It's hard to conceive of a time when Kiss frontman Paul Stanley was not intimately acquainted with the inner workings of the opposite sex. But like the rest of us, he was once a virgin -- and during a recent appearance on KLOS FM's 'The Heidi and Frank Show,' he recounted the day…
On Oct. 11, 1983, Kiss performed the first-ever show without their trademark facepaint. The change helped revitalize the band's sagging commercial fortunes, but also marked the beginning of an extended "troubling time" for founding member Gene Simmons.
On Sept. 18, 1978, Kiss were on top of the world. On that day, all four members of the famously face-painted group released solo albums in one of the most extravagant displays of marketing power in rock history.
Kiss founders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons are now among the owners of a professional football team, which will be called the LA Kiss and will use the band's famous logo on their helmets. We can only imagine what the uniforms are going to look like.
A signed gold-record award presented to Casablanca Records in recognition of selling 500,000 copies of Kiss' eponymous 1974 album has fetched $2,500 on eBay, after being featured on a June 2013 episode of TV's 'Pawn Stars.'
Kiss descended upon the Midwest last weekend for the Rock Fest in Cadott, Wis., and their set Saturday (July 20) included more than the classic hits and a giant, fireball-spewing spider fans have come to expect.