Family jewels sundays at 9 pmet, the occasionally kabuki. Aug 22, 2017 kiss cofounder and avowed comic book geek gene simmons plays a rare, unmasked solo show as part of wizard world chicago. Gene simmons s most popular book is the art of war. The legend and mythology of the 27 club is available now on amazon and book stores nationwide. May 10, 2019 kiss singer paul stanley weighs in on ace frehley, gene simmons feud. It was the gene simmons autobiography called kiss and makeup. The writing is much looser and feels more natural than his rather stiff auto. Kiss and makeup is the wild, shocking, unbelievable story, from the man himself, about how an immigrant boy from israel studied to be a rabbi, was saved by rock and roll, and. The fact that kiss is one of the most successful rock bands in the world is no accident.
Gene simmons interview ahead of kiss farewell tour. Gene simmons pictured in new york earlier this month. This book was an interesting look into the life of gene simmons and kiss up until the end of their reunion tour in 2001. Sep 06, 2019 gene simmons is best known as the frontman for kiss, the rock band he cofounded in the early 1970s, as well as for his tv show gene simmons family jewels. Gene simmons thinks ace and peter will always be morons. There would have been no kiss without gene simmons, the outrageous star whose superlong tongue, legendary sexual exploits, and demonic makeup have made him a rock icon. Sin the book there was an article of a charlotte, nc newspaper from 2004 that talked briefly about gene, but the story was mostly on tribute bands. Known as the fire breathing, blood splitting and larger than life cofounders of hard rock super group kiss, gene simmons and paul stanley founded the band in the early 1970s.
Gene simmons on women, power, promiscuity and vault. On a whim i picked this up and have to say that it. As a kiss fan, it is a must read even if it is only okay. Gene simmons banned for life from fox news over his. Kiss and makeup by gene simmons penguin books australia. In 1976, his album released by kiss became platinum certified.
Gene simmons contact info booking agent, manager, publicist. Oct 22, 2002 gene simmons has another way to shine in the spotlight. A number of these books were signed by simmons in silver ink on the black, free end paper inside the front cover. Due the limited number of events for this particular book release, signed books are going to be quite scarce. Coming from a poor family, he and his mother made their way to. Gene simmons on the epic return of kiss to comic books. In 1977, the band kiss awarded by peoples choice award in the favourite new song category. Gene simmons vault is a box set of 10 cds, 150 songs selected from demos made by kiss vocalist and bass player gene simmons during his entire career 19662016. The legion of kiss fans, oftreferred to as the kiss army, have taken to internet kiss message boards in heavy numbers to discuss the possible connection of gene simmons and a covid19 vaccine. Gene simmons is best known as the frontman for kiss, the rock band he cofounded in the early 1970s, as well as for his tv show gene simmons family jewels. He was in several groups before cofounding kiss with paul stanley in the 1970s. Gene simmons contact information name, email address, phone number.
Aug 24, 2016 with a new series simply titled kiss launching from dynamite entertainment this october, heat vision talked to gene simmons about what to expect from the new series and what makes his band. As kiss bassplaying, firebreathing demon, gene simmons is the embodiment of sex, drugs and rock and roll. Gene klein born chaim witz on august 25, 1949, known professionally as gene simmons, is an american musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author and television personality. Gene simmons wrote his memoir, kiss and makeup, back in 2002. He has accumulated most of his wealth from his rock band. The book is an incredible ride through kisss early days and a must read for any kiss fan. As a result, sex money kiss becomes more illuminating and informative as to who mr. Marvel and rock legends kiss join forces on new cobranded. Born in august 25, 1949, gene simmons or legally known as chaim witz, came from tirat carmel, haifa, israel. The first festival in the series is set to take place in grand forks, british columbia august 6th through the 8th 2020. I enjoyed the stories he told, especially from a straight point of view with him being teetotal and antidrug. Sep 23, 2019 yeah, gene simmons is a famous rock star, but hes also a bit of a comic book geek.
Gene simmons is the preeminent villain of kiss mythology. Sep 20, 2018 gene simmons is a rock music legend and he just appeared on americas got talent, with his band kiss. Han omistaa myos simmons books ja simmons comics yhtiot. After reading sex money kiss it is obvious that gene simmons enjoyed writing this book even more than his autobiography kiss and makeup. At the meet and greet, gene will present and sign your vault book complete with 11 cds. Sex money kiss 2006 is gene simmons second book, kiss and makeup 2002 being the first. Includes the first ever nonmakeup gene simmons action figure and two sided gold medallion. Also known by his stage persona the demon, he is the bassist and colead singer of kiss, the rock band he cofounded with lead singer and rhythm guitarist paul stanley in the early 1970s. Cdc cites kiss bassist gene simmons as case study for covid.
Has lived with modelactress shannon tweed since 1986, but didnt marry until 2011. Gene simmons wrote his memoir, kiss and makeup, back. Gene simmons is a rock music legend and he just appeared on americas got talent, with his band kiss. That no news therehowever it is simmonss retelling of the kiss story that is a page turner. Simmons also has a large role in the 2010 music video game guitar hero. Kiss and marvel collaboration announced by gene simmons. The jacket of the book had a small white sticker on the front indicating that that particular copy was personally autographed by gene. Behind the mask, the bands official biography, came out not long after. Gene simmons and paul stanley cofounded kiss in 1973. With a new series simply titled kiss launching from dynamite entertainment this october, heat vision talked to gene simmons about what. Gene simmons kiss and makeup lets the demon speak for. Waring abbott is one of the music industrys premier photographers. Thereve been more than enough kiss biographies to satiate even the most diehard fan.
