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Bob Kulick

Bob Kulick (1950–2020), Kiss, Lou Reed, Meatloaf guitarist

by Kirk Fox

Bob Kulick was a renowned rock guitarist who performed and recorded with Kiss, Meatloaf, Lou Reed, and W.A.S.P.  

  • Died: Friday, May 29, 2020. (Who else died on May 29?) 
  • Details of Death: Died at the age of 70, his death was announced by his brother Bruce on Twitter.  
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Rock Guitarist 

Kulick auditioned for lead guitarist of Kiss in 1972 when the band was starting out. Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley were impressed but chose Ace Frehley. Kulick would later play on the Kiss records Alive II and Killers. His brother Bruce, also a rock guitarist, was a member of Kiss during the 1980s and 90s. Kulick played on Lou Reed’s 1975 album Coney Island Baby and was a member of Meatloaf’s touring band. He also played guitar on two W.A.S.P. albums. His longtime partner is actress Stella Stevens, who survives him.  

What they said about him

Full Obituary: Loudwire


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