Destroyer is the fifth studio album by American rock band Kiss, released in 1976. The album was produced by Bob Ezrin, who helped the band to expand their sound and experiment with new genres. Destroyer was a commercial and critical success, reaching number 9 on the Billboard 200 chart and spawning the hit singles “Shout It Out Loud,” “Beth,” and “Detroit Rock City.”
The album is considered one of Kiss’s best albums, and it has been praised for its dark and atmospheric sound, its catchy melodies, and its powerful performances. Destroyer has been certified 4x platinum by the RIAA, and it has been ranked as one of the greatest albums of all time by several publications.