Gene Simmons has declared that "rock is finally dead." Now that we've got that settled ... what's next?
Rock did not die of old age. It was murdered. Some brilliance, somewhere, was going to be expressed, and now it won’t, because it’s that much harder to earn a living playing and writing songs. No one will pay you to do it.

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Jason Tate on 09/08/14 - 12:22 PM
Gene Simmons believes those that are depressed should just kill themselves.
For a putz 20-year-old kid to say, 'I'm depressed. I live in Seattle.' Fuck you, then kill yourself. I never understand, because I always call them on their bluff. I'm the guy who says 'Jump' when there's a guy on top of a building who says, 'That's it, I can't take it anymore. I'm going to jump.' Are you kidding? Why are you announcing it? Shut the fuck up, have some dignity and jump! You've got the crowd," Simmons said. "By the way, you walk up to the same guy on a ledge who threatens to jump and put a gun to his head, 'I'm going to blow your fuckin' head off.' He'll go, 'Please don't.' It's true. He's not...
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 09:59 AM
Gene Simmons was recently confronted via webcam by The Black Lips during a Q&A with The Huffington Post.
"Mr. Simmons! We're here to tell you that the day of misogynistic, sexist rock'n'roll is over! We call for the complete and utter surrender of the Kiss Army. Lay down your guitars! Do you accept our terms of surrender?"
Jason Tate on 08/12/14 - 10:38 AM
Guitarist/songwriter Dick Wagner passed away yesterday at the age of 71. The axeman played and wrote with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith, among others. Rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/31/14 - 08:16 AM
According to the New York Post, the memoir by Kiss guitarist Paul Stanley, Face the Music, details anti-Semitism from bandmates Ace Frehley and Peter Criss.
Even more shocking are his accusations of anti-Semitism against the pair. Noting that Frehley owned a collection of Nazi memorabilia, and that some of his earliest experiences with Criss involved the drummer racially mocking waiters at Chinese restaurants, Stanley writes that Frehley and Criss resented him and Simmons for controlling the band’s creative output — which Stanley says occurred because Frehley and Criss’ songwriting contributions “just didn’t amount to much.”
Jason Tate on 04/08/14 - 10:54 AM
Kiss and Def Leppard will embark on a co-headlining tour this summer. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/24/14 - 12:20 PM
Nirvana, KISS, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens will all be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/17/13 - 12:33 PM
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the class of 2014, and the list is a rather illustrious one. Nirvana, The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, and KISS, as well as Cat Stevens, N.W.A., Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt, Yes, LL Cool J, Chic, Deep Purple, The Zombies, The Meters, Link Wray, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, are all up for induction.

The top five vote-getters will be inducted into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next April, and like last year, the public can vote for their favorites with a "fan ballot" at RollingStone.com. I wonder if Nirvana will make it.
Craig Manning on 10/16/13 - 06:01 AM
Kiss will release Monster - their 20th album - on October 16th via Universal. Check out the first single, "Hell Or Hallelujah," in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/05/12 - 01:42 PM
Kiss and Motley Crue will co-headline a tour this summer. Dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/12 - 03:30 PM
The initial line-up for the UK leg of the Sonisphere Festival has been revealed. Headliners Queen (with Adam Lambert), Kiss and Faith No More will headline the Knebworth festival from July 6th-8th. Refused, Mastodon and Incubus will also play. See the line-up so far in the replies.
Andy Biddulph on 02/20/12 - 01:10 PM
Over the weekend Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba and The Lawrence Arms' Brendan Kelly shared an on-stage kiss at the bottom lounge in Chicago. Head to the replies to watch the video.

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Matthew Tsai on 11/30/10 - 09:58 PM
The Academy Is... are heading out on tour with KISS. So I guess if somehow you like both of those bands, head to the replies for dates.

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Blake Solomon on 05/27/10 - 08:35 AM
It looks like The Academy Is... are going to open for KISS on their upcoming tour. Who put these two together?
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/25/10 - 07:36 PM
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Garett Press on 11/15/06 - 02:58 PM
Ramona Cordova and Kiss Kiss have lined up dates throughout January and February. Head to the replies for the full list.
Ramona Cordova w/ Kiss KissJan. 09 - E. Hampton, Long Island, NY Stephen Talkhouse
Jan. 10 - Brooklyn, NY Buddy's Pie Company
Jan. 11 - Providence, RI TBA
Jan. 12 - Boston, MA TBA
Jan. 13 - Buffalo, NY @ The Mohawk Place
Jan. 14 - Lewisburg, PA @ INDUSTRY SKATE SHOP
Jan. 15 - Chambersburg, PA The Warehouse
Jan. 16 - Detroit, MI TBA
Jan. 17 - Ypsilanti, MI Dreamland Theater
Jan. 18 - North Manchester, IN - 07:30 PM - @ The Firehouse
Jan. 19 - New Castle, IN The Church -
Jan. 20 - Chicago, IL TBA
Jan. 21 - Crown Point, IN @ Java Jo'z
Jon Foucart on 01/01/06 - 11:46 PM
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