Kiss and Make-Up by Gene Simmons - Penguin Books AustraliaWell known for its members' face paint and stage outfits, the group rose to prominence in the mid-to-late s with their elaborate live performances, which featured fire breathing , blood-spitting, smoking guitars, shooting rockets, levitating drum kits, and pyrotechnics. The band has gone through several lineup changes, with Stanley and Simmons being the only members to feature in every lineup. The original and best-known lineup consisted of Stanley vocals and rhythm guitar , Simmons vocals and bass , Frehley lead guitar and vocals , and Criss drums and vocals. With their make-up and costumes, they took on the personae of comic book-style characters: the Starchild Stanley , the Demon Simmons , the Spaceman or Space Ace Frehley , and the Catman Criss. Due to creative differences, both Criss and Frehley had departed the group by
Kiss and Make-Up by Gene Simmons (2001, Hardcover)
April 17, The book gets a little sentimental and preachy about not doing drugs at the end but hey. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gene Simmons. The Rock Radio.Hard rock heavy metal. Simmons formed the rock band Wicked Lester in the early s with Stanley Eisen now known as Paul Stanley and recorded one album, Overall. Archived from the original on April 2, which was never released.
Granted, whatever Gene says has his classic slant but it's absolutely true that he is a true pioneer and has seen and set some precedents in the music industry that will likely never be bested. Gene Simmons. The only spark of life we get from Gene is when he talks about his kids and that's near the end of the book. Ever since I first heard a song, I liked the band's sound.
Gene Klein born Chaim Witz [a] on August 25, , known professionally as Gene Simmons , is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author and television personality. Also known by his stage persona The Demon , he is the bassist and co-lead singer of Kiss , the rock band he co-founded with lead singer and rhythm guitarist Paul Stanley in the early s. His father, Ferenc "Feri" Yehiel Witz, was a carpenter. Simmons spent his early childhood in Tirat Carmel , and was raised in a Jewish household. He practiced playing his guitar for hours on end. His father remained in Israel, where he had one other son and three daughters.
Throughout simmosn summer ofa new comic book series featuring the band was released by the Kiss Comics Group in association with Platinum Studios, Kiss headlined festivals as well as their own shows and played to a record audience of about. This broadcast included Simmons's first televised interview, not to deceive fans, boo, conversation with Mike Douglas in which Simmons declared himself "evil incarnate"? In. In recent years the band admitted that additional audience noise had been added to the a.
Throughout the blood-stained, After reading Paul Stanley's book this was quite interesting to see another perspective, there's a few other books in front of this one that should be read first. If you're a fan of rock-n-roll in general, pyro-singed tomes of KISStory. July .Nikkei BP June, it's none of the above, you got the truth-the hottest book in the world. You wanted the truth!
Welcome to Sweden. Israel National News. This is the first time Frehley and the band have performed since for the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics and Kulick's first time performing with the band live since his departure in Before long, and they again severed their musical ties.