This DVD contains the ultimate review and critical analysis of U2's most pivotal album. It offers a previously unobtainable level of insight into the band during the recording of their most dynamic and well respected album. Via the use of live footage, long forgotten videos and the review, criticism and insight of a panel of highly opinionated experts, this package delivers the finest documentary film yet to emerge on Dublins favori...Read More
In this episode we look back on some of singer/songwriter Billy Joel's best-known videos. From 'Allentown,' the story of a town and military during the Vietnam War due to factory shut downs, to 'Uptown Girl,' a light hearted video set in New York in the 80s. Directors Jay Dubin, Russell Mulcahy and Andy Morahan take us behind the cameras to discuss some of Billy Joel's greatest hits and videos.
This is the story of Bob Dylan and The Band, the legendary amateur recordings that they made together in Woodstock, their re-invention of American music and their continued relationship during the late 1960s and 1970s. Featuring rare footage, archive interviews and the music that changed the world. This is the finest program on Dylan and The Band's respective and communal careers yet to emerge.
Over the The Replacements' 12-year existence, its live sets were magical. Gorman Bechard's remarkable history of the 'Mats takes us from their first show and everywhere in between. He relies solely on the fans; memories of their albums & antics. Material from Husker Du, Babes in Toyland, The Decemberists, The Hold Steady, Archers of Loaf, Titus Andronicus, and Goo Goo Dolls is included.
February 17, 1981. Reagan was the new President. Iran had just released its American hostages, and Israel and the PLO had rejected Egypt's peace plan. It was a grim moment and TV Party decided to do something about it. The TV Party Orchestra, featuring Chris Stein, Lenny Ferrari on flute, sorcerer Patrick Geoffrois slide guitar and Walter Steding, performed punk medieval music.
On 'Deftones: Death by Decibels' we go behind the music to discover what it took for this unlikely group of friends from America's west coast to simultaneously create a new musical movement and conquer an entire generation of youths. Packed with in-depth interviews and featuring exclusive and previously unseen film footage, this documentary film takes you where the cameras never previously preyed to achieve an uncensored look at a tr...Read More
Frank Zappa published a record of his most important influences on the inside cover of his debut album. This film explores the musical roots of Frank Zappa by putting The Freak Out List under the microscope and tracing the lineage from the most pivotal names therein to the recordings and performances of the man himself.
Rightly regarded as the founding fathers of pop-punk, Green Day are also lauded nowadays for their newfound political leanings. Between 1995 and 2000, the band made three of their most catchy, melodic and finely crafted albums. This DVD features live and studio performances by Green Day, rare interviews, and a host of other features.
Bursting out of the L.A. glam scene in the late 1980's, Guns N' Roses have gone on to epitomise everything that a rock band should be. Now, some 15 years later and with only one original member, they have somehow managed to retain an enormous army of dedicated fans. What other band could go almost 10 years [and counting!] between albums and stay fashionable' Sex N' Drugs N' Rock N' Roll takes the cameras behind the scenes for the f...Read More
Halloween '79 - Glenn is dressed in a casual Dolly Parton lesbian look. With Chris Stein, Debbie Harry,Richard Sohl,Fab Five Freddy & more. This is TV Party at is most dense and abstract, filled with cross-talk, double entendre and obscure information.
The first documentary to tackle the deep roots of techno music alongside the cultural history of Detroit, its birthplace. From the race riots of 1967 to the underground party scene of the late 1980s, Detroit s economic downturn didn t stop the invention of a new kind of music that brought international attention to its producers and their hometown.
This film puts the album Highway To Hell under the spotlight and with the help of those who worked on the record, friends of Bon Scott, AC/ DC biographers and others who were there at the time, discovers how the album was made, how it was received and how it still inspires musicians and fans alike to this day. Featuring rare and classic footage of the group, interviews with Bon Scott and Angus Young, exclusive contributions from frien...Read More
This documentary tells the story of Mudhoney from their very beginnings, to following them on their recent world tour and everything in between. Complete with testimonials from friends, music industry veterans, and musicians such as Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard & Jeff Ament, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore & Kim Gordon, Soundgarden's Kim Thayil, and Mudhoney themselves.
Inside Metal is an original documentary series dedicated to Heavy Metal music and its diverse array of musical styles and genres. Features Lars Ulrich (Metallica), Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), Carlos Cavazo (Quiet Riot, Ratt, Snow), Jack Russell (Great White, Dante Fox), Don Dokken (Dokken), Joey Vera (Armored Saint), Chris Holmes (W.A.S.P.), Ann Boleyn (Hellion), Michael DesBarres and many others.
