Gene Simmons of KISS Donates Guitar to Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas

Shannon Tweed and Gene Simmons with guitar at Hard Rock Cafe
On Saturday, August 11, 2012, Hard Rock Cafe locations in Las Vegas hosted an exclusive appearance and memorabilia donation with Gene Simmons, the iconic rocker of KISS.  Simmons appeared with his wife, actress and model Shannon Tweed (Photo: © Scott Harrison / RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com)

A lucky attendee named Alberto won the guitar and is pictured here.  Simmons also donated his Double Silver Dragon Punisher Bass guitar to Hard Rock’s world-famous collection.

Gene Simmons takes the stage
Gene Simmons takes the stage

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Gene Simmons talks about guitars being donated to Hard Rock's famous collection
Gene Simmons talks about the KISS guitars being donated to Hard Rock’s famous collection

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Gene Simmons at Hard Rock Cafe
Gene Simmons at Hard Rock Cafe

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Gene Simmons points to bass guitar
Gene Simmons points to bass guitar

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Gene Simmons signs his guitar with a little help from Shannon
Gene Simmons signs his guitar with a little help from Shannon

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Gene Simmons shows the guitars being donate to Hard Rock Cafe
Gene Simmons shows the guitars being donate to Hard Rock Cafe

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Shannon Tweed
Shannon Tweed

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Shannon Tweed and Gene Simmons getting ready to give away guitar
Shannon Tweed and Gene Simmons donates guitar

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Shannon Tweed draws the name of the lucky winner
Shannon Tweed draws the name of the lucky winner

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Shannon Tweed announces winner's name
Shannon Tweed announces winner’s name

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Gene Simmons with winner, Alberto
Gene Simmons with winner of bass guitar, Alberto

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Gene Simmons presents the guitar to the winner, Alberto
Gene Simmons presents the guitar to the winner, Alberto

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Shannon Tweed, Gene Simmons and Alberto
Shannon Tweed, Gene Simmons and Alberto

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