Tag Archive: KISS

Kiss – Destroyer (1976) {2010, Japanese SHM-SACD, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Kiss - Destroyer (1976) {2010, Japanese SHM-SACD, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Kiss – Destroyer (1976) {2010, Japanese SHM-SACD, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Single Layer SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.37 GB (ISO) + 675 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Universal | Japan | Cat#: UIGY-9035 | Genre: Hard Rock, Glam Metal

The pressure was on Kiss for their fifth release, and the band knew it. Their breakthrough, Alive!, was going to be hard to top, so instead of trying to recreate a concert setting in the studio, they went the opposite route. Destroyer is one of Kiss’ most experimental studio albums, but also one of their strongest and most interesting. Alice Cooper/Pink Floyd producer Bob Ezrin was on hand, and he strongly encouraged the band to experiment — there’s extensive use of sound effects (the album’s untitled closing track), the appearance of a boy’s choir (“Great Expectations”), and an orchestra-laden, heartfelt ballad (“Beth”). Read More

KISS – Discography (1974 – 2015)

KISS - Discography (1974 - 2015)

KISS – Discography (1974 – 2015)
EAC Rip | 128 CDs | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans @600 dpi, JPG, PNG, TIF Included
Total Size: 45.7 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
STUDIO ALBUMS | LIVE ALBUMS | COMPILATION ALBUMS | BOX SETS
Label: Various | Genre: Hard Rock, Glam Metal

Rooted in the campy theatrics of Alice Cooper and the sleazy hard rock of glam rockers the New York Dolls, Kiss became a favorite of American teenagers in the ’70s. Most kids were infatuated with the look of Kiss, not their music. Decked out in outrageously flamboyant costumes and makeup, the band fashioned a captivating stage show featuring dry ice, smoke bombs, elaborate lighting, blood spitting, and fire breathing that captured the imaginations of thousands of kids. But Kiss’ music shouldn’t be dismissed — it was a commercially potent mix of anthemic, fist-pounding hard rock driven by sleek hooks and ballads powered by loud guitarsRead More