Iron Maiden is interviewed and gives a very candid look into what makes them great, the FANS! See Interviews and exclusive footage only seen on this DVD licensed from the source! Interviews with each band member. See the Band in Hollywood at the Rockwalk as well as raw fan footage bend the scenes of that day!
He's the baddest of them all, the man with at least nine lives and the most Rock N' Roll performer since the dawn of time - and we love him for all of it. This DVD features a 2 hour documentary film which details the life and career of the one man who made it all seem possible. It includes rare and classic musical performances re-assessed by a panel of esteemed experts, exclusive interviews, obscure footage and seldom seen photographs...Read More
Rare Interviews and exclusive uncut interviews. Plus promotional footage, former band members personal footage and crew members personal footage from the road.
The DVD includes exclusive and previously unseen film footage and in-depth interviews with those who knew him best including Gidget Gein, Daisy Berkowitz and Olivia Newton - Bundy from the Spooky Kids, manager John Tovar, producer Dave Sardy, Manson biographer Gavin Baddley, the Reverend Stephen Johnson Layba (head of Church Of Satan) and many others.
The Mentors, formed in 1977 by Guitarist Sickie Wifebeater (Eric Carlson), Bassist Dr. Heathen Scum (Steve Broy), and the immortal Drummer/Singer El Duce (Eldon Hoke, RIP), were true innovators in the realm of Heavy Metal and Rock and Roll. While their dirty lyrics were at one time shocking to some, along with their humor, their performances have stood the test of time. Live & concept material.
This DVD contains many never-seen-before interviews of Metal icons METALLICA, exploring the true lives of these larger-than-life heroes. The footage reveals how the biggest phenomena in the Metal world has managed to keep their feet fixed firmy on the ground regardless of all the massive media attention and millions of fans. Metallica formed in October 1981 and has since over 90 million albums making them one of the most commerciall...Read More
Michael Jackson changed music videos forever. Get inside iconic video shoots like "Thriller", "Billie Jean", and "Smooth Criminal". See how MTV accepted Jackson as one of their first black artists and how Jackson came to work with Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash. Commentary by Quincy Jones, Berry Gordy, and directors Steve Barron, Joe Pytka, Andy Morahan, Wayne Isham, Andy Morahan, and Tim Pope.
Oasis - (What's The Story') Morning Glory: A Classic Album Under Review is a documentary film which revisits and re-assesses this powerhouse of a record. With the use of archive footage, long forgotten videos and contributions from those around at the time, this program uncovers why the band's second album is arguably their most satisfying. Features include live and studio performances of tracks from Morning Glory, reviewed by a panel...Read More
As the loudest and most disturbing act to have ever hit the Billboard Chart, Pantera remain arguably the best metal band of all time. And in the late Dimebag Darrell, they certainly had the very finest rock guitarist since Ritchie Blackmore. This astonishing group rewrote the rules of heavy metal and their live performances had the power to change lives forever. This documentary film is a review of Pantera's career and music, and a tr...Read More
WSOU 89.5 FM Seton Hall University's Pirate Radio has broadcasted for 65+ years & 25 of those years with a Metal format! We love a great underdog story, and the history of WSOU flows through that very vein. Legends such as Slayer's Tom Araya, Killswitch Engage, Overkill's Bobby Blitz, Neil Fallon of Clutch, Lamb of God have teamed up to help tell the tale of WSOU. Narration provided by Bill Rock.
Julien Temple's wartime documentary parody "Punk Can Take It" (1979) - a theatrically released promo for the UK Subs, complete with narration by BBC voice-over veteran John Snagge - paints a glorious picture of England in a punk rock "identity crisis". Punk morale was higher than ever before. Punks were fused together not by fear, but by a surging spirit of revenge, immortality, and the courage never to submit or yield. This proved...Read More
Arguably the most provocative band of the last 20 years, RATM have since their explosive debut, been the group most associated with the American protest movement. This film dissects the work and career of RATM and looks at their place in this always fascinating lineage of artists and performers who have spoken out on behalf of, and drawn attention to, the world's marginalised, downtrodden.
This is NOT the film COLOR ME OBSESSED, A FILM ABOUT THE REPLACEMENTS. That film is 2 hours long and tells the full story of the band through the eyes of their fans, followers, fellow musicians, roadies, sound men, and more. This film, which runs 49 minutes, is a collection of funny Replacements stories, most of which do not appear in the finished film.
