Kiss traces its roots to Wicked Lester, a New York City-based rock band led by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. That band recorded one album, which was shelved by Epic Records, and played a handful of live shows.
Who influenced kiss?
7. The British band Slade (who recorded “Cum on Feel the Noize” years before Quiet Riot covered it) are often cited as a major influence on Kiss, but Stanley feels thats exaggerated. “That gets kind of taken out of proportion,” says Stanley. “I loved Slade because of the sing-along directness of their songs.
What inspired KISS makeup?
Kiss frontman Paul Stanley says that his bands decision early on in its career to wear stage makeup and dress up in wild outfits onstage was influenced by perhaps some unexpected sources -- namely, some of the seemingly more authentic bands of the British Invasion.
Who started kiss?
Early 1970s - KISS traces its roots to Wicked Lester, a New York-based rock and roll band led by co-founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.
Where is Kiss originally from?
New York, New York, United States Kiss/Origin
When did KISS stop wearing makeup?
The once-unthinkable took place on Sept. 18, 1983 as Kiss finally revealed their faces. Granted, the news wasnt as earth-shaking as it would have been if the group had come clean a few years earlier.
Whats the longest KISS?
A Thai couple has sealed a new record for the longest kissing, after locking lips for 46 hours, 24 minutes.A Thai couple has sealed a new record for the longest kissing, after locking lips for 46 hours, 24 minutes.The Guinness World Records still have to verify the latest kissathon for it to become official. •Feb 15, 2011