Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed Prefer Sex Over Romance

Newlyweds Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed, who dated for 28 years before tying the knot in October, aren’t as interested in romance as they are in sex.

The key to keeping their marriage active is to “put out,” the KISS rocker, 62, told Hollyscoop on Thursday. “Romance is interesting, but somebody much more prolific than I am put it better – she should be a Madonna in the kitchen and a wh–– in the bedroom.”

Gene Simmons's Wedding Band? KISS, Of Course!

Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed Share Their Wedding Photo

Talk about a wedding fit for a rock star!

“It was a giant jam session,” Shannon Tweed-Simmons tells PEOPLE about her Oct. 1 wedding to KISS bassist Gene Simmons.

The couple, who have been together for 28 years, celebrated with 400 guests. Among them were daughter Sophie, 19, who served as maid of honor and even crooned the song for the first dance, Etta James’s “At Last,” and son Nick, 22, a groomsmen who also took the stage to perform.

Gene Simmons Is Married

Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed have made it official.

After 28 years together, the KISS bassist, 62, married his longtime girlfriend in an outdoor evening ceremony on the crystal lawn of the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday, their rep confirms to PEOPLE. Guests cheered when Simmons said “I do” to his partner.

Gene Simmons & Shannon Tweed's Wedding Invitation

We’ve had the royal wedding. Now get ready for the wedding for rock royalty.

KISS bassist Gene Simmons, 61, and his decades-long girlfriend Shannon Tweed, 54, have overcome their recent differences and decided to finally tie the knot on Oct. 1 in Beverly Hills.

The early evening nuptials – as shown on the two-part invite – will take place at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel. The invite requests “classy cocktail attire” even though “we know some Rockstar attire will be worn.”

Jay-Z Drops $250,000 on Champagne at Miami Party

Jay-Z spared no expense at his Watch the Throne release party inside Miami’s Fontainebleau. The rapper, who collaborated on the album with Kanye West, dropped $250,000 on Armand de Brignac champagne for the night, threw in a $50,000 tip and spent thousands more at Scarpetta, the Italian restaurant inside the hotel which stayed open extra-late for his crew. After a pasta dinner – and shots of tequila! – the rapper headed to the LIV Nightclub to continue the party.

Gene Simmons & Fiancée's Charity Dinner Date

Gene Simmons and fiancée Shannon Tweed dined with six guests – who bid on dinner with them in a charity auction – at RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen in Century City, Calif. The couple enjoyed the restaurant’s signature beef and chicken samosas.

Gene Simmons and Fiancée Shannon Tweed Have Breakfast for Lunch

Gene Simmons and fiancée Shannon Tweed shared an intimate lunch at Dukes West Hollywood sans kids. According to an onlooker, the two were “very affectionate with each other” and were also very friendly with their waitress. The dressed-down couple also kept things light and healthy – an egg white omelet with chicken and veggies for him, and a vegan breakfast burrito for her.

Gene Simmons Proposed 'Months Ago'

You can’t always believe what you see on reality TV. Case in point: KISS bassist Gene Simmons finally proposed to longtime girlfriend Shannon Tweed.

Turns out, the proposal scene in Tuesday night’s finale of A&E’s reality show Gene Simmons Family Jewels was taped “several months ago,” a source confirmed, and it’s been a rocky road for the pair ever since.

Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed Get His-and-Her Facelifts

Never ones to follow the crowd, the “happily unmarried” Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed nevertheless have joined a growing trend – of couples who get plastic surgery together.

“I’d thought about it before,” Simmons, 57, the eel-tongued, kabuki-faced bassist from KISS, tells PEOPLE. “I was aware I had jowls.”

“Like Jabba the Hutt!” teases Tweed, 50, Playboy’s 1982 Playmate of the Year.