After much tribulation, at the end of 1974 Ronnie Wood arrived to breath new life into the Rolling Stones. This documentary film covers the Stones' career and music between 1975 and 1983 and includes exclusive interviews, contributions from the finest experts and writers, and rare and classic footage, all soundtracked by the music that, despite it all , remained 'only rock 'n' roll'
The Rolling Stones - Under Review 1962-1966 is a 90 minute film reviewing the music and career of one of rock music's true giants during their formative years. The Stones are unquestionably one of the most influential bands the world has ever known; this film acknowledges and reinforces this fact while revealing insight anecdote and opinion not previously considered. Features include rare musical performances, many never before avai...Read More
Rye Coalition are best friends who met in high school and began playing music together in the early 90s. The obstacles they faced as a band earned them the moniker the Hard Luck 5. Despite the implosion of the music industry at the exact moment they were poised to "make it"- they persevered. Culled from 20+ years of home movies, tour footage, and interviews with Steve Albini, Dave Grohl & more.
A testament to those who have ever enjoyed the massive power of the Melvins and pure music. Salad of a Thousand Delights was shot on May 16, 1991 at the intimate North Shore Surf Club in Olympia, Washington and was originally released on VHS by Box Dog Video in 1992. The DVD includes additional footage shot at the Off Ramp in Seattle, Washington on May 11, 1991. A must-have for any fan!
After 50 years on stages all around the world, Germany's Scorpions decided it was time to embark on one last tour. This fully authorized documentary follows the hard rockers from their beginnings as young music fans to the present day. The band reflects on their fans, their long-time crew and each other. FOREVER AND A DAY is the portrait of a life long journey. In German with English subtitles.
This DVD contains an incredible amount of insight into the two songwriting talents of The Smiths: Morrissey and Johnny Marr. Seen here for the first time is a less-than-usual guarded, open-but-cautious early Morrissey in a revealing unedited interview.
Since exploding onto the scene The Strokes have given rock music the strangling it so badly needed. Not only have they won the hearts and minds of the music press and alternative crowd but they have also crossed over into the mainstream without sacrificing any of their credibility. In just three years, The Strokes have gone from low-key New York club band to internationally famous major league players. The Strokes 'New York Stories...Read More
Syd Barrett - Under Review features rare live and studio performances from this hugely influential and legendary musician, interspersed with the independent review and criticism from a panel of esteemed experts. These include; Melody Maker contributor during the 1960s and early champion of Syd Barrett, Chris Welch ; Barrett biographer and all round expert, David Parker ; Uncut Magazine's features editor, Nigel Williamson; former Soft...Read More
This DVD spans the entire career of TAD, featuring archival live footage, interviews, music videos, and lost footage, as well as new footage and interviews with the band members and Krist Novoselic (Nirvana), Mark Arm (Mudhoney), Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), Chad Channing (Nirvana), and many others. "TAD took the idea of playing LIVE very seriously; it was a life or death matter. This DVD not only stands as testimony to that claim, but i...Read More
In 1978, two revolutionary trends emerged in New York City, public access cable TV and punk rock. These two phenomena came together spectacularly in Glenn O'Brien's TV Party. Hipsters tuned in to follow the antics of the TV Party gang and such guests as Iggy Pop, David Bowie, P-Funk's George Clinton, The Clash's Mick Jones, Kid Creole, Klaus Nomi were featured; also live performances.
This was the premiere show. Regulars included Jean-Michel Basquiat, Fab Five Freddie, Deborah Harry, John Lurie and Tim Wright of DNA. Extras: John Lurie, David Walter McDermott, Kate Simon, and Mick Jones of the Clash.
This film tells the story of the massive regeneration of U2 during the new millennium. Across two stunning and classic albums, a world tour to accompany each, numerous side projects and a fresh attitude that not only drew the old fans back in droves, but equally attracted huge swathes of new devotees, the 'noughties' was just as much U2's decade as the eighties had been.
The Who - Under Review 1964-1968 features rare live and studio performances of the band interspersed with the independent review and criticism of a panel of esteemed experts. These include; The Who's early producer Shel Talmy, journalist and author Paolo Hewitt, Keith Moon biographer Alan Clayson, ex Melody Maker journalist and early champion of The Who Chris Welch, Classic Rock Magazine writer Malcolm Dome and a host of other expert...Read More
When college rock darlings the Pixies broke up in 1992, their fans were shocked and dismayed. When they reunited in 2004, those same fans and legions of new listeners were ecstatic and filled with high hopes. loudQUIETloud follows the rehearsals and the warm up shows for the full-fledged, sold out reunion tour. It also catalogs, in the cinema verite style of the Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter" and Bob Dylan's "Don't Look Back", the...Read More