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Regional Discography - Australia

HOTTER THAN HELL
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-7006 (AUZ, Oct. 1974)
Casablanca/Astor Records ACT-2542 (AUZ, 1974 - Cassette)
*** The first album released in Australia...
Singles:
   1. "Let Me Go, Rock 'N Roll" b/w "Hotter Than Hell" [Casablanca/Astor NB-823]

DRESSED TO KILL
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-7016 (AUZ, 1975)
Casablanca/Astor Records ACT-2572 (AUZ, 1975 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Rock And Roll All Nite" b/w "Getaway" [Casablanca/Astor NB-829]
   2. "C'mon And Love Me" b/w "Getaway" [Casablanca/Astor NB-841]

KISS
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-7001 (AUZ, 1975)
Casablanca/Astor Records ACT-2591 (AUZ, 1975 - Cassette)
*** Issue after "Dressed To Kill" came out, in early 1975...
Singles:
   None

[Image] [Image] V/A: THE CASABLANCA FILE
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-1 (AUZ, 1975)
Casablanca/Astor Records CNBLP-1 (AUZ, 1975 - Cassette)
*** Australian sampler compilation which also featured several Casablanca artists as well as one song each from the then available first three KISS albums. It was also released on cassette.
Tracks:
   A1. "Strutter"
   A2. "Two Timer"
   B6. "Let Me Go, Rock 'N Roll"

ALIVE!
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-7020 (AUZ, 1975)
Casablanca/Astor Records DP-152 (AUZ, 1975 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "C'mon And Love Me" b/w "Getaway" [Casablanca/Astor NB-841]
   *** An obscure single. This seems to be a transitionary single with the live version of the song replacing the studio. Credits on center-ring are altered accordingly, though the catalog number remained the same as the "Dressed To Kill" studio version released earlier in the year.
   2. "Rock And Roll All Nite" (Live) b/w "Rock And Roll All Nite" Studio [Casablanca/Astor NB-850]
   *** This single came in a variety of flavours, each with a combination of correct and incorrect spellings of "Nite" on the titles on Side-A and Side-B.

DESTROYER
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-7025 (AUZ, 1976)
Casablanca/Astor Records ACT-2652 (AUZ, 1976 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Shout It Out Loud" b/w "Sweet Pain" [Casablanca/Astor NB-854 (AUZ, 1976)]
   2. "Flaming Youth" b/w "God Of Thunder" [Casablanca/Astor NB-858 (AUZ, 1976)]
   3. "Detroit Rock City" b/w "Beth" [Casablanca/Astor NB-863 (AUZ, 1976)]
   4. "Beth" b/w "Detroit Rock City" [Casablanca/Astor NB-863 (AUZ, 1976)]

ROCK AND ROLL OVER
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-7037 (AUZ, 1976)
Casablanca/Astor Records 4NBLP-7037 (AUZ, 1976 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Hard Luck Woman" b/w "Mr. Speed" [Casablanca/Astor NB-873 (AUZ, 1976)]
   2. "Calling Dr. Love" b/w "Take Me" [Casablanca/Astor NB-880 (AUZ, 1976)]

LOVE GUN
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-7057 (AUZ, 1977)
Casablanca/Astor Records 4NBLP-7057 (AUZ, 1977 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Christine Sixteen" b/w "Shock Me" [Casablanca/Astor NB-889 (AUZ, Aug. 1977)]
   2. "Then She Kissed Me" b/w "Almost Human" [Casablanca/Astor NB-002 (AUZ, Oct. 1977)]
   *** The first Australian single to deviate from the US release model...
   3. "Love Gun" b/w "Hooligan" [Casablanca/Astor NB-895 (AUZ, Dec. 1977)]

ALIVE II
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-70762 (AUZ, 1977)
Casablanca/Astor Records 6NBLP-70762 (AUZ, 1977 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release. Included the "Evolution of KISS" booklet...
Singles:
   1. "Shout It Out Loud" (Live) b/w "Nothin' To Lose" (Live) [Casablanca/Astor NB-903 (AUZ, Nov. 1977)]
   2. "Rocket Ride" b/w "Tomorrow And Tonight" (Live) [Casablanca/Astor NB-915 (AUZ, Apr. 1978)]

