Martha Simmons

...member of Woodlawn Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion L. Abe Simmons, three sons, Gene Simmons, Jimmy Simmons and Ronald Simmons and four sisters. Survivors include her son, Marion L. Simmons and companion...

Gus Simmons (WILLISTON, S.C.)

WILLISTON, S.C. - Mr. Gus Willie Gene Simmons, Sr., entered into rest June 29, 2011 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Simmons...

KISS shows love to vets

...guitarist Paul Stanley made the trip. Bass player Gene Simmons was unable to attend. Mr. Stanley, a founding member...Ogles attended the event with his face painted with Gene Simmons' distinctive design. Mr. Stanley joked that he could...

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Canine costumes

Jann Perkins holds B.G., dressed as Gene Simmons, as he stretches up for a kiss during the Pet-a-Fair at Julian Smith Casino.

Living briefs

...is 62. Actress Anne Archer is 59. Country singer Henry Paul of BlackHawk is 57. Actor John Savage is 57. Bassist Gene Simmons of KISS is 57. Singer Rob Halford of Judas Priest is 55. Keyboardist Geoff Downes of Asia is 54. Musician Elvis Costello...

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People in the News

...be surprised to find a checkered flag soon amid the black-and-white KISS face paint of tongue-wagging bassist Gene Simmons. Simmons and marketing partner Richard Abramson have signed a deal to promote the Indy Racing League, the open-wheeled...

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'American Idol' gives the guys a break in season 4

...Cowell are returning, joined by a new parade of celebrity critics (this time around including Brandy, LL Cool J, Gene Simmons and Kenny Loggins). Host Ryan Seacrest, who diplomatically handles good and bad performers and runs interference...

Field guide to all things metal

...making too much money, they began commissioning oddball custom guitars. Perhaps the most famous is Kiss bass player Gene Simmons', er, axe. It should be noted that these guitars, originally built by the Kramer guitar company, are an inappropriate...

People in the News

...from "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" make over the black-and-white makeup of Kiss? We may get to find out. Gene Simmons, the tongue-wagging bassist of Kiss, is considering an appearance on the Bravo reality show. On his Web site...

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At the Movies: 'Around the World in 80 Days'

...is good for a couple of laughs, though, as Turkish Prince Hapi. Wearing a curly black wig that makes him look like Gene Simmons on steroids, the California governor jokes while sitting in the hot tub, "I'm such a fool, always embarrassing...