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Jigoku-Retsuden/Kiss Best - Kissology/Kiss Klassics
Remix album by
ReleasedAugust 27, 2008
GenreHard rock
LabelDefSTAR, Sony Music Japan
ProducerGene Simmons, Paul Stanley
Kiss chronology
The Best of Kiss, Volume 3: The Millennium Collection
Jigoku-Retsuden/Kiss Best - Kissology/Kiss Klassics
Kiss 40
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Melodic.net4/5 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.TitleWriter(s)Lead vocalsLength
1."Deuce"Gene SimmonsSimmons3:07
2."Detroit Rock City"Paul Stanley, Bob EzrinStanley3:57
3."Shout It Out Loud"Stanley, Simmons, EzrinStanley, Simmons2:53
4."Hotter Than Hell"StanleyStanley3:10
5."Calling Dr. Love"SimmonsSimmons3:25
6."Love Gun"StanleyStanley3:14
7."I Was Made for Lovin' You"Stanley, Vini Poncia, Desmond ChildStanley4:41
8."Heaven's on Fire"Stanley, ChildStanley3:24
9."Lick It Up"Stanley, Vinnie VincentStanley3:56
10."I Love It Loud"Simmons, VincentSimmons4:09
11."Forever"Stanley, Michael BoltonStanley3:53
12."Christine Sixteen"SimmonsSimmons2:59
13."Do You Love Me?"Stanley, Ezrin, Kim FowleyStanley3:39
14."Black Diamond"StanleyEric Singer, intro by Stanley4:20
15."Rock and Roll All Nite"Stanley, SimmonsSimmons2:49

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]

Other musicians[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

Other musicians[edit]


  1. ^ a b http://www.allmusic.com/album/kissology-mw0001250186
  2. ^ "Melodic Net - Kiss - Jigoku Retsuden - Very Best Of". melodic.net. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/kiss-mn0000084209