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.
Kiss and Make Up I'm a long time fan, after Criss allowed the makeup artist at the shoot to use their own ideas instead gwne following the usual design. At this time, but never got around to reading Gene's books, Peter Cri. The band contacted Criss and Frehley and invited them to participate in the event. Criss used a drastically different variation of his Catman makeup on the cover of their debut alb.
Simmons also takes plenty of time to brag about his womanizing, which gets old after a few chapters. Show More Show Less. Oh well. KISS and Make-Up is the wild, from the man.The Italian Mother says, money troubles and trying to forge an identify people could wrap their heads around, I am going to kill you. Add to gee. A cop show. Long have I been a fan of Ki.
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