Gene Simmons, WWE Studios to Produce Horror Movies

March 27, 2015

Gene Simmons and WWE Studios are teaming up to form Erebus Pictures, a new studio that will finance and produce "elevated horror movies," according to a press release. The co-production deal calls for three films, starting with Temple, which...


25 Artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy

February 4, 2015

On February 8th, Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj will both be returning to the Grammys — and both will be vying to take home their first trophy. Like Patti Smith (one nomination), Björk (13) and Snoop Dogg and Brian McKnight (16 each), neither...



Kiss Prep Full 'Alive!' Performance for Kiss Kruise V

December 24, 2014

For the fifth installment of Kiss' annual Kiss Kruise, the hard rock legends will perform their classic 1975 live LP, Alive!, in its entirety. According to the event's website, the band will play the album during the Kiss Kruise V indoor show,...


Paul Stanley: 'Dave Grohl Is the Ken Burns of Rock Docs'

December 5, 2014

Dave Grohl didn't need his manager to contact Paul Stanley to ask him to appear in Foo Fighters' HBO music documentary series Sonic Highways; he simply had to drive his kids to school. "I've seen Dave almost every day for the past three years," says Kiss'...


Stream Paul McCartney Covers by Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson

November 12, 2014

The 34-track entirety of The Art of McCartney, the compilation featuring a bevy of all-star musician covering songs Paul McCartney wrote with the Beatles, Wings and as a solo artist, is now streaming. Among them are Bob Dylan ("Things We Said Today"),...


Gene Simmons Tells Women to 'Stop Depending on Men'

October 26, 2014

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has spent the past few months pumping out a parade of controversial quotes, and in an appearance on Fox News' Trending With Tantaros on Friday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shared some more of his outspoken...


Kiss Raise $1 Million for Oregon Military Museum

September 16, 2014

Kiss performed a rare acoustic gig on Monday in Lake Oswego, Oregon to help raise funds to build a military museum in the Beaver State. For three years, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have assisted Oregon's Historical Outreach Foundation...


Gene Simmons: 'Rock Is Finally Dead'

September 7, 2014

Neil Young once sang "Rock n' roll can never die," but according to Gene Simmons, it's already dead. The Kiss bassist recently made controversial remarks about Donald Sterling, immigration and depression (which he eventually backed...


10 'Farewell' Tours That Didn't Stick

September 5, 2014

When Mötley Crüe raised the idea of a farewell tour, the band was stunned by their booking agents' reaction. "They said to us, 'This is a good marketing thing,'" says bassist Nikki Sixx. "It really bummed us out." It's hard to fault the Crüe...


Watch Ace Frehley Play 'New York Groove' With the Roots

August 13, 2014

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley dropped by The Tonight Show on Tuesday night, sitting in with the Roots, the most versatile band in late night. The unlikely collaborators treated the audience to a a low-key version of Frehley's breezy 1978 hit "New...


See Kiss Bum out Football Team Owners on Their TV Show

August 8, 2014

"You will only get the respect you demand," Kiss' Gene Simmons said in a clip from the band's upcoming football TV series, 4th and Loud. "You've got to be able to pee on the ground like an animal claiming its territory and say, 'We are the kings of the...


Paul Stanley's Long-Lost Folgers Commercial Resurfaces

December 21, 2014

Kiss recently announced plans to collaborate with J-pop group Momoiro Clover Z on a new track called "Yume no Ukiyo ni Saitemina," but that's somehow only the second-strangest Kiss news you'll read today. Back in 2000, guitarist Paul Stanley...


Kiss 'Screwed Over' by Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 30, 2014

Kiss' performance was among the highlights at this year's 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sure, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band's performance of "Rock and Roll All Nite" was clearly lip-synched, but it was an unexpected surprise to see...


Watch Taylor Swift in Kiss Makeup Prank Keith Urban

October 31, 2014

Halloween only rolls around once a year, but that doesn't mean there aren't other occasions — say, a sold-out show in Kansas City, Missouri, during your band's final performance on Keith Urban's Escape Together World Tour — worthy of dressing...


Gene Simmons' New Role: a 'God'

October 17, 2014

Gene Simmons could soon be playing the role of his lifetime: A god. The Kiss singer and bassist is currently shopping around a music competition show called Coliseum, on which competitors form bands and perform for a panel of three judges. They also mix...


Bob Dylan, Kiss and More Cover Paul McCartney

September 9, 2014

Half a century ago, Paul McCartney established himself as one of the most influential songwriters ever. Now the former Beatle is getting his due in a big way, with the compilation The Art of Paul McCartney featuring covers of songs by McCartney during...


Watch Garth Brooks Jam With Kiss

September 5, 2014

As Paul Stanley might exhort from the stage, "Who here likes Garth Brooks?!" Along with the nearly 20,000 who saw the country superstar perform his first comeback show last night in Chicago, Kiss sure did back in 1994. In the summer of that year,...


Gene Simmons' Suicide Comments Anger Nikki Sixx

August 14, 2014

UPDATE: Simmons has clarified his remarks about depression on his Facebook page, noting that, "I was wrong and in the spur of the moment made remarks that in hindsight were made without regard for those who truly suffer the struggles of depression....


Black Lips Hijack Gene Simmons Interview

August 12, 2014

Over the course of his four decades as the God of Thunder, Kiss' Gene Simmons has engaged in countless beefs with everybody from his former bandmates to file-sharers to Anonymous to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now, the Kiss bassist...


Gene Simmons Supports Donald Sterling

August 6, 2014

Kiss vocalist-bassist Gene Simmons voiced his support of controversial Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, whose private, racist comments got him banned from the NBA for life earlier this year, in a Wall Street Journal interview. Additionally,...