KISS Through The Years

10th May 1976:  American glam rock band KISS arrive at London Airport in all their finery, the boys are here to start their first ever European tour and have brought an arsenal of fireball machines, giant blow torches, rocket launching guitars, exploding drumsticks, etc, with them. They are, from left to right; Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley (back), Paul Stanley and Peter Criss (front).  (Photo by Peter Cade/Central Press/Getty Images)
Kiss 10th May 1976: American glam rock band KISS arrive at London Airport in all their finery, the boys are here to start their first ever European tour and have brought an arsenal of fireball machines, giant blow torches, rocket launching guitars, exploding drumsticks, etc, with them. They are, from left to right; Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley (back), Paul Stanley and Peter Criss (front). (Photo by Peter Cade/Central Press/Getty Images)
10th May 1976:  American rock group Kiss arrive at London airport for their first European tour, already sporting black and silver make up and costumes. From left to right they are guitarist Ace Frehley, lead singer Gene Simmons, guitarist Paul Stanley and drummer Peter Criss.  (Photo by Peter Cade/Central Press/Getty Images)
Give Us A Kiss
10th May 1976: American rock group Kiss arrive at London airport for their first European tour, already sporting black and silver make up and costumes. From left to right they are guitarist Ace Frehley, lead singer Gene Simmons, guitarist Paul Stanley and drummer Peter Criss. (Photo by Peter Cade/Central Press/Getty Images)
10th May 1976: American theatrical glam rock group Kiss pose on Westminster Bridge in London at the start of their first ever European tour. The band members are, from left to right; Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons. (Photo by Peter Cade/Central Press/Getty Images)
Westminster Kiss 10th May 1976: American theatrical glam rock group Kiss pose on Westminster Bridge in London at the start of their first ever European tour. The band members are, from left to right; Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons. (Photo by Peter Cade/Central Press/Getty Images)
KISS Gene Simmons 1976 in London  (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
KISS Gene Simmons 1976 in London (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley of KISS in London, 1976 (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
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Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley of KISS in London, 1976 (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
KISS 1976 in London Gene Simmons   (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
KISS
KISS 1976 in London Gene Simmons (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
10/29/99 Las Vegas, Nv. Paul Stanley of "KISS" at the "iBash99," the first interactive Halloween Party from Las Vegas. Photo Brenda Chase Online USA
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10/29/99 Las Vegas, Nv. Paul Stanley of "KISS" at the "iBash99," the first interactive Halloween Party from Las Vegas. Photo Brenda Chase Online USA
SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 1: Paul Stanley of Kiss performs at 'Rockin' The Corps An American Thank You Celebration Concert' at Camp Pendleton on April 1, 2005 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Rockin' The Corps, An American Thank You Celebration Concert - Show
SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 1: Paul Stanley of Kiss performs at 'Rockin' The Corps An American Thank You Celebration Concert' at Camp Pendleton on April 1, 2005 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 1: Gene Simmons of Kiss performs at 'Rockin' The Corps An American Thank You Celebration Concert' at Camp Pendleton on April 1, 2005 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Rockin' The Corps, An American Thank You Celebration Concert - Show
SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 1: Gene Simmons of Kiss performs at 'Rockin' The Corps An American Thank You Celebration Concert' at Camp Pendleton on April 1, 2005 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 1: Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss perform at 'Rockin' The Corps An American Thank You Celebration Concert' at Camp Pendleton on April 1, 2005 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Rockin' The Corps, An American Thank You Celebration Concert - Show
SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 1: Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss perform at 'Rockin' The Corps An American Thank You Celebration Concert' at Camp Pendleton on April 1, 2005 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13: Eric Singer of KISS performs live during the 2004 Rock the Nation World Tour,  at the Rod Laver Arena, May 13, 2004 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty
KISS live in Concert
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13: Eric Singer of KISS performs live during the 2004 Rock the Nation World Tour, at the Rod Laver Arena, May 13, 2004 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty
View of a package of Kiss Kondoms, promoted by the rock group Kiss to be sold in partnership with condom retailer Condomania, circa 2002. They will be available online and at record stores and specialty gift shops. (Photo by Condomania/Getty Images)
Kiss Condoms Packaging
View of a package of Kiss Kondoms, promoted by the rock group Kiss to be sold in partnership with condom retailer Condomania, circa 2002. They will be available online and at record stores and specialty gift shops. (Photo by Condomania/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - MAY 17:  KISS, with Gene Simmons (L) and Paul Stanley,  performs at the 6th Annual "Wango Tango - The Ultimate Reality Show" at the Rose Bowl on May 17, 2003 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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PASADENA, CA - MAY 17: KISS, with Gene Simmons (L) and Paul Stanley, performs at the 6th Annual "Wango Tango - The Ultimate Reality Show" at the Rose Bowl on May 17, 2003 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE - OCTOBER 21:  Gene Simmons of rock band KISS appears at a press conference on October 21, 2002 in Melbourne, Australia. KISS are in Australia to announce a one off concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to be held in Melbourne on February 28, 2003. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
Gene Simmons of KISS
