Heavy Metal (Kiss) Movies on DVD
Although they temporarily removed their makeup in the 1980s, Kiss didn't stop making hits--as evidenced by this hard-rocking compilation of the band's greatest videos from the "MTV decade." Join Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and company for such riveting rockers as "I Love It Loud," "Lick It Up," "Heaven's on Fire," "Tears Are Falling," and "Crazy Crazy Nights." Soundtrack: English PCM stereo.
Go behind the makeup with Gene Simmons for a revealing spoken word performance in which the opinionated Kiss superstar shares his views on a variety of his favorite topics. Along with a candid discussion about his career, money and fame, the erstwhile Chaim Witz also talks about his considerable success with the ladies. Soundtrack: English.
In the mid-1990s, Kiss fans would not be satisfied until their beloved rock gods returned to the stage, and so launched one elaborate gesture after another to pay homage to their idols. With tribute bands, conventions, and nostalgic fandom reaching a fever pitch, Gene, Paul, Peter, and Ace donned their makeup once again in 1996. This documentary chronicles the fans' unique contributions to the resurgence of the legendary rockers. 168 min. Soundtrack: English; bonus footage; outtakes; more.
This first volume in the definitive video history of the legendary Kabuki-faced rock combo boasts rare early concert footage, promo clips, and TV appearances. Featured are a performance of "Acrobat" from a 1974 Long Beach show and a 1975 San Francisco concert; segments from "ABC in Concert" and "The Midnight Special"; the band's memorable 1974 turn on "The Mike Douglas Show" and in 1976's "The Paul Lynde Halloween Special"; a 1976 Detroit show and 1977 concerts from Tokyo and Houston; and much more. 6 1/4 hrs. total on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.
Relive an era in the Kiss saga marked by fame, controversy, and tragedy with this collection of live footage and archival material. Included are "Kiss in Attack of the Phantoms," the European version of the band's 1979 TV movie "Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park"; the original foursome's 1979 appearance with Tom Snyder on "The Tomorrow Show"; concerts from Sydney in 1980 and Rio de Janeiro in 1983; the 1983 MTV "Unmasking" event; 1987 Philadelphia concert footage and a 1990 Detroit show; and more. 6 1/3 hrs. total on three discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.
More lineup changes and a return to face-painted glory for Kiss marked the years spotlighted in this third volume. You'll see a Detroit show from 1992's "Revenge" tour; the band's 1995 "MTV Unplugged" turn with appearances by Ace and Peter; the 1996 reunion tour Tiger Stadium show; 1998's "Psycho Circus" tour's Dodger Stadium concert; a 2000 "farewell" tour show from the New Jersey Meadowlands; and much more, including a never-before-available 1973 Queens, New York, concert. 9 1/2 hrs. total on four discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.
Originally planned for a worldwide Internet simulcast that got curtailed by technical problems, this dazzling live concert features Ace, Gene, Paul, and Peter setting the Vegas sky ablaze with their patented mix of stage pyrotechnics and searing amalgamations of guitar licks. Songs include "Shout It Out Loud," "Love Gun," "God of Thunder," "Rock and Roll All Nite," and more. 100 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
"You wanted the best, you got the best!" This extensive behind-the-scenes look at legendary rock band Kiss features live performance footage, as well as interviews with members Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley. Also included is footage of the group receiving their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and promotion for the film "Runaway." 47 min. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
He's left the make-up behind him, but Kiss front man Paul Stanley combines theatricality with a searing amalgamation of guitar licks in this live show from the House of Blues in Chicago. Along with such Kiss favorites as "Lick It Up," "Love Gun," and "Detroit Rock City," Paul also performs "Bulletproof," "Everytime I See You Around," and more from his 2006 "Live to Win" solo album. Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo.