According to Richie Wise, who co-produced the first two Kiss albums.
Here is an excerpt.
“There was never a doubt from moment one in Gene and Paul, in their minds, that they were going to do this, they were going to do it this way and they were going to be Kiss,” Wise tells Kiss FAQ. “Ace and Peter had no focus. They were hired hands as far as I was concerned. I knew they auditioned for the band — and the band was Gene and Paul, period.”
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