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JACK’s Inside Track: KISS

Wow, September 18th is QUITE a day in the annals of KISStory…

104.1 JACK-FM–09/18/2013

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30 Years Ago Today, KISS Took Off Their Makeup

It was thirty years ago today (September 13, 1983) that a nation of suburban teens and early twenty-somethings had their young minds blown

09/18/2013

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Interview: Gene Simmons Defends Tim Tebow, Wants Football To Be More Like KISS

Has polarizing football player Tim Tebow gotten a raw deal in the press because of his religious beliefs? Gene Simmons thinks so.

09/13/2013

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Gene Simmons To Linkin Park Frontman: “I Would Make Love To You”

“He grabs me by the shoulders, and he says, ‘You are a powerful and talented young man.’ He’s staring at me in my eyes and says, ‘If we were in prison, I would make love to you.’” — Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington describing his first meeting with Gene Simmons

12/12/2012

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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 50th Episode 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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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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Rock In Politics: Obama 6, Romney 1

We take a close look at which rock artists are siding with President Obama, and who’s pulling for Mitt Romney. If it were up to bands, Obama would win in a landslide. Take a peek and see which way your favorites lean politically.

08/31/2012

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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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JACK’s Inside Track: KISS

Picture a 7-year old me standing atop my parents’ bar armed with my trusty Mickey Mouse plastic guitar…

104.1 JACK-FM–08/01/2012

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