Contact Us

Ace Frehley Says Gene Simmons’ Heart is ‘In the Right Place a Lot of the Time’

Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley truly has “no regrets,” to match the title of his recent autobiography, and he revealed in a new interview that he’s still in contact with former bandmate Gene Simmons.

Frehley tells Classic Rock magazine that he had lunch with Simmons recently and that the pair spent their time together reminiscing “about old times.” He sent Simmons a copy of ‘No Regrets,’ but hasn’t heard any feedback from the Demon.

Describing their relationship, Frehley says that “Gene’s heart is in the right place a lot of times and on a personal level, we get along fine, but he makes business decisions I don’t agree with and that’s when we run into problems.”

Frehley continues, “Gene likes to hear himself talk, y’know? He talks about three people: me, myself and I.” The sober lifestyle works well for Frehley, but he admits that he misses some aspects of the old days. “I miss the insanity of it and some of the crazy situations, but I still have fun today, it’s just controlled mayhem.”

The alcohol and drugs caused blackouts which made certain areas of the story in ‘No Regrets’ tough for the author recall. Frehley says that the biggest blanks came after his departure from Kiss in the early ’80s, and that he had to rely on friends, family “and the people who were around at the time to jog my memory.”

The Space Ace recently recorded a guest spot on the forthcoming solo album from Poison’s Bret Michaels.

Best of 105.7 The Hawk

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1057thehawk.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on 105.7 The Hawk quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on 105.7 The Hawk quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Mile High Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.