At the beginning of 2000, a man calling himself Andrew W.K. seemed to appear out of nowhere in an explosion of soaking-white electricity. He presented a performance designed to inspire new levels of raw excitement, pure energy, and complete confusion. Riding high on this promise of pleasure, A.W.K. hit the world stage with an unprecedented level of intensity. Combining an unmistakably unique sound with a confounding straight-ahea...Read More
Recorded live at the Michigan Theater, this heartfelt tribute/celebration of Stooge guitarist Ron Asheton's life and music featured Iggy and the Stooges, Henry Rollins, and guest guitarist Deniz Tek (Radio Birdman). Includes a string section on a few Stooges classics! All profits from the sale of the DVD go to the Ron Asheton Foundation which supports animal welfare and music.
This breathtaking performance displays why Bad Brains became one of the most important bands in the history of American Hardcore. On Christmas Eve 1982, Bad Brains began their three-day stint at a Hardcore Festival hosted by legendary CBGB. This DVD represents the very best of these shows, culled from over 4 hours of footage. Their live performances were legendary, their visual recordings were impossible to find. Now, for the firs...Read More
The first fully-authorized Bob Mould concert, from the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on 10-7-05. Features Bob's compositions from Husker Du, Sugar's Copper Blue and his most recent solo release, "Body Of Song." Filmed live at the legendary 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on October 7th 2005, Bob Mould reaches deep into his songbook for a career-spanning electric band performance. Joined onstage by Brendan Canty (Fugazi), Richard Morel (M...Read More
Defying the rock music "sub-genre", CLUTCH return with the band's first ever DVD! Compiled from four locations on the band's 2007/2008 sold out headlining world tour (Boulder, Sayerville, Pittsburgh & Melbourne) these groove-laden live releases prove what the diehard fan base already knows; that CLUTCH have risen to the top of America's live music pyramid! There's plenty of classic CLUTCH riffage here including "Escape From the Prison...Read More
Sudden Death Records and MVD proudly present punk legends D.O.A.'s new live DVD "To Hell N' Back." 90 minutes of amazing action from the Godfathers of Hardcore. Recorded at home and on tour in Canada between June 2011 and January 2013 with four cameras a night. The band charges through 30 D.O.A. classic punk anthems. Includes a free CD version of D.O.A.'s studio album We Come in Peace.
On Halloween (of course!) 1986 the gods of punk rock rose from the dead. The original members of the Dead Boys reformed for a short jaunt to NYC at the Ritz and leveled the audience of old heads, burnouts, junkies, geeks and freaks. the Ritz. Stiv Bators, Cheetah Chrome, Jimmy Zero, Jeff Magnum and Johnny Blitz got it together for one more show in their old stomping ground of New York City.
Through an online contest, six fans are selected to film Dinosaur Jr. performing "Bug" in its entirety at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC, June 2011. Under the awesome direction of Dave Markey (The Year Punk Broke), "In the Hands of the Fans" brings the fans closer to the band and the music closer to you. Includes bonus footage of Henry Rollins interviewing them on stage before the show.
Two brutal live shows from these long running and still standing swamp metal road dogs. Recorded in 2009 (Baltimore, MD) and 2010 (Cleveland, OH), two almost completely different set lists combine for some heavy duty rock and roll, no doubt. The perfect mix of Black Flag and Black Sabbath in ragged, live glory. 25 plus years of blues based ugly rock boiled down into one DVD. On tour in 2011!
From the archives of SF's famous Target Video comes this monster release from the classic original early 80s line up of Flipper. Capturing extreme and scorching performances from 1980 and 1981, this DVD helps form a picture of the band that slowed down punk rock and made the kids suffer in the "louder faster" days of hardcore. An intense blend of noise, punk and drone music coupled with an in your face attitude and performance style m...Read More
Symphony No. 8 (The Mystery): First Movement (passion), Second Movement (Spiritual Anarchy) - composed in 1992 Symphony No. 10 (The Mystery Part 2), First Movement (the Final Problem), Second Movement (the Horror) - composed in 1994
This DVD/CD features vintage performances of the top-selling SoCal blues rockers captured live in Irvine and Modesto, CA! Hand selected by the band members, this DVD features smash hit singles "Once Bitten Twice Shy" and "Rock Me" and more. A 5.1 audio mix is available in addition to the stereo mix and bonus interview with Jack Russell! Scrappy, down-to-earth, and tinged with a bit of glam spirit, L.A's Great White ruled the '80s airw...Read More
Green On Red gathered at the Rialto Theater to honor the memory of a fallen comrade, drummer Alex MacNicol. Sharing the stage for the first time in nearly two decades, Green On Red played an emotional set of sloppy brilliance, meandering into territory best left to those who have climbed the mountain and talked to the elephant.
