KISS Founder Ace Frehley Slams Gene Simmons
Simmons was last month asked if there was any chance of an original lineup reunion during a future induction ceremony. He said: "No – how many chances in life to do you get? Those guys had three chances to be in the band. Three times they f**ked it up. When you have a cancer in your system, its best to cut it out as fast as you can."
Now Frehley tells Eddie Trunk , via Blabbermouth: "I don't know what's up with Gene. He used to say to me in the '70s, every time I did something stupid, he'd go, 'Ace, you're shooting yourself in the foot again.' Well, he's been shooting himself in the foot for years.
"Gene's living in the past. He's become a caricature of himself. I mean, from the very beginning, his only motivation was money. The guy has no friends; he's not respected by his peers; he's pissed off thousands of fans; he's never had a hit single, like I've had. I had the most successful Gibson signature-series guitar in history. He didn't. It goes on and on. He took the safe route: he never got loaded, he never partied. I took the same route Elvis Presley took and [Jimi] Hendrix and Keith Richards and Jim Morrison… it's endless. I have all this life experience and thank God I can live to talk about it. What's he gonna talk about? All he can do is badmouth other people." more on this story
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