The good old days. Vintage Ace and Gene circa 1976. Photograph by Neil Preston.
Before the Internet rumor mill even got going, Gene Simmons shot down any possibility of a reunion with the original KISS lineup. The rumors started after Ace and Gene had lunch together in LA on September 12th. Says rock ‘n’ roll all night dream-killer Gene:
Ace and I had nice, friendly lunch together. It was wonderful to see him. He looked healthy and happy.” He added, “Nothing else was talked about. No rumors, please. Ace and I are both happy with our lives and are not changing anything.
In other very metal KISS news, Ace Frehley’s book, “No Regrets: A Rock ‘N’ Roll Memoir”, hit bookshelves yesterday. You can read excerpts from the first chapter of the book at Simon & Schuster’s website.