A chronicle of the last four hours of one of the greatest bands in rock, in Chicago, on New Year's Eve 2004
Devo, captured live in Oakland, performing early experimental tracks written between 1974 and 1977, prior to any label deal or public success. For Devo, the beginning happened in the basements and garages of Akron, Ohio. Performing 21 oddities, this is a tribute to departed, original Devo bandmate, Robert "Bob 2" Casale. Filmed live on June 28, 2014 at the Fox Theater in Oakland, California.
Iggy & the Stooges: Live in Detroit 2003 features Iggy Pop and the original lineup of the Stooges (with bassist Mike Watt subbing for the late Dave Alexander) performing at their first Detroit homecoming in 29 years. It is a full concert of the best songs of the first two Stooges albums from 1969 & 1970. In Iggy Pop's own words, "Here they are, the original Stooges, the band that never bit the weenie. A particular stiff-necked place a...Read More
While this DVD may look rough and raw to 21st Century eyes, it is also the best representation of Iggy live during an otherwise pitifully undocumented era of his career. Fronting a crack band featuring Blondie drummer Clem Burke and future David Bowie guitarist Carlos Alomar, Pop is as unpredictable and dominant as ever (no small feat since he is sporting a mini skirt, garters and stockings for most of the show). Filmed on November ...Read More
Through an online contest, 6 fans are selected to film Iggy & the Stooges' legendary reunion September 3, 2010 performing Raw Power to a stunned crowd. Following the performance, the fans meet and interview the band. Experience the fan's journey and joy as they witness a classic performance and meet their heroes face to face. Part concert film, part reality TV, In the Hands of the Fans brings the fans closer to the band. "Getting this...Read More
2007 Los Angeles tribute and benefit concert for The Clash's Joe Strummer whose influence on music is immeasurable. A fantastic and poignant evening for all involved. Proceeds from the sale of this DVD will benefit the Strummerville charity. Set up by family and friends in the wake of Joe Strummer's death in 2002.
On Saturday, July 6, 1974, Mississippi-Delta bluesman John Lee Hooker was a star attractions at an all-day festival attended by 6,000 people. The event in the town of Gardner Massachusetts was called "Down in the Dumps," a musical event held in the city landfill area. , Hooker's performance was captured on a three camera shoot and broadcast on cable television in local cities and towns.
Blues legend Johnny Winter is joined by the equally legendary Dr. John on Swedish TV, recorded in 1987. From the opening notes of Sound the Bell to the finale of a positively incendiary Jumpin Jack Flash, Winter is in great form. The blues and rock take a side trip to New Orleans when the masterful Dr. John joins the band on piano. Bonus song: Prodigal Son from 1972!
Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers' classic 1977 'L.A.M.F.' album performed by members of Blondie, MC5 & Replacements. The sole surviving Heartbreaker Walter Lure is joined by Blondie's Clem Burke, The Replacements' Tommy Stinson and MC5's Wayne Kramer. Captured live at the Bowery in 2016. Includes guests including Dead Boys' Cheetah Chrome. The DVD includes bonus interviews with all four band-members, plus guest Jesse Malin (D-Gener...Read More
This DVD includes a rare performance from the always intriguing Lene Lovich, with Thomas Dolby on synthesizer, at Studio 54 in NYC on December 4, 1981. On this night, Lovich projected her strong soprano with brilliance and explored the limitations of her voice in a way other New Wave experimental singers of the time could only dream about. Of this show, Stephen Holden of the NY Times wrote, "Miss Lovich put on a fascinating show in wh...Read More
Known as the king of the rant, Lewis uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. A passionate performer who is a more pissed-off optimist than mean-spirited curmudgeon, Lewis is the rare comic who can cause an audience to laugh themselves into incontinence...Read More
"Rhythm is what makes a good Afrobeat record," says Gabriel Roth, Daptone Records co-founder, producer and connoisseur of all things funky. "Not just the rhythm section, but the rhythm of the horns, the rhythm of the vocals, the rhythm of the keyboards, everybody's rhythm. It's not just being about being right or wrong in your rhythm, or being good at it, but it's about feeling something the same way, swinging the same way, anticipati...Read More
It' s 25 years since Madonna first came to the attention of the world, and since then she' s barely been off the chart, out of the papers or even come close to dropping off the public radar. Madonna - The Performance Review is a documentary film which concentrates on this extraordinary woman' s work as a dancer, a performer and an actress. From her astonishing music videos to her staggering live shows, and a reassessment of her often ...Read More
Back in 1991, just before the sad demise of Factory Records, there was 'Cities in the Park', an outdoor event over 2 days, staged at Manchester's Heaton Park. Bands include: A Certain Ratio; New Fast Automatic Daffodils; Durutti Column; Ashley & Jackson; Ruthless Rap Assassins; Cabaret Voltaire; Natural Life; The Buzzcocks; The Adventure Babies; Revenge; The Wendys; Electronic; Happy Mondays
This performance was recorded in January 2010 during the 30th Anniversary Japan Tour. On this tour, the Michael Schenker Group consisted of Michael Schenker, Gary Barden, Simon Phillips, Wayne Findlay, and Neil Murray. The band, in impectable form, blasts through a track list highlighting all stages of Schenker's career: from UFO and Scorpions hits, through MSG classic tracks, to his solos.
