Nothin' to Lose: The Making of KISS (1972-1975)
By: Ken Sharp
Having amassed over 200 interviews, author Ken Sharp (with band members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley) presents an engrossing oral history that chronicles, for the first time, the crucial formative years of the legendary rock band KISS, culminating in the groundbreaking success of their classic 1975 album Alive! and the smash single "Rock and Roll All Nite." The impressive cast of interviewees Music Connection editor (co-producer of KISS's first two albums) Kenny Kerner. Recommended--especially for up-and-coming artists.