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Watch Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons Share the Stage for the First Time in 16 Years

Last week, it was announced that Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons would set aside their longstanding differences to team up for a good cause. The cause—The Children Matter benefit concert at CHS Field in St. Paul, Minnesota, held to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey—brought the two Kiss veterans together onstage for the first time in 16 years.During the show—which took place Wednesday... …

Gene Simmons Announces $2,000, 38-Pound Box Set

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has announced a $2,000, 38-pound box set called The Vault. And yes, it's quite literally a vault.The Vault is comprised of 10 discs of solo material, 150 unreleased tracks, a leather-bound photo book, a Gene Simmons action figure and an "In Gene We Trust" gold medallion.With “The Gene Simmons Vault Home Experience," Simmons—for a fee of (take a deep breath) $50,000... …

Prime Cuts: Kiss

Originally printed in Guitar World, August 1992 Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley reflect on two decades of Kiss classics, including "Duece," "Strutter," "God of Thunder" and more.   "DEUCE" (Kiss, 1974) GENE SIMMONS: That was the first song I ever wrote for Kiss; it was thrown together in about half an hour. I ripped off the lick from "Bitch" by the Rolling Stones and changed it so it starts in A... …