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September 30, 2014

KISS Bringing Monster Stage To Mexico For The First Time At Hell & Heaven Festival

Former KISS Songwriter Stephen Coronel Arrested for Child Pornography

KISS Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

Former KISS songwriter busted on five counts of child pornography after authorities 'tracked images to his computer'

GENE SIMMONS To Offer Views On Life, Love, America, The State Of Music, The Magic Of KISS And More; The Big Interview With DAN RATHER On AXS TV Tuesday Night

Before They Were Kiss: The History of Wicked Lester


September 29, 2014

Tommy Thayer’s Mother Passes Away

Video: Kiss - You Think You Know Classic Rock?

GENE SIMMONS Sits Down With DAN RATHER For ‘The Big Interview’

Wicked Lester Guitarist Stephen Coronel Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Former WICKED LESTER Guitarist Who Introduced PAUL STANLEY To GENE SIMMONS Faces Child-Pornography Charge


September 28, 2014

PodKISSt #95 Scot Coogan & Gordon Gebert Interviews

16 Years Ago: Kiss’ Original Lineup Reunites (But Not Really) for A New Studio Album
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(from The Island Packet via Emerson Deuschl)

A former guitarist of Wicked Lester, the rock and roll band that preceded Kiss, was arrested in Beaufort County on Friday, accused of uploading child pornography.Stephen Coronel, 63, of Bluffton was charged with five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor following a search of his Plantation Pointe apartment, Sgt. Robin McIntosh of the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies seized a number of electronic devices and other evidence, McIntosh said. Additional details were not available Friday, McIntosh said, citing the pending forensic analysis of evidence.The investigation began when the U.S. Department of Justice's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force determined child pornography had been uploaded from a home in Bluffton, McIntosh said. The task force and Sheriff's Office tracked the material to Coronel's home. In 1970 and 1971, Coronel was a member of New York-based band Wicked Lester before members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley left to form Kiss. Wicked Lester did not release an album, though Coronel helped write several songs that later appeared on Kiss albums.

Ace Frehley Space Invader Tour


September 27, 2014


ACE FREHLEY - "It's Really Disheartening For People To Continue To Call Me A Loser Just Because I Made Some Mistakes In The Past"

GENE SIMMONS - In-Depth Interview To Air Next Tuesday On AXS TV; Teaser Clip Posted

‘4th and Loud’ brings you KISS, football and dancers

Gene Simmons says he wouldn't sign Ray Rice to his arena team

September 26, 2014

ACE FREHLEY: PAUL STANLEY Is 'One Of The Sloppiest Guitar Players Out There'

These Photos of Former KISS Guitarist Vinnie Vincent’s Abandoned Home are Depressing

Video: Ace Frehley Says One Nice Thing About Each Former KISS Bandmate


"The ultimate story: Kiss Black Diamond" will be released on October 14, 2014 and is (so far) only available at Amazon Germany.

Video: The Big Interview: Gene Simmons - Premieres Tuesday, September 30

September 25, 2014

KISS Collectibles & Memorabilia at Backstage Auctions


Photo: Paul and Erin Stanley attend the Spirit of Excellence Awards 2014

Photo: Gene Simmons & family at the Spirit of Excellence Awards 2014

Photo: Doc McGhee accepts Music Industry Achievement Award from Gene & Paul at the Spirit of Excellence 2014

More photos of Vinnie Vincents house

“Rock” and Brews

September 24, 2014

Ace Frehley Announces 2014 Tour Dates


Ace Frehley to Embark on November 2014 U.S. Tour

Ace Frehley, original Kiss guitarist, announces fall tour dates

September 23, 2014

Decibel Geek Podcast #155: It's Alive! Top 5 Live Albums with Luc Carl

L.A. KISS Co-Owner Guests On One On One With Mitch Lafon; Video

ACE FREHLEY Announces Dozen U.S. Tour Dates For Late November

Three Sides Of The Coin Podcast #94: Brett Bouchy Bares All on LA KISS, 4th and Loud, Music and Football

New Message up on Bruce Kulicks website about the cool event at the John Varvatos store on Sunday

Kisstory Science Theatre's Space Ace double feature

Ace Frehley live at B.B.King Blues Club & Grill in New York on November 24, 2014


September 22, 2014


Photos: Kissteria Box Set

Photo: Bruce Kulick with Matt Sorum and Nick Simmons

Gene Simmons showcased his Beverley Hills house and home on Through The Keyhole

Gene on Through The Keyhole

Episode 51 of One On One With Mitch Lafon features an exclusive chat with the L.A. KISS managing partner and co-owner, BRETT BOUCHY.

