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Kiss discography
Studio albums20
Live albums13
Compilation albums14
Singles60
Box set albums8
'78 solo albums4
Instant Live albums3

American hard rock band Kiss has released 20 studio albums (24 counting the unified 1978 solo albums), 13 live albums, and 60 singles. Formed in New York City in 1973, the group initially consisted of bassist Gene Simmons, rhythm guitarist Paul Stanley, lead guitarist Ace Frehley, and drummer Peter Criss; this most recognizable and successful line-up lasted until Criss' departure in 1980. The band is known for its make-up and on-stage antics, which influenced many artists who later used similar effects in their concerts.

The band's eponymous debut album, released in 1974, did not have a hit single and rose only as high as 87 on Billboard, despite significant touring and promotion.[1] The follow-up album, Hotter Than Hell (1974), was a bigger disappointment, peaking at 100 and quickly dropping off the charts. It rebounded in Canada peaking at number 29 in June 1976.[1] Dressed To Kill, released in 1975, was a much bigger success, breaking into Top-40, but the band's record label, Casablanca Records, was close to bankruptcy and needed a commercial breakthrough. This would later be achieved with both Kiss' and Casablanca's first Top-10 album, the double-live album Alive!, which featured the number 12 hit "Rock and Roll All Nite".[1][2] The next three albums, Destroyer, Rock and Roll Over, and Love Gun were successful, achieving Platinum status and spawning Top-20 singles (including the number 7 ballad "Beth", the band's highest-charting single in the US).[1][2]

Their seventh studio release, Dynasty, while being a musical departure, was a global success, thanks largely to the worldwide hit, "I Was Made for Lovin' You". The next three albums, Unmasked, Music From "The Elder" and Creatures of the Night, were domestic commercial failures, even as the band maintained popularity in many other parts of the world. Lick It Up was the first album featuring the band without make-up and was certified gold. Their next studio releases (Animalize; Asylum; Crazy Nights; Smashes, Thrashes & Hits) were more successful and Kiss recaptured some of their earlier glory (though not to the level of their 1970s heyday). Hot in the Shade was the lowest charting album of the unmasked era in the US, despite the success of the top 10 power ballad "Forever".[2]

With their 16th studio release, Revenge, Kiss attempted to modernize their sound for the 1990s with heavier songs. The album initially charted at #6 on the Billboard 200,[1] and quickly reached Gold status in the US.[2] 1997's Carnival of Souls: The Final Sessions was released after the reunion tour and did not receive much promotion. It has yet to be certified Gold in the US despite the album's lone single "Jungle" reaching number 8 on the US Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks.[2] Followed by a highly successful reunion, in 1998 Psycho Circus was released and was a moderate success. Their first album in 11 years, Sonic Boom, was released in 2009.[1] The band released their 20th studio album, Monster, on October 9, 2012.[3] To date, Kiss has had 25 million copies certified by the RIAA in the United States.[4] The band has 30 gold albums as of July 2015.

