Bruce Kulick (born on December 12, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American guitarist. Kulick toured the world on Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell" tour in 1977-78, and was briefly a member of Long Island's Good Rats. He was also in the band Blackjack with Michael Bolton, and also played on the first two Michael Bolton solo albums. (Bolton later co-wrote the song Forever, from Hot In The Shade). Kulick is best known as lead guitarist for the rock band Kiss from September 1984 to February 1996.