September 21, 2014

Battle of the bands: Kiss vs. Crue, on the gridiron


September 20, 2014

Ace to be Special Guest at Chiller Theatre October 24 - 26

The Long Kiss Goodbye: The Search for Vinnie Vincent

Vinnie Vincents house for sale for $ 75.700,-

September 19, 2014

ROCK MUSIC MENU: Is Kiss' Gene Simmons right about ‘Rock is Dead' claim?

Creatures Of The Net Episode 72: KISS & Tell Author Gordon Gebert Interview

Kiss’ ‘Love Gun’ Album Reportedly Getting Deluxe Edition Reissue

ACE FREHLEY Says PAUL STANLEY And GENE SIMMONS Are 'Trying To Rewrite History'

September 18, 2014

Gene Simmons Ready To Launch New Music Reality Show

KISS Announce 'Love Gun' Deluxe Edition Out October 28

One On One Podcast #49 with Ace Frehley

September 17, 2014

"Love Gun" will be released as a Deluxe 2CD edition on October 28, 2014.

From Bravewords:
Universal are proud to announce the next stage of KISS’ 40th anniversary celebrations, with the release of a Deluxe Edition of the 1977 U.S. platinum album, Love Gun, on 2CD and digital formats.

The band’s sixth studio recording, Love Gun was the first album to feature lead vocal performances from all four original band members, and the last studio album with the original KISS line-up. Love Gun has since gone on to sell more than four million copies worldwide.

The 2CD / digital edition includes the complete original album re-mastered on the first disc, featuring such classics as the title track “Plaster Caster”, the song inspired by Cynthia Plaster Caster, the groupie famous for taking casts of rock star genitalia; “Shock Me”, written about Ace Frehley suffering an electric shock during a concert in Lakeland, Florida; “Christine Sixteen”, and “Then She Kissed Me”, the band’s cheeky, gender-switching cover of the Crystals’ 1963 hit penned by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector.

The second disc is made up of rare, previously unreleased Love Gun demos of “Plaster Caster”, “Then She Kissed Me”, “Tomorrow and Tonight” and “Much Too Soon”. Also, the first four lines of the demo “I Know Who You Are” eventually evolved and became the song “Living In Sin”. A glimpse into Paul Stanley’s creative process is demonstrated in “Love Gun (Teaching Demo)” with Stanley talking through the various chords of the song after writing the song with the next version – “Love Gun (Demo)” – being the complete demo performance. “Reputation”, the only previously released demo, was originally included on this year’s KISS 40 compilation.

Also included is a 1977 interview with Gene Simmons, as well as three never-before-available live tracks from the KISS show at the Capitol Centre, Landover in Maryland U.S.A. from December 20, 1977 – “Love Gun”, “Christine Sixteen” and “Shock Me”. The package also includes liner notes written by Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott, currently on tour with KISS.


CD ONE – Original Album:
1. I Stole Your Love
2. Christine Sixteen
3. Got Love For Sale
4. Shock Me
5. Tomorrow And Tonight
6. Love Gun
7. Hooligan
8. Almost Human
9. Plaster Caster
10. Then She Kissed Me

CD TWO – Demos, Interview & Live:
1. Much Too Soon (Demo)*
2. Plaster Caster (Demo)*
3. Reputation (Demo)
4. Love Gun (Teaching Demo)*
5. Love Gun (Demo)*
6. Gene Simmons Interview (1977)*
7. Tomorrow And Tonight (Demo)*
8. I Know Who You Are (Demo)*
9. Love Gun (Live 1977)*
10. Christine Sixteen (Live 1977)*
11. Shock Me (Live 1977)*

In this video Gene talks about his new book "Me, Inc", which is coming out in October.

