Gene Simmons Slams Rihanna
2012-03-21 by andcas | 109 Comments

Legendary rock band KISS was in the process of announcing their North America summer tour with supporters Motley Crue when bassist Gene Simmons laid into what he harshly refers to as "Karaoke Singers" in the music industry.

The main target of ridicule was none other than the Barbados superstar Rihanna. In promotional hype, Simmons urged the crowd that both sets would be completely authentic, unlike a majority of the latest artists in his crosshairs.

"We're sick and tired of girls getting up there with dancers and karaoke tapes in back of them," scoffed Simmons before he concluded, "No fake bullshit. Leave that to the Rihanna - Shmianna and anyone who ends their name with an 'A.'" The press conference slowly paused.

Motley Crue's Tommy Lee wasted no time offering up his approval, "No disrespect to Rihanna, she's a great singer, but we're in a slump for some shit that has some personality and appeal beyond a bunch of pop stuff that's floating around out there." The drummer wrapped up his two cents by sharing his hatred for the questionable nature of modern day music award shows.

So far no return fire about the remarks have been issued from anyone in the Rihanna camp.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/21/kiss-motley-crue-summer-2012-tour_n_1369303.html

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whatshisname
March 21st 2012

178 Comments


I don't like Rihanna, but this is just begging for attention from washed up "rock stars".

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 21st 2012

48547 Comments


I hate the word slam in pop culture journalism


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robertsona
Staff Reviewer
March 21st 2012

14884 Comments


okay this news article title is just asking for trouble

i mean really

Ire
March 21st 2012

41454 Comments


Legendary rock band KISS




someguest
March 21st 2012

18878 Comments


Gene Simmons Slams Rihanna

; )

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robertsona
Staff Reviewer
March 21st 2012

14884 Comments


also this guy is a member of fucking KISS, jesus christ shut up gene

someguest
March 21st 2012

18878 Comments


don't you have a rally to attend

robertsona
Staff Reviewer
March 21st 2012

14884 Comments


KISS is apparently the paragon of gimmick-less "REAL" rock music??? have they even seen themselves????

im agngry

ConcubinaryCode
March 21st 2012

1850 Comments


I'd slam Rihanna. HARD.

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


If this wasn't the first thing blasting you in the face when going on yahoo for the past 18 hours i'd say post this here.

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


I'd slam Rihanna. HARD.


Me too, Ball and Code D.P...

MMX
March 21st 2012

4646 Comments


This is so significant

someguest
March 21st 2012

18878 Comments


this news article isn't about drake 1/5

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 21st 2012

48547 Comments


why is your avatar that false star wars guy?

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


Title misleads to a interracial porno.

Scoot
March 21st 2012

17484 Comments


what did he slam her into?

MMX
March 21st 2012

4646 Comments


Death to faux Star Wars

someguest
March 21st 2012

18878 Comments


how can something be homosexual and badass at the same time

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


It only makes sense that Darth Vader had a beautiful mane of flowing, long hair and boyish good looks when he was younger.

someguest
March 21st 2012

18878 Comments


total badass

Ire
March 21st 2012

41454 Comments


Because I find it to be a badass picture.


all i think about when i see that avatar is anakin complaining about the jedi council n shit. also the only cool thing he did in that entire trilogy was slaughter those fucking "younglings"

someguest
March 21st 2012

18878 Comments


he's the worst angry actor ever

the whole third movie it just looked like he needed to shit really badly

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


I could...I AM MANUEL STEEL



My mom caught me reading erotic dragon ball z stories online in the family computer quite a few times. Didnt know how to minimize or whatnot I guess.

Relinquished
March 21st 2012

22376 Comments


lmao

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 21st 2012

48547 Comments


Luke and Leia incest porn

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


And who really cares about acting with that hair.............

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


I don't know but sex stories give me wood.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 21st 2012

48547 Comments


Why are you guys talking about a movie that was never made?

Sevhead
March 21st 2012

569 Comments


this is coming from KISS

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 21st 2012

48547 Comments


I fapped to Bulma before

Aphrodisiac
March 21st 2012

1739 Comments


wow genius he got her good

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


Android 18 FAPFAPFAP

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 21st 2012

48547 Comments


Then I slayed the bitch like Darth Vader

ncguitar
March 21st 2012

2190 Comments


yeah dewd KISS & Motley Crue real medal m/ m/ m/


you say rihanna - i say metallica
you say hip-hop - i say rock
you say justin bieber - i say slipknot
you say jay z - i say iron maiden
you say hanna montana - i scream heavy metal
92% of teenagers have turned to hip-hop and pop, if ur part of the 8%, copy this message and paste it to another picture. DONT LET THE SPIRIT OF ROCK DIE!!!!
IN THE WORDS OF AC/DC
ROCK AND ROLL AINT GONNA DIE !

