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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  4. 4/10/2014 4:50:46 AMShout It Out Loud http://itunes.apple.com/album/shout-it-out-loud/id345741?i=345733&uo=5
  5. 4/5/2014 7:06:43 PMDetroit Rock Cityhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/detroit-rock-city/id382834?i=382832&uo=5
  6. 4/4/2014 1:12:19 PMRock and Roll All Night
  7. 4/4/2014 1:34:39 AMDominohttp://itunes.apple.com/album/domino/id85366?i=85352&uo=5
  8. 4/3/2014 2:35:24 PMShout It Out Loud http://itunes.apple.com/album/shout-it-out-loud/id345741?i=345733&uo=5