ACE FREHLEY Announces Lineup Of His Touring Band

Interview with Bruce Kulick

KISS - Paul Stanley And Gene Simmons Talk Rock & Brews Albuquerque Opening On KOB Eyewitness News 4

Rock & Brews kicks it off in ABQ

Gene Simmons’ son Nick launches his music career

Space Invaders (Review)

Peter Criss will be appearing at Mad Monster Party on October 3-5

September 16, 2014

Video: KISS stars hold grand opening at Rock & Brews

Kiss Help Raise More Than $1 Million for Oregon Military Museum

Video: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley in Albuquerque for Rock & Brews event

Gene Simmons Wants to Coach Musical Gladiators

Former ACE FREHLEY Bassist ANTHONY ESPOSITO Says He Was 'Tossed Away' And 'Dissed' By Original KISS Guitarist

GENE SIMMONS: It's Sad That RAY RICE's Wife 'Isn't Copping To Fact She Was Abused'

10 reasons KISS murdered rock ‘n’ roll

Three Sides Of The Coin Podcast #93: Author & KISS Fan Chuck Klosterman Plus the Crazy World of Ace Frehley

KISS concert in Lake Oswego raises $1.15 million for military museum

Gene Simmons: Ray Rice Needs To Go To Jail And Become ‘Somebody’s Girlfriend’

September 15, 2014

STRANGE WAYS -35- 1978 Robert Duncan Predictions

KISS pitches in for Thayer Oregon Military Museum

GENE SIMMONS To Launch Coliseum Reality Music Competition At Mipcon

Kiss ex Frehley: Thayer just wants to be me

Video: Kiss on playing a rare acoustic show

Video: Kiss raise over $1 million for Oregon Military Museum at acoustic concert


Ace Frehley’s fiance’ says: “KISS; need to ‘CUT THE CRAP’ and do a world reunion” and claims Ace had a recent cheerful and friendly talk with Gene Simmons

KISS fans attend convention in Edison

September 14, 2014


The new Paul McCartney Tribute-Album will be released on November 17, which includes also a new Kiss track. N

ACE FREHLEY: TOMMY THAYER Is 'Just A Guy Up There Copying Me'

30 Years Ago: Kiss releases Animalize, Eric Carr says he’s still a fox

September 13, 2014

(from Roberto Ariberti)

Ace is on cover on the latest issue of September of GUITAR CLUB. Include five pages of interviews.
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Video: ACE FREHLEY Talks To GUITAR CENTER About Musical Beginnings, Relationship With GIBSON And LES PAUL

30 Years Ago: Paul Stanley Becomes a One-Man Band on Kiss’ ‘Animalize’

September 12, 2014

Ace Frehley, Brad Paisley score with new releases

Video: How a Studio Mistake Made Ace Frehley’s Cover of ‘The Joker’ Special

Hey Gene Simmons, Here’s 10 Great Artists Who Debuted Since 1983

COREY TAYLOR Laughs Off GENE SIMMONS' 'Rock Is Dead' Remark

Gene Simmons: Sad Rice’s Wife Isn’t ‘Copping To Fact She Was Abused’

ACE FREHLEY On His Touring Plans: 'It All Depends On What The Promoters Are Willing To Pay'

September 11, 2014

Video: Voice Doctor Who Treats Kiss' Paul Stanley Shares His Advice to Rock-Star Clients

Ace Frehley: Cosmic Space Invasion

Video: SLASH: Why PAUL STANLEY Told Me To Go F**k Myself

KISS calls Derek Jeter 'A powerful and attractive man' in video tribute

New Ace interview on the Eddie Trunk podcast

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Responds to Gene Simmons’ ‘Rock Is Dead’ Claim

ACE FREHLEY On TOMMY THAYER's 'Spaceman' Guitar: 'I Mean, How Big Are The Balls On This Guy?'


September 10, 2014

Video: Ace Frehley Reveals Which Rock Star He’d Bring Back From the Dead

Q&A: KISS' Gene Simmons explains Detroit Rock City's power, band's future, tour with Def Leppard

Gene Simmons Incorrectly Observed That Rock Is Finally Dead

KISS celebrates 'Alive!' album's 39-year anniversary; hear how Detroit's Cobo Hall rocked

Video: "Rock and Roll all nite" live at Fashion Rocks

Ace Frehley Gives Us a Ride Around His Old Bronx Stomping Grounds

Photos: Kiss at Fashion Rocks


September 9, 2014

Win a Trip to see Kiss in Las Vegas


"Venus and Mars/ Rock Show" will be released on a Paul McCartney Tribute Album on November 17th.

