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KISS Kruise VI Celebrates 1982's "Creatures Of The Night"

KISS recently returned from their KISS Krusie VI "Creatures Of The Deep" celebrating their 1982 album Creatures Of The Night and the setlist from their first indoor concert as well as video of the rare track "Rock And Roll Hell" can be seen below. (Photo by Ken Tomczak)
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Richie Sambora Never Wanted To Be In KISS Anyway

Did you know ex-Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora once auditioned for KISS in the early '80s? In a new interview with Metal Express Radio, Sambora admits, "I didn't really want the gig." He added, "They wanted someone to replace Ace [Frehley] but I think they wanted someone who worshiped them. I...
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KISS Bassist Gene Simmons Donates $100K To Children's Charity

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently donated $100,000 to the "Gala of Hope" fundraiser for The Centre For Child Development and Sophie's Place Child and Youth Advocacy Centre held at the Newlands Golf and Country Club in Langley, British Columbia. In addition to the donation, Simmons also...
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KISS To Record New Studio Album

Good news, KISS Army! According to Rockhead's KISS Weblog, frontman Paul Stanley told the audience at Uncasville, CT's Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort that KISS will soon begin recording a new studio album. This will be the first new KISS album since 2012's Monster. (Photo by Ken Tomczak)
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Gene Simmons Discusses 1986 Halloween Movie "Trick Or Treat"

Happy Halloween! Every year around this time, I find my "Trick Or Treat" DVD, a great '80s movie featuring KISS bassist Gene Simmons and a cameo by "The Prince of Darkness" himself, Ozzy Osbourne. Thanks to the power of YouTube, I tracked down this 1986 interview with Simmons on "Good Morning...
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Gene Simmons Joins X Japan On Stage For KISS Cover (Video)

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently joined Japanese band X Japan on stage to cover the KISS classic "Rock And Roll All Nite" at the first annual Visual Japan Summit music festival and fan-filmed video can be seen below. Simmons and the iconic Japanese band were also joined by lineup acts...
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RUSH, KISS and The Legend Of "The Bag" (Video)

Canadian rockers RUSH have released a clip of their new documentary film "RUSH: Time Stand Still" and the video can be seen below. Guitarist Alex Lifeson discusses the creation of his character "The Bag" and how KISS guitarist Ace Frehley would always request to see "The Bag" on the road when the...
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DVD Review - "KISS Rocks Vegas"

The "KISS Rocks Vegas" DVD is celebrating a third week at #1 on the Billboard Music DVD charts. Having just received a copy in the mail, I can confirm the package is a great set filmed at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in November 2014. The main set is typical OTT KISS -...
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Celebrating 500 Rock Concerts Tonight At Red Rocks

I'm attending my 500th rock concert tonight - Hall & Oates at Red Rocks Amphitheater with my daughter. 500 is more than most, far less than others - but worthy of 10 random thoughts, stats and memories… 1 - FIRST CONCERT KISS w/ Vandenberg and Riot. 1/14/84 at Convention Center Arena in San...
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KISS Reunion Concert - 20 Years Ago Tonight (#TBT)

September 8, 1996 - it was 20 years ago tonight the original KISS linuep of Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss performed at Denver's old McNichols Arena on their "Alive Worldwide" reunion tour. Major bonus points if you remember The Hunger were the opening act that evening...
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