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Rock Radio :: Kiss collared in copyright claim

The official YouTube video channel of American glam legends Kiss has been closed for breaching copyright laws - just weeks after bassist Gene Simmons controversially called for all rights breakers to be sued and jailed.

Visitors to the band's OfficialKISSonline channel were advised in a YouTube error message: "This channel has been terminated due to multiple or severe violations of our community guidelines, and/or claims of copyright infringement."

Some Kiss videos embedded on the band website's front page were replaced with the message: "This video is no longer available because the associated YouTube account has been terminated." At least one replacement message stated S'more Entertainment had lodged a breach of rights claim against Kiss.

Simmons recently angered online communities by stating: ""Make sure there are no incursions. Sue everybody. Be litigious. Take their homes, their cars. Don't let anybody cross that line."

His comments resulted in hacker outfit Anonymous blocking access to his sites GeneSimmons.com and SimmonsRecords.com, after which he said: "Our legal team and the FBI have been on the case and we have found a few, shall we say, 'adventurous' young people, who feel they are above the law.

"And, as stated in my recent speech, we will sue their pants off. First they will be punished. Second, they might find their little butts in jail, right next to someone who's been there for years and is looking for a new girlfriend.

"We will soon be printing their names and pictures. We will find you. You cannot hide."

However, he later updated the page to say: "We've been told by government people to take down our previous post, so they can do what they do best: find out who you are and where you are. Stay tuned."

Simmons collapsed in an airport foyer two weeks ago, and cited exhaustion and dehydration as the cause. He received medical attention for a wound to his eye.
Is it just me or am I missing something here? What led up to the youtube channel removal? I'm not entirely sure what's going on or happened.
 

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Who cares, I hope the bastard goes blind. Fuck Gene Simmons, he's a tool. :noway:
 

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Kiss sucks. :yesway:
 

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Meh; I don't dislike Kiss, but Gene Simmons is one of the biggest pigs in rock history. All he really gives a shit about is money.
 

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Rogueleader has the right of it.

YouTube - Kiss - Unholy

They almost had potential with this song. It certainly sucks 900% less than the majority of the rest of their catalog.

The thing is, Gene is a douche, and Paul is a douche. I caught a short bit of Gene's reality TV show where Stanley was on it, and he was dressed up rock star with more makeup on than Zsa Zsa Gabor. He didn't look cool, he looked like he was fucking embalmed and ready to be presented at his wake.

There comes a point where you just have to grow old gracefully. Gene's absurd hairpiece and Stanley's, well, everything are just over the top ridiculous, and the worst part is I think they actually take themselves seriously.

I never thought I'd say that Vinnie Vincent is the best member of any band. :lol:
 
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