gene-hoglan in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

DON CABALLERO: New Album Details Revealed

The seminal instrumental band DON CABALLERO has set "World Class Listening Problem" as the title of its forthcoming Relapse Records debut. "World Class Listening Problem", the band's first record in almost five years, will feature ten new tracks. The track listing is as follows: 01. Mmmmm Acting. I Love Me Some Good Acting 02. Sure ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GENE SIMMONS To Take NGTV Cable Channel Public

According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, KISS entrepreneur Gene Simmons is looking to start a cable channel featuring uncensored footage of celebrities and launch it with an IPO (initial public offering, defined as the sale of equity in a company, generally in the form of shares ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Does GENE SIMMONS Wear A Wig?

In the second season of his "Rock School" series, which is currently being aired in the U.K. via Channel 4, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is asked by one of the school kids if his hair is actually a wig. A short clip of Gene's answer — along with several other video segments from "Rock School" ...

Read more

Posted in: News

THE CULT Holding Drummer Auditions

Reactivated rockers THE CULT are reportedly holding drummer auditions in Los Angeles ahead of their U.S. tour kick-off, which is scheduled for March 1 in San Francisco, California. Among the candidates for the drummer position is Cary Kane, who is said to have previously played with LIARS INC., PRETTY BOY FLOYD, POWDER and KISS bassist/vocalist ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GENE SIMMONS U.S. Postage Stamp Now Available

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is one of celebrities whose customized "kiss" appears on limited-edition real U.S. postage stamps, called ZazzleStamps, to celebrate Valentine's Day in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States. The stamps will only be available through February 28, 2006. In accordance with the established Zazzle Community Giving Program, The Humane ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GENE SIMMONS Developing Yet Another TV Show

Madison Road Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based entertainment company, has announced it has signed an agreement with KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons to produce a new TV show called "Baby 101". Madison Road Entertainment is a Los Angeles-based branded entertainment studio serving the broadcast television and advertising industries. The company's primary function is to develop and exploit ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD To Release New Album This Summer

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD drummer Gene Hoglan has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We have just commenced writing for the follow-up to 'Alien'. We're only a week in, and we're already up to four wicked new tunes! I'm really psyched with the new stuff, hell, we all are. And Jed's [Simon, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GENE SIMMONS' 'Family Jewels' Officially Unveiled

According to Variety.com, A&E has officially announced plans to air KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons' own "Osbournes"-style docusoap. Dubbed "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels", the program is one of three new shows the channel will premiere this year. A&E exec veepveep-general manager Bob DeBitetto said the "Family Jewels" series grew from a "Biography" special on Simmons. "Suffice ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GENE SIMMONS Co-Authors 'I Am Indy' Campaign Signature Song: Audio Available

The IndyCar Series has announced that it has forged a unique marketing alliance with KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons and entertainment industry veteran Richard Abramson, principals in the Hollywood-based Simmons Abramson Marketing company. The broad-based agreement will see Simmons Abramson Marketing actively engaged in the league's marketing, event, public relations, sponsorship, merchandising and branding efforts — ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GENE SIMMONS Featured On 'Mind Of Mencia' DVD

According to TVShowsOnDVD.com, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is one of the featured guests on the "Mind of Mencia - Season 1 Uncensored" DVD, due on March 21. The 2-DVD release features bits and skits hits from Comedy Central's Carlo Mencia, who hosts and stars in his own show. But "Mind of Mencia" isn't exactly aimed ...

Read more

Posted in: News