KISS The Box Set: (November 20, 2001)

KISSThe Box Set is a five-CD box set. Its contents span the group's career from 1971 (as the pre-KISS band, Wicked Lester) through 1999. It also contains late-1960s demos from some pre-KISS bands involving KISS co-founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.

The release will came in two versions, Standard and Deluxe. Both sets will include the same materials. The Deluxe Set is sold in a guitar case and the publication in the set is hardbound. The Standard Set comes in a standard box with a paperback version of the publication.

Charts & RIAA Certifications

  • Week 1 - 19,415 units, entered Billboard Top 200 @ #128
    Week 2 -   8,715 units 11/28/01
    Week 3 - 10,509 units 12/05/01

  • KISS: The Box Set is certified Gold by the RIAA on December 18, 2001. The 5 disc set has sold more than 100,000 copies of the set.

Track Listing

Disc One
Strutter (demo), Deuce (demo), Keep Me Waiting (Wicked Lester), She (Wicked Lester), Love Her All I Can (Wicked Lester), Let Me Know (Bell Sound Studios demo), 100,000 Years (Bell Sound Studios demo), Stop, Look To Listen (1968 Paul Stanley demo), Leeta (1969 Gene Simmons demo), Let Me Go, Rock 'N' Roll (Bell Sound Studios demo), Acrobat (live at the Daisy), Firehouse (Bell Sound Studios demo), and the album tracks Nothin' To Lose, Black Diamond, Hotter Than Hell, Strange Ways, Parasite, Goin' Blind, Anything For My Baby, Ladies In Waiting, and Rock And Roll All Nite.

Disc Two
live sessions of C'mon And Love Me Live, Rock Bottom, Cold Gin, and Watchin' You, Doncha Hesitate (demo), Mad Dog (demo), God Of Thunder (demo), Great Expectations, Beth, Do You Love Me, Bad, Bad Lovin' (demo, an early version of Calling Dr. Love), Calling Dr. Love, Mr. Speed (demo), Christine Sixteen, Hard Luck Woman, Shock Me, I Stole Your Love, I Want You (recorded at a soundcheck), Love Gun (demo), and Love Is Blind (demo).

Disc Three
Detroit Rock City, King Of The Night Time World (live), Larger Than Life, Rocket Ride, Tonight You Belong To Me, New York Groove, Radioactive (demo), Don't You Let Me Down, I Was Made For Lovin' You, Sure Know Something, Shandi, You're All That I Want, You're All That I Need (demo), Talk To Me (live), A World Without Heroes, The Oath, Nowhere To Run, Creatures Of The Night, War Machine, and I Love It Loud.

Disc Four
Lick It Up, All Hell's Breaking Loose, Heaven's On Fire, Get All You Can Take, Thrills In The Night, Tears Are Falling, Uh! All Night, Time Traveller (demo), Hell Or High Water, Crazy, Crazy Nights, Reason To Live, Let's Put The X In Sex, Hide Your Heart, Ain't That Peculiar (demo), Silver Spoon, and Forever (single version).

Disc Five
God Gave Rock 'N' Roll To You II, Unholy, Domino (demo), Every Time I Look At You, Comin' Home (live, from Unplugged), Got To Choose (live, from Unplugged), I Still Love You (live, from Unplugged), Nothin' To Lose (live, from Unplugged), Childhood's End (with coda), I Will Be There, Psycho Circus, Into The Void, Within, I Pledge Allegiance To The State Of Rock & Roll, Nothing Can Keep Me From You, It's My Life (original version), Shout It Out Loud (live), and Rock And Roll All Night from the still-unreleased Kiss Alive IV.

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