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Glam rock/hard rock band

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Birth Place :

New York City, NY, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Alive!" (1975)

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KISS Got 'Screwed Over' by Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Says Paul Stanley

December 01, 2014 04:13:10 GMT

' Paul Stanley isn't happy with his band's performance at the 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade earlier this week. The frontman recently took to Twitter to express his disappointment, insisting he and his mates were "screwed over" by the event's bosses.

Paul Stanley Apologizes for Offending Eric Stonestreet's Mom, Gene Simmons Denies It

June 01, 2014 17:53:12 GMT

Paul Stanley and responded to a reported airplane debacle that involved 's mother. While the former sent an apology to the "" star for the mix-up, the latter called the incident a "complete false story" that "never happened."

Eric Stonestreet Accuses KISS of Being Rude to His Mother

May 30, 2014 08:42:37 GMT

has accused some members of of being rude to his mother Jamey Stonestreet during a recent flight to Kansas City. The "" actor took to Instagram on Wednesday, May 28 to share the story. He uploaded a screenshot of his conversation with his mother which read, "I think Gene Simmons is on my flight. DO you think I should give him a kiss?"

KISS' Original Members Reunite at 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

April 11, 2014 02:24:57 GMT

The founding members of put aside their differences for 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Despite their heated dispute in the past few months, , Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, and took the stage together to receive the honor at the induction ceremony.

KISS and Def Leppard Announce Joint Tour Honoring War Heroes

March 18, 2014 01:30:26 GMT

and will hit the road together in a 42-city North American tour, the groups announced on Monday, March 17 at Los Angeles' House of Blues. The trek begins June 23 in West Valley City, Utah and wraps up August 31 in Woodlands, Texas.

KISS' Gene Simmons Slams Hip-Hop Stars Induction Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

March 17, 2014 04:04:26 GMT

once again ripped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. After criticizing the organizers for choosing to honor ' original, yet former members, Peter Criss and , instead of the band's current lineup Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer, Simmons now questioned Hall of Fame's choice of Hip-Hop inductees.

KISS Cancels Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performance Due to Line-Up Dispute

February 24, 2014 09:11:47 GMT

has canceled plan to perform at their upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The iconic rock band made the decision after they had a disagreement over which line-up should take the stage at the event on April 10 in Brooklyn, New York.

Nirvana, Kiss and Peter Gabriel to Be Inducted to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

December 17, 2013 08:13:57 GMT

The inductees of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2014 have been announced. Bands and as well as singer are all going to be inducted at a ceremony held on April 10, 2014.

Nirvana and Kiss Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

October 16, 2013 09:13:12 GMT

For the first time since they debuted in 1987 and then disbanded in 1994 following frontman 's death, is deemed eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. The alternative rock band is nominated as honoree for the Class of 2014.

Video: KISS Set 'Dancing with the Stars' Ablaze With 'Rock and Roll All Nite'

April 10, 2012 04:56:25 GMT

visited "" on the night dedicated by the reality TV show to pay tribute to rock music. Donning their trademark costumes, and his bandmates kicked off the Monday night, April 9 episode with their classic hit "Rock and Roll All Nite".

KISS: Madonna Doesn't Belong in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

March 23, 2012 07:48:53 GMT

In addition to dissing as a karaoke singer, called out and during a recent press conference announcing their joint tour with . The rock band launched snide remarks on Madge and Deborah Harry's band when asked to comment about their exclusion from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

KISS and Motley Crue Reunite for a Tour Because They're Sick of Karaoke Shows

March 21, 2012 02:30:48 GMT

Thirty years after sharing stage at Creatures of the Night Tour, and are going to hit the road together again this coming summer, and they promise to bring a "biggest, baddest rock tour". Avoiding to give away too much detail and spoiling the element of surprise, KISS' Tommy Thayer tells their fans to "expect the unexpected."

The Cure, KISS and More to Cover Paul McCartney for Tribute Album

February 10, 2012 09:08:03 GMT

While pays tribute to the classic era in his cover album "", a number of stars including , and will, in return, salute him in an upcoming tribute album. They will cover songs from Mecca's catalog including the records with and Wings or during his solo career.

Organizers Agree With Michael Jackson's Fans, Remove KISS From Line-Up

August 17, 2011 04:03:58 GMT

Organizers for tribute concert have apologized for recruiting as one of the performers at the upcoming remembrance event. They admitted that the booking was an "oversight" on their part, and quickly fixed it up by removing the masked hard rock band from the line-up.

Kevin Federline's Girlfriend Gives Birth to His Fifth Child

August 17, 2011 00:59:48 GMT

becomes a father once again. The ex-husband of pop singer welcomed his fifth child last Monday, August 15 after his current girlfriend, former competitive volleyball player Victoria Prince, gave birth to their first daughter together at 6:33 P.M., PEOPLE reported.

Taylor Momsen Announces Retirement From Acting

August 16, 2011 17:47:11 GMT

has ditched the Jenny Humphries days completely. The former "" star has confirmed that she will not return to the acting world, saying she would rather spend her time focusing on her music career with .

