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GENE SIMMONS To Release 'On Power' Book In November

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons will release his next book, "On Power", on November 14 via Dey Street Books (formerly It Books), an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Simmons told "The Ride With JMV" on 107.5/1070 The Fan that the book is about how "everybody can make more money and actually become relatively rich." He explained: "There ...

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Former MORBID ANGEL Frontman DAVID VINCENT Replaces LEMMY In HEADCAT

Former MORBID ANGEL frontman David Vincent has joined HEADCAT (formerly THE HEAD CAT), the high-energy, "take-no-prisoners" combo featuring Slim Jim Phantom (THE STRAY CATS) and Danny B. Harvey (ROCKATS, 13 CATS, LONESOME SPURS). Vincent steps into HEADCAT as the replacement for Lemmy Kilmister, the iconic MOTÖRHEAD leader who passed away in December 2015 at the ...

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LITA FORD Says American Media Likes To Pick On Her

HRH TV conducted an interview with '80s hard rock queen Lita Ford at this year's HRH AOR festival, which was held last month in North Wales. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about all the "crap" the media has given her over the course of her four-decade career, Lita said: "I think the ...

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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY Says You Can Hear GENE HOGLAN's Anger On 'Brotherhood Of The Snake' Album

On March 15, JAM Magazine's Mike DiQuinzio conducted an interview with vocalist Chuck Billy of San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked about the challenges TESTAMENT faced while making its latest album, 2016's "Brotherhood Of The Snake", Chuck said: "[Guitarist Eric Peterson and I] wrote the whole ...

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KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY Is Working On His Second Book

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley has revealed that he is working on the follow-up to his 2014 autobiography "Face The Music: A Life Exposed". He writes on his Facebook page: "You won't be disappointed where the next takes us together." Asked why he was the last of the four original KISS members to write an autobiography, ...

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TESTAMENT Frontman Says There Was 'Frustration' And 'Anger' During 'Brotherhood Of The Snake' Songwriting Process

TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy was interviewed on a recent edition of "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. Asked how the more difficult songwriting process for TESTAMENT's latest album, 2016's "Brotherhood Of The Snake", forced him to ultimately become better at ...

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KISS Featured In 'Lost' Scene From 'Why Him?' Movie

A "lost" scene from the 2016 movie "Why Him?", featuring a cameo from KISS members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, can be seen below. Released in December, "Why Him?" tell story about Ned, an overprotective dad, who visits his daughter at Stanford where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley ...

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LITA FORD's Next Album Won't Arrive Before 2018

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford says that she has "a lot of songs written" for her new studio album, to be released early next year. Helming the project once again is guitarist/producer Gary Hoey, who previously worked with Lita on 2012's "Living Like A Runaway" disc. Speaking to Uber Rock's The Dark Queen at ...

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VINNIE PAUL: 'Rock Will Never Die'

In September 2014, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons made headlines when he declared in an Esquire article that rock was "finally dead." In the months and years that followed, many a musician has weighed in on the topic in a variety of interviews, with some digging a little deeper into Simmons's full comments and others just ...

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ACE FREHLEY Says There Is A 50 Percent Chance He Will Rejoin KISS

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley says that he is still on good terms with his former bandmate Paul Stanley, a year after they collaborated on Frehley's all-star covers LP "Origins Vol. 1". "Yeah, we're good friends," the ex-KISS guitarist told Brazil's Kazagastão (KZG) this past weekend (hear audio below). He added that he also reconnected ...

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Watch GENE SIMMONS Perform With His Solo Band

KISS bassist Gene Simmons will kick off his first-ever solo tour on March 18 at the Agora in Cleveland, Ohio as part of Wizard World Comic Con. Backing Simmons at the shows will reportedly be guitarist Phil Shouse (Rodney Atkins, John Corabi, LIPSTICK, THEE ROCK N' ROLL RESIDENCY), drummer Jarred Pope (THEE ROCK N' ROLL ...

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KISS: Officially Licensed Bicycle Now Available

A carbon-fiber KISS road bike from Sciacallo can be ordered from SciacalloBikes.com. The black-and-white frame features the iconic KISS logo, while the back rim has the four make-up schemes and lightning bolts. KISS recently celebrated a milestone, reaching 125 new licensing partners worldwide, adding to the juggernaut of all music licensing/merchandising entities' thousands ...

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