[Image] DOUBLE PLATINUM
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-71002 (AUZ, 1978)
Casablanca/Astor Records NBLP-71002 (AUZ, 1978 - "White Cover")
Casablanca/Astor Records 6NBLP-7100 (AUZ, 1978 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Strutter '78" b/w "Shock Me" [Casablanca/Astor NB-928 (AUZ, May 1978)]

GENE SIMMONS
Casablanca/Astor NBLP-7120 (AUZ, 1978)
Casablanca/Astor 4NBLP-7120 (AUZ, 1978 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Radioactive" b/w "See You In Your Dreams" [Casablanca/Astor NB-951 (AUZ, Feb. 1979)]

ACE FREHLEY
Casablanca/Astor NBLP-7121 (AUZ, 1978)
Casablanca/Astor 4NBLP-7121 (AUZ, 1978 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "New York Groove" b/w "Snowblind" [Casablanca/Astor NB-940 (AUZ, Feb. 1979)]

PETER CRISS
Casablanca/Astor NBLP-7122 (AUZ, 1978)
Casablanca/Astor 4NBLP-7122 (AUZ, 1978 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Don't You Let Me Down" b/w "Hooked On Rock 'N Roll" [Casablanca/Astor NB-952 (AUZ, Feb. 1979)]

PAUL STANLEY
Casablanca/Astor NBLP-7123 (AUZ, 1978)
Casablanca/Astor 4NBLP-7123 (AUZ, 1978 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Hold Me, Touch Me" b/w "Goodbye" [Casablanca/Astor NB-940 (AUZ, Feb. 1979)]

DYNASTY
Casablanca/Astor NBLP-7152 (Australia, 1979)
Casablanca/Astor 4NBLP-7152 (Australia, 1979 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "I Was Made For Lovin' You" b/w "Hard Times" [Casablanca/Astor NB-983, (AUZ, Jun. 1979)]
   2. "I Was Made For Lovin' You" b/w "Hard Times" [Casablanca/Astor DS-12930 (AUZ, 1979 - 12")]
   3. "Sure Know Something" b/w "Dirty Livin'" [Casablanca/Astor NB-2205 (AUZ, Aug. 1979]
   4. "I Was Made For Lovin' You" b/w "Charisma" [Mercury/Polygram 870 424-1 (AUZ, 1987 - 12")]
   *** Obscure reissue of the hit single in the 7:54 disco format.

[Image] [Image] THE BEST OF THE SOLO ALBUMS
Casablanca/Astor NBLP-2 (Australia, Nov. 1979)
Casablanca/Astor 4NBLP-2 (Australia, 1979 - Cassette)
Casablanca/Polygram NBLP-2 (Australia, 1980)
Casablanca/Polygram 4NBLP-2 (Australia, 1980 - Cassette)
*** With artwork unique to Australia, this compilation was the first album released by Polygram when they took over distribution from Astor in 1980. Issue came with a set of four stickers featuring the artwork of the individual solo albums and a promotional flyer for the "Attack Of The Phantoms" movie.
Tracks:
   A1. Paul Stanley - "Hold Me, Touch Me"
   A2. Paul Stanley - "Tonight You Belong To Me"
   A3. Paul Stanley - "Move On"
   A4. Peter Criss - "Don't You Let Me Down"
   A5. Peter Criss - "Hooked On Rock And Roll"
   A6. Peter Criss - "I Can't Stop The Rain"
   B1. Ace Frehley - "New York Groove"
   B2. Ace Frehley - "Speedin' Back To My Baby"
   B3. Ace Frehley - "Rip It Out"
   B4. Gene Simmons - "Radioactive"
   B5. Gene Simmons - "Mr. Make Believe"
   B6. Gene Simmons - "Living In Sin"

