KISS icon Gene Simmons posted a video on his Instagram account in which he talked about his latest partnership with Gibson and gave the exciting news of the upcoming release of the new G² Thunderbird Bass later this year.

As you may know, the bassist and co-founder of KISS, Gene Simmons is quite active on social media which he often uses to announce his upcoming projects, inform KISS fans about the band‘s latest shows, and express his views on social or political issues.

Recently on Instagram, Simmons posted a sneak peek video of his upcoming interview with Gibson TV during which he will talk about his exciting new partnership with Gibson. In the caption of his post, Gene stated that his new project, ‘G², From Gene To Gibson,’ will introduce new collections of electric guitars and basses across Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer Brands. He also mentioned that in order to start the thrilling collaboration, the new G² Thunderbird Bass will be released later this year.

Here is what Gene Simmons stated in the caption of his video:

“G², From Gene to Gibson, will introduce new collections of electric guitars and basses across Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer Brands. To kick off the collaboration, G² will release the new G2 Thunderbird Bass later this year.”

In addition, Simmons opened up about how he decided to make a collaboration with Gibson after learning more about the brand’s vision. Gene also mentioned that all of the guitars and basses will be handmade and called the end products of his project the ‘works of art.’

Here’s how Simmons gave details about his collaboration with Gibson:

“I have been designing and trademarking bass guitars for decades, and when I heard Gibson’s vision and learned about their creative process, it just made sense for us to join forces to take things to the next level.

Gibson is an outstanding company and has earned its place as a leading guitar brand with fans around the world. These guitars and basses will all be handmade, with a sound that is off the charts. The design is so beautiful and collectible that they are simply works of art.”

You can watch the video Gene Simmons posted on his official Instagram account below.