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Yesterday | RollingStone

Kiss Members Blasted by Melvins' Buzz Osborne

Buzz Osborne and his Melvins bandmates love Kiss so much that, in 1992, each member of the sludgy metal trio put out a solo album with art similar to the four solo albums Kiss put out in 1978; Osborne's even had drips of blood dribbling from his mouth in the same way as Kiss vocalist-bassist Gene Simmons on his cover.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Friday | Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Saturday's Pick: KISS & Def Leppard

Austin360 Ampitheater has had a busy weekend, and it's not even close to being over.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Def Leppard, Austin, TX

Friday | The Arizona Republic

16 Phoenix eateries on Guy Fieri's show

Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1moFtS2 In the season premiere, Guy Fieri eats Hawaiian dishes with Gene Simmons from the band Kiss in Culver City, Calif.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Life, Food, Dining, Pop/Rock, Recipes, Entertainment

Friday | 303 Magazine

This Week in Music

A lot happened this week in music news. Miley Cyrus released a controversial video with an unlikely collaborator, indie greats Interpol are finally touring, releasing music, and making videos, and Garth Brooks is causing national controversy.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Interpol, Garth Brooks, Country, The Flaming Lips

Friday | Washington Times

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KISS lead singer Gene Simmons is decidedly not taking a page out of Hillary Clinton 's book, and rather than trying to hide his wealth or run from his riches is instead publicly flaunting it - saying simply that living the 1 percent lifestyle is amazing.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Friday's TV Highlights: 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

KISS frontman Gene Simmons, left, is Guy Fieri's guest as "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" visits California.


Related Topix: Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Culver City, CA, Garden Grove, CA, Life, Food, Seafood, Bell, CA

Dallas Observer

Paul Stanley on Why KISS Outlived Their Critics

It's hard to imagine a time when KISS didn't exist. A friend wearing a Gene Simmons mask introduced me to their music when I was five years old, living in Germany.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Books, Face the Music, Heavy-Metal, Phantom

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Kobra and the Lotus Tour with KISS, Def Leppard: 'This Is Insane!'

"Nineteen years ago, I was watching Def Leppard with some friends up in Calgary, standing in the nose bleeds, now I'm getting to support them on tour... This is surreal!" says Brittany Paige, aka Kobra Paige.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Canada, Judas Priest, Heavy-Metal, Arts, Opera


Ringo Starr, designer John Varvatos come together for fashion and charity

Ringo Starr's July 7 birthday celebration at the Capitol Records tower in Los Angeles was a "Peace and Love" photo event.


Related Topix: Ringo Starr, Pop/Rock, Was, Steve Lukather, Non-Profit


Wire: Golden Gopher 10 Years; Rock & Brews at StubHub Center

Golden Gopher , Cedd Moses' original foray into the Downtown drinking scene, is celebrating ten years on July 10 with a bash that includes a Jameson ice luge, a special "Golden Gopher" cocktail, shot toast at midnight, and hor d'Ouerves.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Def Leppard's Phil Collen Wears Gene Simmons' Kiss Costume

Collen's flair for road shenanigans surfaced recently on the Kiss Facebook page , where the band posted a picture of their tour mate all gussied up in Kiss bassist Gene Simmons ' trademark costume while also wielding his distinctive axe.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Def Leppard, Salt Lake City, UT

Trend Hunter Magazine

Rocker Homage Editorials - The Stephen James NOX Cover Story Pays...

Stephen James channels an opulent rocker for this latest NOX magazine cover story that tributes famous band KISS.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

OC Weekly

KISS and Def Leppard - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - July 5, 2014

The day after 4th of July, nearly 20,000 screaming rock-n-roll fans filled the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre In Irvine, to witness two stellar performances by two defining rock bands: Def Leppard and KISS.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Rocker Gene Simmons Defends 1 Percent: 'There Would Be Chaos' Without Us

The defunct Occupy Wall Street's legacy, in part, was bringing the term "one percent" into the lexicon.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Jul 05, 2014

LAG Confidential

StubHub! Center opens Rock & Brews location on concourse

KISS rocker Paul Stanley, one half of the ownership behind Rock & Brews, was on hand at the StubHub! Center as the growing brewpub chain with a music theme opened its fourth Los Angeles location.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Home Gardening, Home, El Segundo, CA, Beer, Drink, Sports, Los Angeles Galaxy, US Soccer

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Paul Stanley: Peter Criss and Ace Frehley Tried to Sabotage KISS

Paul Stanley: Peter Criss and Ace Frehley Tried to Sabotage KISS Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.04.2014 "'They also wanted equal say when they didn't do equal work"... Paul Stanley recently spoke with OC Weekly and explained the issues that caused Peter Criss and Ace Frehley to leave KISS, saying that at times they tried to "sabotage the band."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Kiss & make up: Gene Simmons tells all

This image provided by Dr. Pepper Snapple shows part of a television ad featuring Kiss band member Gene Simmons that aired during the 2010 Super Bowl.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

KISS cranks it up with pyrotechnics

The Sacramento area got an early taste of Independence Day on Thursday night at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre near Marysville, where KISS cranked through tunes from its 40-year career and detonated enough pyrotechnic booms to rival the fireworks following a Sacramento River Cats game.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Life, 4th of July, Holidays, Rock & Roll, Rock-N-Roll, Def Leppard


Black Potatoe Music Festival 2014: Homegrown talent is at festival's core, says festival founder

Karl Dietel and his band perform during a previous Black Potatoe Music Festival at the Red Mill Museum in Clinton.


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, The Stray Cats, Pop/Rock, Ace Frehley, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Giveaway: Kiss and Def Leppard at the Austin360 Amphitheater

Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and two other guys who are not Ace Frehley and Peter Criss are putting the makeup back on and hitting the road in a co-headlining tour with Def Leppard to celebrate 40 years of driving fans wild and driving critics crazy.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock