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Ian Gillan

Ian Gillan of Deep Purple Goes On Epic Rant Against Music Business: 'You Don't Even Have to Play An Instrument'

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Sure, Gene Simmons and his aging cronies have been making countless headlines while dissing the new generation of music. But Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan recently topped all of that with a straight-up rant.READ MORE

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Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons: 'Women Should Assume Men Will Abandon Them'

Buzz 18:48PM EDT

Gene Simmons keeps opening his mouth and making headlines. The Kiss frontman recently published a "self-help book" titled "Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business." During a book signing, Fox News decided to interview Simmons, and the results were predictably asinine, via "Rolling Stone." Asked about a section in his book in which he explores the career-woman conundrum, Simmons elaborated, "... women should assume men will abandon them and thus devote their early lives to making money to support themselves."READ MORE

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Gene Simmons Hates on Singing TV Show Judges, Talks Up His Rock Show 'Coliseum'

Genres 10:14AM EDT

Simmons may have proclaimed "rock is dead" this summer, but he didn't rule out resuscitating it.READ MORE

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Joe Perry Agrees With Gene Simmons' 'Rock Is Dead' Remark

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Aerosmith axeman Joe Perry revealed in a recent interview that he doesn't necessarily disagree with Gene Simmons' "Rock is dead" remark.READ MORE

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Gene Simmons Stays Strong With “Rock Is Dead” Comments: KISS Frontman Says No “Iconic” Artists Have Emerged Since 1988 [VIDEO]

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It appears that everyone’s favorite demon is keeping true to his comments that rock is dead. The Kiss frontman has declared that there has not been an iconic artist emerge since 1988.READ MORE

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WATCH: KISS Frontman Gene Simmons Eats Food Off The Floor At LAX

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Gene Simmons may be a rich man but apparently eating off of the floor is totally NOT beneath him. Yes, it’s true: the KISS frontman has absolutely no issue scrapping some dinner from the floor that millions of people have walked on before him.READ MORE

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Gene Simmons to Appear on Dan Rather's 'The Big Interview' [WATCH]

Genres 16:11PM EDT

Tomorrow night, longtime Kiss bassist and tongue acrobat Gene Simmons will sit across from Dan Rather during the host's show The Big Interview.READ MORE

Ace Frehley - 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

[WATCH] Ace Frehley Talks Kiss Members: Says Once Nice Thing About Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Eric Carr, Eric Singer & Gene Simmons

Genres 13:06PM EDT

With the release of his new album Space Invader, former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley recently sat down with LoudWire to discuss his once-upon-a-time band. During the interview he was asked to say one nice thing about each Kiss member. And surprisingly, he did just that!READ MORE

Tommy Thayer of Kiss

Kiss Raise $1 Million For Military Museum In Oregon

Genres 16:17PM EDT

Kiss played an acoustic set in Lake Oswego, Ore., last night (Sept. 15) that helped raise some serious dough that will go towards the construction of a military museum.READ MORE

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Gene Simmons To Pitch Reality TV Rock Competition Show ‘Coliseum’ at MIPCOM

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KISS frontman Gene Simmons is certainly no stranger to reality television; the musician’s reality TV series Gene Simmons Family Jewels lasted six years on A&E and earned itself a large group of fans and more fame for his entire family. Well, now it appears the musician is gearing up to pitch yet another show at this year’s MIPCOM.READ MORE

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Gene Simmons Claims 'Rock Is Finally Dead,' Blames File-Sharing For Industry Decline

Genres 15:37PM EDT

Gene Simmons has not been short on outlandish statements in the past couple weeks. Between his thoughts on depression, suicide and Donald Sterling, he's been busy running his mouth. This weekend, the KISS frontman added another memorable interview to his controversial canon.READ MORE

Ace Frehley Listening Party For Upcoming New Album

Kiss Guitarist Ace Frehley Slams Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley Following ‘Space Invader’ Release: ‘Why Don’t You Stay Focused On The Music?'

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Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has been doing quite a bit of media these days. And seeing as he’s just released his newest solo album, Space invader, just yesterday, perhaps it’s understandable. To promote the album, the musician spoke with Billboard about the release. He even added some not-so-great opinions about past bandmates Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.READ MORE

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Gene Simmons Apology: KISS Frontman Sorry For Suicide Comments

Genres 13:37PM EDT

After offending several famous people this week with comments on depression on suicide, Gene Simmons is finally reneging.READ MORE

Ace Frehley Listening Party For Upcoming New Album

Ace Frehley Wants Gene Simmons On His Next Album: Slash, Lita Ford & Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Already Set To Appear

Genres 11:02AM EDT

Following an interesting speak-singing performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this past week, former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley is gearing up to release his upcoming album Space Invader on Aug. 19. And while both he and his fans are psyched about the release, the guitarist is already talking about his next album. And guess who he wants on it – Gene Simmons.READ MORE

Gene Simmons - 2014 Summer TCA Tour - Day 4

Gene Simmons, Nikki Sixx: Motley Crue Member Slams Kiss Frontman Over ‘Moronic’ Comments About Depression

Trending News 10:22AM EDT

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons has never been one to keep his mouth shut, but it seems now that has gotten him into some hot water. The veteran rocker recently did a Q&A with SongFacts, and based on a couple of lengthy comments he made about those with depression, there's been quite a bit of backlash –– one coming from Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx.®READ MORE

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