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36 Essential ’80s Pop Metal Tracks

The biggest difference between the heavy metal of today and heavy metal during the glory days of the 1980s is that today it is rife…
Adrien Begrand | April 5, 2017 - 11:55 am


“These Guys Rocked The House”: 10 Surreal Moments When ’90s Rock Met Mainstream TV

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Adrien Begrand | May 20, 2016 - 10:00 am


Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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Ace Frehley To Gene Simmons: “You’re Just An Asshole And A Sex Addict”

This year, theatrical rock warriors KISS will head out on what they're calling their End Of The Road tour. (It's not their first farewell tour,…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2019 - 9:53 am

Gene Simmons Sued For Sexual Battery By Employee At His Restaurant

Gene Simmons was sued for sexual battery today, The Blast and Pitchfork report. The accuser, identified as Jane Doe, claims the KISS bassist groped her…
Tosten Burks / Spin | December 6, 2018 - 11:34 pm

Watch Kiss Perform With Ace Frehley For The First Time In 17 Years

Apparently, KISS host an annual "KISS Kruise." 2018 marks eight years at sea, and maybe their last, given the band's forthcoming farewell tour. They celebrated…
Julia Gray | November 1, 2018 - 7:03 pm

Goodnight Detroit: KISS And Bob Seger Announce Farewell Tours

As if Detroit didn't already have enough problems. Earlier this week, Michigan rock overlord Bob Seger, a guy who probably has more hits than the…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2018 - 9:16 am

Watch Teenage David Wain Ask KISS A Question On A 1988 Geraldo Episode

Filmmaker and comedian David Wain was a member of the studio audience for a 1988 episode of Geraldo where Kiss' Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons…
James Rettig | July 24, 2018 - 5:13 pm

Pantera’s Vinnie Paul Will Be Buried In A Free KISS Casket Like His Brother Dimebag Darrell

After Dimebag Darrell was shot and killed during a 2004 performance in Columbus, Ohio, he was buried in a custom KISS-themed casket, the original prototype…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2018 - 5:22 pm

Watch Foo Fighters & Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Cover Kiss

Weezer and Foo Fighters are touring together in Australia right now, and last night, Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo joined the Foos to handle lead vocals…
Peter Helman | January 31, 2018 - 7:40 pm

Kiss’ Gene Simmons Accused Of Sexual Battery In Lawsuit

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons is being sued by a radio and television broadcaster who says he groped her and made "unwanted, unwarranted sexual advances" during…
Mary J. DiMeglio / Billboard | December 17, 2017 - 2:17 pm

Gene Simmons Played With Ace Frehley For The First Time In 16 Years

Founding KISS members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley performed on stage together for the first time in 16 years last night at a Hurricane Harvey
James Rettig | September 21, 2017 - 4:32 pm

For $50,000 Gene Simmons Will Come To Your House With 10 CDs

KISS member Gene Simmons has announced that he'll release a box set of previously unreleased solo material this year known as The Vault on 10…
James Rettig | September 12, 2017 - 4:51 pm

Gene Simmons To Critics Of His Devil Horns Trademark Attempt: “Bitch, I Can Do Anything I Want”

Earlier this year, Gene Simmons tried and failed to trademark the iconic rock hand gesture (known to true rockers as the "devil horns"), and it…
James Rettig | August 18, 2017 - 10:06 am

Gene Simmons Is Trying To Trademark The Iconic Rock Hand Gesture

Thumb up or thumb down? Kiss frontman Gene Simmons is awaiting the signal from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after he filed…
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | June 14, 2017 - 1:16 pm

Foo Fighters Played A Surprise Covers Set In LA With Lisa Loeb, Paul Stanley, Perry Farrell, Sammy Hagar, Steve Jones, & Stewart Copeland

Foo Fighters ended their 11-month hiatus with a huge surprise concert in Los Angeles last night to benefit area schools. The gig featured an all-star…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2016 - 11:07 am
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