UNMASKED
Casablanca/Polygram 6302-032 (AUZ, 1980)
Casablanca/Polygram 7144-032 (AUZ, 1980 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release. Included poster...
Singles:
   1. "Shandi" b/w "She's So European" [Casablanca/Polygram 6000-436 (AUZ, 1980 - small type)]
   2. "Shandi" b/w "She's So European" [Casablanca/Polygram 6000-436 (AUZ, 1980 - large type)]
   3. "Talk To Me" b/w "Naked City" [Casablanca/Polygram 6000-463 (AUZ, 1980)]
   4. "Is That You?" b/w "Two Sides Of The Coin" [Casablanca/Polygram 6000-514 (AUZ, Oct. 1980)]
   *** Released for only a few short weeks in Oct. 1980 making this, probably in a tie with Gene's "Radioactive", the rarest single in the Australian KISS catalogue and one of the most expensive KISS singles.

STAR TRAX EP
Casablanca/Polygram 6200-027 (AUZ, 1981 - 7" EP)
*** This was the first single issued in Australia to feature a picture sleeve. The picture on the sleeve features a reversed photograph. Two versions of this cover exist, one with a proper KISS logo in red and the other without, though both share the same back cover.
Tracks:
   A1. "Rock And Roll All Nite"
   A2. "Shout It Out Loud"
   B1. "Love Gun"
   B2. "Sure Know Something"

MUSIC FROM "THE ELDER"
Casablanca/Polygram 6302-163 (AUZ, 1981)
Casablanca/Polygram 7144-163 (AUZ, 1981 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release. Gatefold cover, included poster...
Singles:
   1. "I" (Edit) b/w "The Oath" [Casablanca/Polygram 6000-717 (AUZ, 1981)]
   *** The Australian version includes an edited version of "I" with "Got the balls to stand" changed to "Got the guts to stand". This was the first proper Australian single to feature a picture sleeve, though this one is cheaply manufactured.
   2. "A World Without Heroes" b/w "Dark Light" [Casablanca/Polygram 6000-769 (AUZ, 1982)]

KILLERS
Casablanca/Polygram 6302-193 (AUZ, 1982)
Casablanca/Polygram 7144-193 (AUZ, 1982 - Cassette)
Singles:
   1. "Nowhere To Run" b/w "Rock And Roll All Nite" (Live) [Casablanca/Polygram 6000-860 (AUZ, 1982)]

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT
Casablanca/Polygram 6302-219 (AUZ, 1982)
Casablanca/Polygram 7144-219 (AUZ, 1982 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "I Love It Loud" b/w "Killer" [Casablanca/Polygram 6000-916 (AUZ, 1982)]

LICK IT UP
Casablanca/Polygram 814 297-1 (AUZ, 1983)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Lick It Up" b/w "Dance All Over Your Face" [Casablanca/Polygram 814 498-7 (AUZ, 1983)]
   2. "All Hell's Breakin' Loose" b/w "Young And Wasted" [Casablanca/Polygram 880 205-7 (AUZ, 1984)]

ANIMALIZE
Casablanca/Polygram 822 495-1 (AUZ, 1984)
Universal Music Group 558 859-2 (AUZ, 2001)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Heaven's On Fire" b/w "Lonely Is The Hunter" [Casablanca/Polygram 880 205-7 (AUZ, 1984)]
   2. "Thrills In The Night" (Edit) b/w "Burn Bitch Burn" [Mercury/Polygram 880 535-7 (AUZ, 1985)]

singles THE SINGLES
Concept Records CC0013 (AUZ, 1985)
Concept Records CC0013C (AUZ, 1985 - Cassette)
*** Australian only compilation, that was initially very rare due to it being promoted only on late-night television commercials. This was an official album, released under license from Polygram, that lived up to its name with the material having been released on Australian singles previously. Substantial quantities of this album showed up in Australian distribution channels in the late-1980s.
Tracks:
   A1. "I Was Made For Lovin' You"
   A2. "Rock And Roll All Nite"
   A3. "Sure Know Something"
   A4. "Shout It Out Loud"
   A5. "Hard Luck Woman"
   A6. "Shandi"
   A7. "I"
   A8. "I Love It Loud"
   B1. "Strutter '78"
   B2. "Talk To Me"
   B3. "Beth"
   B4. "Detroit Rock City"
   B5. "Calling Dr. Love"
   B6. "Then She Kissed Me"
   B7. "Lick It Up"
   B8. "Heaven's On Fire"

