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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

Sophie Tweed-Simmons, Shannon Tweed, Gene Simmons/ photo credit: Kevin Winter, Getty Images

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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Coming Soon To A Store Near You: KISS & “Family Guy” Merch

On TV’s animated juggernaut Family Guy, there’s a running story line that Lois Griffin dated KISS bassist/certified ladies’ man Gene Simmons before marrying the show’s KISS-loving protagonist, Peter. With the band appearing in animated form […]

06/15/2012

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Donna Summer: “Snubbed” By The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Following Donna Summer’s death last week, tributes from musicians and celebrities poured in from all corners of pop culture, expressing admiration for the singer’s catalog of music. But was she snubbed by the Rock and […]

05/21/2012

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Tommy Lee Distances Self From Gene Simmons’ Comments, Fan Of Rihanna

During a press conference announcing a KISS/Mötley Crüe co-headlining tour earlier this week, , Gene Simmons described the upcoming tour as “real music” and had a few choice words for those that use electronics and […]

03/23/2012

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KISS & Mötley Crüe Announce Joint Tour, Simmons Makes Fun Of ‘Karaoke Singers’ Like Rihanna

[pullquote quote="We're actually in the middle of giving scientists the chance to do a 3D version of Tommy's sex video--which is going to be opening the show. It's going to poke out your eye..."]“You know, […]

03/20/2012

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