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KISS’ Paul Stanley Calls Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Co-Founder a ‘Spineless Weasel’

KISS' Paul Stanley
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The original four members of KISS are now officially Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Although the April 10 ceremony is in the past, Paul Stanley‘s criticism of the institution continues. This time, Stanley takes aim at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame co-founder and Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner, whom Paul Stanley calls a “spineless weasel.”

Earlier in the year, Paul Stanley made his opinion of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame very clear, revealing that he did not see KISS’ nomination for induction as an honor. Despite this, Stanley accepted the induction along with Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. However, following the induction, Stanley criticized the Hall’s treatment of KISS while the band attended the ceremony.

Stanley tweeted:

Likely connected to Stanley’s criticism of Wenner, Gene Simmons tweeted his own jab at Rolling Stone by linking to a less than stellar review of Led Zeppelin’s debut album:

Simmons followed up by tweeting the link to a song by Christopher Milk, a band which consisted of the writer who penned the Led Zeppelin review, John Mendelsohn:

The day after KISS was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ace Frehley dropped by Loudwire headquarters for an interview. Stay tuned for our exclusive chat on the Rock Hall with Frehley coming very soon!

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