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Paul Stanley thinks KISS is bigger than him and Gene Simmons

Paul Stanley thinks KISS could continue without him and Gene Simmons. The 'Detroit Rock City' rockers look set to finish their 'End of the Road' farewell tour towards the end of 2022, with founding members Paul and Gene now joined by Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer, who replaced Ace Frehley and Peter Criss respectively.
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Gene Simmons Defends Kiss’ Pop-Based ‘Dynasty’ Album

A highlight of all the Kiss concerts is the inclusion of its million-selling Top 11 1979 hit, "I Was Made For Loving You." Blabbermouth transcribed some of Simmons' chat on CBS' Good Day Sacramento, where he defended the Dynasty album that featured the iconic pop-disco smash. Simmons — who's gone...

Gene Simmons Talks KISStory On Morning Television

Gene Simmons made an appearance on Good Day Sacramento to talk about the upcoming premiere of Biography: KISStory on A&E at the end of the month. The special biography was directed by D.J. Viola and will air as a four hour, two night special on A&E next Sunday, June 27th and Monday, June 28th from 9 - 11 PM, ET/PT.
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Gene Simmons meets with Congress members for songwriter advocacy

Simmons outlines for Congress the need to support American music creators. Following a year of cancelled live music events due to the COVID pandemic, including his own KISS world tour, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gene Simmons met with key members of Congress where he was able to outline some of the most pressing issues directly affecting American music creators. Simmons participated in the meeting as part of ASCAP’s ongoing advocacy efforts in their “Stand with Songwriters” sessions.
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Gene Simmons Says KISS's Success Is Still Mind-Boggling To Him

Gene Simmons isn't one to downplay his successes, but even he can't help but be humbled by how far KISS has taken him. Music fans have long been charmed by Kiss's ferocious rise in the '70s from a rat-infested rehearsal space to worldwide acclaim, but Simmons tells Q104.3 New York's Jim Kerr and Shelli Sonstein that the view from the proverbial Kiss rocket ship is "even crazier."

Gene Simmons Buys Vegas Mansion After Vowing to Leave California

Gene Simmons appears to be making good on his plan to leave California for Nevada ... he just dropped over $8 million for a rockin' mansion near Las Vegas. The KISS star nabbed a 6-bed, 8-bath palace in Henderson with 11,000 square feet of living space and distinctively modern features ... like a floating pathway entrance over a koi pond and floor-to-ceiling glass walls.

Gene Simmons of KISS to teach bass and songwriting in Las Vegas MasterClass event

Gene Simmons of KISS will be hosting a MasterClass event in Las Vegas next month, where he will teach bass and songwriting. The bassist will bring back the Gene Simmons’ Axe MasterClass for fans on June 26. Participants will get to learn how to write rock music in an afternoon class under Simmons’ guidance. There will also be a package that includes custom bass guitars hand-painted by the musician himself.