We would like to announce some exciting news regarding Bruce Kulick's BK3 release party at The Cat Club on February 1st. Nick Simmons will be performing lead vocals on the song "Hand Of The King", with Bruce and his band.
The Gene Simmons' Family Jewels show will also be there to capture the evening's activities. The set list is not long, but looks to be very exciting in the song department!
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I'm writing this for a friend (Donnie Coleman), who has absolutely devoted his entire life to KISS, and all that KISS stands for. In his house, he has a complete room (20'x20') that is a 'decorated shrine' to KISS. There are numerous trophies, posters, wallpaper, border, photos, memorabilia, and multiple pieces of 'one-of-a-kind' KISS items. It is truly a sight to behold. His collection of KISS items numbers in the hundreds. He has been to a number of your concerts, but has never had the pleasure of meeting any of you. It would be his biggest-life-thrill to do so.
Donnie has a 'highly modified' Ford F-150 pickup truck that he has maintained in Showroom Condition since he purchased it brand new in 1997. To date, he has spent over $75,000 in modifications to this truck, and has won countless automobile shows with it. I'm sending you a few photos of the truck to show you what I mean. If possible, upon your arrival back from your European Tour, would it be at all possible for the members of KISS to 'autograph' the vehicle for him? It would mean the world to this man. If it were to be possible, Donnie and I would load the truck into an enclosed car carrier and trailer it out to your location for the signature(s) and perhaps a photo or two with you and/or the other members of your group.
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Check out this awesome KISS St. Gene stained glass window I found on Break.com.
Seems like everywhere I look there is a KISS reference....KISS really is everywhere!!
Check out this clip of KISS at the New York Stock Exchange with the CEO of Dr. Pepper!
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I'm a Spanish fan. I'm writing this e-mail to warn KISS legal services about the misuse of KISS' image in Spain.
A right-wing political party (named Convergencia i Unio, based in Barcelona ,Catalonia) is using Gene Simmons trademark make up for in a political advertisement. You can check the ad on Youtube. Click on the video below.
As a KISS fan, I'm mad at the fact that a political party is using its image for political purposes (moreover, a right-wing party which promotes rascism). The only thing this great band should be connected with is FUN!
See ya in Barcelona the 24th june, Gene!!
Here's KISS ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange today!
If you have an axe to grind with the band KISS, this is the time to do it. KISS bassist Gene Simmons has revealed that fans can now purchase a Limited Edition, personally signed version of the Gene Simmons Axe Bass. No surprise, the bass is shaped like an axe. For those who want to show off their chops with this axe, or for those who just want to own this collectors item, there are two models of the bass.
“I know that people will buy this,” Simmons told Examiner.com.
One of the two models is a high-end version that is limited in number, which sells at $5000.00 each. It is available now through a special website. Obviously a collector’s item for KISS fans, the instrument comes with an elaborate hard-shell case that has Simmons’ face displayed on it in full Demon make-up, surrounded by flames.
New Lady in WaitingBobbi Eden
By Albert Hughes
Jan 19th, 2010
When we were younger, growing up in Detroit, the inevitable yearly Halloween fight would take place: Who was going to be Gene Simmons, “the Demon” of the rock band KISS, that year? We would fight and fight until one of us folded or our mother would settle it by making both of us Gene Simmons. Great! Two half-breed Gene Simmons mutants walking down the block with pillowcases filled with candy. Yeah, Mom, thanks. That’s really going to help with the confusion of being a twin.
I do recall that one year one of us folded and went out as Peter Criss’ “Catman,” black and white make-up running down our cheeks from the tears of disappointment, settling for the lesser known, less exciting member of KISS, who possessed none of Simmons’ powers—bloody-mouthed, fire-breathing, serpent-sized, cunnilingus-dazzling tongue!
The Hughes' brothers latest directed movie "The Book of Eli" is now in theatres.
ThankASoldier.net is a wonderful place YOU can send a thank you to the men and women in uniform, who answer the call to duty. A foto like the one here goes a long way to making sure our armed forces know that we appreciate, honor and respect them.
There have been over 3 million (!!!) visitors on their Facebook.
By David Bentley
Jan 18th, 2010
PUERTO RICAN actor Benicio Del Toro's strong, intense features have led him towards many dark and tragic roles, the latest being the lead in the remake of The Wolfman, released on February 12.
But the character's spine-chilling howl comes from somewhere else together.
Rock stars Gene Simmons - lead singer of Kiss - and David Lee Roth - frontman of Van Halen - were among the many people who came in to the studio to provide animalistic sound effects for the film.
Director Joe Johnston explained that the creature's blood-curdling ululations weren't as simple to achieve as you might expect.
He told BoxOffice they had listened to the baying sounds of werewolves in other films but thought most sounded phoney.
As usual, things are hectic.
Let's see -- days taken up meeting with due diligence people and lawyers regarding some new ventures we're taking a look at.
An entertainment company is being looked at -- and looks like the next few months, will come to fruition.
And, we're close to launching a new 'financial product' -- can't say much more about this. Not yet.
