GENE SIMMONS Explains Decision To Abandon 'Horns' Hand Gesture Trademark Application: 'I Just Didn't Think It Was Worth It'

Gene Simmons says that he withdrew his application to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture because he "didn't think it was worth it." The KISS bassist/vocalist expressly abandoned the application in late June — less than two weeks after filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Most music fans slammed Simmons for ...

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Former TROUBLE Vocalist ERIC WAGNER: 'Working On New Music Is One Of The Only Things That Gets Me High Anymore'

Legendary vocalist Eric Wagner (BLACKFINGER, THE SKULL, ex-TROUBLE) was recently interviewed by Danko Jones on "The Official Danko Jones Podcast". The full chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how a phone call from Dave Grohl restarted his career after he left TROUBLE originally: Eric: "I had a ...

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FATES WARNING's 'Perfect Symmetry', 'Parallels' Albums To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

On January 12, Metal Blade Records will reissue two of FATES WARNING's fan-favorite albums, "Perfect Symmetry" (1989) and "Parallels" (1991), as part of the label's "Originals Series". Featuring new vinyl mastering by Patrick W. Engel, both "Perfect Symmetry" and "Parallels" will be released on vinyl with 400g heavy cardboard spine sleeves (inside-out print), 60x60cm two-sided ...

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