As the storm surrounding Gene Simmons' recent controversial comments about suicide grows to include radio station boycotts of his band's music, the Kiss has star issued a new statement declaring that he "deeply" supports those who suffer from depression.
Now that Kiss have finally been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the next big question is, Will the original foursome, who have been apart for about a decade, perform together at the induction ceremony in their former hometown of New York City in April?
Gene Simmons stopped by a recent edition of CNN's iReport show to field some questions from fans, and the results proved every bit as entertainingly direct as we've come to expect from the Kiss frontman.
Ace Frehley said he's come to expect blindside insults from Gene Simmons. So he wasn't totally surprised by the recent spate of comments made by his former Kiss bandmate, who Frehley said "has no friends -- he's not respected by his peers."
Gene Simmons recently sat down for a Google+ Hangout video chat about what's in store for Kiss over the next several months. And not so surprisingly, the Demon says there are some awesome things coming from the band.
When bands go through lineup changes, they often lose the chemistry that made them so beloved in the first place. But, according to Gene Simmons, Kiss is not one of those bands. In a new interview, he praised the contributions of guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer.