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Live On Letterman Turns 50 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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Watch KISS On Live On Letterman Tonight

The live streaming concert, which you can watch below, is part of the Live on Letterman series and comes just one day after the band — whose lineup now includes founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, along with drummer Eric Singer and guitarist Tommy Thayer — released their latest album, “Monster.”

10/10/2012

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

Gene Simmons’ Daughter Sophie Auditions For “The X Factor”

Before 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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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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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 Roll Hall of Fame? Two very influential voices think so.

05/21/2012

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Gene Simmons To Rock For U.S. Veterans In L.A. Tonight

Gene Simmons is a busy guy. Between launching the restaurant chain Rock and Brews, preparing for another season of Gene Simmons Family Jewels on A&E, and working on the upcoming KISS album (and getting ready […]

04/10/2012

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There’s Still Hope For KISS To Score Rock Hall Induction, Says Staffer

The words “Gene Simmons” and “timid” don’t typically belong in the same sentence together, so it came as little surprise when, last month, the KISS frontman yet again bemoaned his band’s exclusion from the Rock […]

04/10/2012

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Gene Simmons Throws Support Behind Mitt Romney

In 2008, Gene Simmons threw his support behind Barack Obama’s bid for president. Now, the consummate businessman behind the KISS brand (and band) says that “America should be in business and it should be run […]

04/04/2012

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Gene Simmons’ Rock and Brew Opens In El Segundo

Now in his 5th decade with Kiss, Gene Simmons raised $25,000 for Wounded Warriors last night, at his new Rock And Brews in El Segundo.

04/04/2012

KISS / Motley Crue (Photo: Jay Tilles / CBS Local)

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, […]

03/21/2012

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