Stanley Harvey Eisen (born January 20, 1952), better known by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American hard rock guitarist, singer, musician, painter and songwriter best known for being the rhythm guitarist, co-lead vocalist and co-frontman (with Gene Simmons) of the rock band Kiss. He is of Jewish and German ancestry, his mother was born in Berlin, Germany. He is the writer or co-writer of many of the band's highest-charting hits. Stanley established the "Starchild" character for his Kiss persona.
Gene Simmons (August 25, 1949) is an Israeli-born American rock bassist, singer-songwriter, producer, entrepreneur and actor. Known by his stage persona The Demon, he is the bassist/co-vocalist of Kiss, a hard rock band he co-founded in the early 1970s. With Kiss, Simmons has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide.
Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley (April 27, 1951) is an American musician best known as the former lead guitarist of the rock band Kiss.
George Peter John Criscuola (born December 20, 1945), better known as Peter Criss, is an American drummer and singer, best known as the original drummer for the rock band Kiss. Criss established the "Catman" character for his Kiss persona.