Paul Stanley says a collaboration is 'not improbable'
The band are currently putting the finishing touches to their 20th studio album ‘Monster’, which is due for release in January 2012 and Stanley has said that the band would be very open to working with the ‘Born This Way’ singer.
The tracklisting for ‘Monster’ has yet to be formally confirmed, but songs titled ‘Hell Or Hallelujah’, ‘Born To Be A Sinner’, ‘Out Of This World’, ‘Are You Ready?’ and ‘Wall Of Sound’ are all reportedly set to feature on the album.
Stanley also promised that the band would be touring in support of the album and that they would be bringing their usual theatrics.
Sure. We ultimately have always seen ourselves as a live band that prides itself not only in playing music but in entertaining. And I say “entertainment” in capital letters with lights flashing around it.
The band had been booked to take part in the show, at Cardiff Millennium Stadium on October 8 alongside Smokey Robinson, Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green, but the booking had attracted criticism over Simmons commenting in recent years over child abuse allegations.
Jackson was acquitted of molestation charges in 2005, but Simmons had been vocal on the issue in recent years, even making comments within days of the singer’s death in 2009. Most notably, he once told Classic Rock magazine: “Well, you know, where there’s smoke there’s fire. There’s no question in my mind he molested those kids. Not a doubt.”
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