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The Controversial Theory About The Famous KISS Logo

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 07.08.2016 | Entertainment

In May, I wrote a story about the crooked lines in arguably the most recognizable logo in music: the all-caps “KISS.” The story focused on a typog...

Here's Something That Will Make You Happy If You're A KISS Fan

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 07.06.2016 | Entertainment

Ever since Ace Frehley's last performance with KISS 15 years ago, stories of bad blood between the band and the founding lead guitarist have traveled ...

The Huge Thing You Somehow Never Noticed About KISS

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment

You’ve no doubt seen the KISS logo many, many times during your life. Since it first appeared on a New York City concert poster in the fall of 1973,...

KISS Frontman Paul Stanley Doesn't Mind If You Think He's Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

KISS's Paul Stanley has opened up about long-standing rumors about his sexuality, saying he wouldn't be ashamed to be a gay man. "If I were [gay], I...

Paul Stanley Describes His 'Insulting' First Meeting Gene Simmons

OWN | Posted 10.24.2014 | OWN

KISS singer and rhythm guitarist Paul Stanley and bassist Gene Simmons are both known for being outspoken and having big personalities, so when the ba...

KISS Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Few bands short of the Beatles inspired more kids to play the guitar and drums than KISS.

Conversations with KISS' Paul Stanley, Joseph Arthur and Katy Tiz, Plus Hans Chew's Strange Love Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Paul Stanley: "What continues to resonate 40 years later is a band that stands its ground, that bows to no one, that sings about self-empowerment and about following your own path, and celebrating life."

KISS Frontman Reveals He Was Born With Only One Ear

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.15.2014 | Celebrity

In his recent memoir, "Face The Music: A Life Exposed," Paul Stanley revealed that his fellow KISS band members were anti-Semitic, and also that he wa...

KISS Blew It!

Binky Philips | Posted 05.21.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Hey, kids, how 'bout let's start with a caveat! I have been friends with Paul Stanley since 1969, when I first met Stan Eisen in high school. I've kn...

An Important Lesson From KISS About Rock n' Roll, Divorce and Remarriage

Mark A. Barondess | Posted 05.16.2014 | Divorce
Mark A. Barondess

You might be surprised to learn that the decision of KISS not to perform at their induction into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame this year actually gives us an important lesson about Rock n' Roll, divorce and remarriage. Allow me to explain.

Excerpt: 'Nothin' To Lose -- The Making of KISS'... I Attend KISS' Third Rehearsal

Binky Philips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

About six weeks ago, !T Books released Nothin' To Lose -- The Making of KISS, a superb oral history of the band's earliest years, written with love and respect by Ken Sharp.

Nothin' To Lose - The Making of KISS - 1972 - 1975: The Story of How My Two High School Buddies, Starchild and Monster, Made It Big!

Binky Philips | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

"Nothin' To Lose" offers a richly detailed day-to-day accounting of all the myths in their legend, and the mundanity of a band's early life, as they really happened...

This KISS Rocker Looks WAYYY Different Without Makeup

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.27.2013 | Celebrity

KISS frontman Paul Stanley might be a rock god onstage, but when he steps out on an average weekday with his family he looks like a regular dad (with ...

Another Excerpt: I "Discover" CBGB and Open for The Ramones, May, 1975

Binky Philips | Posted 06.13.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Here's another excerpt from my eBook on Rhino, My Life in the Ghost of Planets - The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was. It's doozy, too... in which my band, The Planets, is initiated into the brave new world of CBGB in the early Spring of 1975.

Nicki Gostin

KISS Rocker: Gene Simmons Gave Me Crabs!

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.01.2012 | Celebrity

Ace Frehley -- also known as the "Spaceman" from the band KISS -- has penned a tell-all memoir aptly titled "No Regrets." An interesting read chronicl...

I Go to KISS's Third Rehearsal

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

While we sat around in the gloom, I complimented them on the tunes and arrangements. But, by now, all three of them were just fuming about how late this been-in-the-band-three-weeks new guy was.

Compact Reviews of This Week's Compact Discs, for Those Who Still Care: #3

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Reviewed: Big Star, Ace Frehley, Gordan Gano, Bruce Hornsby, Jay-Z, Mark Knopfler, Living Colour, The Phantom Movers and Muse.