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Country: USA
Label: Universal Music Group

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Formed in: 1972

1972- Hard rock
1981 Symphonic rock
1982-1990 Glam metal
1992-2009 Heavy metal

Line-up

Current members:
1972-  Gene "The Demon" Simmons - vocals, bass
1972-  Paul "The Starchild" Stanley - vocals, rhythm guitar
1991-1996  Eric Singer - drums, percussion
› 2001-2002  -//-
› 2004-  -//-
2002-  Tommy "Space Man" Thayer - lead guitar
Former musicians:
1972-1980  Peter "The Catman" Criss - drums, percussion
› 1996-2001  -//-
› 2002-2004  -//-
1972-1982  Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley - lead guitar
› 1996-2002  -//-
1980-1991  Eric "The Fox" Carr - drums, percussion
1982-1984  Vinnie "The Warrior" Vincent - lead guitar
1984  Mark "St. John" Norton - lead guitar
1984-1996  Bruce Kulick - lead guitar
Studio musicians:
1974  Bruce Foster - piano
1977-1978  Robert J. "Bob" Kulick - guitar
› 1981-1982  -//-
1978  Carolyn Ray - backing vocals
1978  Allan Schwartzberg - drums
1978  Fran Eisenberg - backing vocals
1978  Richard Gerstein - percussion, piano
1978  Gordon Grody - backing vocals
1978  Diva Gray - backing vocals
1978  John Shane Howell - guitar
1978  Neil Jason - bass
1978  Eric Troyer - piano, vocals
1978  Bill Bodine - bass, drums
1978  Michael Carnahan - saxophone
1978  Maxine Willard Waters - backing vocals
1978  Julia Tillman - backing vocals
1978  Annie Sutton - backing vocals
1978  Vini Poncia - backing vocals
1978  Stan Penridge - guitar, backing vocals
1978  Art Munson - guitar
1978  Brendan Harkin - guitar
1978  Maxine Dixon - backing vocals
1978  Bill Cuomo - keyboards, synthesizer
1978  Lenny Castro - percussion
1978  John Tropea - guitar
1978  Sean Delaney - percussion, backing vocals
1978  Myriam Naomi Valle - backing vocals
1978  Maria Vidal - backing vocals
1978  Doug Katsaros - piano, strings, synthesizer, backing vocals
1978  Steve Lacey - guitar
1978  Craig Kampf - drums
1978  Diana Grasselli - backing vocals
1978  Carmine Appice - drums
1978  Steve Buslowe - bass
1978  Eric Nelson - bass
1978  Richie Ranno - guitar
1978  Susan Collins - backing vocals
1978  Carl Tallarico - drums
1978  Bill Scheniman - bells, backing vocals
1978  David Lasley - backing vocals
1978  Larry Kelly - backing vocals
1978  Peppi Castro - backing vocals
1978-1979  Richie Fontana - drums
› 1982  -//-
1978-1980  Anton Fig - drums, percussion
1987  Tom Kelly - backing vocals
1987-1989  Phillip Ashley - keyboards
1989  Kim Edwards-Brown - backing vocals
1989  Charlotte Crossley - backing vocals
1989  Valerie Pinkston-Mayo - backing vocals
1992  Jesse Damon - backing vocals
1998  Shelly Berg - piano
2003  Isabel Morse - viola
2003  Sarah Morse - cello
2003  Tamara Myors - backing vocals
2003  Eve Newsome - oboe
2003  Rudolf Osadnik - violin
2003  Rosia Pasteur - viola
2003  Julie Payne - trumpet
2003  Marita Petherbridge - backing vocals
2003  Vicki Philipson - oboe
2003  Christopher Moore - viola
2003  Andrew Moon - bass
2003  Mark Mogilevski - violin
2003  Joanna Sych - backing vocals
2003  Tara Lanzendorfer - backing vocals
2003  Geoff Lierse - horn
2003  Paul MacMillan - viola
2003  Eleanor Mancini - violin
2003  Anne Martonyi - violin
2003  Ken McClimont - trombone
2003  Trinette McClimont - horn
2003  Elise Millman - bassoon
2003  Alison Rayner - violin
2003  Steve Reeves - bass
2003  David Thomas - clarinet
2003  Matthew Tomkins - violin
2003  Chris Turpin - percussion
2003  Michael Vassiliou - backing vocals
2003  Izia Wasserman - violin
2003  Cindy Watkin - viola
2003  Tristram Williams - trumpet
2003  Marcella Wright - backing vocals
2003  Jung Sook Yoon - violin
2003  Andrea Taylor - cello
2003  Roger Young - violin
2003  Andrew Richards - backing vocals
2003  Eric Roberts - backing vocals
2003  Caitlin Rourke - backing vocals
2003  David Shafir - bass
2003  Shawn Shebetka - organ
2003  Tony Smith - bass
2003  William McLeish Smith - violin
2003  Wilma Smith - violin
2003  Gabrielle Sych - backing vocals
2003  Rolf Kuhlman - bassoon
2003  Rachel Alford - backing vocals
2003  Robert Cossom - percussion
2003  Jon Craven (I) - clarinet
2003  Jacqueline Cronin - viola
2003  Monica Curro - violin
2003  Tim Daly - backing vocals
2003  Russell Davies - horn
2003  Prue Davis - flute
2003  Sharon Draper - cello
2003  Simon Collins - viola
2003  Wendy Clarke - flute
2003  Robert Clarke - percussion
2003  Caroline Almonte - keyboards
2003  John Arcaro - timpani
2003  Helen Ayres - violin
2003  Liam Barr - backing vocals
2003  Nick Bochner - cello
2003  Eric Bramble - horn
2003  Kirsty Bremner - violin
2003  Isin Cakmakcioglu - violin
2003  Caitlin Drummond - backing vocals
2003  Jacques Dubois - backing vocals
2003  Nikki Duncan - backing vocals
2003  Keith Johnson - cello
2003  Virginia Kable - cello
2003  Adam Karlovsky - backing vocals
2003  Brett Kelly - trombone
2003  Laura Kennedy - cello
2003  Lydia Killerby - backing vocals
2003  Christopher Kipping - backing vocals
2003  Michael Kisin - violin
2003  Jeremy Kleeman - backing vocals
2003  Sylvia Hosking - bass
2003  Sarah Hoskin - backing vocals
2003  Thomas Durand - backing vocals
2003  Pete Edwards - violin
2003  William Evans - trumpet
2003  Peter Forsberg - tuba
2003  Deborah Goodall - violin
2003  Gabby Halloran - viola
2003  Mary-Ann Henshaw - backing vocals
2003  Lorraine Hook - violin
2003  Jake Hoskin - backing vocals
2012  Brian Whelan - piano
Live musicians:
1992  Derek Sherinian - keyboards, backing vocals
Guest musicians:
1978  Elliott Randall - guitar
1978  Helen Reddy - vocals
1978  Donna Summer - vocals
1978  Katey Sagal - backing vocals
1978  Bob Seger - vocals
1978  Anthony Joseph "Joe Perry" Pereira - guitar
1978  Rick Nielsen - guitar
1978  Janis Ian - vocals
1978  Ricky Nelson - guitar, vocals
1978  Tom Saviano - saxophone
1978  Steve Lukather - guitar
1978  Tommy Faragher - backing vocals
1978  Jimmy Faragher - backing vocals
1978  Davey Faragher - backing vocals
1978  Danny Faragher - backing vocals
1978  Cherilyn "Cher" Sarkisian - vocals
1978  Jeff "Skunk" Baxter - guitar
1978  Michael Des Barres - vocals
1978  Will Lee - bass
1983  Rick Derringer - guitar