Most importantly, I have some really terrific partners.
Today started off with a long breakfast meeting on one of our ventures.
On the way out, KEITH URBAN and NICOLE KIDMAN were having breakfast. They came to see KISS in Nashville. We chatted a bit and I remarked how cool I thought it was for TAYLOR SWIFT and her band (who were opening for Keith) to pop up on stage in full KISS gear, surprising Urban while he was doing his encore in Kansas City.
(Here it is, in case you missed it)
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Colonel Robert Howard passed away December 23rd 2009. This was sent to me by a friend and I thought you would be interested.
Nominated for the Medal of Honor 3 times!!
A true SELFLESS American Hero.
By Sarah Tully
Jan 13th, 2010
Gene Simmons swung his Axe Bass over his shoulder for a few moments. He then switched to the other side. Later, he dropped the bass down, holding a stance.
With each pose, the musician pursed his lips, mugging for the many cameras that bunched around him.
Simmons, the co-founder of Kiss, was the first celebrity to make an official appearance to the NAMM Show, a major music products convention that is expecting to draw more than 85,000 people to the Anaheim Convention Center. Simmons came to the media preview event to show off his Axe Bass guitar. The four-day show starts Thursday.
The bass guitarist appeared without his signature star-eyed makeup, but he still was there for show in his sunglasses, leather jacket and beige boots.
Simmons explained that he created the Axe Bass, which he has used for more than 30 years, for his fans who want them. For $5,000, fans can buy a special bass that Simmons will sign. Those buyers also can go to a sound check and backstage at a Kiss concert or special parties where Simmons appears. Less expensive version sell for about $600.
"The fans have been clamoring to get their own and you can get your own by going to genesimmons.com," Simmons said, the first of many times he repeated his Web site address.
Simmons is a regular at NAMM, where he usually promotes products. He's looking forward to NAMM again this year.
"Wherever I go, trouble follows," Simmons said.
Yesterday - very hectic.
Started the day off at NAMM Convention doing interviews and media for the GENE SIMMONS AXE BASS.
Then drove across town to do voice overs for the DR. PEPPER radio commercial.
Then went with the beautiful Miss Tweed to the CITY OF HOPE charity event honoring Tim Leiweke, head of AEG, our promoter. A nice man.
At the event, the band was there, Doc, Gov Schwarzenegger, Mayor Villaregosa, Magic Johnson, various celebs, and JON BON JOVI provided entertainment by singing a set. Money raised went to helping find a cure for Cancer, Diabetes and AIDS.
This morning? I'm up at the crack of dawn, going to shoot some scenes for GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS, and then off to a meeting with one of our friends and partners... and... well, more...
Barry E. Mallen, an attorney at the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, is representing Gene Simmons against a complaint filed on December 24, 2009 by Nathaniel Marlowe and Cynthia Manzo arising out of an alleged assault Marlowe and Manzo contend took place the afternoon of December 19, 2009 at the Grove shopping complex in Los Angeles. Mallen described the Complaint filed by Marlowe and Manzo as “opportunistic” and “riddled with distortions and false accusations.” The complaint stems from events which occurred after Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed, his partner of 26 years, and their seventeen year old daughter, Sophie, exited the movie theater at the Grove complex and were accosted by the thin, tall, tattooed Marlowe, who jumped at them and started yelling in their faces. While Simmons and his family attempted to walk away from their pursuer, Marlowe repeatedly converged upon them, while screaming and aiming a small electronic device at them.
Simmons asked the aggressor to keep his distance, but undeterred, the agitated Marlowe continued to approach Simmons while moving closer to Simmons’ minor daughter. When Marlowe approached Simmons’ daughter for the second time, Simmons, fearing for Sophie’s safety, placed himself between his daughter and Marlowe, grabbed the device out of Marlowe’s hand and moved Marlowe aside so his family could reach their car. Marlowe’s companion, Cynthia Manzo, joined him in the traumatic incident that ruined the Simmons’ family outing.
Simmons is appalled that people who attacked his family are suing him, claiming personal injuries, loss of consortium, and citing “emotional distress,” when none of those charges are true. According to Mallen, “we look forward to meeting these charges in the court room and proving them false.”
Recently, came across some of these trailers for some of the films I appeared in. These films were from a long time ago, so go easy on me.
Tune in to Bio on Tuesday, January 5th for Shatner's RAW NERVE and Wednesday, January 6th on CBS, watch I GET THAT A LOT.
From left to right - yours truly, Young Nick, his lovely girlfriend Rose and the beautiful Shannon.
Hope all of you get everything you work for.
And while we were all in LA at the IMPROVE comedy club on New Year's Eve, laughing our heads off till our sides hurt... to Joe Rogan and various comedians...
...SOPHIE was in Mexico with friends and family. On the left is the beautiful EMILY TWEED FIELD (16 yr old cousin) dressed as a "Gold Digger" and lovely SOPHIE (17 yrs old) on the right, dressed as an "Angel".
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I stumbled on this picture of Kurt Cobain's daughter. Cool shirt!!
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