KISS

By David Downs

 

Theatrical hard rock icons Kiss mashed up an amalgam of influences like Alice Cooper, New York Dolls, Slade, and Led Zeppelin into one of mainstream music’s biggest marketing juggernauts. With their trademark skin-tight costumes, Kabuki makeup, and pyrotechnics, they defined a style of stage show that would heavily influence the 1980s glam rock era. Of course, it helped that the band had the hard rocking hooks and crooning ballads to pack arenas. Originally the brainchild of unapologetic music mercenary and Israeli immigrant Gene Simmons (bass, vocals) and New... Read More

Genre:
Rock, Hard Rock
City Of Origin:
New York, ,New York United States
Formed Date:
1973
View All Photos
x Sign-up for emails, sales alerts & more:


loading...

Register


New customers, create your Amoeba.com account here. Its quick and easy!


Register

Don't want to register? Feel free to make a purchase as a guest!

Checkout as Guest

Currently, we do not allow digital purchases without registration

Close

Register

Become a member of Amoeba.com. It's easy and quick!

All fields required.

An error has occured - see below:

Already have an account? Log in.

Close

Forgot Password






To reset your password, enter your registration e-mail address.




Close

Forgot Username





Enter your registration e-mail address and we'll send you your username.




Close

Amoeba Newsletter Sign Up

Submit
Close