Gene Simmons Defends the 1 Percent, Claims Half of Americans Pay No Taxes: ‘Try Being Nice to Rich People’
In an interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune, Simmons defended his one percent-er status, saying that without his ilk, “there would be chaos.”
His KISS bandmate Paul Stanley has often taken umbrage with Gene Simmons’ myriad of side projects; regardless, the long-tongued God of Thunder has just signed on for yet another one.
“We are humbled.” – Gene Simmons (really!)
Your primer on “the hottest band in the world.”
Simmons and Stanley released their statement on the matter over the weekend.
We spoke to the Demon himself about the album that started it all.
The induction ceremony will take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 10 and will be open to the public. An on-sale date has yet to be announced.
Last night’s (November 3) episode of The Simpsons was one for the ages. Titled “Four Regrettings And A Funeral,” it featured one of the show’s most epic “couch gags” ever, an understated and sweet goodbye to longtime character Mrs. Krabappel, and a pretty hilarious reference to “The Hottest Band In The World.”
This Sunday (September 29), Gene Simmons will perform at London’s Wembley Stadium, but it’s not with his band KISS. Instead the bassist will sing the National Anthem for the NFL International Series game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings.
Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”