• GENE SIMMONS: How PAUL STANLEY Came Up With KISS Band Name

    12 days ago - By Blabber Mouth

    In a new interview with WFSB's program "Better Connecticut", KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons was asked how the band came up with its name nearly five decades ago. He responded : "I couldn't drive in my early 20s - I didn't start driving till I was 34, 'cause in New York you just took cabs - and Paul was driving myself in his beat-up Mustang or something. Myself and I think it may have been Peter or maybe Ace in the back of the car. And we were trying to think of a name. And I said why don't we call the band the word 'F', which you can't say on stage. And the first album could be called...
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