DVDs

Alter Bridge – Live at the Royal Albert Hall Featuring The Parallax Orchestra

When it comes to venues, there are few that are as impressive as the Royal Albert Hall, from the striking design both outside and in, the variety of entertainment it has hosted, and not to mention the history of it. When beginning viewing of this release, we start en route to the place with Myles Kennedy, soon to find ourselves ...

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Mushroomhead

Mushroomhead explore their visual side with ‘Volume III’ DVD Review

With the departure of original vocalist Jeffrey “Nothing” Hatrix and guitarist Tommy Church, Volume III shows US alt metallers Mushroomhead can live on. Despite their inconsistent lineup, they have been consistently entertaining, and the DVD reflects that. From official high definition music videos and live recordings to clips shot from a phone camera, they are all equally as immersive. It opens ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT

Devin Townsend Project – Ocean Machine – Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv

When Devin Townsend stepped onto the stage in the quite spectacular setting of the Ancient Theatre, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, to perform the album Ocean Machine, plus other tracks from his long and varied career, it was the culmination of a dream he’d been nursing for the better part of twenty years. As he said it ‘signifies the end of one era ...

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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa – British Blues Explosion

The swinging sixties was a train ride away and a cultural milieu too far from the Surrey Delta, an expression latterly picked up when everyone realised that this little patch of England had been the birthplace of so many of the primary exponents of the British rhythm and blues scene, from groups like The Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds to ...

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Slipknot’s Day Of The Gusano

Review: Slipknot’s Day Of The Gusano – Live In Mexico

Circus of the insane; congregation of the maggots; this could only be Slipknot. On 5th December 2015, after 16 long years since their debut self-title dropped, the nine finally reached Mexico City as they historically play Knotfest the only way they know how: by tearing the country’s capitol a new fucking ‘Knot hole.

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THE ROOM .. ‘LIVE @ THE ROBIN 2, BILSTON

THE ROOM .. ‘LIVE @ THE ROBIN 2, BILSTON

Described by ‘Firebrand Roxx’ magazine as being one of the best ‘live’ bands on the circuit and who should be on more major festival circuits, The Room provided further evidence of this opinion with a coruscating gig at the Robin 2, Bilston. In 2016, The Room were nominated in the ‘best new band’ category at the Classic Rock Society awards and ...

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“Mötley Crüe: The End”, the very last experience you cannot miss.

Tonight, on the 3rd of October, a small group of us press representatives have gathered at the Soho Screening Rooms to relive the last night of the Mötley Crüe ‘Final Tour’, that unforgettable final concert at Staples Center in their hometown of Los Angeles, on New Year’s Eve in 2015, just a few miles from the Sunset Strip where the band’s infamous ...

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DVD Review: Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock – On A Mission: Live In Madrid

German guitar maestro Michael Schenker sat beside me in January 2016 with a handwritten set of New Year’s resolutions that went something along the lines of: (1) Ensure Temple of Rock UK Tour is so good we leave them begging for more, (2) Release live DVD recorded in Spain so the rest of the world can see it and beg ...

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DVD Review: Thunder – All You Can Eat

This album set is released as a full buffet for both new and existing Thunder fans. For those new to the Thunder fanset these disks tell them exactly what the band is all about while those who are already fans get to hear some familiar sounds and visions. The three disks are put out as ‘Starter’, ‘Main Course’ and ‘Dessert’ ...

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DVD Review – Devin Townsend Presents: Ziltoid Live At the Royal Albert Hall

The number of heavy metal musicians who could play the Royal Albert Hall is small. The number who could play it and have a person dressed as a giant farting scrotum run around the stage while they do, well, that’s a Venn diagram of one. One Mr Devin Townsend. Playing his concept album Z2 in its entirety, Devin brings his ...

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