Tag: Gene Simmons

No KISS Reunion At The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Ace Frehley announced Friday night on Eddie Trunk that there will NOT be a KISS reunion at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The Hall of Fame wanted to have the original line up perform but Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons refused that request and will only perform with the current line …

GENE SIMMONS Is Open To Playing With PETER CRISS And ACE FREHLEY At ROCK HALL Induction

RollingStone.com spoke to KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons about the band’s upcoming induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Asked what lineup of the band is going to play at the induction ceremony, Simmons replied: “Well, KISS is Tommy Thayer, Eric Singer, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons. It’s like, if you introduced me to your wife and I go, ‘Wait, where are all the other wives?’ It’s like, ‘Yeah, I …

KISS Wins Fan Vote For ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction

Legendary rockers KISS have won the fan vote for induction into the 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The poll ended with KISS at 17.22 percent, followed by NIRVANA at 15.69 percent, DEEP PURPLE at 11.93 percent, and YES at 10.88 percent. The Rock Hall‘s official poll will be used to create a single online fan vote. That will be matched against about 600 voters consisting of artists, historians …

ACE FREHLEY Signs With eOne Music

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has inked a new two-album deal with eOne Music. Frehley has spent the past few days in the studio with drummer Matt Starr (BURNING RAIN) and bassist Chris Wyse (THE CULT, OWL) working on Ace‘s new CD. An early 2014 release is expected. Frehley‘s last album, “Anomaly”, was made available as a 2-LP vinyl set featuring two new limited-edition colors on October 1 …

ACE FREHLEY Slams GENE SIMMONS Over 'Cancer' Comments: 'All He Can Do Is Badmouth Other People'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was interviewed on this past Friday night’s (November 1) edition of Eddie Trunk‘s “Eddie Trunk Rocks” radio show on New York’s Q104.3 FM. A few excerpts from the chat follow below (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On possibly being inducted — along with his fellow original KISS members — into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame next spring: Frehley: “I’m happy that I’m …

GENE SIMMONS COMMENTS ON POSSIBLE KISS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

Now that Kiss are on the ballot for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, fans have started daydreaming about what it might be like to see the band enshrined alongside some of their fellow rock legends. But if your dream includes seeing the original lineup play at the induction ceremony, Gene Simmons has some bad news for you. Asked …

GENE SIMMONS’ USED GUM SELLS FOR ALMOST $250,000

You might love the music of Kiss, and you might even be one of the band’s biggest fans. But you’re probably nowhere near as passionate (or whatever you want to call it) as the person who just dropped nearly a quarter of a million dollars for a piece of Gene Simmons‘ used chewing gum. KISSopolis reports that the …

ACE FREHLEY And PETER CRISS Pass On Official KISS Documentary

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss have opted out of appearing in what’s being billed as the definitive KISS documentary, “You Wanted The Best You Got The Best”. Classic Rock magazine spoke to director Alan G. Parker, who’s behind the officially sanctioned film, and he shed light on why the two co-founders are staying away from anything having to do with Gene …

Gene Simmons Calls Ace Frehley, Peter Criss 'Drunks,' 'Losers'

Gene Simmons is not one to bite his tongue and that was apparent during a recent interview with Rolling Stone. During the interview Simmons called original KISS members Peter Criss and Ace Frehley “drunks” and “losers.” Simmons was promoting his new book, “Nothin’ to Lose: The Making of KISS” when he tore into Criss and Frehley. …