Kiss

Rooted in the campy theatrics of Alice Cooper and the sleazy hard rock of glam rockers the New York Dolls, Kiss became a favorite of American teenagers in the '70s. Most kids were infatuated with the look of Kiss, not their music. Decked out in outrageously flamboyant costumes and makeup, the band fashioned a captivating stage show featuring dry ice, smoke bombs, elaborate lighting, blood spitting, and fire breathing that captured the imaginations of thousands of kids. But Kiss' music shouldn't be dismissed -- it was a commercially potent mix of anthemic, fist-pounding hard rock driven by sleek hooks and ballads powered by loud guitars, cloying melodies, and sweeping strings. It was a sound that laid the groundwork for both arena rock and the pop-metal that dominated rock in the late '80s.

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  6. 3/3/2015 9:00:03 AMHotter Than Hellhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hotter-than-hell/id882100064?i=882100130&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  7. 3/3/2015 7:07:53 AMLove Gunhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/love-gun/id923239774?i=923239792&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  8. 3/2/2015 9:37:31 PMStrutterhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/strutter/id879359198?i=879359214&uo=5&at=11l9vR