Metal After Midnight: Kiss “Heaven’s On Fire”
Kiss’s second album without their makeup put them back in spotlight and they were accepted by the younger fans who were into the new generation of Glam rockers.
In 1984 bands like Motley Crue, Ratt and Poison were started to blow up the scene. Kiss already had success without the makeup with their “Lick It Up” release, but “Animalize” was a bigger test for the veteran rockers.
Could they fit in with the new bands? They answer was a big “yes”. They found an entire new group of fans with their more “Metal” sounding Animalize release. In many ways it was an extension of Lick It Up, but they had they had one song that really pushed them into the charts. Here’s “Heaven’s On “Fire” from Kiss.