It has been announced that the three unreleased demos gene simmons made. A few years ago kiss bass guitarist, gene simmons, released a book called sex, money, kiss. Gene simmons on mileys tongue and his new kiss book. Kiss singer paul stanley weighs in on ace frehley, gene simmons feud. Through hard work, sacrifice and a set plan, you too can earn more money than you think. What makes this book intriguing is the authors blunt retelling of. Slaven vlasicgetty images kiss frontman gene simmons has been banned for life from fox news after claims that he insulted and. That no news therehowever it is simmons s retelling of the kiss story that is a page turner. If you want to know the history of kiss, then their are reports on the internet, kisstory books and a million and one dvds for you. Upon appearing on the show, the band has announced a farewell tour, titled one last kiss. In fact, cbr tells us that the kiss mastermind is a lifelong comic book and superhero fan, to the point that he can casually rattle off a list writers and artists of a specific title from the 1940s. Gene simmons has 24 books on goodreads with 9768 ratings. Kiss singer paul stanley weighs in on ace frehley, gene. Genes first book was an autobiography, this second book sex money kiss focuses more on genes numerous and diverse business ventures and is also on the side a selfhelp book.
What makes this book intriguing is the authors blunt retelling of his life and his bands back story. Gene simmons kiss character, the demon, is a playable character in kiss. Gene simmons thinks ace and peter will always be morons youtube. Yhdysvalloissa simmons vaihtoi etunimensa gene kleiniksi. You can find gene s moneybag soda at select 7eleven convenience stores. Gene simmons shares the secret to bedding 4,897 women tv. We offer amazing photos of simmons from every stage of his career starting from the beginning of kiss until now. Gene simmons books list of books by author gene simmons. Since deciding with paul to manage the band themselves, simmons. But even that failure led to new ventures, including a new magazine, some games and comic books. Juuri hirvioiden ja sarjakuvahahmojen innostamana myos kiss alkoi kayttaa maskeja. Since then, kiss has gone on to sell over 80 million albums and to perform over 2,000 shows around the world.
One of his failed projects was gene simmons tongue magazine, which ran for five issues before folding. Don powell in collaboration with kiss members paul stanley and gene simmons, music writer sharp has assembled a fascinating chronicle of the construction of a multimedia phenomenon. He also discusses his new book, titled backstage pass as well as the bands end of the road tour. Cdc cites kiss bassist gene simmons as case study for. For the shipping rate calculator, click the shipping and payments tab at the top of this listing most orders process within one business day after we receive payment. Gene simmons, the fire breathing, blood spitting bass playing demon from the rock band kiss, wrote this book to show you how you too can earn the riches. Former members ace frehley and peter criss put out.
Gene simmons is one of the lead singers of kiss and may just have the most popular tongue in showbusiness as his long tongue became one of the most iconic images in the bands persona. I was a kiss fan as a teen and have recently started watching his reality show, gene simmons family jewels. The book covers genes life from his upbringing in israel as a child named chaim witz. He worked closely with kiss for eight years and has photographed many other highprofile musicians, including lou reed, bob dylan, and elvis presley. Kiss cofounder and avowed comic book geek gene simmons plays a rare, unmasked solo show as part of wizard world chicago. Kiss and makeup by gene simmons 2jan2003 paperback jan 1, 1600. Nov 17, 2017 gene simmons pictured in new york earlier this month. Gene simmons not only claims to have knocked boots with around 5,000 women in his lifetime dude claims he can prove it. Simmons had previously said that while he respects the. Kiss and makeup is the new biography on kiss bassist gene simmons. Oct 20, 2014 one of his failed projects was gene simmons tongue magazine, which ran for five issues before folding. Jul 20, 2007 as kiss bassplaying, firebreathing demon, gene simmons is the embodiment of sex, drugs and rock and roll.
This intimate and deeply private event will be limited. Gene simmons booking agent, manager, and publicist contact info. Sep, 20 gene simmons wrote his memoir, kiss and makeup, back in 2002. Gene writes in such a way that these incredible events are detailed as though you were just sitting down for a drink with gene and makes it incredibly easy reading. Gene simmons of kiss has announced that he is teaming up with chuck varabioff, a canadianbased producer, to launch titans of rock a classic rock festival series. Make offer kiss band autographed picture gene simmons paul stanley ace frehley peter criss kiss the auction catalog, butterfields 2000, gene simmons paul stanley signed.
It was weird to find, but apparently the person that owned this book was a gene fan. You wanted the truth, you got the truththe hottest book in the w. From the beginning gene simmons and paul stanley had a clearcut vision of what they wanted to do and how they wanted to operate kiss as a business well before they ever first took the stage. Slaven vlasicgetty images kiss frontman gene simmons has been banned for life from fox news after claims that he. Kiss has sold over 100 million cds and dvds worldwide, and continues to sell out stadiums and arenas around the world, breaking boxoffice records set by elvis and the beatles. Gene simmons banned for life from fox news over his behaviour. It is packaged in a specially designed road case and includes in addition to the discs also bonus material a gene simmons action figure, a book and a medallion. He also discusses his new book, titled backstage pass as well as. See all books authored by gene simmons, including kiss and makeup, and sex money kiss gene simmons family jewels, and more on. Produced chaim witz on august 25, 1949 in haifa, israel, gene simmons first determined he wished to be in a group while in middle school, after observing girls yell at the beatles on tv. But even that failure led to new ventures, including a. Sep, 20 thereve been more than enough kiss biographies to satiate even the most diehard fan. He chronicles his life through the tough times living with his mother.1107 49 788 1199 1423 269 1511 1011 305 1495 884 1330 553 1232 526 619 1210 250 310 178 586 25 447 512 1467 1041 876 1240 572 978 204 1522 1235 5 1166 1561 91 532 780 1135 282 1493 1177 57 730 745