An Israeli American rock bassist, vocalist, and actor. He is best known as "The Demon", the blood-spitting, fire-breathing, and tongue-wagging bassist and one of the lead vocalists in the hard rock band Kiss, an act he co-founded in the early 1970s.
KISS is known for their explosive live shows, dirty songs, and makeup. Say the band's name, though, and most people have one image that comes to mind: The Demon. Gene Simmons' black and white batlike facepaint is the most iconic image of a band that put itself on the map with iconic imagery. Simmons has also made a name for himself as a businessman, television star, and for being bluntly honest on many controversial topics. A lot … more