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Posted on Feb 25, 2014 12:05 pm
As KISS have confirmed they won't be performing at the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, a portion of the public was quite stirred up, sending different messages to rock titans.
According to a Classic Rock report, the partner of late KISS manager Bill Aucoin shared his thoughts about the "nonsense," attempting to shame the group into acting like "larger-than-life rock stars you know you are."
In a separate Facebook post, guitar virtuoso Chris Impellitteri weighed in on the matter, adding, "Get your head and egos out of your a-s!" The axeman then personally addressed Gene Simmons, saying, "Gene you often say in your press releases that you are going to teach all of the new bands how the big boys do it on stage. So be a big boy and work out your issues with the other two original members and show the new bands how it is done honorably."
Drummer Peter Criss described the entire situation as "disgraceful," telling fans via official page: "It's disappointing to have to say to you, the fans, that as of today, Ace and I have been denied a performance with Gene and Paul for our Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction. This is disgraceful, and I feel bad for the fans who were looking forward to the four of us being inducted together."
You can check out the band's full Hall of Fame statement here.