Today Chaim Witz, aka Gene Simmons, the God of Thunder, the Demon, and rock n' roll blowhard and co-founder of KISS turns 73. Back in 2016, I interviewed Gene and Paul Stanley at Rock & Brews in the Colony. As you can see above, Gene was thrilled. You can see KISS on their "End Of The Road World Tour" 10/1/21 at Dickies Arena.
In his honor, let's go back to 1974 when a much younger (and thinner) Gene made his infamous appearance on the Mike Douglas Show, and KISS performed "Firehouse"