KISS Calls The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ‘A Joke’

The Pulse Of Radio reports: For the 13th year in a row, KISS has been passed up for inclusion into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Had they been inducted in 1999, the year they were first eligible, they would have entered with Paul McCartneyBruce SpringsteenBilly JoelDusty Springfield, and Curtis Mayfield, among others. That year, instead ofKISS joining those legends in the Hall, the late Del Shannon was inducted — an artist, whose influence and fan-base simply can’t be compared to the New York rockers. Over the years, KISS has watched such ’70s peers as AEROSMITH, the RAMONESAC/DCZZ TOP, theSEX PISTOLS, the STOOGES, and Alice Cooper enter before them.

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley spoke about once again being shut out of the Rock Hall, with Simmons telling Rolling Stone: “It’s become a joke. We’ve been thinking about it and the answer is simply…

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