I Love It Loud: 20 of Gene Simmons’s Most Overlooked Tracks

Dutifully stationed alongside his brother in arms, Paul Stanley, KISS’ Gene Simmons has galvanized fans through blood, fire, and machismo.

Rosie Luck Speaks on the Upcoming KISS Cancer Goodbye Event

Cancer is a disease that has sadly affected most of us in one way or another. Still, for industrious event organizers Neil Davis, Brian Bell, Dale Walter, and Rosie Luck, each day is another opportunity to flip the script.

An Interview with Quinton Kufahl of Mr. Speed

For Quinton Kufal, the manifestation of small-town dreams turned rock star reality has been a grind.

An Interview with Bruce Kulick Discussing His Years with Union

Through the lens of dissolution, Bruce Kulick and John Corabi came together, bonded through mutual pain, and a love for music.

KISS Studio Albums Ranked Part Three: The 90s & 2000s

At the dawn of a new decade, KISS, like many bands, once again found themselves at a crossroads. The 80s had proved tumultuous on many levels, with the band surviving sonic challenges, lineup changes, and commercial adversity from all angles.

Gene Simmons Reveals that KISS Has Added Another 100 Shows to its Ongoing End of the Road World Tour

Gene Simmons, when asked if he became emotional when playing shows at various locations for the last time, replied by saying, “Well, I don’t think it’ll be the last time.”

An Interview with KISS Manager Doc McGhee

If KISS was going to pull off the improbable, they needed a formidable force at the helm, and while a few were considered for the job, after a fateful conversation with super-manager, Doc McGhee, for lynchpin members, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, the choice was clear, KISS was going to shock the world in ways fans could never imagine.

An Interview with Former KISS Manager Larry Mazer

With Hot in the Shade (1989) already in the can, Mazer’s impact was immediate, and through shrewd business decisions, and a willingness to take chances, Mazer ruddered KISS toward its first top-ten single, and ushered them onto the road to undertake what amounted to perhaps their most legendary stage production yet.

Retrospective Reviews: KISS’ Revenge (1992)

As for Revenge, while ranking KISS’ studio albums proves difficult, I can safely say that it’s top-five, perhaps even top-three, and aside from maybe Creatures of the Night, Revenge is handily KISS’ heaviest record, and definitely, its nastiest. Retrospectively, Revenge has got all of the ingredients required for a great KISS album, more so, it’s got all the ingredients for a great album in general. I will always remember this record fondly, and on the album’s 30th anniversary, I say cheers to all those involved in creating it, you did well here, and that’s something I think fans of all shapes and sizes can agree with.

Beyond “Beth”: Ten Essential Solo Cuts From Peter Criss

Peter is often perceived as “the least talented” member of KISS, and in general, he wasn’t given much of an opportunity to showcase his talents. As such, what too many fans don’t recall, or simply haven’t embraced is Peter Criss’ post-KISS solo career, which consists of four stellar albums, Out Of Control (1980), Let Me Rock You (1982), Cat #1 (1994), and One For All (2007).

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