Nothin' To Lose: The Making Of Kiss (1972-1975)

September 10, 2013|
Nothin' To Lose: The Making Of Kiss (1972-1975) by Ken Sharp
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Nothin' to Lose: The Making of KISS (1972-1975) chronicles, for the first time, the crucial formative years of the legendary rock band KISS, culminating with the groundbreaking success of their classic 1975 album Alive! and the smash single "Rock and Roll All Nite," a song that nearly four decades later remains one of rock's most enduring anthems. Drawing on more than two hundred interviews, the book offers a captivating and intimate fly-on-the-wall account of their launch, charting the struggles and ultimate victories that led them to the threshold of superstardom.

Constructed as an oral history, the book includes original interviews with Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss, as well as with producers; engineers; management; record company personnel; roadies; club owners; booking agents; concert promoters; costume, stage, and art designers; rock photographers; publicists; and key music journalists.

Many of KISS's musical contemporaries from the time, most of whom shared concert bills with the band on their early tours, also lend their perspective via new interviews; these include Bob Seger, Alice Cooper, and Ted Nugent, as well as members of Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, Rush, Slade, Blue Öyster Cult, Mott the Hoople, Journey, REO Speedwagon, Styx, Raspberries, The James Gang, The New York Dolls, Iggy & the Stooges, The Ramones, Suzi Quatro, Argent, and Uriah Heep, among others.

The result is an indelible and irresistible portrait of a band on the rise and of the music scene they changed forever.

Stanley Bert Eisen (born January 20, 1952), better known by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American hard rock guitarist, musician, singer-songwriter and painter, best known for being the rhythm guitarist, co-lead vocalist and frontman of the rock band Kiss. He was born in Manhattan and attended the High School of Music & Art in New...
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Title:Nothin' To Lose: The Making Of Kiss (1972-1975)Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:560 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.37 inShipping dimensions:560 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.37 inPublished:10 septembre 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062131729

ISBN - 13:9780062131720

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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