The Kiss discography also includes a large number of unofficial releases - bootlegs.[5] Most of them are live performances - audience recordings, radio broadcasts or soundboard recordings - but there are also unofficial releases featuring unreleased studio recordings.[6] Some bootlegs are known to include fake "Kiss" songs recorded by other bands.[7]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Release Title Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[8]
CAN
[9]
GER
[10]
NLD
[11]
NZ
[12]
NOR
[13]
SWE
[14]
UK
[15][16]
1974 Kiss 87 82 38
Hotter Than Hell
  • Released: October 22, 1974
  • Label: Casablanca (#7006)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
100 98 91
1975 Dressed to Kill
  • Released: March 19, 1975
  • Label: Casablanca (#7016)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS, 8-track
32 26
1976 Destroyer
  • Released: March 15, 1976
  • Label: Casablanca (#7025)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
11 6 6 16 68 16 25 4 22
Rock and Roll Over
  • Released: November 11, 1976
  • Label: Casablanca (#7037)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS, 8-track
11 16 7 39 9
1977 Love Gun
  • Released: June 30, 1977
  • Label: Casablanca (#7057)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
4 13 3 18 6
1979 Dynasty
  • Released: May 23, 1979
  • Label: Casablanca (#7152)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS, 8-track
9 2 6 13 1 2 34 17 50
1980 Unmasked
  • Released: May 20, 1980
  • Label: Casablanca (#7225)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS, 8-track
35 3 12 4 13 1 1 17 48
1981 Music from "The Elder"
  • Released: November 16, 1981
  • Label: Casablanca (#7261)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS, 8-track
75 11 10 39 7 19 51
  • AUS: Gold
  • NOR: Gold[25]
1982 Creatures of the Night
  • Released: October 28, 1982
  • Label: Casablanca (#7270)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS, 8-track
45 33 42 34 31 22 22
1983 Lick It Up
  • Released: September 18, 1983
  • Label: Mercury (#814-297-1)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS, 8-track (record club only release)
24 36 46 18 14 7 3 7
1984 Animalize
  • Released: September 13, 1984
  • Label: Mercury (#822-495-1)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS, 8-track (record club only release)
19 40 41 25 17 14 8 11
1985 Asylum
  • Released: September 16, 1985
  • Label: Mercury (#826-099-1)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
20 89 54 43 34 11 3 12
1987 Crazy Nights
  • Released: September 18, 1987
  • Label: Mercury (#832-626-1)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
18 24 21 44 44 8 11 4
1989 Hot in the Shade
  • Released: October 17, 1989
  • Label: Mercury (#838-913-1)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
29 30 46 46 8 29 35
1992 Revenge
  • Released: May 19, 1992
  • Label: Mercury (#848-037-1)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
6 5 11 16 46 4 10 10
1997 Carnival of Souls: The Final Sessions
  • Released: October 28, 1997
  • Label: Mercury (#536-323-2)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
27 54 32 36 66 23 29
1998 Psycho Circus
  • Released: September 22, 1998
  • Label: Mercury (#558-992-2)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
3 1 2 5 51 4 1 47
2009 Sonic Boom
  • Released: October 6, 2009
  • Label: Kiss Records (#2009-01)
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
2 22 2 4 13 2 3 24
2012 Monster
  • Released: October 9, 2012
  • Label: Universal
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
3 7 3 6 17 2 4 21

'78 solo albums[edit]

Release Title Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[8]
CAN
[9]
1978 Gene Simmons
  • Released: September 18, 1978
  • Label: Casablanca (#LP-7120)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
22 32 21
Ace Frehley
  • Released: September 18, 1978
  • Label: Casablanca (#LP-7121)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
26 48 34
Peter Criss
  • Released: September 18, 1978
  • Label: Casablanca (#LP-7122)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
43 59 52
Paul Stanley
  • Released: September 18, 1978
  • Label: Casablanca (#LP-7123)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
40 58 43

Live albums[edit]

Release Title Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[8]
CAN
[9]
GER
[10]
NOR
[13]
SWE
[14]
UK
[15]
1975 Alive!
  • Released: September 10, 1975
  • Label: Casablanca (#LP-7020)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
9 13 3 31 22 49
1977 Alive II
  • Released: October 14, 1977
  • Label: Casablanca (#LP-7076)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
7 17 5 28 60
  • AUS: Gold
  • CAN: Platinum[17]
  • US: 2x Platinum[18]
1993 Alive III
  • Released: May 18, 1993
  • Label: Mercury (#514-777-2)
9 14 9 57 15 20 24
1996 Kiss Unplugged
  • Released: March 12, 1996
  • Label: Mercury (#528-950-1)
15 4 15 47 9 5 74
You Wanted the Best, You Got the Best!!
  • Released: June 25, 1996
  • Label: Mercury (#532-741-1)
17 26 34 29 25
2003 Kiss Symphony: Alive IV
  • Released: July 22, 2003
  • Label: Sanctuary (#06076-84624-2)
18 14 10 15 5 23
2006 Alive! The Millennium Concert
  • Released: November 21, 2006
  • Label: Universal (#0007586-02)
167
2016 Kiss Rocks Vegas
  • Released: August 26, 2016
  • Label: Eagle Rocks Entertainment
24
2021 Off the Soundboard – Tokyo 2001
  • Released: June 11, 2021
  • Label: Eagle Rocks Entertainment
192
[39]
21
2022 Off the Soundboard: Live in Virginia Beach 2004
  • Released: March 11, 2022
  • Label: Eagle Rocks Entertainment
2022 Off the Soundboard: Live at Donington 1996
  • Released: June 10, 2022
  • Label: Eagle Rocks Entertainment
2022 Off the Soundboard: Des Moines 1977
  • Released: July 28, 2022
  • Label: Eagle Rocks Entertainment
2023 Off the Soundboard: Live In Poughkeepsie, NY 1984
  • Released: April 7, 2023
  • Label: Eagle Rocks Entertainment

