American guitarist and producer Bob Kulik, who became famous for his work with the rock band “Kiss”, has died at the age of 70, DPA reported, quoted by BTA.
His brother and former member of the said band Bruce Kulik confirmed the news of his death on Twitter. “With a broken heart I share the news of the death of my brother Bob Kulik. His talent and dedication to music will forever remain in our memory!”
I am heartbroken to have to share the news of the passing of my brother Bob Kulick. His love of music, and his talent as a musician and producer should always be celebrated. Please respect the Kulick Family’s privacy during this sad time. RIP pic.twitter.com/LUWC6k69Ml
– Bruce Kulick (@brucekulick) May 29, 2020
The musicians from the band “Kiss” also posted that they learned the sad news with deep sadness and expressed their condolences to Kulik’s family, adds BTA.
In the initial audition for guitarists for the still unknown band “Keys”, Bob lost the competition at the expense of Ace Freley. But he remained friends with singer Gene Simmons and rhythm guitarist Paul Stanley, giving him the chance to record several albums with the band – Alive II, Unmasked, and Creatures of the Night.
Kulik has been recording Lou Reed’s 1975 album Coney Island Baby, working as a studio musician for Diana Ross and touring with Meat Loaf.