Gene Simmons (Klein)Vocals, bass1972-
Ace (Paul) FrehleyGuitar1972-1982, 1996-2002
Paul Stanley (Stanley Eisen)Guitar, vocals1972-
Peter Criss (Crisscoula)Drums, vocals1972-1982, 1996-2001
Eric Carr Paul (Caravello)Drums1982-1991
Vinnie Vincent (Cusano)Guitar1982-1984
Mark St. John (Norton)Guitar1984-1985
Bruce KulickGuitar1985-
Eric SingerDrums1991-
Tommy ThayerGuitar2002-
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Eric ClaptonFact or Fiction

Did Eric Clapton really write "Cocaine" while on cocaine? This question and more in the Clapton edition of Fact or Fiction.

Jonathan Cain of JourneySongwriter Interviews

Cain talks about the divine inspirations for "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Faithfully."

Song Titles That Inspired MoviesSong Writing

Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.

Jonathan Edwards - "Sunshine"They're Playing My Song

"How much does it cost? I'll buy it?" Another songwriter told Jonathan to change these lyrics. Good thing he ignored this advice.

Joan ArmatradingSongwriter Interviews

The revered singer-songwriter talks inspiration and explains why she put a mahout in "Drop the Pilot."

Stephen Christian of AnberlinSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer/lyricist for Anberlin breaks down "Impossible" and covers some tracks from their 2012 album Vital.