ASYLUM
Mercury/Polygram 826 088-1 (AUZ, 1985)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Tears Are Falling" b/w "Heaven's On Fire" (Live) [Mercury/Polygram 884 141-7 (AUZ, 1985)]

CRAZY NIGHTS
Mercury/Polygram 832 626-1 (AUZ, 1987)
Universal Music Group 558 861-2 (AUS, 2001)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Crazy Crazy Nights" b/w "No, No, No" [Mercury/Polygram 888 796-7 (AUZ, 1987)]
   2. "Reason To Live" b/w "Thief In The Night" [Mercury/Polygram 870 022-7 (AUZ, 1987)]

SMASHES, THRASHES, & HITS
Mercury/Polygram 836 427-1 (AUZ, 1988)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Let's Put The X In Sex" b/w "Calling Dr. Love" [Mercury/Polygram 872-246-7 (AUZ, 1988)]
   2. "(You Make Me) Rock Hard" b/w "Deuce" [Mercury/Polygram 874 052-7 (AUZ, 1989)]
   3. "(You Make Me) Rock Hard" & "Deuce" [Mercury/Polygram 874 052-4 (AUZ, 1989 - Cassingle)]

HOT IN THE SHADE
Mercury/Polygram 838 913-1 (AUZ, 1989)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "Rise To It" (Full Power Guitar Mix) b/w "Silver Spoon" [Mercury/Polygram 875 098-7 (AUZ, 1989)]
   2. "Rise To It" (Full Power Guitar Mix) & "Silver Spoon" [Mercury/Polygram 875 098-4 (AUZ, 1989 - Cassingle)]
   3. "Hide Your Heart" b/w "Betrayed" [Mercury/Polygram 876 146-7 (AUZ, 1989)]
   4. "Hide Your Heart" & "Betrayed" [Mercury/Polygram 876 146-7 (AUZ, 1989 - Cassingle)]
   5. "Forever" (Remix) b/w "The Street Giveth And The Street Taketh Away" [Mercury/Polygram 876 716-7 (AUZ, 1990)]
   6. "Forever" (Remix) & "The Street Giveth And The Street Taketh Away" [Mercury/Polygram 876 716-2 (AUZ, 1990 - CD Single)]
   7. "Forever" (Remix) & "The Street Giveth And The Street Taketh Away" [Mercury/Polygram 876 716-4 (AUZ, 1990 - Cassingle)]

REVENGE
Mercury/Polygram 848 037-2 (AUZ, 1992 - CD)
Mercury/Polygram 848 037-4 (AUZ, 1992 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release...
Singles:
   1. "God Gave Rock And Roll To You II" & "Unholy" [Mercry/Polygram 864 002-2 (AUZ, 1992)]
   2. "God Gave Rock And Roll To You II" & "Unholy" [Mercry/Polygram 864 002-4 (AUZ, 1992 - Cassingle)]
   3. "Domino" & "Carr Jam 1981" [Mercury/Polygram 864 312-2 (AUZ, 1992)]
   4. "Domino" & "Carr Jam 1981" [Mercury/Polygram 864 312-4 (AUZ, 1992 - Cassingle)]
   *** "Revenge" would be the first album for which no 7" singles would be released.

ALIVE III
Mercury/Polygram 514 827-2 (AUZ, 1993 - CD)
Mercury/Polygram 514 8272-4 (AUZ, 1993 - Cassette)
*** Issued around same time as US release. Like other international releases, this included the extra track "Take It Off"...

