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Gene Simmons, Kiss

Gene Simmons has seen sense and abandoned his trademark application on the ‘Devil’s Horns’ hand gesture that he originally filed on 9th June with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Simmons expressly abandoned the application on June 20th. In his original applciation the Kiss vocalist/bassist claimed the gesture was …
Kiss fans at Donington 2015

Last weekend thousands of Metal fans gathered at Castle Donington for the annual Download Festival, this year headlined by Slipknot, Muse and Kiss. MetalTalk reported just as the event kicked off (here) on how Leicestershire Police Force had decided to use the Download Festival at Castle Donington as part of …
Photo of the late Bob Kulick

The Former Kiss axeman Bruce Kulick announced on his Facebook page earlier today that his older brother and fellow rock six stringer Bob Kulick had passed away aged 70. The elder Kulick brother has an almost legendary status among Rock and Metal fans for his work in the seventies and …

This is one that’s bugged me for a while. How many drummers auditioned for KISS when Peter Criss departed the band in 1980 and who were they? © This article is copyright MetalTalk.net 2015 and is not to be reproduced in part or full without prior written permission. Updated September …

Things have changed a lot in the forty-three years since Kiss played their first UK shows. Starting off their first ever European tour in Manchester in May 1976, they packed out the theatres they played but were mostly dismissed as a gimmick or a novelty by a sceptical UK music …

I’ve seen Kiss a lot before. I’ve seen different line-ups, in and out of make-up. Over the years I’ve seen them in everything from clubs to stadiums, the Marquee to Madison Square Garden. Some gigs have been better than others but tonight Kiss truly went out on a high. Words …

This was Archie’s first Kiss gig; he’s eleven. It was my twenty-fifth Kiss gig, unless I’ve forgotten a couple. I’m a bit older than him. Words: Chris Dale and Archie Dale, Pictures: Nigel Adie and David Cotterill On the way to the O2, Archie asked me what my favourite Kiss …

Gene Simmons has dropped the biggest hint yet that the Kiss reunion with Ace Frehley, and possibly Peter Criss, is on. On Friday 30th December, Gene posted the above picture on his Instagram account with just a question mark as his comment and over 7,000 likes later, fans are in …

I’m not talking in this article about other people covering Kiss songs, like we’ve all probably done from time to time. No, in this episode of UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY, we’re going to sit back and listen to the original versions of all the songs that Kiss have covered on their records. …

In Part 1 of this article about the KISS guitarist auditions of 1982, we saw how KISS had contacted and auditioned an awful lot of talented guitarists, some of whom later became very famous in their own right and that they had a fair few of these guitarists played on …