KISS40 Downunder 2015 - Melbourne, Oct. 9

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KISS40 Downunder 2015 - Melbourne, Oct. 9

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Plan meet-ups, discuss/review the show, share the set list, report live from the show!
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An eyewitness report including configuration would be greatly appreciated.
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better than 2013 on both nights - sonically and visually
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Setlist :
Detroit Rock City
Deuce
Psycho Circus
Creatures of the Night
I Love It Loud
War Machine
Do You Love Me
Hell or Hallelujah
Tommy & Eric Solos
Calling Dr. Love
Lick It Up
Gene Solo
God of Thunder
Cold Gin
Love Gun
Black Diamond
Shandi (partial, just Paul)
Shout It Out Loud
I Was Made for Lovin' You
Rock and Roll All Nite
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I was front row, in front of Pauls mic stand both nights. INCREDIBLE SHOW!

Best i have seen them ever.. Paul is on fire
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Ziggy wrote:I was front row, in front of Pauls mic stand both nights. INCREDIBLE SHOW!

Best i have seen them ever.. Paul is on fire
Well then, a course of anti-inflammatories might be needed for his throat.
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Looks like the entire upper level is curtained off.
Even with 2 for 1 tickets they couldn't draw more.
Every Kiss tour since the farewell has drawn slightly less than the one before.
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croarg74 wrote:Looks like the entire upper level is curtained off.
Even with 2 for 1 tickets they couldn't draw more.
Every Kiss tour since the farewell has drawn slightly less than the one before.
It's not. Not only are there six sections fully open. The ones that actually are curtained are sold on the first third of them. More than likely in the 7,000-8,000 range. It's also a second show where the profit margin goes up exponentially. You can even look at it this way, last night's show had even more people there than a sold out Adelaide. With the exception of the second night at Rod Laver this tour has near sold out attendances every night. If you're gonna be picayune about this tour compared to 2013 the numbers are about the same without dishing out $300,000 or $400,000 out to the opener. I assure you the Dead Daisies come infinitely cheaper.

This trip down under is hugely successful nine ways 'till Sunday no matter how you slice it.
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Paul is sounding quite good...better than youtube clips would suggest.

I saw Rod Stewart a few years ago who sounded worse and had trouble hitting higher notes.

Both stars sing within their available range.

I am a fan of both and think it is fantastic they are still able to do what they do for my pleasure...
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My friends who were there and are by no means KISS super fans or apologists or give a fuck about this attendance shit all said it was pretty much packed.
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First night was definitely sold out.
Second night had some nose bleed section curtained off. and the Platinum barrier moved foreword about 10 metres. other than that it was absolutely packed!
The tickets were selling at half price for the last week.. but thats the promoters problem.. KISS had already cashed in!
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Wet Willie wrote:Paul is sounding quite good...better than youtube clips would suggest.

I saw Rod Stewart a few years ago who sounded worse and had trouble hitting higher notes.

Both stars sing within their available range.

I am a fan of both and think it is fantastic they are still able to do what they do for my pleasure...
I never take notice of how the YouTube clips sound anyway. They are recorded from mobile phones and that's not gonna
Sound perfect.
People just bash Paul for no reason now. Sure, he's done some hard yards with his voice, and it's not 100 percent. Who cares?. He's still giving 100 percent as far as I'm concerned.
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I spit the hangman wrote:
Wet Willie wrote:Paul is sounding quite good...better than youtube clips would suggest.

I saw Rod Stewart a few years ago who sounded worse and had trouble hitting higher notes.

Both stars sing within their available range.

I am a fan of both and think it is fantastic they are still able to do what they do for my pleasure...
I never take notice of how the YouTube clips sound anyway. They are recorded from mobile phones and that's not gonna
Sound perfect.
People just bash Paul for no reason now. Sure, he's done some hard yards with his voice, and it's not 100 percent. Who cares?. He's still giving 100 percent as far as I'm concerned.
:salut: This!
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Re: KISS40 Downunder 2015 - Melbourne, Oct. 9

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went both nights. Paul cut Shandi short this night. Slightly better than first night. Got to remember you cant hear his voice when your there like you do on videos. Having said that he sounded better LG was quite good.
The show overall was great and fun. Had a blast both nights. Stage left lower lever and upper lever front on first night so got great views and close up.