Even though Paul Stanley stated recently that he didn't feel it was "necessary" for KISS to make another new studio album, bassist Gene Simmons says he has a gut feeling that there will be another one at some point.

Speaking with the Press Enterprise, Simmons stated, "Paul may think there’s not going to be another record; I suspect there will be. We never force the issue. There is no one to answer to except our own gut. I recently wrote a song called 'Your Wish is My Command' and it feels like KISS. It came out pretty easy. When there’s enough material, we’ll look at each other and say, ‘You wanna?’"

Stanley stated back in May, "There has to be a purpose to us doing an album. There was a time when we did albums because the contracts said so. But I only want to work now when it's justified. Sonic Boom was an album that was very much needed to be done and Monster just felt like, 'Well, we did Sonic Boom -- let's see where we go from here.'"

He added, "Having accomplished that, I feel we can move forward without new music. There are enough things going on in KISS that right now it doesn't feel utterly necessary to make a new album." The vocalist prefaced the statement that things could still change, but at the moment he didn't see any new music on the horizon.

The next thing on KISS' agenda comes this week when their Scooby-Doo and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery film arrives. Read more on that and see clips here.

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