In a performance that is sure to go down in the annals of rock history as one of the most entertaining ever, Loudwire have gotten Dream Theater‘s drummer Mike Portnoy to play some classic metal and rock n roll covers… on a Hello Kitty drum kit. Portnoy isn’t impressed upon seeing the kit initially, saying
Good news, sports fans! (We’ve always wanted to say that). You wanted the best? You got the best! (OK, we’ll stop). Detroit rock legends KISS have just been announced to perform at this year’s AFL Grand Final instalment of The Footy Show. Punters decked out in their team’s battle colours for the Logie Award-winning program’s
Prepare for a rocking and rolling feast, KISS have set their sites on Melbourne as a possible location for one of their Rock & Brews restaurants. Reports News Limited, KISS bassist Gene Simmons has said he and bandmate Paul Stanley are looking at expanding their co-owned franchise, Rock & Brews into new markets around the
Congratulations, Melbourne. Australia’s live music capital will officially be rock and rolling all night, twice, with hard rock legends KISS announcing back-to-back shows at Rod Laver Arena. The painted ones have added a second Melbourne date to their monster Australian tour, after the city’s KISS Army snapped up the majority of tickets to the first
Gene Simmons has a beef. The outspoken KISS bassist, who’s never been one to swallow his opinions (and, let’s face it, with a tongue that size, who could?) has today taken aim at “dishonest” artists who perform using backing tracks, and we don’t mean with his Love Gun. In the firing line are not only
Bringing their 40th anniversary tour down under!
Ace Frehley, the former lead guitarist of American rockers KISS, has announced his 2015 Invading Down Under Tour, which will see the solo artist return to Australia for the first time since his 2010 It’s Ace Down Under Tour. During the Invading Down Under Tour, Frehley will play two-hour sets composed of solo material and
Watch a cavalcade of surprise guests smash a massive setlist!
A long-lost clip of KISS frontman Paul Stanley‘s unaired commercial for instant coffee brand Folgers has surfaced online, bringing an early Christmas present to internet users worldwide. Reports Ultimate Classic Rock, Stanley took off his iconic makeup and lent his voice to the brand for a commercial back in 2000 but it was eventually shelved
What up, KISS army? Here’s some good news to help you through the mid-week slump. Gene Simmons has promised that Kiss will embark on an Australian tour, and by our calculations we can expect them some time in 2015. In a post on Simmons’ Facebook page the Kiss bassist thanked fans who had boarded the
Motley Crue‘s Nikki Sixx has commended KISS bassist Gene Simmons for his recent apology to those offended by remarks he made about depression and suicide. Writing on Facebook, Sixx suggested there were positives to have come out of the controversy and decried the KISS radio ban. “[I] want to address and compliment Gene for publicly
“Misguided and insensitive”
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Foundation CEO and President Joel Peresman says KISS frontman Paul Stanley has been “almost borderline racist” during his recent criticisms of the Rock Hall, citing alleged remarks that hip-hop artists shouldn’t be inducted because they don’t play instruments. Speaking to Radio.com, Peresman was asked about KISS bassist Gene Simmons‘
In addition to unveiling a teaser trailer for the Foo Fighters’ upcoming documentary series, HBO have offered music fans more rock goodness by sharing clips of their recent three-hour 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction special, including footage of Joan Jett performing with Nirvana. The full special was broadcast over the weekend, giving
KISS frontman Paul Sanley has slammed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Rolling Stone chief Jann Wenner and “the rest” of the higher-ups at the Rock Hall as “spineless weasels,” claiming he and the legendary rock group were treated like “uninvited guests” during last week’s induction. Stanley was openly critical of the RRHOF
Brooklyn, New York’s Barclays Center hosted the 29th annual The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony on the night of Thursday, 10th April. The event was lined with a myriad of rock star-length speeches and performances. Music Feeds readers can check out our highlights package down below. Remaining Nirvana members Dave Grohl and
Outspoken Slipknot frontman, Corey Taylor, has offered some sage advice for costumed rockers KISS, over the legendary band’s recent saga involving their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Taylor called KISS’ internal squabbling “petty” and “ridiculous” and said he believes they should “just set stuff aside and do one show for the fans.”
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has recently been facing a raft of online criticism from fans perturbed by their inconsistent induction policies. Controversies regarding Nirvana drummer Chad Channing and which members of KISS ought to be inducted has put the Rock Hall on the defensive. It was recently revealed that Chad Channing, Nirvana’s
A line-up dispute has forced costumed rockers KISS to cancel a scheduled performance at their upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this April. The 40-year-old group are due to be inducted into the prestigious hall alongside Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt at a ceremony held at New York’s Barclays
Is a Nirvana reunion on the cards?