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Which non original member of KISS is your favourite?

Eric Carr
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42%
Vinnie Vincent
35
17%
Bruce Kulick
53
26%
Mark St John
5
2%
Eric Singer
17
8%
Tommy Thayer
9
4%
 
Total votes: 205

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Mine is Eric Carr because I think he had the friendliest personality and was multi talented.
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Bruce
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Gotta be Bruce. Very sympathetic and seems down-to-earth despite actually having something to brag about (should he ever be tempted)
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Kulick
Singer
Carr
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I like all of them but if I have to pick I would say Eric Carr.
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Eric Carr
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Eric Carr
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Nothing against Eric Carr, but he's obviously going to win a poll like this, right?
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Eric Carr. Sweet, sweet man.
Bruce is also very cool and personable.
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Kulick.
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Vinnie Vincent because of the glory of ‘82-‘84.

Eric Carr is my runner up.
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Eric Carr
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Eric Carr
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Vinnie cuz he has no friends.
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I picked Bruce because although I loved Eric Carr, Bruce had a bigger role to fill in his position and he did it exceptionally well. Eric was also an amazing drummer so that's not taking anything away from him.
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Kissoff wrote: Wed Sep 08, 2021 6:53 am Vinnie cuz he has no friends.
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I feel like I should choose Eric Carr or Bruce since they’re the nice guys, but from my experience, Vinnie breathed some much needed life into Kiss with his big, weird personality .
I know he’s a bit of a jerk, but it was an exciting time to be a Kiss fan when he came into the picture.The guy wrote some good songs, too.
I think I’ll vote for him.
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I voted based on contributions to KISS. I went with Eric Carr.
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It has always been Bruce but this time voted Tommy. Of course it could be Bruce again tomorrow.

I have been able to meet Tommy many times and he has always been just the nicest guy. The last time i met him I probably had a good 15 minutes or so. I also think he has also done a good job taking over for Ace.
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Eric Carr. He brought something to the band, a friendly person and was the drummer when i became a fan. Not a big fan of his drumming besides Cotn, LIU and King of the mountain
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FlamingRuth wrote: Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:47 am
Kissoff wrote: Wed Sep 08, 2021 6:53 am Vinnie cuz he has no friends.
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I feel like I should choose Eric Carr or Bruce since they’re the nice guys, but from my experience, Vinnie breathed some much needed life into Kiss with his big, weird personality .
I know he’s a bit of a jerk, but it was an exciting time to be a Kiss fan when he came into the picture.The guy wrote some good songs, too.
I think I’ll vote for him.
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Well stated.
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Eric Carr, him replacing Peter and having his own face paint and persona was cool, had the band stayed with the Carr and Frehley line up they would've been fine, they most likely would have stayed true to their Rock n Roll in 80s and not follow ridiculous trends. Eric always seemed like the only non original member that looked and felt like he belonged in the band. I like Vinnie's songwriting and I love the edge he brought, however I have to go with Eric Carr on this one because had it stayed Carr and Frehley and Ace stayed into it the band and music it would have been great and maybe could've kept the face paint!
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Bruce. Met him several times and he’s always grateful, friendly and down to earth. A proper gentleman.
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Carr.
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Pete2174 wrote: Wed Sep 08, 2021 10:12 am Bruce. Met him several times and he’s always grateful, friendly and down to earth. A proper gentleman.
Bruce is indeed down to Earth. I enjoyed meeting him. He is a super awesome rock star who did not try to make me feel inadequate for being an average Joe.
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Eric Carr :eric:

🤔 And in retrospect, I doubt I would've stuck around, during the '80's had he not been in the band, especially after Ace had gone.
FlamingRuth wrote: Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:47 am I feel like I should choose Eric Carr or Bruce since they’re the nice guys, but from my experience, Vinnie breathed some much needed life into Kiss with his big, weird personality .
I know he’s a bit of a jerk, but it was an exciting time to be a Kiss fan when he came into the picture.The guy wrote some good songs, too.
I think I’ll vote for him.
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I thought that line-up was their best foot forward (after both Ace & Peter were out). It'd be nice if Vinnie's (w. Mike) 'part II of his own recollections of the COTN of era' (& LIU era, too) would become public & show-up on Youtube, sometime.

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Singer, as he is a decent musician and fits the KISS sound.
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Is Gary Corbett an option?
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Again, I just don't get the dislike for Tommy. He seems like a good guy whose only "sin" is wearing the makeup of a band legend, which I strongly suspect wasn't even his choice. I can sort of understand the dislike for Singer as I've heard at times he can be a real a-hole, but I've never heard of Tommy being anything less than a professional and a true gentleman. (For the record, I voted Bruce, but Tommy would be a very close second for me, certainly ahead of Singer and Vinnie. But that's just my take, FWIW.)
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Bruce, with Eric C a close second. Vinnie was a talent but too much of a loose cannon and Mark was only in the band for ten minutes. The two current guys? Sorry, can't help it...I still think of them as deputising in the roles regardless of how long they've been there.
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Bruce Kulick, of course! But, honestly, there's no reason to dislike any of them, either. Yes, Vinnie's got issues, but he obviously did great work for the band. Were I not allowed to vote Bruce, I really would say Tommy. I think he's cool and as a guitarist, he is capable.
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Eric Carr.
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Eric Carr
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