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KISS: 'Kissmass' Promotional Clip Available

A promotional clip for VH1 Classic's "Kissmas" special, featuring Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, can be viewed at this location. According to a posting on KISS' official web site, the full schedule for VH1 Classic's "Kissmas" special is as follows: Friday, December 7: 09:00 p.m. Dodger Stadium 98 Concert 11:00 p.m. "Kissology Vol. ...

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KISS Suing Promoter Over Cancelled Canadian Concert

TMZ.com reports that KISS is seeking $900,000 in unpaid performance fees from a Vancouver concert promoter who allegedly promised to let the band rock and roll all night, then failed to secure a venue. In docs filed with the Supreme Court of British Columbia, lawyers for KISS contend Big Mountain Concert Company pulled ...

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GENE HOGLAN Joins ZIMMERS HOLE

ZIMMERS HOLE guitarist Jed Simon (also of TENET and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) has issued the following update: "In August, our drummer Steve [Wheeler] decided that it would be better if he stepped aside. With a successful business to run and lots of other commitments, he thought it would be best for us to use someone ...

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GENE HOGLAN To Play For Reunited Thrashers FORBIDDEN

Legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT) has issued the following update: "I'm currently in Stockholm, Sweden, after just returning from a highly successful and awesome string of dates in Italy with my bitches, MELDRUM. "I'd like to say a big thank you and hello to all our friends and fans ...

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LIFE OF AGONY: East Coast Dates Announced

LIFE OF AGONY has scheduled the following dates: Jan. 09 - The Crazy Donkey - Farmingdale, NY Jan. 10 - The Blender Theater - New York, NY Jan. 11 - The Stone Pony - Asbury Park, NJ Support on the shows will come from BOBAFLEX and THE SPYDERZ (featuring former BIOHAZARD bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld). LIFE ...

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GENE SIMMONS' 'Family Jewels' Heading Down Under

According to C21 Media, Australia's Bio channel, which AETN International has on pay platforms Down Under, will debut KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons' reality series "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" in the New Year. Filling the weekly Wednesday 21.30 slot, the series will make its Australian premiere on January 9, offering a look into the ...

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KISS: VH1 CLASSIC's 'Kissmass' Special Detailed

According to a posting on KISS' official web site, the full schedule for VH1 Classic's "Kissmas" special, airing December 7 and December 8, is as follows: Friday, December 7: 09:00 p.m. Dodger Stadium 98 Concert 11:00 p.m. "Kissology Vol. 2" Special Saturday, December 8: 12:00 a.m. Dodgers Stadium '98 02:00 a.m. "MTV: Unplugged" 03:00 a.m. ...

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KISS: 'Kissology Vol. 3' Preview Clip Available

Video footage of KISS performing the song "Shout It Out Loud" on October 31, 1998 in Los Angeles, California can be viewed below. The clip comes off the band's forthcoming DVD box set "Kissology - Vol. 3 1992-2000", which features the full Dodgers Stadium show. VH1 Classic Records will release "Kissology - Vol. 3 1992-2000", ...

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GENE SIMMONS 'Roast': Photos Available

Hollywood.com has posted exclusive photos from the "Gene Simmons Roast", which was taped Tuesday night (November 27) at the Key Club on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, California. Check them out at this location. The event — which is said to be a benefit for "wounded warriors" — was hosted by comedian Jeffrey Ross ...

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GENE SIMMONS 'Roast' To Be Taped Tonight

The "Gene Simmons Roast" will be held tonight (Tuesday, November 27) at the Key Club on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, California. The event — which is said to be a benefit for "wounded warriors" — will be hosted by comedian Jeffrey Ross and will feature "roasts" by the following celebrities and comedians: Brian Poshen Carrot ...

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GENE SIMMONS Hoping 'Apprentice' Appearance Will Leverage Other Business Endeavors

According to MercuryNews.com, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is one of 14 celebrities who will be stepping in as participants on Donald Trump's reality show "The Apprentice" beginning on January 3. Other celebrity participants include "Sopranos" star Vincent Pastore (he was Sal "Big Pussy" Bonpensiero), Olympic gold medalists Nadia Comeneci and Jennie Finch, "Taxi" ...

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MELDRUM: More Tour Dates Announced

MELDRUM, the Swedish/American band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum), has scheduled the following dates: Nov. 16 - Pub Anchor - Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 17 - Pub Anchor - Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 23 - Prismasalen - Västeras, Sweden Nov. 28 - Le Piccole - Iene Novarra, Italy ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN, REB BEACH, BERNIE TORME Featured On CARINA LIROLA Album

Bassist Billy Sheehan (DAVID LEE ROTH, MR. BIG, TALAS, STEVE VAI), guitarists Bernie Torme (OZZY OSBOURNE, GILLAN) and Reb Beach (WHITESNAKE, WINGER, DOKKEN, NIGHT RANGER), drummer Patrick Johansson (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and keyboardist Jens Johansson (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, STRATOVARIUS) are among the musicians who have contributed to the debut album from UK-based singer Carina Lirola. Lirola recently ...

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Ex-KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Talks About New Solo Album

Antonio Rodrigues Junior of Brazil's Commando Rock recently conducted an interview with former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick. A few excerpts from the chat follow: Commando Rock: You're working now on your new solo album, "BK3". What can you tell me about this material? Bruce: It is still being worked on. ...

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Report: Metal Fans Flock For DETHKLOK

Brit Horvat of Denver.YourHub.com reports: Since Cartoon Network's late night Adult Swim show "Metalocalypse" started airing in August 2006, metal fans and musicians have been showing extensive loyalty nationwide. Members of metal bands such as METALLICA, NEVERMORE, ARCH ENEMY, CANNIBAL CORPSE, KING DIAMOND and EXODUS have already done voices for the show. And ...

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KISS To Rock Australia's GRAND PRIX

KISS's official web site, KissOnline.com, has been updated with the following message: "The rumors are true. KISS will provide a spectacular conclusion to the 2008 Formula 1 ING Australian Grand Prix by performing their full stage show for race goers in Melbourne on Sunday, March 16th, 2008. "KISS will be flying to Australia especially for ...

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MELDRUM Schedules Hollywood Date

MELDRUM, the Swedish/American band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum), has scheduled a headlining show at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California on January 17, 2008. The group will also appear at NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants), which is being held January 17-20 ...

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