Lick It Up: (September 18, 1983)

KISSKISS appeared on MTV without their trademark makeup. It was the first public appearance without makeup by KISS since the very early days of the band.

Vinnie Vincent, was not legally a member of the band. Due partly to disputes over what his role in the band and his pay would be, Vincent never signed any contract making his employment official. These disputes would lead to him leaving the band (or being fired, depending on the source) after the European leg of the Lick It Up tour. Vincent returned to the band for the American leg of the tour but left (or was fired for a second time) afterward. This time the break was permanent.

The Band

PAUL STANLEY - Guitar / Vocals
GENE SIMONS - Bass / Vocals

Album Notes

  • Produced By:
    Michael James Jackson, Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley

  • Recorded at Right Track Studio and The Record Plant, New York, New York.

Charts & RIAA Certifications

  • Single "Lick It Up" reaches #66 in the charts.

  • Single "All Hell's Breaking Loose" fails to chart.

  • BillBoard Chart Peak: # 24

  • Certified Gold - 12/22/1983

  • Certified Platinum - 12/19/1990

Track Listing

  1. Exciter (Stanley/ Vincent)

  2. Not For The Innocent (Simmons/ Vincent)

  3. Lick It Up (Stanley/ Vincent)

  4. Young And Wasted (Simmons/ Vincent)

  5. Gimme More (Stanley/ Vincent)

  6. All Hell's Breakin Loose (Stanley/ Simmons/ Carr/ Vincent)

  7. A MIllion To One (Stanley/ Vincent)

  8. Fits Like A Glove (Simmons)

  9. Dance All Over Your Face (Simmons)

  10. And On The 8th Day (Simmons/ Vincent)

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