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1974 | 8.2 Kiss
1974 | 7.7 Hotter Than Hell
1975 | 7.6 Dressed To Kill
1976 | 8.2 Destroyer
1976 | 7.9 Rock And Roll Over
1977 | 7.9 Love Gun
1978 | 4 Kiss - Peter Criss
1978 | 7.6 Kiss - Ace Frehley
1978 | 5.2 Kiss - Gene Simmons
1978 | 6.8 Kiss - Paul Stanley
1979 | 7 Dynasty
1980 | 6 Unmasked
1981 | 6.2 (Music From) The Elder
1982 | 8 Creatures Of The Night
1983 | 7.5 Lick It Up
1984 | 7.2 Animalize
1985 | 6.8 Asylum
1987 | 7.2 Crazy Nights
1989 | 6.6 Hot In The Shade
1990 | 4.1 First Kiss Last Licks [EP]
1992 | 7.9 Revenge
1996 | 7.1 Selected Tracks From Greatest Kiss [EP]
1997 | 6.3 Carnival Of Souls - The Final Sessions
1998 | 7.3 Psycho Circus
2009 | 7.5 Sonic Boom
2012 | 7.1 Monster
 
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Photo galleries

20.06.2010 Hellfest Open Air - Clisson, France, 20/06/2010 by Moocher
20.06.2010 Hellfest Open Air 2010 - Clisson, France, 20.06.2010 by Ivor
13.06.2008 Download Festival - Castle Donington, England, 13th-15th June 2008 by Baz Anderson


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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
19.10.2014 Kiss - Deluxe 'Love Gun' Reissue Due This Month
24.02.2014 Kiss - Refuse To Play Rock And Roll HOF Induction Ceremony
18.08.2013 Kiss - Buys Professional Football Team
31.07.2012 Kiss - Unveil New Album Cover Art And Tracklist
03.07.2012 Kiss - Release New Lyric Video
22.01.2012 Kiss - To Release 35th Anniversary Edition Of Destroyer
 
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Concerts
02.06.2015 GER, Hamburg
03.06.2015 GER, Berlin
04.06.2015 GER, Leipzig
08.06.2015 CZE, Prague
11.06.2015 ITA, Verona (1)
14.06.2015 GBR, Castle Donington - Download Festival 2015 (1)
16.06.2015 FRA, Paris (1)
18.06.2015 NED, Amsterdam
19.06.2015 BEL, Dessel - Graspop Metal Meeting 2015 (2)

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