Instant Live album series[edit]

Release Title
2004 Instant Live
2008 Alive 35
  • Released: 2008–2009
  • Label: Clear Channel
2010 Sonic Boom Over Europe
  • Released: 2010
  • Label: Clear Channel

Compilation albums[edit]

Release Title Peak chart positions Certifications Newly released content
US
[1]
AUS
[8]
CAN
[9]
GER
[10]
NOR
[13]
SWE
[14]
UK
[15]
1978 Double Platinum
  • Released: April 1978
  • Label: Casablanca (#LP-7100)
  • Format: CD, LP, CS, 8-track
22 17 15
  • AUS: Gold
  • CAN: Gold[17]
  • US: Platinum[18]
Yes
1982 Killers
  • Released: June 15, 1982
  • Label: Phonogram (#6302-193)
21 10 6 41 Yes
1988 Chikara
  • Released: May 25, 1988
  • Label: Polystar (#P30R-20008)
Yes
Smashes, Thrashes & Hits
  • Released: November 15, 1988
  • Label: Mercury (#836-427-1)
21 38 53 65 13 30 62 Yes
1997 Greatest Kiss
  • Released: April 8, 1997
  • Label: Mercury (#534-299-2)
77 11 64 25 3 58 Yes
1999 Greatest Hits
  • Released: June 18, 1999
  • Label: Polygram
No
2002 The Very Best of Kiss
  • Released: August 27, 2002
  • Label: Mercury (#440 063 122–2)
52 61 33 80 16 30 No
2003 The Millennium Collection: The Best of Kiss
  • Released: August 5, 2003
  • Label: Universal (#0000827-02)
132 No
2004 The Best of Kiss, Volume 2: The Millennium Collection
  • Released: June 15, 2004
  • Label: Universal (#0002549-02)
No
2005 Gold
  • Released: January 11, 2005
  • Label: Universal (#6-02498-63154-2)
No
2006 The Best of Kiss, Volume 3: The Millennium Collection
  • Released: October 10, 2006
  • Label: Universal (#0007332-02)
No
2008 Jigoku-Retsuden
  • Released: August 27, 2008
  • Label: Sony (#58)
Yes
2014 Kiss 40
  • Released: May 23, 2014
  • Label: Universal
30 31 Yes
2017 Kissworld: The Best of Kiss
  • Released: June 2, 2017 (UK); January 25, 2019 (Worldwide)
  • Label: Universal
60 37 18 No

Box sets[edit]

