KISS and Make-up

KISS and Make-up

Gene Simmons

You sought after the reality, you were given the truth—the most popular e-book within the world!

Fueled by means of an explosive mixture of make-up, costumes, and angle, KISS burst onto the tune scene thirty years in the past and has turn into a rock establishment. The band has offered greater than 80 million documents, has damaged each live performance attendance list set by means of Elvis Presley and the Beatles, stands at the back of the Beatles on my own in variety of gold files from any team in historical past, and has spawned greater than 2,500 licenses.

There could were no KISS with no Gene Simmons, the outrageous superstar whose superlong tongue, mythical sexual exploits, and demonic make-up have made him a rock icon. KISS and Make-Up is the wild, surprising, unimaginable tale, from the guy himself, approximately how an immigrant boy from Israel studied to be a rabbi, was once stored by means of rock and roll, and have become probably the most infamous rock stars the realm has ever seen.
Before Gene Simmons there has been Chaim Witz, a boy from Haifa, Israel, who had no inkling of the lifestyles that lay prior to him. In brilliant aspect Gene recounts his adolescence becoming up in Haifa less than the watchful eye of his cherished, strong-willed mom, a focus camp survivor; his adolescent years attending a Jewish theological heart for rabbinical experiences in Brooklyn; his love of all issues American, together with comedian books, superheroes, and cowboys; and his early fascination with ladies and intercourse, which caused him to begin a rock band at school after he observed the Beatles at the Ed Sullivan Show.

KISS and Make-Up isn't just the vintage tale of attaining the yankee dream in the course of the eyes of an immigrant boy making stable, yet a juicy, rollicking rock and roll learn that takes you alongside for the trip of your lifestyles with KISS, from the Nineteen Seventies, once they have been the largest band on this planet, in the course of the ’80s, once they took off their world-famous battle paint, and into the ’90s, after they got here again larger and badder than ever to turn into the #1 traveling band on this planet.

In his personal irreverent, unapologetic voice, Gene talks in regards to the ladies (4,600 of them and counting); his tight bond with KISS cofounder Paul Stanley; the struggles he and Paul had with Ace Frehley and Peter Criss and their departures from the crowd; the hot band individuals and Eric Carr’s premature loss of life; the large love and affection he has for the folk who positioned him there within the first place—the KISS military and the ever-loyal KISS fanatics world wide; his love existence, together with tales approximately his relationships with Cher and Diana Ross and with Shannon Tweed, Playmate of the yr, mom of his son and daughter, and his spouse of eighteen years; and lots more and plenty more.

Full of dozens of pictures, many never-before-seen photographs from Gene’s deepest assortment, KISS and Make-Up is a stunning, intimate examine the guy in the back of the masks. For the 1st time Gene unearths all of the elements of his complicated personality—son, rock celebrity, actor, checklist manufacturer, businessman, women’ guy, dedicated father, and now writer.

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