Quality fan-filmed video footage of KISS's October 29 concert in Uncasville, Connecticut can be seen below.
A review of the show is available at MassLive.com.
KISS kicked off the "Freedom To Rock" tour on July 4 with in Tucson, Arizona. The trek hit 40 cities through the summer — many of them places that the band has either never played or hasn't played in years.
"The majority of [these cities] are places that we played closer to the beginning of the band, that really helped us become who we are," KISS frontman Paul Stanley told the Cleveland Scene. "A lot of the cities that we played, most bands flew over on their way from L.A. to New York. We came about in a time where people really ignored a lot of the more blue-collar and Middle America cities and we made a name for ourselves by going in there and playing. Nobody decides where they're born, nobody chooses where they're born, and everybody deserves the same treatment and music. So that's really where we cut our teeth. To be able to go back is something very special for us. The reviews, the response of the audience, everything has been stellar. I mean, I don't know the last time we got such glowing acceptance and reviews from both fans and press. So we're doing something right and we’re doing it full tilt."
Stanley told The Morning Call about KISS's setlist for the current tour: "The cream has always risen to the top, and the people expect certain songs and they'll get those, undoubtedly. And we'll try to mix in some lesser classics. But the idea of playing obscure songs is only appealing to a die-hard fan who knows our albums inside out. To go up on stage and play unknown sons for a handful of people as opposed to playing the songs that everybody wants to hear is really not in our best interests or the audiences."
He continued: "We want to do the best show and we want to blow away people who get to see us once every two years, five years, ten years. Those are the people who we put the show together for. If somebody come night after night or sees ten or fifteen shows on a tour, well, they may be asking why we don't change the show up much. But the fact is we don't change it up that much because once it's great, you don't mess with it. If you mess with it, you're doing it more for yourself than for the audience. We want to do the best show possible."