July 18, 2006
KISSONLINE EXCLUSIVE: KISS just rocked Nagoya's Rainbow Hall, tearing through a set list which included the first ever Japanese performance of "Love 'Em and Leave 'Em" and several other classics not played on their 2004 visit to Japan, including "Black Diamond with Eric on lead vocals. Tommy played a new Silver Gibson Les Paul guitar and Paul played Washburn guitars throughout the show. Gene breathed fire during "Firehouse" and spit blood and flew during "God of Thunder" while Paul flew out to the soundboard area of the arena and sang "I Was Made For Lovin' You" surrounded by a sea of arms in air! The audience was extremely responsive and energetic tonight, singing and clapping throughout the show. KISS fans from all over Japan as well as fans from the US, Australia, Brazil, Sweden, Norway, the UK, Germany and Italy attended the show. Paul sang the Japanese song "Sukiyaki" and told the crowd on several occasions that he loved to see KISS' Japanese friends, fans and family! Judging from the crowd's response tonight, they love seeing KISS just as much! The Nagoya set list included: Detroit Rock City Makin' Love Watchin' You King Of the Night Time World Christine 16 Firehouse Got to Choose Love 'Em, Leave 'Em I Love It Loud Love Gun God Of Thunder Do You Love Me Black Diamond Let Me Go Rock and Roll I Was Made For Lovin' You Shout It Out Loud Encore: God Gave Rock and Roll To You Rock and Roll All Nite