KISS are a unique American classic-rock band formed in 1973 and familiar for their various members' face-paint, stage costumes and pyrotechnics.

Band members currently include Gene Simmons - vocals and bass, Paul Stanley - vocals and guitars and newer members Eric Singer - drums and Tommy Thayer - guitars.

Ace Frehley and Peter Criss were the other two founder members.

They released their debut album, "Hotter than Hell" in 1974, followed by: "Kiss" (1974), "Dressed to Kill" (1975), "Rock and Roll Over" (1976), "Destroyer" (1976), "Love Gun" (1977), "Peter Criss" (1978), "Ace Frehley" (1978), "Gene Simmons" (1978), "Paul Stanley" (1978), "Dynasty" (1979), "Unmasked" (1980), "Music from "The Elder" (1981), "Creatures of the Night" (1982), "Lick It Up" (1983), "Animalize" (1984), "Asylum" (1985), "Crazy Nights" (1987), "Hot in the Shade" (1989), "Revenge" (1992), "Carnival of Souls: The Final Sessions" (1997), "Psycho Circus" (1998), "Sonic Boom" (2009), plus 2012's: "Monster".

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