This Sunday (September 29), Gene Simmons will perform at London’s Wembley Stadium, but it’s not with his band KISS. Instead the bassist will sing the National Anthem for the NFL International Series game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings.
It was thirty years ago today (September 13, 1983) that a nation of suburban teens and early twenty-somethings had their young minds blown by the rock and roll equivalent of the curtain being pulled on the Wizard of Oz. On that day, KISS – which was then comprised of perennials Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, along with their late drummer Eric Carr and one-time guitarist Vinnie Vincent – showed up on MTV, and revealed their true, makeup-less faces.
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“He grabs me by the shoulders, and he says, ‘You are a powerful and talented young man.’ He’s staring at me in my eyes and says, ‘If we were in prison, I would make love to you.’” — Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington describing his first meeting with Gene Simmons
Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”
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.
efore 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.”