Animalize: (September 13, 1984)

KISSSt. John would be forced to leave KISS during the subsequent tour after being diagnosed with Reiter's Syndrome. By November 1984 he was out of the band and replaced by Bruce Kulick.

The Band

PERIC CARR- Drums / Vocals
PAUL STANLEY - Guitar / Vocals
GENE SIMONS - Bass / Vocals
MARK ST. JOHN - Guitar

Album Notes

  • Produced By: Paul Stanley

  • Assoc. Producer: Gene Simmons

  • It was the highest-selling KISS album since 1977's Alive II.

  • Recorded at Right Track Studio, New York, New York.

  • Bruce Kulick does some work on the album, using his solo on "Lonely Is The Hunter".

  • Future KISS guitarist, Tommy Thayer receives writing credit for "Get all You Can Take"

Charts & RIAA Certifications

  • "Heaven's On Fire" reaches #49 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart, #11 on the Mainstream Rock chart.

  • "Thrills In The Night" fails to chart.

  • The album reaches #19 in the album charts.

  • Certified Double Platinum (12/12/84)

Track Listing

  1. I've Had Enogh (Into The Fire) (Stanley/ Child)

  2. Heavens On Fire (Stanley/ Child)

  3. Burn Bitch Burn (Simmons)

  4. Get All You Can Take (Simmons/ Thayer/ Kulick)

  5. Lonely Is The Hunter (Stanley/ Weissman)

  6. Under The Gun (Simmons)

  7. Thrills In The Night (Stanley/ Beauvoir)

  8. While The City Sleeps (Simmons/ Weissman)

  9. Murder In High Heels (Simmons/ Weissman)


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