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Kiss
Formed: 1973 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Vinnie Vincent, Eric Carr, Bruce Kulick, Eric Singer, Mark St. John
Biography: Rooted in the campy theatrics of Alice Cooper and the sleazy hard rock of glam rockers the New York Dolls, Kiss became a favorite of American teenagers in the '70s. Most kids were infatuated with the look of Kiss, not their music. Decked out in outrageously flamboyant costumes and makeup, the band fashioned ...Read full biography
Alive!
Released: 1975
Label: Island Def Jam
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Alive! was the album that catapulted Kiss from cult attraction to mega-superstars. It was their first Top Ten album, remaining on the charts for 110 weeks and eventually going quadruple platinum. Culled ...Read full review
Destroyer [Remastered Version]
Released: 1976
Label: Island Def Jam
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The pressure was on Kiss for their fifth release, and the band knew it. Their breakthrough, Alive!, was going to be hard to top, so instead of trying to recreate a concert setting in the studio, they went ...Read full review