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18 Kiss Superfans React to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame News

The band’s fans have been naturally vocal

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS perform in Phoenix, Arizona.

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS perform in Phoenix, Arizona.

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When news broke Monday night that Kiss finally made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (after what superfans percevied as years and years of snubs), you could probably hear an audible roar of relief from the billions of Kiss Army members that span the globe. Gene Simmons himself told us yesterday how proud he was of the honor, saying that the American dream “is alive and well” and a reunion with the original members is not out of the question. Fans, too, were over the moon about the decision and expressed a wide swath of emotions online. Here’s a few of our favorites: 

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“I’m a little surprised that Gene would agree to perform with Ace & Peter. Though it’s a good thing to sort of bury that dirty hatchet they’ve all wielded over the years” — RollingStone.com comment

“I think it is great that Kiss finally got in. I do however think Deep Purple should have been in years ago…” — RollingStone.com comment

“I cant believe I’m going to say this but all members even the current two posers should be there but I think the emphasis should be on the original four.” — Scott Herek, Kiss Facebook comment

“Once again KISS brings great fame to the Army. Hall of Fame. The honor is so well-deserved, I won’t say It’s about time.” — David Moss, Kiss Facebook comment

“They should have turned it down they are better than the rock n roll hall of fame” — Michael Hassard, Kiss Facebook comment

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