Ken Sharp is the author of Starting Over: The Making of John Lennon & Yoko Ono's Double Fantasy, Elvis: Vegas '69, KISS: Behind the Mask, and numerous other books. He lives in Los Angeles.
Known as rock's ultimate showmen, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons founded the hard rock supergroup KISS in the early 1970s. Since then, KISS has sold more than eighty million albums and performed more than two thousand shows around the world, and is still touring today.
A very entertaining and nostalgic look at the forming and rise to fame of one of the greatest and most successful rock bands ever. Read morePublished 22 days ago by MonsterZeroNJ
Great fun, for those of us old enough to have been around during these years especially. Was introduced to Kiss by a slightly older buddy around the time of Hotter Than Hell, and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Hundley
A great account of the early years of the four original members of the hottest band in the land!Published 1 month ago by Gary J. Gurniak
The book really gave perspective about the raw determination of 4 guys and the people arond them who really did take Rock & Roll to a new and unchartered level... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Allen Honeycutt
Initially, I just expected this book to have interviews with the members of Kiss telling us about the trials and tribulations during the early years. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Chad B.
I am a long time KISS fan so I naturally enjoyed this book for that reason alone. I also feel that the author did an excellent job capturing the raw details of the bands struggle... Read morePublished 2 months ago by happymom
The book was very good and it told me things I didn't know about kiss and I would recommend to any kiss fan out there !!! Been a fan of kiss since the very beginning !!!Published 2 months ago by Tim allen
KISS fans have been inundated the last few years with books from writers and band members themselves, but rarely have the "shadow people" (the club owners, booking agents, roadies,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michael Nestlehut
Fantastic book. Avery intimate look at KISS at the beginning of KISSTERIAPublished 2 months ago by Christine E. Dodds