Legendary Rocker and KISS bass player Gene Simmons is set to appear as himself in a cameo role in the 14th season of CSI.

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the aging rock'n'roll superstar is set to appear as himself in an upcoming episode of the long-running crime drama, CSI.

The show's executive producers, Don McGill and Carol Mendlesohn, told the publication:

"We're really excited to have Gene Simmons guest-starring on CSI, playing himself in a rock-and-roll murder-mystery".

The show, set in Las Vegas, seems to be the perfect place to host a murder involving one of the world's biggest rock stars.

The episode will air in the US on March 12.

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