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GENE SIMMONS On #MeToo Movement: 'Anybody Can Say Anything And There's No Presumption Of Innocence'

Gene Simmons has voiced his concern about the "heinous collateral damage" caused by the ongoing #MeToo movement, saying that "anybody can say anything and there's no presumption of innocence." The #MeToo and Time's Up movements were launched following the sexual misconduct scandal surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. The scandal inspired many women to come forward ...

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GENE SIMMONS Hired To Promote Canadian Cannabis Company

Invictus Md Strategies Corp. has announced that rock 'n' roll legend and marketing and branding innovator Gene Simmons, co-founder of KISS, has joined Invictus as chief evangelist officer. The partnership involves Simmons's leadership in a variety of capacities focused on assisting the company with its public awareness strategy and eventual branding strategy for the recreational ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Listen To 'Call That An Option?' From 'Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs' Compilation

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will release a special 2CD, 2LP and digital-download compilation titled "Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs" on March 30 via Century Media Records. This special collection will include a total of 31 songs with a playing time of over 90 minutes, compiling rarities and exclusive earworms spanning 2004-2016 from the ...

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Former KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Says Additional KULICK BROTHERS Performances Will Happen

Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick was recently interviewed by Totally Driven Radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his recent "Kiss Kruise VII" performance with his brother, guitarist/producer Bob Kulick, and being invited to perform together again on "Kiss Kruise ...

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Is It 'The End Of The Road' For KISS?

On February 8, Kiss Catalog Ltd., the owner of the intellectual property rights pertaining to the legendary rock group KISS, filed an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the word mark "The End Of The Road". If granted, the registration will protect the use of the standard character ...

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TESTAMENT's ERIC PETERSON On Metal's Decline In Popularity During The '90s: 'It Was Awesome. It Kind Of Weeded Out The Weak'

Sebastiano Mereu of From Hero To Zero recently conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans TESTAMENT. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the differences of being a musician today versus when TESTAMENT got their start over 30 ...

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JOHN 5 To Be Joined By ACE FREHLEY At Whisky A Go Go Concert

Former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 will be joined by Ace Frehley (KISS) during his April 6 concert at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. As previously reported, also scheduled to appear at the show are Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX) and Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), ...

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NAPALM DEATH Releases First Single From 'Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs' Compilation

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will release a special 2CD, 2LP and digital-download compilation titled "Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs" on March 30 via Century Media Records. This special collection will include a total of 31 songs with a playing time of over 90 minutes, compiling rarities and exclusive earworms spanning 2004-2016 from the ...

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GENE SIMMONS Recalls Writing Songs With BOB DYLAN

Gene Simmons told The Pulse Of Radio that amazingly, writing songs with his hero Bob Dylan was a relatively normal experience. Fans were shocked when Simmons's 2004 solo set "Asshole", featured the Simmons/Dylan co-write "Waiting For The Morning Light", which the pair wrote back in 1991. Simmons's recently released, massive collection "Gene Simmons - The ...

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