Gene Simmons regrets that now, people who can barely sing and appear on reality shows who are looking for talent on TV, are made to feel like artists and do not even know how to play an instrument.
“The big problem is the tv programs, which make you think that by appearing in them you are already creative,” says the musician.
The bassist of the legendary heavy metal band Kiss does not rule out that there is a lot of undiscovered talent around the world, but points out that technology has also made everyone who uploads videos to the platforms already feel like artists.
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“TV shows make you think that by appearing in them you are already an artist, that’s a problem”
Gene Simmons, músico
“I think there is a lot of great talent out there, for example, Billie Eilish has many good things, there are also many films that are good, there are many things that are also good in Latin America and Central America, personally I like Juanes and Los Tigres del Norte ”.
Simmons explains that the second problem is that with technology everyone can write songs, but they are not musicians, producers, they do not play instruments and with jobs they sing.
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“For that reason there are no more Beatles, Rolling Stones or Kiss. Previously you had to go on a tour for a year before someone took you seriously and now you can be on television and you’re already there, ”he exclaims.
The musician is currently promoting his documentary KISStory, which will consist of two parts, which will be broadcast on the pay channel A&E this August 21 and 22, directed by DJ
The band’s nearly five decades are recounted by the founding members of Kiss, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons.
“The most honest thing is that you will be able to see beyond the makeup. People will meet the real person, when the makeup is removed and everything we tell comes from the heart, this documentary is this, ”emphasizes Simmons.