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Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by aceeg » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:12 am

He is Kiss 2 Nd best guitar player after Ace left!

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by woodworm001 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:14 am

Yep

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by bassmansteiny » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:16 pm

aceeg wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:12 am
He is Kiss 2 Nd best guitar player after Ace left!
For me Bruuuce is tied with Ace as my favorite KISS guitarist.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by shandi777 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:24 pm

bassmansteiny wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:16 pm
aceeg wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:12 am
He is Kiss 2 Nd best guitar player after Ace left!
For me Bruuuce is tied with Ace as my favorite KISS guitarist.
I'd have to agree with this.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by Rockandrolloverman » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:26 pm

As for playing ability, he far exceeded Ace, as did Vinnie and St John.


But as we know, Kiss rose to fame from a combination of simplistic, catchy music ( which ace played a part in ) and a powerful, image and bombastic live presentation


kiss and their fame are not based upon musicianship or playing ability. Ace is down there on the very bottom of the tier when it comes to actual playing ability of rockstar level musicians

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by UnholyDemon » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:32 pm

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by shandi777 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:34 pm

UnholyDemon wrote:
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Not going to happen...he's on time out.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by UnholyDemon » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:37 pm

shandi777 wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:34 pm
UnholyDemon wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Awaiting delusional thread jack from The Sphinxter!
Not going to happen...he's on time out.
Oh! I must have missed that! What did he do?

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by caligari » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:39 pm

shandi777 wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:34 pm
UnholyDemon wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Awaiting delusional thread jack from The Sphinxter!
Not going to happen...he's on time out.
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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by tmcfaddin » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:13 pm

Very, very underrated.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by LordThurisaz » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:06 pm

Bruce is awesome. Love his work in KISS.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by StarChildBlade » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:13 pm

Right behind Ace as fave Kiss guitarist.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by stutterer » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:31 pm

Very reliable. He's underrated because there's zero danger about him. Had he had that he'd be complete package.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by AJrox » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:28 pm

shandi777 wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:24 pm
bassmansteiny wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:16 pm
aceeg wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:12 am
He is Kiss 2 Nd best guitar player after Ace left!
For me Bruuuce is tied with Ace as my favorite KISS guitarist.
I'd have to agree with this.
I agree as well

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by 70skid » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:33 pm

One thing seems for sure. In 2019....Bruce is the best guitar player of all past and present KISS members.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by WinnieWincent » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:53 pm

Very underrated. My personal favorite KISS guitarist.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by steveh67 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:00 am

aceeg wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:12 am
He is Kiss 2 Nd best guitar player after Ace left!
By a country mile.

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Post by I Am A FREAK » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:02 am

LordThurisaz wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:06 pm
Bruce is awesome. Love his work in KISS.
the same for me, I met him in Milan in 1996. He's nice guy, good memories

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by Mr.Misery » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:10 am

The problem with Bruce is not his playing but his zero personality on stage. Just a boring hired gun, nothing more. Also his grunge contribution to kiss through Carnival of Souls will forever be an embarrassment. One more thing co-writing songs like Boomerang and No, No, No says a whole lot about Bruce's garbage song writing ability. Those two songs belongs in the garbage bin not on a kiss record. Or any record for that matter

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by styxter » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:27 am

Mr.Misery wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:10 am
The problem with Bruce is not his playing but his zero personality on stage. Just a boring hired gun, nothing more. Also his grunge contribution to kiss through Carnival of Souls will forever be an embarrassment. One more thing co-writing songs like Boomerang and No, No, No says a whole lot about Bruce's garbage song writing ability. Those two songs belongs in the garbage bin not on a kiss record. Or any record for that matter
You seem to think your opinion is fact. :roll:

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by Pete2174 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:39 am

Mr.Misery wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:10 am
The problem with Bruce is not his playing but his zero personality on stage. Just a boring hired gun, nothing more. Also his grunge contribution to kiss through Carnival of Souls will forever be an embarrassment. One more thing co-writing songs like Boomerang and No, No, No says a whole lot about Bruce's garbage song writing ability. Those two songs belongs in the garbage bin not on a kiss record. Or any record for that matter
Listen to the Decibel Geek interview with Toby Wright all about CoS. Bruce may have played an integral part in the sound of the record but G & P specifically wanted to sound 'grunge'. Bruce was only doing what his bosses asked him to do.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by Admin » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:38 am

UnholyDemon wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:37 pm
shandi777 wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:34 pm
UnholyDemon wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Awaiting delusional thread jack from The Sphinxter!
Not going to happen...he's on time out.
Oh! I must have missed that! What did he do?
Breathed.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by RoomService » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:03 am

I think Bruce is rated properly both as a guitarist and in his place in Kisstory. He isn’t a flashy guitar god. P & G didn’t hire someone to upstage them. He’s a great consistent player who worked very well within the confines of his job description. No more, no less.

Often in the workplace, those who arrive on time every day, do their job well, leave their personal bs at home, and don’t create daily drama tend to go unnoticed. It’s the constant f-ups and drama queens who tend to stand out.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by RoomService » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:04 am

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by ypke » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:48 am

Admin wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:38 am
UnholyDemon wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:37 pm
shandi777 wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:34 pm
UnholyDemon wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Awaiting delusional thread jack from The Sphinxter!
Not going to happen...he's on time out.
Oh! I must have missed that! What did he do?
Breathed.

That one made me smile, thanks! :-)

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by Kisscandinavia » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:08 am

Bruce is SO overrated. Being a nice guy doesn't make him even a decent songwriter, singer or performer. He is an OK guitar player, but nothing special.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by LordThurisaz » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:44 am

Kisscandinavia wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:08 am
Bruce is SO overrated. Being a nice guy doesn't make him even a decent songwriter, singer or performer. He is an OK guitar player, but nothing special.
Thanks for the laugh, my dude.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by woodworm001 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:58 am

Kisscandinavia wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:08 am
Bruce is SO overrated. Being a nice guy doesn't make him even a decent songwriter, singer or performer. He is an OK guitar player, but nothing special.
Bob?

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by Pete2174 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:14 pm

Kisscandinavia wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:08 am
Bruce is SO overrated. Being a nice guy doesn't make him even a decent songwriter, singer or performer. He is an OK guitar player, but nothing special.
I’m sure he thinks highly of you too.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by UnholyDemon » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:18 pm

Admin wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:38 am
UnholyDemon wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:37 pm
shandi777 wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:34 pm
UnholyDemon wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Awaiting delusional thread jack from The Sphinxter!
Not going to happen...he's on time out.
Oh! I must have missed that! What did he do?
Breathed.
:lol:

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by nfarend » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:28 pm

I once attended a guitar clinic Bruce did. I was impressed and had a good time. That said, when I listen to KISS albums that Bruce played on, his guitar solo's don't impress me at all. Except for maybe a couple of songs during his entire tenure, most of his solos are just made up of noodling and technical whatevers.
Some guitar players can really tell a story when playing a solo, a song within a song so to speak. Some are aggressive and in your face. Some can let a note sing and don't need a lot of notes at all.
And some have it all, like Gary Moore for example.
Although I think Bruce is a very nice guy and technically an advanced player, his solos often bore me to death.
KISS wanted to have their own version of Eddie van Halen. Well, Ed had a story to tell, with Bruce it's noodling.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by Wiped Out 78 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:47 pm

Bruce is the 2nd best guitarist the Good Rats ever had.

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Re: Bruce Kulick Under rated

Post by battra » Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:12 pm

In Kiss...most of the albums Bruce was on...well they were shyte.

But his work post Kiss?

Brilliant.

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