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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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Live On Letterman Turns 50 With KISS

New York City’s Ed Sullivan Theater may not have rock and rolled all night on Wednesday (October 10) for the 50th episode of Live On Letterman. But for nearly an hour (more, if you count the soundcheck), KISS shook the legendary theater with hard rock anthem after anthem… and probably had the fire marshall paying close attention to every bit of pyro onstage.

10/11/2012

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Watch KISS On Live On Letterman Tonight

The live streaming concert, which you can watch below, is part of the Live on Letterman series and comes just one day after the band — whose lineup now includes founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, along with drummer Eric Singer and guitarist Tommy Thayer — released their latest album, “Monster.”

10/10/2012

Sophie Tweed-Simmons, Shannon Tweed, Gene Simmons/ photo credit: Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Gene Simmons’ Daughter Sophie Auditions For “The X Factor”

efore heading in for her audition, Tweed-Simmons said, “I really just want to step out of being the daughter of Gene Simmons from KISS. I want to be my own person and hopefully this is the way to just show the world who I am.”

09/27/2012

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A&E Cancels ‘Gene Simmons Family Jewels’

Few were surprised when Gene Simmons, brazen KISS leader and shameless marketer, turned his family into subjects of a reality show in 2006. Now, however, it’s time for the cameras to go.

08/20/2012

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There’s Still Hope For KISS To Score Rock Hall Induction, Says Staffer

The words “Gene Simmons” and “timid” don’t typically belong in the same sentence together, so it came as little surprise when, last month, the KISS frontman yet again bemoaned his band’s exclusion from the Rock […]

04/09/2012

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