KISS ALIVE II

Mercury/PolyGram 822 781-2 (Australia, 2/95)

   01. Detroit Rock City                (3:58) - Stanley/Ezrin
   02. King Of The Night Time World     (3:06) - Fowley/Anthony/Stanley/Ezrin
   03. Ladies Room                      (3:11) - Simmons
   04. Makin' Love                      (3:13) - Stanley/Delaney
   05. Love Gun                         (3:34) - Stanley
   06. Calling Dr. Love                 (3:32) - Simmons
   07. Christine Sixteen                (2:45) - Simmons
   08. Shock Me                         (5:51) - Frehley
   09. Hard Luck Woman                  (3:06) - Stanley
   10. Tomorrow And Tonight             (3:20) - Stanley
   11. I Stole Your Love                (3:36) - Stanley
   12. Beth                             (2:24) - Criss/Penridge/Ezrin
   13. God Of Thunder                   (5:16) - Stanley
   14. I Want You                       (4:14) - Stanley
   15. Shout It Out Loud                (3:37) - Simmons/Stanley/Ezrin
   16. All American Man                 (3:13) - Stanley/Delaney
   17. Rockin' In The U.S.A.            (2:44) - Simmons
   18. Larger Than Life                 (3:55) - Simmons
   19. Rocket Ride                      (4:07) - Frehley/Delaney
   20. Any Way You Want It              (2:33) - Clark

Produced by Eddie Kramer and KISS; Tracks 01 - 15, recorded live at The Forum, Los Angeles, CA, August 25 - 28, 1977 & Japan, 1977; Tracks 16 - 20, recorded at Capital Theatre, Passaic, NJ, and Electric Lady Studios, NYC, NY, September 1977; Engineered by Eddie Kramer and Corky Stasiak. Mixed by Eddie Kramer and Neil Dorfsman at Electric Lady Studios, NYC, NY. This rerelease was issued in conjunction with the "KISS My Ass Downunder" Tour of 1995 and had the regular release CD album inserted in a special slipcase with alternative cover art. The package also included a bonus CD detailed below...

a3 ALIVE III

Mercury/PolyGram 514-827-2 (Australia, 2/95)

   01. Creatures Of The Night		(4:40) - Stanley/Mitchel
   02. Deuce				(3:42) - Simmons
   03. I Just Wanna			(4:21) - Stanley/Vincent
   04. Unholy				(3:43) - Simmons/Vincent
   05. Heaven's On Fire			(4:02) - Stanley/Child
   06. Watchin' You			(3:35) - Simmons
   07. Domino				(3:47) - Simmons
   08. I Was Made For Lovin' You	(4:31) - Stanley/Child/Poncia
   09. I Still Love You			(6:04) - Stanley/Cusano
   10. Rock And Roll All Nite		(3:33) - Stanley/Simmons
   11. Lick It Up			(4:18) - Stanley/Vincent
   12. Forever				(4:20) - Stanley/Boltin
   13. Take It Off			(5:38) - Stanley/Ezrin/Roberts
   14. I Love It Loud			(3:40) - Stanley/Cusano
   15. Detroit Rock City		(5:11) - Stanley/Ezrin
   16. God Gave Rock 'N' Roll To You II	(5:21) - Ballard/Stanley/Simmons/Ezrin
   17. Star Spangled Banner		(2:38) - Key

Produced by Eddie Kramer and KISS. Recorded live during the Revenge tour. Mixed by Eddie Kramer and Garth Richardson at A & M Studios, LA. assisted by Brian Scheuble, Brain Virtue, Mike Douglass, Peter Magadaleno and David Hewitt.Digitally edited by Michael Bernard. Vinyl, Japanese and European versions include Take It Off.

Bonus EP BONUS TOUR EP

Mercury/Polygram B-KISS1-02 (Australia, 1/1995)
[See It!] CD Scan
[See It!] Aussie 95 CD Special Cover! Alive! |

   01. Strutter (Demo)			(4:57) - Simmons/Stanley
   02. I Was Made For Lovinī You	(4:29) - Stanley/Child/Poncia
   03. God Of Thunder			(4:13) - Stanley
   04. God Gave RockīnīRoll To You II	(5:18) - Ballard/Stanley/Simmons/Ezrin
   05. Deuce 				(3:05) - Simmons

Included with the special Australian Tour editions (reissues) of Alive, Alive II, and Alive III. Notable due to its inclusion of the original 6/73 KISS demo (Track 1 only). Listed as a promo on the rear cover. Click on cover for large scan.