The Disdain Between The Original Members Of KISS Is Getting Uglier By The Minute…

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This Is Just Heartbreaking…

Talking about the disdain between the original members of KISS may seem like beating a dead horse, but it’s hard not to talk about it when the members just keep bringing it up. It’s no secret that there is disdain between the original members, it’s one of the most vivid memories of KISS’ history.

Nevertheless, you would think that with Gene Simmons trying to mend things over with Ace Frehley and Peter Criss that things would slowly, but surely be getting better, but sadly, it just doesn’t look that way…

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NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 10: (L-R) Inductees Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley of KISS celebrate onstage at the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on April 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Just as we thought things were getting better, a recent interview that Gene did with Guitar World proved otherwise. When talking about the possibility of Ace or Peter making an appearance on the band’s upcoming tour, he said that that was a distinct possibility, but also had some harsh words for said former members. Here is what he had to say…

“Ace and Peter have gotten three chances. They were in and out of the band; fired three times. For drugs, alcohol, bad behavior, being unprofessional… they weren’t carrying their load. So the short answer to your question is we’d love to have Ace and Peter join us here and there. And if they don’t, it’s not going to be because of us. But they’re never going to be in KISS again.”

“Three times is the charm; ‘I promise I’ll pull out’ doesn’t work. It’s the boy who cried wolf: ‘Oh, I’ve been straight for a million years.’ Terrific! Have a good life! Would we welcome Ace or Peter to jump up onstage for a song or two? Of course. Could we depend on either Ace or Peter to do a full set night after night? Not on your fucking life.”

From left, American musicians Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss (behind drums) of the group Kiss perform at the International Ampitheater, Chicago, Illinois, September 22, 1979. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

Man, to be perfectly honest, this just breaks my heart to see this iconic band have such conflict within it. KISS are truly one of the most legendary rock bands to ever play on stage, how nice would it be to see these guys reconcile their differences and play together once again?

Nevertheless, KISS are going to tour this year and are hitting just about every major city in the states so don’t miss out!

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