KISS singer Simmons criticises Santana, asks him to retire

June 12th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS  

London, June 12 (IANS) Rocker Gene Simmons has got back to his feud with legendary guitarist Carlos Santana taunting him to retire.
According to, the two rockers have been at it for the past five years and it all began when Santana criticised Simmons in an interview. Santana, 61, slammed Simmons saying he hides his lack of talent behind costumes and make-up and being a glam rocker.

He said: “He’s not a musician, he’s an entertainer… A musician doesn’t need the mask and the mascara.”

And now Simmons, 59, has retorted saying Santana doesn’t have enough theatrics in his shows.

Commenting on this Simmons said: “I’m sick and tired of these bands like Carlos Santana looking at his shoes and thinking that’s a rock concert… Get off the stage.”

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