Gene Simmons Vs Critic
Lefsetz was critical of what he saw as a solely self-promotional appearance by Simmons, who he said had little success with his label in the past.
"Just because you're a big musical act, that doesn't mean you're a decent executive, that you can run a record company," Lefsetz wrote to the thousands who receive his regular e-mails on the music business. "That's like saying a great football coach has to have been a star quarterback. They're different skills. One that Mr. Simmons has yet to master. Sure, he made that demo tape with Van Halen, but the band ended up on Warner Brothers!" - Watch a video of the debate and read more here
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