KISS: Kissology - The Ultimate KISS Collection, Vol. 3
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This is the biggest the baddest the most incredible of them all Kissology Vol.. 3 1992-2000 The third installment of the multi-platinum, hugely successful Kissology Series. Having sold nearly 600,000 unitsof Kissology Volumes 1 & 2, Kiss is back with their biggest statement to date nearly Ten hours of Kiss live on stage. Kissology Vol. 3 also features for the first time on DVD MTV's Unplugged performance, including songs that didn't make it into the broadcast or CD version Plus, a behind-the-scenes documentary shot during rehearsals and back stage Never Before Seen! And we teased this on Kissology VOL .1 the much-heralded Queens, NY Coventry Show from December, 1973 the band's first ever concert filmed in make up in its entirety!!! Kissology VOL. 3 1992-2000 has been super-expanded to four DVD's nearly Ten Hours of KISS live and on stage!
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Their unplugged show alone is worth the price of all three boxed sets. It's the complete unedited version of the one show where the focus was completely the music. They had now pyrotechnics, no huge stage, it was just the four of them performing unplugged. The show was already special, but what made it extra special was the big surprise that everyone now knows about where Ace and Peter joined for a couple of songs. After a couple of songs with this line-up, the audiences aren't completely sure of what will happen, but then the original KISS and the current KISS at the time do a few classics.
The second disc is a show from their reunion tour, plus their MTV VMA performance in it's entire form. It might have been a quick performance, but it was still a good one. That's followed by the first half of what I consider to be the ultimate KISS show.
The show that the second disc ends with and the first disc begins with is truly the ULTIMATE KISS SHOW because they had their entire show, but now with newer technological advances, they could do things to make the show even bigger and better. Gene performs above the audience, Paul performs on a stage in the middle of the audience, Ace Frehley's guitar flies off into space, and Peter Criss shows the soft side.
After the big show, there's a really good quick show done at the premiere of the movie, Detroit Rock City, and then is a show from what was planned to be their final tour, but as they say in the commentary, they realized that KISS couldn't continue the way they were, but they could still continue. The trilogy has the greatest ending that any concert boxed set trilogy can have. However, there's one additional disc.
The set ends with the first filmed performance of KISS. The film quality is horrible, you can barely see them, and they barely had that many songs, but it's a great way of coming full circle.
concert filmed in the US south by NHK( even as a Bootleg, it is superior in image, but not in audio).
Disc one shows a good transition from the 80s KISS, then as it appears in the MTV unplugged special, and many people who only have the Official release will love the extra songs never before released from this show in 5.1 ( and yes I know they exist in Boot, but these have been carefully mixed into great audio, to such a superb extent that we get to see all the good, the bad and the ugly, in voice and in Guitar).
Disc 3 has some great closing materials, and has been edited together very well.
The Commentary is the principle pain in this set; Disc one has Paul and Gene sporadically commenting on events. After disc twos' start with Paul and Gene coming down hard again on Ace and Peter, there is a few concessions from Gene that some things should be kept quiet and not discussed publically, however Saint Paul and Gene seem to leave Ace and Peter as the exception,but if Ace and Peter were invited in or HAD they been invited in then I am sure they would have had plenty to say about the events that have unravelled.
Even with Disc 4, the commentary, on a 43 minute disc, is under 10 minutes.
As a band, Paul, Gene, Ace and Peter created something that will never be seen again, except in the still sealed vaults.
I Guess much like the many movie collections , after KISSOLOGY 3, we will probably get KISS-THE FRANCHISE COLLECTION ( who will replace Paul and Gene? Or will the KISS Inc have them cloned :-).
The Menus in all the Discs allow you to select the tunes you want, and there are some great performances. After seeing disc 4, though, you might want to chase up KISS THE MISSING CONCERT ... However, you might find that a hard buy ( not easily available).
The absurd thing about this set is that because there are so many variations in the extras, if VH1 Classic got together and did a 5.1 audio edit of the extras collection we could see the whole series re-issued with the WHOLE collection of the bonus extras; of course I am dreaming about this point. But my complaint essentially is that KISSOLOGY is a good broad collection, but if VH1 Classic focused JUST on the Reunion Period, the Makeup period where the Original KISS, the REAL KISS played live in front of Cameras, and where captured in all of their digital glory, they could easily realease the same amount again, and maybe we could get some REAL commentary from Ace, Peter and some Roadies, and some Regular crew. My special request is if someone could digitally remove Doc McGhee from the video :-)
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