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The Tour!! KISS/Motley Crue Concert Review

In the summer of 2012, my favorite band KISS and maybe my 2nd or 3rd favorite band Motley Crue did a tour.

In fact, it was called The Tour!!

I could not miss this.

KISS were about to come out with a new album (Monster) and seeing these two together, although I had seen both separately quite a few times by this point, was a no brainer.

My cousin Zachary and friend Jamie went with me.

Unfortunately, we were late to the show so we got there when Motley were playing their 6th song of their set.

I’d heard all of these songs they played sooooo many times by then, but still it upset me I missed half their set.  Still upsets me as I type this in 2023.

But what I saw of their set was great and fun.

Motley (original members Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx, and Tommy Lee) always put on a fun show, and I love their music/albums, so just seeing them at all was a treat.

But I saw all of KISS’s set thank goodness.

They came out on a giant truss that was designed to look like a huge spider, and played a great rocking set as always.

I have many favorite bands, but they are my number 1.

They always make me feel like I’m 16 again, which is when I first saw them.

I love all of their albums and all of their band lineups (Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer, and Tommy Thayer since 2004.).

Not much more to say, other than I love both of these bands and even though we weren’t there for all of it, it was still a fun time.

KISS Set List:

  1. Detroit Rock City
  2. Shout It Out Loud
  3. I Love It Loud
  4. Firehouse
  5. Hell Or Hallelujah (New Song)
  6. War Machine
  7. Shock Me
  8. Guitar/Drum Solos
  9. Bass Solo
  10. God Of Thunder
  11. Love Gun
  12. Lick It Up
  13. Black Diamond
  14. Encore:  Calling Dr. Love
  15. Rock And Roll All Nite

Motley Crue Set List:

  1. Saints Of Los Angeles
  2. Wild Side
  3. Shout At The Devil
  4. Same Ol’ Situation (S.O.S.)
  5. Sex (New Song)
  6. Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)-They were playin this song when we arrived.  We saw everything else after this and saw all of KISS’ set.
  7. Home Sweet Home
  8. Drum Solo
  9. Guitar Solo
  10. Live Wire
  11. Primal Scream 
  12. Dr. Feelgood
  13. Girls, Girls, Girls
  14. Kickstart My Heart

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