Song of the Day #5,108: ‘Rock and Roll All Nite’ – KISS

Our next Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee from the Class of 2014 is KISS, the New York City glam metal band that brought a whole new level of theatricality to hard rock.

From the mid-70s through the early 80s, dolled up in face paint and elaborate costumes, KISS put on elaborate stage shows and courted controversy by leaning into rumors of devil worship. In 1983, the band entered its “unmasked” era, finding new success absent to makeup and costumes.

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