MMX
March 21st 2012

4646 Comments


She is starring at herself in his shiny forehead

Aphrodisiac
March 21st 2012

1739 Comments


There are many good new bands out there, such as Scar Symmetry and Dragonforce.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 21st 2012

48547 Comments


Gene Simmons slams his jimmy through her mouth roof


TheSpirit
March 21st 2012

16662 Comments


Gene Simmons hasn't played on a KISS album since 1978 but has the balls to call someone else out?

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Gnominator
March 21st 2012

41 Comments


I like Rihanna. Tommy Lee is a washed-up loser who has to do drum covers of Soulja Boy in order to hype up his dumb popularity. Gene Simmons sucks, Kiss has always sucked. It's all money, they don't have visions of nature and beauty, they want pussy, money, cars and other stupid shit.

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


Almost makes up for the fact that he's 4'2. But hey if a midget and a robot can find true love....anyone can.....they should make The Android Saga: a trilogy detailing how Krillin beat out 17 for 18's affections.

WashboardSuds
March 21st 2012

4888 Comments


I have yet to hear a single song by KISS.


impossible

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BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWkLOrfDAo4

ncguitar
March 21st 2012

2190 Comments


@balls look at the 1st comment in the video!!! TRUE MEDAL!!!! m/

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


To EdwardJacobDiggory17, I was 13 when I started listening to Kiss,I'm 52 and play the KissAlive album pretty often

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


http://video.xnxx.com/video1019795/dragonball_z_censored_episodes_-_acosa

ncguitar
March 21st 2012

2190 Comments


balls you're 52? nah imposibru

BallsToTheWall
March 21st 2012

44164 Comments


No, i'm 11 and most girls my age listen to fucking justin bieber ad selena gomez taylor swift and all the other stupid pop singers god am i the only normal 11 year old?

ncguitar
March 21st 2012

2190 Comments


aww then I'm the only one who's >50

TheAMR66
March 21st 2012

48 Comments


Me + Rihanna = super sex

ncguitar
March 21st 2012

2190 Comments


TheAMR66: "Me + Rihanna = super fap"

Hospital
March 21st 2012

1875 Comments


oh cool DBZ found its way into this thread


Future trunks was a badass he had a sword

Hospital
March 21st 2012

1875 Comments


Gohan got a sword at one point too but he lost all credibility becoming saiyaman

GingerJesus
March 21st 2012

79 Comments


I came here to see Gene Simmons slam Rihanna, what the fuck is this?

Parallels
March 21st 2012

6640 Comments


"Legendary rock band KISS"

loloolol

auberginedreams
March 21st 2012

5981 Comments


i can't stand rhianna even compared to other similar pop garbage, but it's not like kiss was the pinnacle of musical artistry either.

PistolPete
March 21st 2012

3462 Comments


this is delightful

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KSK1
March 21st 2012

4051 Comments


KISS and Rhianna both suck hard. Lol'd at all the DBZ comments though.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
March 21st 2012

30297 Comments


You know, for someone who has apparently bagged over a thousand women (or whatever the number may be) this is a really misleading news title

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
March 22nd 2012

30297 Comments


I would hope that you didn't read what I wrote and decided to reply with that

You live and learn I guess

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
March 22nd 2012

30297 Comments


I'd still be interested to know how many guys in their early twenties are floating around with what appears to be a helmet for hair and searching for their father

paxman
March 22nd 2012

4083 Comments


Reminds me of the hair helmet from Flight of the Conchords

Spec
March 22nd 2012

26834 Comments


Kiss slamming someone for lip syncing.

paxman
March 22nd 2012

4083 Comments


Kiss slamming anyone for anything

Emim
March 22nd 2012

26195 Comments


all i think about when i see that avatar is anakin complaining about the jedi council n shit. also the only cool thing he did in that entire trilogy was slaughter those fucking "younglings"


one of the best robot chicken skits



also fuck kiss and all they stand for death to false rock hoorah

WeepingBanana
March 22nd 2012

9897 Comments


i'd rather listen to Rhianna than KISS

Emim
March 22nd 2012

26195 Comments


"i left some fresh cut flowers on the dining table"

"oh, annie.....AWAHHHAGAHGHAGAEHEAHAHEH"

TheAMR66
March 22nd 2012

48 Comments


Anal zebra fuck tard face

Emim
March 22nd 2012

26195 Comments


but yeah your avatar is pretty gay

Emim
March 22nd 2012

26195 Comments


misread the prophecy, we may have

WeepingBanana
March 22nd 2012

9897 Comments


gurl are you a hyperbolic time chamber cause when i'm with you, time almost stops

:-*

Emim
March 22nd 2012

26195 Comments


ever notice how bulma's boobs go from small moons to anatomically correct asian size in the course of one episode

Emim
March 22nd 2012

26195 Comments


i never watched pokemon

digimon was my ish

Parallels
March 22nd 2012

6640 Comments


"did you ever notice your pants rise when misty came on pokemon? no!"

But they sure did when Sabrina came on

CutMan
March 22nd 2012

1744 Comments


I, however, had rising pants syndrome for Misty as a kid. I don't care who judges, chicks in skimpy clothes with suspenders. Nice. And don't get me started on finding uncensored pages of her from that one Pokemon manga I found online. (No, not porn, it was official.)

