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PAUL STANLEY: 'My Relationship With GENE Is Family'

Writer/photographer John Harrell recently conducted an interview with KISS frontman Paul Stanley for a cover story in the Japanese magazine Burrn! A few excerpts from the chat follow: Burrn!: How have you been? I know you've had hip replacement surgery, you got married and now have a child on the way; all kind of great ...

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GENE SIMMONS: 'I Have Almost No Friends'

KISS' official web site, KissOnline.com, has been updated with part two of a brand new interview with KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons. It is reproduced here in its entirety: KissOnline.com: With so many band member changes over KISS' career, why do you think both you and Paul [Stanley] have always stuck it out and ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 'Kiss Of Death' Track Listing Revealed

MOTÖRHEAD have revealed the track listing for their new album, "Kiss of Death", tentatively due on August 29 via Sanctuary Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Inferno" was produced by Cameron Webb, who also worked with the group on their last effort. A new MOTÖRHEAD track, entitled "Kingdom of the Worm", received its world premiere on ...

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KISS Coffeehouse Update

The first-ever official KISS Coffeehouse is to open on Tuesday, June 27 at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The grand opening will be attended by KISS members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, who are scheduled to cut the ribbon. The coffeehouse is really starting to look like the original sketch now, ...

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GENE SIMMONS Talks About Some of His Conquests

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has enjoyed hours of endless fun with naked women — after realizing they will do almost anything he asks of them. The rock legend, who was recently named number three of the top 10 Living Sex Legends in Maxim magazine, is still amazed at ...

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KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY Working On 'Beth' Portrait

KISS' official web site, KissOnline.com, has been updated with "in-the-works" photos of the different stages in the completion of KISS frontman Paul Stanley's latest painting, "Beth" — a portrait of original KISS drummer Peter Criss' "Catman" character. This is the final painting in his KISS portrait series, which features "Love Gun" (Paul), "God ...

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GENE SIMMONS Attends INDIANAPOLIS 500 Parade

KISS' official web site, KissOnline.com, has posted a photo of KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons attending this past Saturday's (May 27) Indianapolis 500 parade. According to a posting on the site, Gene was well-received from the crowd of more than 300,000 as he waved and joked along the two-mile parade route. He joined other ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Announce New Album Title

MOTÖRHEAD have set "Kiss of Death" as the title of their new album, tentatively due on August 29 via Sanctuary Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Inferno" was produced by Cameron Webb, who also worked with the group on their last effort. A new MOTÖRHEAD track, entitled "Kingdom of the Worm", received its world premiere on ...

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KISS Coffeehouse Opening Scheduled For Next Month

If you want rock and roll all night, KISS Coffeehouse will be the place to be. On Tuesday, June 27, legendary KISS band members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons will be on hand at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina's Broadway at the Beach to cut the ribbon on the most outrageous coffee and dessert shop ever ...

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GENE SIMMONS Remembers His First Job

Tom Van Riper of Forbes.com interviewed KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons for a feature called "First Job." A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: Forbes.com: What was your first job? Gene Simmons: "I delivered the Long Island Star Journal in Jackson Heights, Queens, known as the Long Island Press on Sundays. Later, I ...

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DON CABALLERO Release First Album In Five Years; Announce Tour Plans

Seminal instrumental band DON CABALLERO saw the North American release of "World Class Listening Problem", its newest record and first in almost five years, yesterday (Tuesday, May 16). "World Class Listening Problem" marks the first recorded work by the band's new incarnation (founder and drummer extraordinaire Damon Che, bassist Jason Jouver, and guitarists Gene Doyle ...

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KISS: Entire Original Lineup Interviewed For 'VH1 Rock Honors' Show

KissOnline.com reports that KISS members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons just did a photo shoot for the Japanese rock magazine Burrn! while filming interview footage for "VH1 Rock Honors". Original KISS members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss also filmed their VH1 interviews in New York last week. Photographer John Harrell also interviewed Paul, Gene and ...

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GENE SIMMONS To Attend PURE RUSH's Indy VIP Party

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is among the celebrities expected to attend Pure Rush's inaugural VIP party in Indy during the 500 Race Weekend on Friday, May 26 at GELO Ultra Lounge. This high-profile, red carpet event will cater to the drivers, race teams, athletes, and A-list celebrities in Indianapolis for the big race — and ...

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KISS Conventions: A Carnival of Like-Minded Souls

KISS' official web site has published an advance story from issue No. 5 of the official KISS magazine. Written by Melanie "Sass" Falina, the story focuses on the countless KISS conventions and expos that are regularly held around the world. An excerpt from the article follows: In the vast world of all things KISS, few ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Are '70 Percent Done' Recording New Album

British black metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH have posted the following message on their official web site: "ANAAL NATHRAKH are approximately 70% finished with the recording of their new album. The following may help plug the gaping hole between now and its release: Owing to the lack of regard for decency shared by Mordgrimm and Earache Records, ...

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When Worlds Collide - MAROON

In theory, each album should stand on its own without any external factors being weighed in. But there's something intangible that just grabs you when you're hearing the real thing. There's no “conviction" knob on a studio mixing board, but when it oozes from every pore of a record, you feel it, and you know ...

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