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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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MICHAEL SWEET Once Again Defends KISS Against DEE SNIDER's Criticism: 'It's Really None Of His Business' What They Do

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has once again defended KISS after Dee Snider criticized Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons for having current KISS members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer dress up as Peter Criss's and Ace Frehley's respective "Spaceman" and "Catman" personas. In a recent interview with the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, the TWISTED SISTER frontman ...

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BRUCE KULICK Says STANLEY + SIMMONS 'Made The Right Decision' Having THAYER + SINGER Wear 'Spaceman' + 'Catman' Makeup

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick has defended Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons for having current KISS members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer dress up as Peter Criss's and Ace Frehley's respective "Spaceman" and "Catman" personas. Speaking to the "Decades With Joe E. Kramer" podcast, Kulick said: "I don't disagree that it's something to discuss, but ...

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KISS's GENE SIMMONS Blasts Anti-Maskers: 'It's Not About You; It's About The Rest Of Us'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has blasted people who are defiantly skeptical of mask wearing, saying that their refusal to follow the rules is putting all of our health at risk. The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention has emphasized social distancing for the general population and self-quarantine for people with COVID-19 symptoms. In a new ...

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ROB HALFORD Says Being Gay Is Not A Choice: 'It's In Your DNA'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford has shot down the suggestion that being gay is something that can be chosen or ever changed, insisting that sexual orientation is a product of "nature" rather than "nurture." The science of human sexuality is complex and there have been no definitive answers as to the exact biological reasons why ...

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ACE FREHLEY Says PAUL STANLEY And GENE SIMMONS 'Would Have To Reach Deep Into Their Pockets' To Get Him To Play With KISS Again

During an appearance this past Monday (September 21) on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was asked if he is still in contact with his onetime bandmates, KISS leaders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons. Ace responded: "I exchange messages with those guys from time to time. Gene gave me a ...

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ACE FREHLEY Looks Back On KISS's Infamous 'Tomorrow Show' Interview: GENE SIMMONS 'Didn't Seem Too Thrilled About It'

In a brand new interview with "Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz", former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was asked about the band's infamous October 1979 appearance on Tom Snyder's "The Tomorrow Show" when a visibly irritated Paul Stanley (guitar, vocals) and Gene Simmons (bass) tried to contain the bombastic (and drunk) Frehley, whose ...

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DARK ANGEL Is Still 'Attempting' To Write Long-Awaited Comeback Album

Reactivated California thrash metal pioneers DARK ANGEL are continuing to work on material for their long-awaited comeback album. The band's first CD since 1991's "Time Does Not Heal" will feature the lineup that has performed sporadic live shows since reuniting in 2013: Gene Hoglan (drums), Eric Meyer (guitar), Jim Durkin (guitar), Ron Rinehart (vocals) and ...

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BRUCE KULICK Didn't Find Out About Reunion Of Original KISS Lineup Until Three-Quarters Into 'Carnival Of Souls' Recording

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick recently answered a number of fan-submitted questions via his YouTube channel. Check it out below. Asked about the vibe within KISS during the sessions for the album "Carnival Of Souls", which was recorded in 1995, prior to original KISS members Ace Frehley's and Peter Criss's return the band, Bruce said: ...

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