KISS Blasts Radiohead For Giving Their Music Away
What I'd like to know is why KISS didn't say anything to Trent Reznor, who still has his last few albums available on his website. FOR FREE.
Why hasn't this rock band spoken up to Trent, or given the NiN frontman a call? Could it be because his response might not be ignoring them, and might be something a little more vitriolic?
The article goes on to talk about KISS waiting on the record industry to come back, because it's dead...and he blames file sharing. So even though profits are *up* and studies are proving that the more people that listen to your music, the better the odds are they'll buy it, the industry is dead?
Bassist Gene Simmons says the British rockers – who gave fans the choice to download last year's album 'In Rainbows' for free or pay a sum of their choosing - says their decision is contributing to the demise of the record industry and insists his band would never follow suit.
Gene - who starred in reality TV show 'School of Rock' - said: "The record industry is dead. It's six feet underground and unfortunately the fans have done this. They've decided to download and file share. There is no record industry around so we're going to wait until everybody settles down and becomes civilised. As soon as the record industry pops its head up we'll record new material."