Las Vegas Sun

July 28, 2017

Currently: 94° — Complete forecast

Las Vegas brothers star on AMC’s ‘4th & Loud’ with Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley of KISS



Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons star in AMC’s “4th & Loud.”

4th and Loud

Click to enlarge photo

Dominie Pittman, Kenny Spencer and B.J. Bell of Las Vegas star in AMC’s “4th & Loud.”

Click to enlarge photo

Kenny Spencer, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, B.J. Bell of Las Vegas and cheerleaders of AMC’s “4th & Loud.”

When the new AMC series “4th & Loud” premieres tonight, it will feature two Las Vegas brothers, Beau Bell and B.J. Bell, former UNLV athletes who play for the Arena Football League team the L.A. Kiss.

The team’s inaugural season was documented for the TV series and takes viewers behind-the-scenes of the new franchise with owner and part-time Las Vegas resident rocker Paul Stanley of KISS. Gene Simmons and KISS manager Doc McGhee also are owners. Says Paul: “KISS the rules goodbye!”

Linebacker Beau was a four-year starter at UNLV and earned Mountain West all-conference honors three times. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns but joined the Arena Football League in 2011 playing his first three seasons with the Spokane Shock. He was L.A. Kiss’s first selection in the 2014 expansion daft.

Nose guard B.J. was at UNLV in 2009 before going to Europe to play professionally in the German Football League for the Berlin Alders. He returned to the USA after one year to join the AFL.

They’re all working together to give arena football a rock and roll makeover to turn the L.A. Kiss into a winning franchise. Pal Vince Neil from Motley Crue launches his Las Vegas arena football team in time for the next spring season.

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at

Follow Vegas DeLuxe on Twitter at

Follow Sun A&E Senior Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy