Love Gun

Love Gun
Love gun cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 30, 1977
RecordedMay 1977
StudioRecord Plant Studios, New York City
Kiss chronology
Rock and Roll Over
Love Gun
Alive II
Singles from Love Gun
  1. "Christine Sixteen"
    Released: June 1, 1977
  2. "Love Gun"
    Released: July 31, 1977
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Blender4.5/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[4]

Love Gun is the sixth studio album by American hard rock band Kiss, released on June 30, 1977.[1] Casablanca Record and FilmWorks shipped 1,000,000 copies of the album on this date. The album was remastered in 1997 and again in 2014. It was their first album to feature a lead vocal performance from Ace Frehley, making it the first Kiss album to feature lead vocal performances from all four band members. It was also the last studio album to feature Peter Criss on every song, as he was replaced by session drummer Anton Fig for all but one song on 1979's Dynasty.[5] Love Gun was certified platinum on June 30, 1977.


A cardboard "Love Gun" (assembly required) was included inside the album,[6] along with a Kiss merchandise order form.[7] Before Love Gun was completed, a Gallup poll indicated that Kiss was the most popular band in the United States, beating Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin and the Eagles. On August 26, 27, and 28, 1977, Kiss recorded three shows at the LA Forum for their next release, the live album Alive II.

The album cover was painted by fantasy artist Ken Kelly,[8] who previously contributed the cover for 1976's Destroyer.

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