Gene Simmons (born August 25, 1949) is an Israeli-American rock bassist, singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and businessman. He is well known as “The Demon”, the bassist in the hard rock band Kiss, a group he co-founded in the early 1970s.
Martin Louis Amis (born 25 August 1949) is a British novelist, the author of some of Britain’s best-known modern literature, including Money (1984) and London Fields (1989). He is currently Professor of Creative Writing at the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester. The Times named him in 2008 as one of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945.