Kiss Guitar player Jane Simmons He again discussed his last words about rock and showed that he still thinks rock is dead.
Influential rock band Kiss She always has a different point of view in rock music because of her crazy stage performances, different outfits, and of course exceptional makeup. Formed in 1973 by the original line-up of the band composed of Paul StanleyAnd the Jane SimmonsAnd the Ice FreelyAnd the Peter KressAnd the Kiss He is considered one of the pioneers of this type of rock music as they did Sold over 100 million copies all over the world.
Being one of the world’s most famous rock musicians, Gene Simmons owes his worldwide fame to his work with his co-star KISS, the band that created his own legacy. From touring all over the world to writing unique songs, Gene Simmons is a rockstar’s first generation. Contributing to the band’s growth with his writing and bass performance credits, Simmons has appeared on the band’s entire releases.
in the recent past, Jane Simmons publicly said That “the rock is dead and slain”. According to him, the reason for this was the young audience, who blamed them for killing rock music. After his words that “rock music is dead” D Snyder And the Alice Cooper Send him a piece of words refusing to end rock.
In his last interview with yarn, Gene Simmons discussed what he would do after his retirement from KISS and his current opinion of The Rock. Apparently, Gene Simmons still believes that the rocks are dead. He also commented on Ghost saying that they are an interesting young group.
“Rock Matt,” Jane Simmons Repeat his statements. “The kids listen to electronic dance music and a type of Tame Impala song, which I really like. Ghost is interesting.”
Gene Simmons explains why he continues to defend ‘The Rock is Dead’
Then the guitarist went on to explain why rock music had died. Turning to digital music platforms that offer you a price from people who download or listen to your music, Gene Simmons admitted that they were fortunate that there was no such thing when they were growing up. The rock model is broken, according to Simmons.
“There’s some good stuff out there, but they’re not going to get the chance that we got. They didn’t have a record company that puts the labels around and gives you an advance that you never had to go back to, so you can devote yourself full time to this thing. How would you do it if you were Your music is given away for 1/100 of a penny to download How do you pay the rent How do you buy gas?
“So there’s that vicious cycle of we’re a new band, we’re not making any money, and nobody knows who we are. Let’s give our music free and hopefully make enough fans so we can go out and play clubs to earn enough money to drive to the next town.”
“The [old rock] The model is broken. How many stores, department stores, retail, and airlines could there be if you could just go in and put in a penny and get things out? How long do you think they will stay in business? And what makes you think that being in a band or playing music is anything but a business?
“I don’t mean it to simplify or negate it. Everything needs fuel. We need air, water, musicians, writers, and painters need money.”
Back in September 2021, there was Another moment Simmons discussed his rock dead claims. Revealing the main thing keeping rock music alive, the musician chose Foo Fighters as his favorite young band.
“No, that’s not all there is,” he said. “It’s about fans who keep downloading and sharing files for free, so new bands can’t make a living.
“This is the main thing, we have to communicate, we have to send a message to the fans, ‘Please, go support your new favorite band, please. Don’t do it for free, support them, so they can devote their time to their art.’”
“Because between 1958 and 1988 – that’s 30 years – we had the Beatles, Elvis, Hendrix, Madonna, AC/DC, Motown, all this iconic music. You want to put KISS out there, OK … and Prince, and all that stuff.
“From 1988 until today over 30 years ago, this is when Napster started, who’s the new Beatle? Where’s the Elvis? Foo Fighters, one of my favorite bands… Dave Grohl, amazing. This is a very old band, it’s about 25 years. So, where are the Beatles and where are Elvis? You can’t because the talent is there, but they can’t survive.”