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Gene Simmons: There’s ‘Not a Chance’ KISS Would Reunite With Ace Frehley + Peter Criss Again

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Gene Simmons revealed in a new interview that there's "not a chance" the band would ever reconsider reuniting with Ace Frehley or Peter Criss again.

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Did KISS’ Gene Simmons Pee His Pants Onstage?

KISS' Gene Simmons
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After a questionable video surfaced on YouTube, KISS bassist-singer Gene Simmons himself has commented on the alleged peeing.

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KISS Bassist Gene Simmons: Ace Frehley + Peter Criss ‘No Longer Deserve to Wear the Paint’

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How much uglier could it get between current and former members of KISS? The iconic act will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, choosing not to perform at the ceremony after various conflicts. However, Gene Simmons just launched perhaps the most insulting comment to date in the direction of classic members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss.

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Gene Simmons Not Ruling Out Reunion With Ace Frehley + Peter Criss for Kiss Rock Hall Induction

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

It’s been a long time coming but rock royalty Kiss will finally be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Kiss will join the 2014 class of inductees that includes Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel and others, and since the announcement, questions have started to swirl regarding the status of former bandmates Peter Criss and Ace Frehley and how they will fit into the festivities, if at all.

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Gene Simmons on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain: ‘Just Because You Died That Makes You an Icon? No’

Gene Simmons and Kurt Cobain
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While Kiss have certainly carved out their own chapter in music history, Gene Simmons recently shared his thoughts on the current state of the music industry for new bands, the challenges that they face and the disappearance of the rock icon.

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Danzig to Play 2013 Revolver Golden Gods, Gene Simmons, Marilyn Manson + More to Appear

Glenn Danzig
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The annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards has just announced some intriguing additions to the show's 2013 event. Danzig have been confirmed to perform at this year's Golden Gods, with former Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein set to join the band for a special guest appearance. Additionally, Gene Simmons, Marilyn Manson, Alice Cooper will grace the awards show along with more of rock's biggest names.

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Zakk Wyde, Gene Simmons + Vince Neil Sign on for 2012 Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp

Zakk Wylde / Gene Simmons / Vince Neil
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It seems as though Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp becomes a bigger attraction by the year, not just for the fans and those willing to shell out for the experience, but for those in the industry willing to serve as instructors.

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Gene Simmons Endorses Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

While rock ‘n’ roll and political conservatism don’t exactly go hand in hand, Gene Simmons and big business are a match made in heaven. In a recent interview, the KISS demon gave former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney his personal endorsement for the upcoming presidential election, should Romney win the party nomination.

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Allstars Tour: Tentative Setlist Leaked by Promoter

Duff McKagan / Sebastian Bach / Gene Simmons
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We recently reported that rock legends such as Duff McKagan, Sebastian Bach, Gene Simmons and many more are planning to embark on the Rock 'N' Roll Allstars tour in Central and South America. To get fans even more excited, a tentative setlist has been released (spoiler alert), featuring some of the most celebrated songs in rock history.

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Gene Simmons: Axl Rose Needed a ‘Good Beating’

Gene Simmons / Axl Rose
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Gene Simmons is never at a loss for words, so in a recent interview when asked what he thought about Guns N’ Roses and what they could have been, the Kiss bassist-singer was very open.

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