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Gene Simmons is headed to the small screen. 

"The Hollywood Reporter" says the KISS frontman is on board to appear as himself in an upcoming episode of "CSI." 

The show's executive producers Don McGill and Carol Mendelsohn say in a joint statement that they're "really excited" about having the rocker take part in a episode.  They add that the plotline will revolve around "a rock and roll themed murder mystery." 

Simmons' episode of "CSI" is tentatively scheduled for March 12th.  "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" airs on CBS Wednesday nights at 10:00 p.m. Eastern. 

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