Bruce Kulick was born in Brooklyn,
New York on December 12, 1953.
taste of the big time was when he toured the world
with Meat Loaf as part of the Bat Out of
Hell touring band from 1977-78.
He formed the
hard rock band Blackjack,
alongside a young singer by the name of Michael
Bolotin (a.k.a. Michael Bolton).
A pair of albums followed, 1979's self-titled debut and 1980's Worlds Apart,
but the band broke up before achieving mainstream success.
Bruce then went on to play on Billy Squier's debut solo album, A
Tale of the Tape.
Next was 1981's Great
American Music by New York bar-favs The
Good Rats. Then Bruce placed on Michael
Bolton's self-titled '83 release.
some session work on KISS' 1984
release, Animalize, before becoming a full-time KISS member.
Bruce played on 9 Album releases and also collaborated
with the originals KISS members
on Psycho Circus.
Bruce has left KISS, he has formed
the band UNION, played on many tribute albums
and a few other music projects. Beginning in December
2000, Bruce will be the lead guitarist of Grand
Funk Railroad for their 2000 - 2002 tour.
In 2001, he released
an EP and solo album titled AUDIODOG. Initially they
were only available through Kulick.net, but later
in the year AUDIODOG was made available to the public
through retailers across the USA.
Also In 2001
BRUCE KULICK was among the artists slated to take
part in a tribute to guitarists JOE SATRIANI and
STEVE VAI, with half the album devoted to each. Kulick
will cover "Always With Me, Always With You" from
Satriani's Surfing With the Alien.
8th, 2001, Bruce had the honor to play the American
National Anthem in Montreal before the Expos vs.
Phillies baseball game.
In 2002, Bruce
was back on the road with GFR, playing about 50+
dates. On July 3rd, Bruce was honored a second time
by playing the National Anthem before a Marlins /
Cubs game in Miami.
Bruce released his second solo effort, "Transformer" in April, 2003.
The disc included 12 tracks. In May, Bruce toured Australia in support
of the new album.
Bruce continued touring with Grand Funk Railroad, doing about 50+ concerts
a year. Bruce has allso appeared on two more tribute albums, including "Spin
The Bottle - An All-Star Tribute to KISS". .