Gene Simmons Says Foo Fighters Are ‘Old, Grandpa Band’

Gene Simmons: LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 04: Gene Simmons of US rock group Kiss performs live on stage, for a one-off Independence Day show as a fundraiser for the Help for Heroes charity, at The Kentish Town Forum on July 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images).

Dave Grohl: BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 24: Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs at Suncorp Stadium on February 24, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images).


Gene Simmons is calling the Foo Fighters “old.” In a new interview, the KISS bassist, who is 72, said, “Foo Fighters, one of my favorite bands. Dave Grohl, amazing. That’s an old, grandpa band, they’ve been around almost 25 years.”

Simmons also reiterated that rock is dead, blaming fans “who continue to download and file-share for free.”

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