Release Title Peak chart positions Certifications Newly released content
US
[1]
CAN
[9]
SWE
[14]
1976 The Originals
  • Released: July 21, 1976
  • Label: Casablanca (#LP-7032-3)
  • Format: 8-Track, LP, CS, CD
36 54 No
1978 The Originals II
  • Released: March 23, 1978
  • Label: Casablanca (#VIP-5504-6)
No
2001 The Box Set
  • Released: November 20, 2001
  • Label: Mercury (#586 561–2)
128 Yes
2005 Kiss Chronicles: 3 Classic Albums
  • Released: June 21, 2005
  • Label: Mercury (#0004654-02)
No
2006 Kiss Alive! 1975–2000
  • Released: November 21, 2006
  • Label: Mercury (#0007586-02)
167 Yes
2008 Ikons
  • Released: October 21, 2008
  • Label: Universal (#001189802)
42 No
2012 The Casablanca Singles 1974–1982
  • Released: November 13, 2012
  • Label: Universal (#LP-7032-3)
No
2014 Kissteria – The Ultimate Vinyl Case
  • Released: June 2014
  • Label: Universal
No
2018 Kiss – The Solo Albums 40th Anniversary Collection
  • Released: October 2018
  • Label: Universal
No

Singles[edit]

Release Title Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[2]
US
Rock

[43]
AUS
[8]
CAN
[9]
GER
[10]
NZ
[44]
SWE
[14]
UK
[15]
February 18, 1974 "Nothin' to Lose" / "Love Theme From KISS" Kiss
May 10, 1974 "Kissin' Time" / "Nothin' to Lose" 83
August 10, 1974 "Strutter" / "100,000 Years"
October 22, 1974 "Let Me Go, Rock and Roll" / "Hotter Than Hell" Hotter Than Hell
April 2, 1975 "Rock and Roll All Nite" / "Getaway" 68 74 Dressed to Kill
July 10, 1975 "C'mon and Love Me" / "Getaway"
October 14, 1975 "Rock and Roll All Nite" (live) / "Rock and Roll All Nite" (Studio) 12 18 13 Alive!
March 1, 1976 "Shout It Out Loud" (edit) / "Sweet Pain" 31 45 1 32 40 16 Destroyer
April 30, 1976 "Flaming Youth" (edit) / "God of Thunder" 74 73
July 28, 1976 "Detroit Rock City" (edit) / "Beth" 99 14
August 11, 1976 "Beth" / "Detroit Rock City" (edit) 7 79 5
November 1, 1976 "Hard Luck Woman" / "Mr. Speed" 15 67 15 34 Rock and Roll Over
February 13, 1977 "Calling Dr. Love" (edit) / "Take Me" 16 93 2
June 1, 1977 "Christine Sixteen" / "Shock Me" 25 99 22 46 Love Gun
July 31, 1977 "Love Gun" / "Hooligan" 61 41
September 30, 1977 "Then She Kissed Me" / "Almost Human" 78 53[A]
November 29, 1977 "Shout It Out Loud" (live) / "Nothin' to Lose" (live) 54 74 Alive II
February 22, 1978 "Rocket Ride" (edit) / "Tomorrow and Tonight" (live) 39 46
April 2, 1978 "Strutter '78" (alternate version) / "Shock Me" 89 Double Platinum
May 20, 1979 "I Was Made for Lovin' You" (edit) / "Hard Times" 11 2 1 2 1 19 50 Dynasty
September 30, 1979 "Sure Know Something" / "Dirty Livin'" 47 4 48 25[A] 11
June 1, 1980 "Shandi" / "She's So European" 47 5 70 28 6 Unmasked
August 24, 1980 "Talk to Me" / "Naked City" 39 32
November 1, 1980 "Tomorrow" / "Naked City" 70