KISS' Participation in Michael Jackson Tribute Sparks Protests

August 16, 2011 14:42:39 GMT

The intention may be good but it is not taken well. ' plan to take part at the tribute concert on October 8 in Wales is dissed by the King of Pop's fans and Estate because the rock band's member publicly called Michael a pedophile in 2010.

KISS' Japan Tour Delayed

March 08, 2011 01:59:03 GMT

Veteran rockers have postponed an upcoming tour of Japan. The band was due to jet to the Far East next month for a number of shows, but the concerts have now been scrapped and the trip has been pushed back.

Paul Stanley of KISS to Be Dad Again at 59

February 26, 2011 02:15:52 GMT

rocker Paul Stanley is set to become a father again at the age of 59 - his wife is pregnant with their third child. The singer and his attorney spouse Erin are expecting a baby girl in August and Stanley has brushed off concerns about his age, insisting he can't wait for the new addition.

Gene Simmons Released From Hospital After Collapsing at Airport

October 26, 2010 07:07:19 GMT

star has been admitted to hospital after collapsing at an airport. The rocker is believed to have hit his head after fainting at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday, October 24. He suffered a cut to his forehead in the fall, reports TMZ.

KISS' Concert Cut Short for Curfew

September 27, 2010 03:51:45 GMT

found headlining festivals a tough gig in Fontana, California on Saturday, September 25 night when they realized their plans to rock on past midnight would not be possible. Paul Stanley and ' veterans had hoped to turn their set at the Epicenter Twenty Ten festival into a marathon treat for fans and U.S. troops listening to a global live broadcast of the show.

Mark Wahlberg Retracts Decision to Retire at 40

August 14, 2010 04:34:28 GMT

Actor regrets promising to quit Hollywood at 40, insisting he only made the retirement vow because he was feeling overworked. The "" star became known for his wild lifestyle after making the transition from rapping as Marky Mark to acting, and once declared he'd turn his back on his career when he reached the age milestone.

Justin Bieber Is First in Bizarre Concert Cancellations Poll

August 14, 2010 03:52:56 GMT

Teen sensation has received an unlikely honor - he has topped a list of the most bizarre concert cancellations. The "Baby" hitmaker's show in Sydney, Australia in April was axed by police over safety fears when thousands of young fans descended on the area and hundreds became "distressed" amid frenzied scenes.

Nominees of Classic Rock Roll of Honor Awards Announced

August 14, 2010 03:37:20 GMT

, , and are leading the nominations for the Classic Rock Roll of Honor awards, with two nods each. Rock legends KISS and former guitarist Slash are both nominated in the prestigious Album of the Year and Band of the Year categories.

KISS' Paul Stanley Hopes Guitarist Son Won't Follow In His Footsteps

August 12, 2010 06:31:49 GMT

frontman Paul Stanley has warned his guitarist son against following in his footsteps, because he wants the teen to "find his own path". Stanley admits he'll "never be as good a guitarist" as 16-year-old Evan, his son with ex-wife Pamela Bowen.

Drew Barrymore Thinks Phone Sex Is Weird

August 05, 2010 07:27:21 GMT

Actress isn't a fan of long distance love - because she hates talking dirty on the phone. The "Charlie's Angels" star, 35, has previously dated ' drummer Fabrizio Moretti and been married to actor , but more recently she's been in an on/off relationship with her "" co-star .

Leonardo DiCaprio's Female Attacker Ordered to Stay Away From Him

August 05, 2010 07:19:16 GMT

A woman accused of slashing 's face with a glass at a party in 2005 has been ordered by a U.S. judge to stay at least 500 yards away from the actor. Aretha Wilson is said to have hit the "" star during a Hollywood Hills house party thrown by 's ex, film producer Rick Salomon, reportedly leaving the actor requiring 17 stitches to close up a large cut from his ear to his face.

Dylan McDermott No Longer Obsessed With KISS

August 05, 2010 06:08:15 GMT

Actor has vowed not to attend another concert by his favorite childhood band because he "doesn't get" the band's theatrical stage act now he's all grown up. The "" star was once a dedicated member of the band's infamous legion of fans, dubbed the KISS Army, and became obsessed with seeing the rockers perform their fire breathing, tongue-wagging, pyrotechnic shows live.

Henry Rollins Explains Why He Refuses to Attack Gene Simmons

June 30, 2010 08:53:17 GMT

Hardcore punk icon has defended his decision not to attack star for bragging about his wealth on his U.S. talk show, insisting he was happy for the heavy rocker to "hang himself". The former Black Flag and Rollins Band's frontman admits he received a deluge of mail from angry fans for letting Simmons ramble on about his "hideous" wealth and sex life during an awkward interview on Rollins' former TV show "The Henry Rollins Show".

Former KISS Member Vinnie Vincent Loses Bankruptcy Appeal

June 30, 2010 07:27:04 GMT

Former star Vinnie Vincent has lost an appeal that could have helped him stave off bankruptcy following a court battle with his ex-bandmates. The guitarist, real name Vincent John Cusano, was barred from seeking bankruptcy protection from paying more than $81,000 (54,000 pound sterling) to Paul Stanley and after unsuccessfully suing them for royalties in 1997.

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