Jigoku-Retsuden

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Jigoku-Retsuden/Kiss Best - Kissology/Kiss Klassics
Remix album by Kiss
Released August 27, 2008
Recorded 2008
Genre Hard rock
Length 53:36
Label DefSTAR, Sony Music Japan
Producer Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley
Kiss chronology
The Best of Kiss, Volume 3: The Millennium Collection
(2006)
Jigoku-Retsuden
(2008)
Ikons
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Melodic.net 4/5 stars[2]

Jigoku-Retsuden (地獄烈伝, which translates to "Intense Transmission from Hell"), also known as Kissology[1] and Kiss Klassics,[3] was a limited-edition CD/DVD set released in 2008 by the band Kiss, exclusively in Japan. The CD portion of the bundle included 15 re-recorded classic Kiss tracks by the 2008 band line-up (Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer, Eric Singer).

The DVD portion of the bundle is concert footage from a 1977 performance at Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The CD was re-released by Kiss as part of a digipack deluxe edition of their album Sonic Boom along with concert footage from the Alive 35 Tour on October 6, 2009.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Lead vocals Length
1. "Deuce"   Gene Simmons Simmons 3:07
2. "Detroit Rock City"   Paul Stanley, Bob Ezrin Stanley 3:57
3. "Shout It Out Loud"   Stanley, Simmons, Ezrin Stanley, Simmons 2:53
4. "Hotter Than Hell"   Stanley Stanley 3:10
5. "Calling Dr. Love"   Simmons Simmons 3:25
6. "Love Gun"   Stanley Stanley 3:14
7. "I Was Made for Lovin' You"   Stanley, Vini Poncia, Desmond Child Stanley 4:41
8. "Heaven's on Fire"   Stanley, Child Stanley 3:24
9. "Lick It Up"   Stanley, Vinnie Vincent Stanley 3:56
10. "I Love It Loud"   Simmons, Vincent Simmons 4:09
11. "Forever"   Stanley, Michael Bolton Stanley 3:53
12. "Christine Sixteen"   Simmons Simmons 2:59
13. "Do You Love Me?"   Stanley, Ezrin, Kim Fowley Stanley 3:39
14. "Black Diamond"   Stanley Eric Singer, intro by Stanley 4:20
15. "Rock and Roll All Nite"   Stanley, Simmons Simmons 2:49

DVD (Region 2)[edit]

Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 1977

  1. "Detroit Rock City"
  2. "Let Me Go, Rock 'n' Roll"
  3. "Ladies Room"
  4. "Firehouse"
  5. "I Want You"
  6. "Cold Gin"
  7. "Nothin' to Lose"
  8. "God of Thunder"
  9. "Rock and Roll All Nite"
  10. "Shout It Out Loud"
  11. "Black Diamond"

CD Personnel[edit]

DVD Personnel[edit]

  • Gene Simmons – bass guitar, lead vocals
  • Paul Stanley – rhythm guitar, lead vocals
  • Ace Frehley – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Criss – drums, vocals

References[edit]