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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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  1. 4/11/2014 3:08:21 PMCalling Dr. Lovehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/calling-dr-love/id128807?i=128773&uo=5
  2. 4/4/2014 4:19:45 PMI Was Made for Lovin' Youhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/i-was-made-for-lovin-you/id259069?i=258939&uo=5
  3. 4/2/2014 12:26:25 PMBethhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/beth/id128807?i=128797&uo=5
  4. 2/21/2014 4:30:42 PMI Was Made for Lovin' Youhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/i-was-made-for-lovin-you/id259069?i=258939&uo=5
  5. 2/11/2014 5:56:39 PMDetroit Rock Cityhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/detroit-rock-city/id382834?i=382832&uo=5
  6. 1/3/2014 3:41:49 PMDetroit Rock Cityhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/detroit-rock-city/id382834?i=382832&uo=5
  7. 12/29/2013 6:39:30 AMBethhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/beth/id128807?i=128797&uo=5
  8. 12/20/2013 3:24:21 PMDetroit Rock Cityhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/detroit-rock-city/id382834?i=382832&uo=5