Jackson concert promoters remove KISS from lineup

FILE - In this April 21, 2011 file photo, Gene Simmons, of the rock group KISS, introduces a signature Mini automobile at the New York International Auto Show. Organizers for the Michael Jackson tribute show announced Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, that they were dropping the band KISS from the lineup scheduled for October after fans, media and the late singer's estate noted Gene Simmons had been critical of Jackson for years. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

August 16, 2011 11:07:07 AM PDT
The organizers of a Michael Jackson tribute concert have rescinded an offer to have KISS perform at the troubled show planned in Wales later this year.