CrownOfMagnets
March 22nd 2012

2190 Comments


Motley Crue is awesome. Tommy Lee is kind of a dumb ass but i want to hang out with him.

Puzzles
March 22nd 2012

3065 Comments


"No fake bullshit."

Coming from the 60 year-old geezer who has been wearing costumes and spitting blood on stage for the better part of 4 decades.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
March 22nd 2012

20210 Comments


Loooool that headline
this is like that time lemmy said hip hop wasn't music


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renegadestrings
March 22nd 2012

1416 Comments


between the headline and the comments that have absolutely nothing to do with the article, this is one of the best news pieces this year.

THIS WEAPON IS YOUR LIFE

CrownOfMagnets
March 22nd 2012

2190 Comments


mick mars writes great riffs.

evilford
March 22nd 2012

19994 Comments


awesome article title, didn't read

SilhouetteCloud
March 22nd 2012

60 Comments


This article's title has some very interesting implications.

Anyone know what you call a male cougar?

macadoolahicky
March 22nd 2012

1835 Comments


I thought this was about Richard Simmons for some reason... much less interested now.

TheFifthEye
March 22nd 2012

121 Comments


She's getting beaten up so much there has to be a legitimate reason for it. I'm sure she asks for it.

evilford
March 22nd 2012

19994 Comments


"I thought this was about Richard Simmons for some reason... much less interested now."

lol yeah


Mr_Coffee
March 22nd 2012

631 Comments


Rihanna > Gene Simmons

ConsiderPhlebas
March 22nd 2012

6157 Comments


Of all the things to hate in the world, people with a name that ends in 'A' is by far the most hilarious

lancebramsay
March 22nd 2012

1585 Comments


how can something be homosexual and badass at the same time

Elton John

You mean Neil Patrick Harris

zaruyache
March 22nd 2012

4816 Comments


I wish Ronnie Dio as still around to make jokes about Simmons. RIP.

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arsonist88
March 22nd 2012

229 Comments


Interesting accusations coming from a man whose band's "live" album was completely doctored and all but re-recorded in a studio.

tinathefatlard
March 22nd 2012

1572 Comments


hey, this isnt a rihanna sex video. Shame on you for a misleading title.

Jamatha
March 22nd 2012

108 Comments


'So far no return fire about the remarks have been issued from anyone in the Rihanna camp' .. they have better thing to do lol

DatsNotDaMetulz
March 22nd 2012

1537 Comments


You know Tommy's backtracked on his comments now right?

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
March 22nd 2012

30297 Comments


Yes, because we make news articles when albums leak and post said links

Article is about a musician condemning an entire genre of music and the artists within that genre. That's pretty news worthy

thedougler
March 22nd 2012

212 Comments


You go guuuuurrrl

ArmyOfRage
March 23rd 2012

230 Comments


"Don't wanna hear about how the latest Rihanna single is a post-modern masterpiece, Stop punishing me!"

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
March 23rd 2012

5612 Comments


That article title is misleading, to say the least


Seriously, swap "slams" for "rants at"

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ReturnToRock
March 23rd 2012

3448 Comments


LOOK WHO'S TALKING, GENE.

Half of the KISS show nowadays is karaoke, and your group has always been known for all manner of trickery, such as studio album edits, added backing tapes in live performances, ghost musicians, and so on. How do you get off criticising others for something you do extensively yourself, you hypocritical little douchenozzle?

MAN I hate this guy!

patrickfannon
March 23rd 2012

884 Comments


I thought they meant "slam" as in, "Chris Brown slammed Rhianna, and then the idiot went back to him and made more music with him. You know, because it's all good."

omnipanzer
March 23rd 2012

21391 Comments


aw no he didn't

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omnipanzer
March 23rd 2012

21391 Comments


The best part is that I hate KISS and Motley Crew as much as I hate Rihanna... perfect.

Mewcopa0
March 23rd 2012

1793 Comments


hmm ironic


17WordHaiku
March 23rd 2012

49 Comments


Goddamn Master Roshi is straight up rapist in that link

giraffesareepic88
March 23rd 2012

68 Comments


Rihanna > Gene Simmons (2)

qwe3
March 24th 2012

21154 Comments


wait....

a member of KISS is calling someone else fake?

Satellite
March 24th 2012

19876 Comments


"no fake bullshit"

how much time did this asshole spend having makeup applied to him before saying this?

http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_laknogv9N91qd37u4o1_500.jpg

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Motiv3
March 24th 2012

8420 Comments


This is pretty hilarious tbh

Trez
March 24th 2012

89 Comments


Who?


AlasKenColors
March 26th 2012

159 Comments


lol @ article title. Though honestly, Rihanna is not the worst choice he could've picked..

bandontherum
March 29th 2012

5 Comments


Kiss Alive sold millions when it first came out, but it wasn't actually a complete live recording, studio doctoring and what have you, very hypocritical Gene.



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