Guitarist Bob Kulik dies 70 – Variety2 min read
Rock band Kiss guitarist Bob Kulik has died, his brother announced on Twitter. He was 70 years old.
“I am heartbroken to be able to share the news of my brother Bob Kulik’s death. His love for music and his talent as a musician and producer should always be celebrated. Please respect the privacy of the Kulik family at this sad time. Braj Kalik wrote on Twitter on Friday, RIP.
Kulik auditioned for Kiss in the early 1970s, but the lead guitarist role went to S. Frehley, who co-founded the band with Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and Peter Chris in 19 Gene3. The musician contributed to several albums of Kiss and worked with Stanley on his solo album in 1978.
“We are upset. Our deepest condolences to the Kulik family during this difficult time, ”the band posted on Twitter.
Kulik also played alongside West Coast heavy metal band WASP, Lou Reed, and singer meat loafer Turing band, Neverland Express. He co-composed the song “Sweet Victory” for Nickelodeon’s “Spoko Squarepants” Super Bowl-Inspiration episode.
His brother Bruce Kulik also played the guitar for kisses between 1984 and 1996. The two brothers went together with Mitt Loff and collaborated on a few releases.