Three Sides Of The Coin Podcast #92: We Open A Gene Simmons Can of Worms... Is Rock Dead?

Creatures Of The Net Podcast #71: KISStory Science Theater Crossover!

Bad news headbangers: Gene Simmons declares ‘rock and roll is dead’ thanks to music piracy

Photo: Fashion Rocks rehearsal

Photo: Kiss stage at Fashion Rocks


September 7, 2014
Gene Simmons declares rock ‘n’ roll “dead,” Foo Fighters respond “Not so fast”

Foo Fighters Say “Not So Fast” To Gene Simmons Declaring Rock Dead

Gene Simmons Says Rock Is Dead. Gene Simmons Is Wrong.


September 6, 2014

11 year old sings "Heaven's on fire" in Finnish Voice of Kids

America’s Worst Generation: Only One Of My Three Nephews Knows Who Ace Frehley Is

Flashback: Garth Brooks Becomes the Fifth Member of Kiss

KISS to (Finally) Perform in Israel

STRANGE WAYS Podcast #34- KISS comes to town!

September 5, 2014

Gene Simmons Says “Rock Is Finally Dead,” And Pirating Is To Blame

A KISS for the homeland

GENE SIMMONS - "Rock Did Not Die Of Old Age, It Was Murdered"

Ace Frehley Talks About His Last Kiss Album – Exclusive Video

Gene Simmons: 'Rock Is Finally Dead' (Nick Simmons interviews Gene Simmons for Esquire)

September 4, 2014

(from Andreas Balzer)
Ace is on the cover of the French Rock Hard magazine.

Gene Simmons Sued for Doing Injury to Funk

Ace Frehley | Space Invader (eOne Metal)

Kiss, Def Leppard and the Dead Daisies Wrap Up Their Summer Tour: Photo Gallery

Kiss memorabilia auction

Show Review: Kiss — Still Creatures of the Nighttime World

KISS To Perform In Israel, Japan, Australia And More; Next Tour Legs Mapped Out

Kiss headed to Israel, Gene Simmons reveals

Kiss are on the cover of the Malibu Times magazine (Sep/Oct 2014 edition).

Podcast Rock City: Ace's new CD

An Interview with Ace Frehley: Still In The Groove

KISS Sued By Concert Security Guard After Slipping on Wet Confetti

Kiss Sued by Security Guard Claiming Confetti Injury

September 3, 2014

Video: Gene Simmons talks about that time he won a Twist contest

Molimo Demo 1971 (Ace Frehley's Pre-Kiss Demos Unearthed)

Frehley back after 5 years

Ace Frehley is on the cover of the new edition of "Aquarian Weekly".

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ACE FREHLEY Welcomes Back Drummer SCOT COOGAN For 'Space Invader' Tour

KISS Confetti Blamed For Security Guard's Injuries

KISS To Perform At Fashion Rocks In Brooklyn Next Tuesday

September 2, 2014

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley takes Gene Simmons to task for suicide comments

Video: KISS and Def Leppard wrap up Summer Tour in Houston

Video From Final KISS and Def Leppard Show Goes Online

Ace Frehley's "Space Invader drops to #46 in the second week (2.500 sold units) in the USA

Three Sides Of The Coin Podcast #91: Did Def Leppard Save the KISS Tour?

Ace Frehley – Space Invader (ALBUM REVIEW)

Gene Simmons says The Beatles changed men’s fashion

September 1, 2014


(from Gene Simmons)

Leg 1 of the KISS Def Lep Tour is over and ended spectacularly in Houston with a record, sold out concert.
Thanks to our road crew for making it all possible. They break their backs every day to put on a show for the fans.
But it ain't over. We're just beginning.
Europe. South America. Japan. Australia. SE Asia. ISRAEL, and more.
We have just begun to rock...

Videos from Woodlands, TX, 31.8.2014

Set list from Woodlands, TX, 31.8.2014

KISS & Def Leppard at The Woodlands, 8/31/2014

Rock and Roll Over: Scot Coogan Going Back On The Road with Legendary KISS Guitarist Ace Frehley

Photo: Kiss Fan's "Elder" Tattoo

New Jersey KISS Expo – Saturday, September 13, 2014