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Black Lips Blast Kiss For 'Misogynistic' Lyrics

13th August 2014

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 -...

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Gene Simmons Urges U.s. Immigrants To Learn English

13th August 2014

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...

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

10th August 2014

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...

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Gene Simmons Defends Disgraced Basketball Boss' Freedom Of Speech

6th August 2014

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...

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

24th July 2014

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,...

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

18th July 2014

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...

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Kiss Announce Las Vegas Shows

14th July 2014

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...

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Gene Simmons To Share Business Acumen In New Book

20th June 2014

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...

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Gene Simmons To Produce Ugly Model Show

5th June 2014

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,...

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

By Lauren James | 30th May 2014

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...

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