Tag: KISS

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 …

Nirvana, Kiss, E Street Band Lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2014 Inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year’s inductees: Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt will all join the class of 2014. The E Street Band will be given the Award for Musical Excellence and Beatles manager Brian Epstein and original Rolling Stones manager Andrew …

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 …

Original KISS Members ACE FREHLEY And PETER CRISS Perform Together For First Time In 13 Years

Original KISS members Ace Frehley (guitar) and Peter Criss (drums) reunited on stage for the first time in 13 years last night (Wednesday, October 23) during the all-star jam at the 30th-anniversary party for VH1 Classic “That Metal Show” co-host Eddie Trunk’s radio show at the Hard Rock Café in New York City. Drummer Mike …

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 …

Peter Criss Of KISS Appears On Staten Island To Raise Awareness For Male Breast Cancer

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — KISS’s Peter Criss is a rock ‘n’ roll legend — a man’s man teens idolize and men want to be. But for a year, he kept a secret because he didn’t know how fans would view him. Criss is a breast cancer survivor. “It was embarrassing to talk about, because it’s …