Merchandise sales at each Kiss concert average $600,000 to $700,000, according to the band’s manager. In 2011, Simmons told CNN the Kiss brand was worth between $1 billion and $5 billion.
TIME talked to Gene Simmons about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, celebrating 40 years as a band and what they owe their fans. TIME: You’ve been in KISS as long as, or longer, than many of your
In a new interview, Gene Simmons talks about his band, Kiss, and their upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, saying: «Every band is dysfunctional. But at the end, when [you’re
kiss’ paul stanley discusses the rock n’ roll hall of fame, the band continuing without him, and tour mates, def leppard July 31, 2014 Dana 105 Comments Alan K. Stout from The Weekender spoke with KISS frontman Paul Stanley.
Gene Simmons: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a well-intentioned organization. The idea is to honor those people who never learned how to read or write music, never went to music school and don
kiss’ gene simmons discusses the band’s rock hall induction, ace, peter and eddie trunk December 17, 2013 Dana 52 Comments Andy Greene of Rolling Stone spoke with KISS bassist and vocalist Gene Simmons about the band being inducted into RNRHOF, whether or not he will play with Ace and Peter and why he may or may not dislike Eddie Trunk
Gene Simmons’ Kiss character, The Demon, is a playable character in Kiss: Psycho Circus: The Nightmare Child. Simmons also has a large role in the 2010 music video game Guitar Hero: Warriors of …
May 27, 2014 · Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons co-founded the band in 1972 and, two years later, the classic version of the group — with drummer Peter Criss …
Apr 09, 2016 · Gene Simmons take a swipe at Ice Cube over Rock Hall of Fame induction. KISS singer takes issue with non-rock acts being inducted into Rock Hall of Fame.
For KISS, the success of Alive! was a long time coming. In the early ’70s, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons decided to scrap the approach of their former band, Wicked Lester, and start something new. Drummer Peter Criss joined the pair; shortly thereafter, so did guitarist Ace Frehley.
Simmons also spoke about KISS’ induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame and the band’s refusal to perform unless Thayer and Singer were involved. «We have no reason to complain,» he said.
April 10: Inductees Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley of KISS speak onstage at the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York City.
Rock Cellar Magazine: Dave Marsh, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction committee has publicly stated in 2005 “KISS is not a great band, KISS was never a great band and I have
Mar 31, 2014 · Two original members of Kiss, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, open up about finally being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But gratitude isn’t their only sentiment.