All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gene Simmons’

Kristen Wiig and Harry Styles: Dirty Dancing?

Kristen Wiig and Harry Styles reportedly treated guests who attended the Saturday Night Live after party this past weekend to a dance extravaganza. The two most notably kicked up their heels to the Dirty Dancing theme song “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” UPI reports that the pair even danced on a table. Wiig played Styles–who is one-fifth of …

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Taylor Swift Pulls Her Music from Spotify. It’s For the Best.

No matter where the geopolitics of the globe go in the next few months, the world can breathe one big sigh of relief for this: Taylor Swift’s music is no longer available on Spotify. The powers that be on Spotify want her back, of course. They posted this to their company blog. “We hope [Swift will] change her mind and …

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Gene Simmons and Dave Grohl Agree on Something: American Idol and The Voice Suck

A few weeks back, Gene Simmons gave an interview to son Nick for Esquire Magazine in which he claimed that rock and roll is dead. “When I was coming up, it was not an insurmountable mountain. Once you had a record company on your side, they would fund you, and that also meant when you toured they would give you …

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Gene Simmons Tells Women, Men ‘Will Run Out on You’; Make Your Own Money

Gene Simmons is a man with his own opinions, which he holds dear. Whether he is claiming rock and roll is dead — which is, thankfully, being challenged and disproven by Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters — or telling depressed people to go kill themselves, or calling reality TV music competition shows ‘sugar-coated shit’, Simmons is anything but shy. Recently, …

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Gene Simmons Tells Women to Assume Men Will Abandon Them and Fend For Themselves

Gene Simmons may find himself in some hot water with fans after sharing how he really feels about men, women and relationships. The KISS singer shared his thoughts in his newly released book Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business. To promote the book, Simmons spoke with Andrea Tantaros of …

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Gene Simmons Says Reality Singing Competition Shows ‘Sugarcoat Shit’

When you get to be Gene Simmons’ age — and have his wealth — telling it like you see it just comes with the territory. Not necessarily everyone agrees with Gene, but his opinion spews do make for some chuckles. Like when Gene said that depressed people should just kill themselves. Simmons was asked if he was still friends with …

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Gene Simmons Talks Ray Rice Incident

Gene Simmons is one of the many celebrities who have something to say about the Ray Rice elevator incident. Simmons said that he doesn’t think Rice’s punishment is severe enough and that he feels like he should do some time in prison so he can understand exactly how wrong he was to hit his wife. “My opinion is, if he …

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Gene Simmons Ready To Launch New Music Reality Show

Gene Simmons, of KISS fame, is heading up a new musical reality show as the “Rock Caesar”. His new show, Coliseum, pits talented singers against one another to gain the coveted thumbs up. Most of us know how the ancients did it. Thumbs up means you go on, thumbs down means you (your career) die. The famous singer will coach …

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Gene Simmons Says Rock Is Not Just Dead, It Was Murdered

Gene Simmons, the bassist for the iconic rock band KISS, has an interesting take on the demise of rock music. In a recent interview with Esquire magazine, in an interview conducted by his son, Nick, Simmons said that rock is not only dead, it was murdered. “Don’t quit your day job is a good piece of advice,” the 60-year-old Simmons …

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Gene Simmons Says Rock Is Dead. Gene Simmons Is Wrong.

Kiss founder and co-frontman, Gene Simmons, is a businessman. It’s as simple as that. He will do and say almost anything to protect and promote his investments and properties. So when Gene Simmons says something authoritative, outlandish or controversial, you have to take it with a palmful of Kosher salt. Recently, in an interview with Esquire magazine, an interview conducted …

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Gene Simmons Issues Statement of Apology For Depression Comments

Gene Simmons has been in hot water all week because of his insensitive comments about depression. His comments were so harsh, KISS music has actually been banned by an Australian radio group. For those who missed it, last week the KISS rock-star recently shared his opinion of depression and drug abuse during an interview, reports Anti-Music. When the 65-year-old singer-songwriter …

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Gene Simmons Gets Called Out by Ace Frehley Over Depression Comments

Ace Frehley freely speaks his mind, especially when he’s telling other people when to shut up. In a recent interview with Billboard Magazine, Frehley had a ball talking about his new album, Space Invader. But when asked about some of Gene Simmons’ and Paul Stanley’s recent business ventures, he chimed right in. “I don’t want to be part owner of …

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Gene Simmons Apologizes For Depression Remarks

Gene Simmons doesn’t seem like the kind of person who cares if he offends someone with his comments. He did however, recently issue an apology for some comments he made about depression and suicide during an interview. Simmons was asked if he is still friends with his former bandmates Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. He replied by saying, “No, I …

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Gene Simmons Apologizes for Telling Addicts and The Depressed to Kill Themselves

Gene Simmons, bassist for the iconic rock group KISS, has issued two apologies for appalling comments made during a recent interview about drug addiction and depression. Simmons’ comments came in an interview with Songfacts when he was asked if he still gets along with original KISS members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. His answer is truly dumbfounding. “No, I don’t …

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Gene Simmons: Fox News Fan; Republican?

Gene Simmons, The Demon, singer and bass player in KISS, is a shrewd businessman. His unique attitudes about marriage, rock and roll, and his band are the stuff of lore. But Simmons has been saying some things over the years that lead some to wonder if this “rock and roll all night, party every day” legend is lining up more …

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Gene Simmons Guest Stars on ‘CSI’

Gene Simmons is comfortable being on television. He stars in the A&E reality series Gene Simmons: Family Jewels, and has appeared as himself on hit shows like Castle and Ugly Betty. So it’s no surprise the KISS superstar is guesting in the 14th season on show CSI. “We’re really excited to have Gene Simmons guest-starring on CSI, playing himself in …

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Sophie Simmons Impresses “X Factor” Judges

Being the daughter of infamous Kiss member Gene Simmons can’t be easy, especially when your life has been showcased on a reality show and your mother is Shannon Tweed. But Sophie Simmons decided she wanted to take the stage at “The X Factor” and show the judges that she’s more than just a celebrity’s kid. After choosing a particularly difficult …

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Look At This Creepy Gene Simmons Bug

You too can rock n’ roll all night and party ev-er-y day with this incredibly F-ed up Gene Simmons inspired classic VW. That is, if you live or can travel to Denver, Colorado. That’s where the the car is listed on Craigslist. All it takes is $10,000 and a desire to invest that money in freaking everyone out. From the …

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KISS Angry Birds? Gene Simmons Talks Destroying Pigs All Nite

KISS is the type of band that means a lot to some people and next to nothing to others. It’s one of those things you either get or you don’t. A KISS fan (in his 40s) explained to me: “If you grew up during that time, there was simply nothing better than KISS.” I’m sure I’ll eventually say the same …

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Gene Simmons Hacker Arrested, Linked To Anonymous

The FBI has arrested a hacker linked to Anonymous for a DDoS attack last year against Gene Simmons’ website. The 24-year-old Kevin George Poe was apprehended in Connecticut. He has reportedly been ordered to appear before a Los Angeles court on an as of yet unscheduled date. “The arrest once again sheds light on the increasing amount of DDoS attacks …

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