November 17, 1981 "A World Without Heroes" / "Dark Light" 56 55 Music from "The Elder"
November 17, 1981 "I" / "The Oath" 24 62
October 13, 1982 "I Love It Loud" / "Danger" 102 76 45 Creatures of the Night
December 12, 1982 "Killer" / "I Love It Loud"
March 1, 1983 "Creatures of the Night" / "Rock and Roll All Nite" (live) 34
September 18, 1983 "Lick It Up" / "Dance All Over Your Face" 66 19 82 32 31 Lick It Up
February 6, 1984 "All Hell's Breakin' Loose" (edit) / "Not for the Innocent" 71
September 19, 1984 "Heaven's on Fire" / "Lonely Is the Hunter" 49 11 62 46 19 43 Animalize
January 13, 1985 "Thrills in the Night" (edit) / "Burn Bitch Burn"
September 9, 1985 "Tears Are Falling" / "Anyway You Slice It" 51 20 83 57 Asylum
August 18, 1987 "Crazy Crazy Nights" / "No, No, No" 65 37 34 4 Crazy Nights
November 12, 1987 "Reason to Live" / "Thief in the Night" 64 34 85 33
February 27, 1988 "Turn On the Night" / "Hell or High Water" 41
October 11, 1988 "Let's Put the X in Sex" / "Calling Dr. Love" (Remix) 97 49 Smashes, Thrashes & Hits
March 3, 1989 "(You Make Me) Rock Hard" / "Strutter" (Remix) 101
October 17, 1989 "Hide Your Heart" / "Betrayed" 66 22 60 92 59 Hot in the Shade
January 5, 1990 "Forever" (Remix) / "The Street Giveth & the Street Taketh Away" 8 17 73 18 65
April 1, 1990 "Rise to It" (Remix) / "Silver Spoon" 81 40 144
August 22, 1991 "God Gave Rock 'n' Roll to You II" (edit and album version) 21 18 9 24 4 Revenge
May 4, 1992 "Unholy" / "God Gave Rock 'n' Roll to You II" 26 19 26
1992 "Domino" (radio edit) / "Carr Jam 1981" 26
1992 "I Just Wanna" (Radio EQ) / "I Just Wanna" 34
1992 "Every Time I Look at You" / "Partners in Crime" (Remix) 31
May 8, 1993 "I Love It Loud" (live) / "Unholy" (live) 22 Alive III
1996 "Rock and Roll All Nite" (Unplugged) / "Every Time I Look at You" (Unplugged) 13 57 Kiss Unplugged
1997 "Jungle" (radio edit) / "Jungle" (album version) 8 Carnival of Souls: The Final Sessions
August 8, 1998 "Psycho Circus" (edit) / "Into the Void" 1 22 10 4 Psycho Circus
1998 "We Are One" (radio edit) / "Psycho Circus" (radio edit) 40 31
1998 "I Finally Found My Way"
November 23, 1998 "You Wanted the Best" 22
August 19, 2009 "Modern Day Delilah" 34[49] 42 Sonic Boom
December 8, 2009 "Say Yeah"
June 11, 2010 "Never Enough"
July 2, 2012 "Hell or Hallelujah" 36[50] Monster
October 23, 2012 "Long Way Down"
January 28, 2015 "Yume no Ukiyo ni Saite Mi na" (with Momoiro Clover Z) (Japan-only release[B]) Hakkin no Yoake (by Momoiro Clover Z)
  • A ^ The single was first released with "Dirty Livin'" as the A-side and "Sure Know Something" as the B-side when it reached no. 25, and later released with "Sure Know Something" as the A-side and "Dirty Livin'" as the B-side.

