Last week Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx called out KISS’ Gene Simmons out for his “moronic” statements about depression and suicide. Following the vehement fan backlash to his comments, Simmons posted the following clarification and apology on his Facebook page: I want to make this statement about my views on depression for the record and […]
In a recent interview with SongFacts.com, KISS’ Gene Simmons was asked about former bandmates Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. Simmons replied, “I don’t get along with anybody who’s a drug addict and has a dark cloud over their head and sees themselves as a victim.” He continued: Drug addicts and alcoholics are always: ‘The world […]
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Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has premiered a new song, “Gimme a Feelin’.” Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments! Frehley’s solo album, Space Invader, will be out on June 24 via eOne Music. Frehley is interviewed by Jason Hook of Five Finger Death Punch in the new […]
This week sees new shit from Crowbar, Eyehategod, Misery Index, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as you […]
KISS performed with American Idol finalist Caleb Johnson last night (Wednesday, May 21) on the Season 13 finale of the show. Johnson went onto the win the competition, beating out co-finalist Jena Irene, who performed with Paramore. Check out KISS and Johnson’s collaborative medley below, and let us know what you think in the comments.
Last night, Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello inducted Kiss into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Be sure to check out the 13-minute-long video above, which shows the band’s entire induction speech. The clip shows a slightly jarring sight — former Kiss members Peter Criss […]
As reported earlier, even though KISS will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, the band will not perform at the ceremony in any form. Recently, Revolver‘s Jon Wiederhorn spoke to former KISS guitarist-vocalist Ace Frehley about the nomination and controversy behind it. REVOLVER What happened, from your perspective, in […]
KISS are part of the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, but they have announced they will not perform at the ceremony in any form. Read the statement from the band below: To All Our Fans In Regards To The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Out of respect, Ace and Peter’s recent […]
You know a song is a classic when someone parodies it. Well, here’s a parody — in video form — of the story behind “Beth,” Kiss’ highest-charting single. The monster ballad, which is credited to Peter Criss, Stan Penridge and producer Bob Ezrin, was released in 1976 on Destroyer. The professionally shot short film chronicles […]