MELBOURNE - OCTOBER 21: Gene Simmons of rock band KISS appears at a press conference on October 21, 2002 in Melbourne, Australia. KISS are in Australia to announce a one off concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to be held in Melbourne on February 28, 2003. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES:  Members of the veteran rock group "KISS" pose for photographers in the photo room at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles 28 February. The group were presenters at the awards ceremony.   (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the veteran rock group "KISS" pose for
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Members of the veteran rock group "KISS" pose for photographers in the photo room at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles 28 February. The group were presenters at the awards ceremony. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, :  Members of the rock band Kiss (from left to right): Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss and Paul Stanley stand on the star they received during a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony 11 August 1999 in Hollywood, Ca.  The group, known for their theatrical stage performances, has sold 80 million records over their 26 year career.   Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images
Members of the rock band Kiss (from left to right)
HOLLYWOOD, : Members of the rock band Kiss (from left to right): Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss and Paul Stanley stand on the star they received during a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony 11 August 1999 in Hollywood, Ca. The group, known for their theatrical stage performances, has sold 80 million records over their 26 year career. Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images
HOLLYWOOD, :  Members of the rock band Kiss (from left to right): Ace Frehley, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss and Gene Simmons pose by the star they received during a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony 11 August 1999 in Hollywood, Ca.  The group, known for their theatrical stage performances, has sold 80 million records over their 26 year career.  (Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the rock band Kiss (from left to right) HOLLYWOOD, : Members of the rock band Kiss (from left to right): Ace Frehley, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss and Gene Simmons pose by the star they received during a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony 11 August 1999 in Hollywood, Ca. The group, known for their theatrical stage performances, has sold 80 million records over their 26 year career. (Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images)
MIAMI, :  Paul Stanley, lead singer for the rock group KISS, holds up a Playboy Magazine -- in which the band has a spread -- with the other members of the band  29 January during a press conference at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida, ahead of the 31 January Super Bowl XXXIII where the band will perform in the pre-game show.  From left are:  Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, Stanley and Ace Frehley. (RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
Paul Stanley, lead singer for the rock group KISS,
MIAMI, : Paul Stanley, lead singer for the rock group KISS, holds up a Playboy Magazine -- in which the band has a spread -- with the other members of the band 29 January during a press conference at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida, ahead of the 31 January Super Bowl XXXIII where the band will perform in the pre-game show. From left are: Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, Stanley and Ace Frehley. (RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13: Paul Stanley of KISS performs live during the 2004 Rock the Nation World Tour,  at the Rod Laver Arena, May 13, 2004 in Melbourne, Australia.  Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty
KISS live in Concert
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13: Paul Stanley of KISS performs live during the 2004 Rock the Nation World Tour, at the Rod Laver Arena, May 13, 2004 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty
MIAMI, :  Gene Simmons (L) and Ace Frehley (R) of the rock group Kiss entertain before the start of Super Bowl XXXIII 31 January at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, FL. The Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons are playing for the Lombardi Trophy, symbol of the NFL champions. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
Gene Simmons (L) and Ace Frehley (R) of the rock g MIAMI, : Gene Simmons (L) and Ace Frehley (R) of the rock group Kiss entertain before the start of Super Bowl XXXIII 31 January at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, FL. The Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons are playing for the Lombardi Trophy, symbol of the NFL champions. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
MIAMI, :  Ace Frehley (front) and Peter Criss (rear) of the rock group Kiss entertain before the start of Super Bowl XXXIII 31 January at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, FL. ( JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
Ace Frehley (front) and Peter Criss (rear) of the
MIAMI, : Ace Frehley (front) and Peter Criss (rear) of the rock group Kiss entertain before the start of Super Bowl XXXIII 31 January at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, FL. ( JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE - OCTOBER 21:  Gene Simmons, Peter Chriss and Paul Stanley of rock band KISS appear at a press conference on October 21, 2002 in Melbourne, Australia. KISS are in Australia to announce a one off concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to be held in Melbourne on February 28, 2003. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
Gene Simmons, Peter Chriss and Paul Stanley
MELBOURNE - OCTOBER 21: Gene Simmons, Peter Chriss and Paul Stanley of rock band KISS appear at a press conference on October 21, 2002 in Melbourne, Australia. KISS are in Australia to announce a one off concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to be held in Melbourne on February 28, 2003. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
KISS, with Gene Simmons,  performs at a taping of "American Bandstand's 50th....A Celebration" at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, Ca. Friday, April 19, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect.KISS, with Gene Simmons,  performs at a taping of "American Bandstand's 50th....A Celebration" at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, Ca. Friday, April 19, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect.