A line-up that leaves connoisseurs of the international music scene rapturously clicking their tongues in appreciation. A sold-out theatre saw convincing evidence of just how powerful and exciting a concert from Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock is. The musicians clapped along with the fans as they sung along to old and new songs. All musical phases of Michael Schenker's career were included.
Described by some as a video masterpiece, Black Joy is a colorful and artistic mix capturing Psychic TV in a number of guises. This DVD includes 2 full length programs previously available only as two separate VHS tapes. "Black" was filmed live at the Subterrania Club, London, in March, 1991, capturing the band at the height of their acid-phase. "Joy" includes live footage from a show at Manchester Poly in October 1988, as well as pro...Read 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!
Live UK Subs show from 2014 in Manchester, marking head Sub Charlie Harper's 70th birthday!
Every era has its heroes and every scene has its legends. The 80's had the Stray Cats and today they are the indisputable icons of neo-rockabilly. When the US trio stormed the top of the charts in their adopted country of England, punk still reigned supreme in the United Kingdom. But Brian Setzer, Slim Jim Phantom and Lee Rocker brought that certain something that the mo-hawked men also had: a feeling for danger and rebellion. Impress...Read More
A live recording of the band in concert at the Roseland Theatre in Portland, Oregon on November 4, 2005. Playing to a packed hometown crowd, the band shows off its skill. Illustrations by Carson Ellis abound, as well as a series of short films shot during the photo session for the album cover photos for Picaresque, and more.
Welcome to the wild world of the Queers on their very first DVD! It features footage of all the live energy and behind-the-scenes craziness of the Queers on tour around the world circa '93 to '05. Also included are interviews, music videos, and an unreleased animated video. You'll witness all the different lineups with Hubie, Bface, Wimpy, Danny Vapid and a cast of others.
The inspiration behind the Talking Light tour is The Residents' fascination with spooky stories. All of these ghost stories share a common theme, which ultimately asks the question: In a world where nearly everything has been categorized, how do we fulfill our need for the Fuzzy, the Vague, or the Supernatural. with TV commercials'
Thirty years after their Elvis Costello-produced debut came out, these punk-era ska gods played this Wolverhampton Civic Hall show for a rabid hometown crowd. This was their first concert filmed in 28 years; their set brims with energy and classics: A Message to You Rudy, Too Much Too Young, Gangsters, Concrete Jungle, Nite Klub, You're Wondering Now, and more.
The fantastic concert of The Tubes presenting their album "Completion Backward Principle " in the studios of Radio Bremen, Germany in 1981. The concert was completely filmed and shows Fee Waybill, Roger Steen, Bill Spooner, Rick Anderson, Vince Welnick, Michael Cotton and Prairie Prince in top form. A rousing show with many scenes and dancers .
When Charlie told me he was 70 now, and he'd had 50 years on the road already, I thought this sounds like a good story. I think the story really begins in 1983, which is with Charlie at the helm, stripped of the rest of the band. The amazing story of the long running punk band the UK Subs and their leader, Charlie Harper.
The ultimate concert took place on Memorial Day Weekend 1983. Curated by Steve Wozniak (Apple computers), the 3 days of New Wave, Heavy Metal and Rock are legendary. Features performances from U2, the Clash, Judas Priest, Stevie Nicks, Scorpions, INXS, Men at Work, Stray Cats, Triumph, Missing Persons and more