Kiss (band) facts for kids

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Kiss
Kiss onstage in 2013 @ Hellfest
l-r: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer.
Background information
Origin New York City, US
Genres Hard rock
heavy metal
Glam metal
Glam rock
Shock rock
Pop metal
AOR
Years active 1973–present
Labels Casablanca, Mercury, Sanctuary, Columbia, Universal Music
Associated acts E.S.P., Frehley's Comet, Union, Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Wicked Lester
Members
Paul Stanley
Gene Simmons
Eric Singer
Tommy Thayer
Past members
Ace Frehley
Peter Criss
Eric Carr
Bruce Kulick
Vinnie Vincent
Mark St. John

Kiss is an American hard rock/heavy metal band. The band started in the 1970s. They formed in New York City on January 4th 1973. The original members are Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley. They are most famous for their stage show and songs like "Rock and Roll All Nite" (1975), "Strutter" (1974) and "Detroit Rock City" (1976).

Current members

Past members

  • Ace Frehley - lead guitar, vocals
  • Peter Criss - drums, vocals
  • Eric Carr - drums, vocals
  • Vinnie Vincent - lead guitar, vocals
  • Mark St. John - lead guitar, vocals
  • Bruce Kulick - lead guitar, vocals

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