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Gene Simmons Is No Longer Trying to Trademark “I Love You” in Sign Language

Last week, we learned that Gene Simmons of Kiss was trying to trademark his particular spin on the heavy metal "devil horns" gesture--a thumb-out variation that…
Andy Cush / June 22, 2017

Ronnie James Dio’s Widow Calls Gene Simmons’ Devil Horns Trademark Attempt “Disgusting”

Yesterday, news broke that KISS frontman Gene Simmons had filed an application to trademark a hand symbol that looked a lot like the heavy metal horns…
Taylor Berman / June 16, 2017

Gene Simmons Is Trying to Trademark the ASL Sign for “I Love You”

Gene Simmons, KISS frontman and master capitalist, has filed a trademark application for a hand gesture that looks an awful lot like the heavy metal…
Andy Cush / June 14, 2017

Watch Gene Simmons’ Tearful Speech at Chuck Berry’s Memorial Service

Gene Simmons of KISS gave an impromptu eulogy at Chuck Berry's open-casket memorial service in St. Louis yesterday. In a seven-minute speech interrupted by moments of Simmons becoming…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 10, 2017

Gene Simmons’s Wife Says KISS “Politely Declined” an Invitation to Play Trump’s Inauguration

The best paparazzi know how to get a response out of their subject, and last night, while tailing Gene Simmons and his family after dinner…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 22, 2016

Gene Simmons Fell on His Ass Onstage This Weekend

Lately, when Gene Simmons makes headlines they tend to involve him making an ass of himself. He hated on N.W.A (and the entirety of hip-hop)…
Brian Josephs / July 18, 2016

Gene Simmons Calls Prince’s Death ‘Pathetic’ in Interview Nobody Wanted

Though the cause of Prince's untimely death has yet to be confirmed by officials investigating the case, KISS frontman Gene Simmons has offered his unwanted two…
Brennan Carley / May 10, 2016

Gene Simmons Hits Back at Ice Cube’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Comments

Update: Ice Cube came back at Gene Simmons on Twitter yesterday. "Who stole the soul?" the N.W.A rapper wrote. "Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Chubby Checkers…
Rachel Brodsky / April 11, 2016

Watch Gene Simmons and Dr. Phil Pair Up for a Rock Star Intervention

Let's set the scene: You're a 43-year-old man named Kris who's spent his life attempting (and not succeeding, mind you) to be a rock star. Your…
Brennan Carley / February 6, 2016

Police Raided Gene Simmons’ House for Child Porn

TMZ is reporting that police raided Gene Simmons' house to search for evidence of child porn, though the site was quick to note that neither…
Brennan Carley / August 21, 2015

Facing KISS Boycott, Gene Simmons Apologizes for Telling Depressed People to Die Already

After Nikki Sixx and most sentient beings aware of the controversy slammed Gene Simmons for disparaging comments he made about depression and suicide, the loud-mouthed…
Brennan Carley / August 15, 2014

Black Lips Accuse Gene Simmons of Misogyny, Demand KISS Army Surrender

Gene Simmons stopped by HuffPost Live for a video interview yesterday, where he got an unexpected call from Black Lips, who accused the KISS singer of…
Brennan Carley / August 12, 2014

After 38 Years, ‘Ramones’ Finally Certified Gold

It only took six years for the Ramones' greatest hits album, 1988's Ramones Mania, to be certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. By…
Harley Brown / June 11, 2014

Peter Criss Stabbed a Guy, Gene Simmons Stinks: Filthy Riffs From KISS Drummer’s Tell-All

You wanted the best, you got — well, we don’t know if Makeup to Breakup: My Life In and Out of KISS (Scribner), drummer Peter Criss'
David Marchese / November 7, 2012

16 Rock Myths Debunked!

Radiohead are the most important band in the world! Nirvana killed off hair metal! Lady Gaga's music sucks! Many hold these truths to be self-evident.
SPIN Staff / November 18, 2009