Tuesday, January 17, 2017

GENE SIMMONS Is Not Interested In Making Another KISS Album 'Unless And If There's A Financial Model That Works'

Gene Simmons says that he is not interested in producing another KISS studio album "unless and if there's a financial model that works" to make it worthwhile for the band to write and record new music.


Lead singer of KISS and Rock God, Gene Simmons joins Ralph and Zac Amico (sitting in for Jay) in studio this week for an episode that is instantly a classic! Ralph admits to an embarrassing story having to do with Gene, Gene and Zac have a Michael Jackson joke battle, everyone admits the longest they've ever gone without sex, and plenty more funny and shocking stories are shared. The guys also get serious and discuss the current state and future of music, Gene's new resort and casino - Rock and Brews, the success of KISS, Gene's firsts and so much more!

Follow the whole show: @GeneSimmons, @IAmRalphSutton, @ZacIsNotFunny, @GaSDigital, @TheSDRShow, @IMShannonLee



Sunday, January 15, 2017

I couldn’t find a babysitter.

It’s happened to everyone – well at least everyone who is a parent with two X chromosomes. At some point, despite your best efforts, your childcare will fail you. And when it happens, it won’t be a low-key day at the office. It will be the day of a big presentation, the morning of an important hearing.


JANUARY 15
  • 1982 - KISS appear on the ABC network show 'Fridays' in support of the 'Music From The Elder' album.
  • 2014 - Classic KISS merchandise is featured in the episode 'KISS and Sell' of AMERICAN PICKERS, on History.
JANUARY 16
  • 1978 - KISS appears on the American Music Awards via satellite from Largo, MD to perform 'Rock And Roll All Nite'.
JANUARY 17
  • 2004 - Paul Stanley and Eric Singer separately attend Day 3 of the NAMM Music Convention at the Anaheim Convention Center.
  • 2006 - Gene Simmons is a speaker at 'The Next Big Idea - The Future of Brand Entertainment' 2006 West Conference, held at at the Renaissance Hotel, Hollywood.
  • 2008 - Gene Simmons is the 3rd celebrity FIRED by Donald Trump on 'The Celebrity Apprentice'
  • 2009 - Tommy Thayer and Gene Simmons separately attend the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA
JANUARY 18
  • 2007 - The Simmons Family arrive in London, England to promote debut of first season of 'Gene Simmons Family Jewels' on the Biography Channel - UK.
  • 2008 - Gene Simmons appears on the ABC late night talker 'The Jimmy Kimmel Show'.
JANUARY 19
  • 2003 - Gene Simmons attended the NAMM convention in Anaheim, CA.
  • 2007 - Bruce Kulick, Eric Singer and Paul Stanley separately appears at the NAMM convention in Anaheim, CA.
  • 2007 - KISSOLOGY Volume 1 DVD set is certified Gold, Platinum and 5X Platinum by the RIAA
  • 2015 - The official music video for 'Do Not Try to Bloom Ukiyo of Dream' featuring Momoiro Clover Z vs KISS, is released (via YouTube) 
JANUARY 20
  • 1952 - Stanley Harvey Eison [a.k.a. Paul Stanley] is born. 
  • 1987 - Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley are guest VJs on MTV
  • 1998 - Ace Frehley's 'Loaded Deck' album is Released.
  • 2007 - Eric Singer was one of the featured rockers that will took part in an all-star jam to honor of the late 'Dimebag' Darrel Abbott at the Hilton Hotel in the Pacific Ballroom in Anaheim, CA.
JANUARY 21
  • 2002 - Gene Simmons appears at the annual NATPE convention in Las Vegas. Gene is there promoting/selling an animated superhero KISS show for TV.
  • 2006 - Many KISS Members and the 'KISS Family' attended the 2006 NAMM convention at the Anaheim Convention Center. Attending were Gene and Nick Simmons, Bob and Bruce Kulick and Eric Singer.


Sunday, January 8, 2017

Gene Simmons isn't just a god of rock and roll, he is also keen on investing in the stock market.

"My belief is that as soon as Donald Trump takes power, and as soon as he lowers the amount of taxes that people on the street are going to have to pay, watch the 20,000 ceiling on the Dow break," Simmons told TheStreet in an interview.

Simmons also pulled no punches when asked about the impact to stocks that President-elect Trump's lively Twitter page is causing.



Read more at THE STREET >>


JANUARY 8

  • 1974: At the Fillmore East, a press party is held to celebrate first album by KISS


Monday, December 5, 2016

KISS on TV: December 5 - 18, 2016

A look at KISS and its members, making TV appearances over the next week.

December 9: BE COOL (Featuring Gene Simmons)
9:05 PM (ET) on EPIX

December 14: CSI (Featuring Gene Simmons)
7:00 AM (ET) on CLOO

December 14: CSI (Featuring Gene Simmons)
6:00 PM (ET) on CLOO

December 16: BE COOL (Featuring Gene Simmons)
7:35 AM (ET) on EPIX

December 16: BE COOL (Featuring Gene Simmons)
5:00 PM (ET) on EPIX


The L.A. KISS Expo is schedule to take place on January 27 - 29, 2017, in Hollywood, CA, in the Raleigh Studios on Melrose Ave. Peter Criss is the headlining guest for the expo, appear on all three days, starting with a Meet & Great on the 27th. The Full expo will take place on the 28th, with the 29th only event being a KISS LA Landmark tour with Peter Criss.

Bruce Kulick is also schedule to appear at the expo, along with The manager and lead singer of WHITE TIGER. Adam Rifkin, the director of the movie, DETROIT ROCK CITY. And, the all-female tribute band, PRISS, will perform at the expo.

Tickets start at $40 for just the Saturday events. Click here for more details.


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