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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.”

07/21/2014

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Gene Simmons to Produce a TV Series About ‘Ugly Models’

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.

06/05/2014

Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley of KISS (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Shocker: KISS Rock Hall Induction Surprisingly Civil

“We are humbled.” – Gene Simmons (really!)

04/10/2014

KISS in 1976 (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Frequently Asked Questions: KISS

Your primer on “the hottest band in the world.”

03/11/2014

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KISS Won’t Perform At Their Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Simmons and Stanley released their statement on the matter over the weekend.

02/24/2014

Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and Peter Criss of KISS (Getty Images)

Not Fade Away: KISS’s Debut Album Turns 40

We spoke to the Demon himself about the album that started it all.

02/18/2014

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KISS, Nirvana, Lead Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

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.

12/17/2013

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‘Simpsons’ Executive Producer On the Show’s KISS ‘Tribute’

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.”

11/04/2013

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Gene Simmons Will Sing The U.S. National Anthem in London this Sunday

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.

09/27/2013

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Gene Simmons Calls Obama ‘A Piss-Poor President’

Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”

10/17/2012

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