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KISS Announce Nothin’ To Lose Book Signings

KISS Announce Nothin’ To Lose Book Signings -

A new book chronicling the formative years of hard-rock stalwarts KISS is set to be released next month and the band have also announced a series of promotional book signings to coincide with the release.

“Nothin' To Lose: The Making Of KISS (1972-1975)” has been penned by bassist and co-founder Gene Simmons and author Ken Sharp.

The 544 page book features more that 200 interviews and offers an intimate fly-on-the-wall account of their launch, charting the struggles and ultimate victories that led them to the threshold of superstardom.

Constructed as an oral history, the book includes original interviews with original band members Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss, as well as producers, engineers, management, roadies, costume and stage designers and fans.

“Nothin' To Lose: The Making Of KISS (1972-1975)” also features insights from musical contemporaries from the time, including: original manager Bill Aucoin, Casablanca Records founder Neil Bogart, rock photographer Bob Gruen, promoter Ron Delsner, Ted Nugent, Dick Clark, Alice Cooper, Marshall Crenshaw, and Bob Seger, as well as members of Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, Rush, Styx, Nazareth, Slade, Blue Oyster Cult, Uriah Heep, Mott The Hoople, The New York Dolls and The Ramones, among others.

KISS guitarist Paul Stanley and bassist Gene Simmons will be signing copies of “Nothin' To Lose” at the following locations:

Sep 10 - Bookends - Ridgewood, NJ - 1 PM
Sep 10 - Barnes & Noble - Staten Island, NY - 7 PM
Sep 12 - Barnes & Noble The Grove - Los Angeles, CA - 7 PM


Nothin' To Lose: The Making Of KISS (1972-1975)

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