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Kiss’ unmasked, very heavy Revenge was their last gasp of greatness

Kiss’ unmasked, very heavy Revenge was their last gasp of greatness

Released on May 19, 1992, ‘Revenge’ is the one non-makeup record that belongs in the conversation with Kiss’ best work.

Fussy and overwrought, Kiss’ Destroyer tried to out think itself

Fussy and overwrought, Kiss’ Destroyer tried to out think itself

Released on March 15, 1976, Kiss’ ‘Destroyer’ found producer Bob Ezrin at his too-busy worst. Kiss is (or it should be) too visceral for that.

Pete Townshend wrestles with the Kiss phenomenon: ‘Not quite sure about it’

Pete Townshend wrestles with the Kiss phenomenon: ‘Not quite sure about it’

The Who’s Pete Townshend admits that Kiss’ on-stage garb baffled him, at least to begin with.

‘Sometimes people get divorced': Eric Singer on wearing the classic Kiss makeup

‘Sometimes people get divorced': Eric Singer on wearing the classic Kiss makeup

Eric Singer also notes that the current lineup has lasted longer than any other.

‘There is no future; it’s over': Gene Simmons declares rock dead — but not Kiss

‘There is no future; it’s over': Gene Simmons declares rock dead — but not Kiss

“Can you name me one superstar act these days?” he says. “You can’t.”

‘We were clueless; it had no teeth': Paul Stanley on the Kiss album he still can’t stand

‘We were clueless; it had no teeth': Paul Stanley on the Kiss album he still can’t stand

“We were so full of ourselves,” he says, “that we forgot why we started making music.”

‘The next one will be much more guitar-driven': Kiss’ Paul Stanley eyes solo follow up to Live to Win

‘The next one will be much more guitar-driven': Kiss’ Paul Stanley eyes solo follow up to Live to Win

Stanley actually toured his most recent solo album with the house band from CBS’s ‘Rock Star.’

‘I thought I was blind': Ace Frehley discusses legendary mishaps with his Kiss makeup

‘I thought I was blind': Ace Frehley discusses legendary mishaps with his Kiss makeup

Did an attempt to turn his hair silver for Kiss’ debut album have disastrous results?

‘If it ever comes down to it, I am Kiss': Paul Stanley says he would continue by himself

‘If it ever comes down to it, I am Kiss': Paul Stanley says he would continue by himself

Paul Stanley acknowledges that Kiss’ 1990s reunion with Ace Frehley and Peter Criss helped the band roar into a new century, despite the subsequent rifts. Also, that his issues with Gene Simmons were greater perhaps than anyone knew.

‘I’m a one-man show': Kiss’ Ace Frehley previews his new album, Space Invader

‘I’m a one-man show': Kiss’ Ace Frehley previews his new album, Space Invader

There was the long wait, the belated nomination, the vicious back biting and the surprisingly gracious induction. Now that Kiss is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, however, it’s time for Ace Frehley to get back to work on a solo album.