The singles "Beth" and "I Was Made for Lovin' You" have been certified Gold by the RIAA and CRIA.[51][52] The single "Psycho Circus" has been certified Gold by the IFPI Sweden.[53]

  • B ^ The single reached number 2 in Japan.[54]

'78 solo singles[edit]

List of singles, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Radioactive" (edit) 1978 Gene Simmons
"Hold Me, Touch Me (Think of Me When We're Apart)" Paul Stanley
"New York Groove" Ace Frehley
"Don't You Let Me Down" Peter Criss
"You Matter to Me"

Other appearances[edit]

Album appearances[edit]

Year Song Album Notes
1999 "Nothing Can Keep Me from You" Detroit Rock City written by Dianne Warren
2003 "Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?" We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to Ramones Ramones cover
2014 "Venus and Mars/Rock Show" The Art of McCartney Wings cover

Unreleased on album[edit]

Videography[edit]

Video albums[edit]

Year Title Certifications
1985 Animalize Live Uncensored
  • Released: April 19, 1985
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: VHS
1987 Exposed
1988 Crazy Nights
  • Released: June 6, 1988
  • Label: PolyGram Music Video
  • Formats: VHS
1992 X-treme Close-Up
  • Released: August 18, 1992
  • Label: PolyGram Music Video
  • Formats: VHS, DVD
1993 Kiss Konfidential
  • Released: August 16, 1993
  • Label: PolyGram Music Video
  • Formats: VHS, DVD
1994 Kiss My Ass: The Video
  • Released: August 23, 1994
  • Label: PolyGram Music Video
  • Formats: VHS, DVD
1996 Kiss Unplugged
  • Released: March 12, 1996
  • Label: PolyGram Music Video
  • Formats: VHS, DVD
1998 Psycho Circus 3-D Video
  • Released: October 20, 1998
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: VHS, CD
The Second Coming
  • Released: November 24, 1998
  • Label: PolyGram Music Video
  • Formats: DVD
2003 Kiss Symphony: The DVD
  • Released: September 10, 2003
  • Label: Sanctuary Records
  • Formats: DVD
2005 Rock the Nation Live!
  • Released: December 13, 2005
  • Label: Image Entertainment
  • Formats: DVD
  • US: 2× Platinum[42]
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[55]
  • AUS: Platinum[59]
2006 Kissology Volume One: 1974–1977
  • US: 5× Platinum[42]
  • CAN: 8× Platinum[55]
2007 Kissology Volume Two: 1978–1991
  • Released: August 14, 2007
  • Label: VH1 Classic Records
  • Formats: DVD
  • US: 6× Platinum[42]
Kissology Volume Three: 1992–2000
  • Released: December 18, 2007
  • Label: VH1 Classic Records
  • Formats: DVD
  • US: 8× Platinum[42]
2016 Kiss Rocks Vegas
  • Released: August 26, 2016
  • Label:
  • Formats: DVD, Blu-Ray, CD

Films[edit]

Year Film Director(s)
1978 Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park Gordon Hessler
1999 Detroit Rock City Adam Rifkin
2015 Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery Spike Brandt and Tony Cervone

TV series[edit]

In 2010 Love theme from KISS appeared in the movie Somewhere, directed by Sofia Coppola.

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director(s)
1975 "Rock and Roll All Nite" Unknown
"C'mon and Love Me"
1976 "I Want You"
"Hard Luck Woman"
"Love 'em, Leave 'em"
1979 "I Was Made for Lovin' You" John Goodhue
"Sure Know Something"
1980 "Shandi"
1981 "A World Without Heroes" / "I" Bruce Gowers
1982 "I Love It Loud" Paul Davey
1983 "Lick It Up" Martin Kahan
"All Hell's Breakin' Loose"
1984 "Heaven's on Fire" David Lewis
"Thrills in the Night" Albie Vos
1985 "Tears Are Falling" David Mallet
"Who Wants to Be Lonely"
"Uh! All Night"
1986 "Rock and Roll All Nite (Live)" Claude Borenwzeig
1987 "Crazy Crazy Nights" Jean Pellerin & Doug Freel
"Reason to Live" Marty Callner
1988 "Turn On the Night"
1989 "Let's Put the 'X' in Sex" Rebecca Blake
"(You Make Me) Rock Hard"
"Hide Your Heart" Marty Callner
"Rise to It" Mark Rezyka
"Forever"
1991 "God Gave Rock 'n' Roll to You II"
1992 "Unholy" Paul Rachman
"I Just Wanna"
"Domino"
"Every Time I Look at You" Mark Rezyka
1993 "I Love It Loud (Live)" Joseph Young
1997 "Shout It Out Loud (Live)" Wayne Isham
1998 "Psycho Circus" James Hurlburt
2009 "Modern Day Delilah" Wayne Isham

Lyric videos[edit]

Year Title
2012 "Hell or Hallelujah"
2013 "Right Here Right Now"

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Chart position is from the official UK "Breakers List".

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