American Bandstand's 50th..A Celebration - Day 1
KISS, with Gene Simmons, performs at a taping of "American Bandstand's 50th....A Celebration" at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, Ca. Friday, April 19, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect.KISS, with Gene Simmons, performs at a taping of "American Bandstand's 50th....A Celebration" at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, Ca. Friday, April 19, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect.
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss present the award for Favorite Pop Male Artist on the 29th Annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Ca., January 9, 2002. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ABC/ImageDirect.
29th Annual AMAs - Show
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss present the award for Favorite Pop Male Artist on the 29th Annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Ca., January 9, 2002. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ABC/ImageDirect.
10/29/99 Las Vegas, Nv. Gene Simmons of "KISS" at the "iBash99," the first interactive Halloween Party from Las Vegas. Photo Brenda Chase Online USA
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10/29/99 Las Vegas, Nv. Gene Simmons of "KISS" at the "iBash99," the first interactive Halloween Party from Las Vegas. Photo Brenda Chase Online USA
400619 26: (L-R) Joanie Laurer, formerly known as Chyna of the WWF, legendary rock band Kiss and plus-size model Anna Nicole Smith (C) show off at the Lane Bryant Lingerie Fashion Show February 5, 2002 in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Getty Image)
Lane Bryant Lingerie Show
400619 26: (L-R) Joanie Laurer, formerly known as Chyna of the WWF, legendary rock band Kiss and plus-size model Anna Nicole Smith (C) show off at the Lane Bryant Lingerie Fashion Show February 5, 2002 in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Getty Image)
Lead guitarist Ace Frehley of the rock group ''KISS'' performs live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
''Kiss'' Performs in New Jersey
Lead guitarist Ace Frehley of the rock group ''KISS'' performs live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
Lead guitarist Ace Frehley and vocalist Paul Stanley of the rock group ''KISS'' perform live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
''Kiss'' Performs in New Jersey
Lead guitarist Ace Frehley and vocalist Paul Stanley of the rock group ''KISS'' perform live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
31 Jan 1999:  Gene Simmons of KISS performing during the pre-game special of the Super Bowl XXXIII Game between the Denver Broncos and the Atlanta Falcons at the Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Broncos defeated the Falcons 34-19. Rick Stewart Getty Images Sport
Gene Simmons of KISS
31 Jan 1999: Gene Simmons of KISS performing during the pre-game special of the Super Bowl XXXIII Game between the Denver Broncos and the Atlanta Falcons at the Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Broncos defeated the Falcons 34-19. Rick Stewart Getty Images Sport
31 Jan 1999:  Gene Simmons of KISS performing during the pre-game special of the Super Bowl XXXIII Game between the Denver Broncos and the Atlanta Falcons at the Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Broncos defeated the Falcons 34-19. Rick Stewart Getty Images Sport
Gene Simmons of KISS
31 Jan 1999: Gene Simmons of KISS performing during the pre-game special of the Super Bowl XXXIII Game between the Denver Broncos and the Atlanta Falcons at the Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Broncos defeated the Falcons 34-19. Rick Stewart Getty Images Sport
The legendary rock band Kiss perform at the HSBC arena in Buffalo, NY, June 24, 2000. (Photo by Liaison)
KISS PERFORM IN NEW YORK
The legendary rock band Kiss perform at the HSBC arena in Buffalo, NY, June 24, 2000. (Photo by Liaison)
Gene Simmons of Kiss, the legendary rock band, perform at the HSBC arena in Buffalo, NY, June 24, 2000. (Photo by Liaison)
KISS PERFORM IN NEW YORK
Gene Simmons of Kiss, the legendary rock band, perform at the HSBC arena in Buffalo, NY, June 24, 2000. (Photo by Liaison)
Bass player Gene Simmons of the rock group ''KISS'' performs live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
''Kiss'' Performs in New Jersey
Bass player Gene Simmons of the rock group ''KISS'' performs live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
The rock group ''KISS'' performs live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
''Kiss'' Performs in New Jersey
The rock group ''KISS'' performs live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
Bass player Gene Simmons of the rock group ''KISS'' performs live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
''Kiss'' Performs in New Jersey
Bass player Gene Simmons of the rock group ''KISS'' performs live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
Bass player Gene Simmons, lead guitarist Ace Frehley, and rhythm guitarist and vocalist Paul Stanley of the rock group ''KISS'' perform live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
''Kiss'' Performs in New Jersey
Bass player Gene Simmons, lead guitarist Ace Frehley, and rhythm guitarist and vocalist Paul Stanley of the rock group ''KISS'' perform live, June 27, 2000 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)
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