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-

Jay, Peaches, Spinderella and other Darrining VictimsSong Writing

Just like Darrin was replaced on Bewitched, groups have swapped out original members, hoping we wouldn't notice.

Mike CampbellSongwriter Interviews

Mike is lead guitarist with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and co-writer of classic songs like "Boys Of Summer," "Refugee" and "The Heart Of The Matter."

Cheerleaders In Music VideosSong Writing

It started with a bouncy MTV classic. Nirvana and MCR made them scary, then Gwen, Avril and Madonna put on the pom poms.

Songs About MoviesSong Writing

Iron Maiden, Adele, Toto, Eminem and Earth, Wind & Fire are just some of the artists with songs directly inspired by movies - and not always good ones.

CommercialsFact or Fiction

Was "Ring Of Fire" really used to sell hemorrhoid cream?

Little Big TownSongwriter Interviews

"When seeds that you sow grow by the wicked moon/Be sure your sins will find you out/Your past will hunt you down and turn to tell on you."