Epic Rock-Episode 8:Kiss-Unholy.

History of Sorts

For a brief period Kiss wore no make up. In my humble opinion that is also the time when they produced their best music.

“Unholy” was written by Gene Simmons and Vinnie Vincent. Featured on their 1992 album Revenge, the song is one of the three Vincent co-writes to appear on the album despite the fact that he had been fired from the band 8 years earlier. The release of “Unholy” signaled the return to a heavier sound for Kiss.

Gene Simmons sings lead on this track, where he takes the voice of evil incarnate, explaining that he was created by man.

This was the first single from the Revenge album, the last one before Kiss put their makeup back on, and their last produced by Bob Ezrin.

I was there through the ages
Chained slaves to their cages
I have seen you eat your own
I’m the cycle…

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