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
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.
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
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
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 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
David Bowie - Under Review 1976 - 1979 The Berlin Trilogy features live and studio performances by Bowie, rare interviews and a host of other features all interspersed with the independent review and criticism from a panel of esteemed experts. These include; former members of both Neu! And Cluster (and key Bowie influences), Dieter Moebius and Michael Rother; broadcaster, journalist and ambient author, Mark Prendergast; author and Mel...Read More
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
This 70-minute documentary covers the entire career of Joy Division, one of Manchester and Post-Punks most respected bands. It charts the entire short lifespan of the group, from their origins in their days as Warsaw to the more well known incarnation of Joy Division. Features include rare musical performances, obscure footage of rare interviews and rarely seen photographs. Plus review, comment, criticism and insight from; Mick Mid...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
In-depth review of Pink Floyd's 1971 album Meddle, featuring live and studio performance footage, previously unseen photos and comment and criticism from those in the know.
An expert analysis of Zep's most revered record with rare and classic performances, interviews, seldom seen photographs and contributions from those involved. This DVD is a documentary film about the build-up, making, release, and - crucially - music contained on this most revered of albums. With the aid of rare and classic performances, scarce interviews, seldom seen photographs and contributions from those involved in the making of ...Read More
Since bursting out of Seattle with 1991's multi-platinum selling 'Ten', Pearl Jam have become one of the finest rock bands in the world today. Eddie Vedder & Co. set about reconstructing their sound while campaigning against the more unjust aspects of the music industry. After 20 years Pearl Jam refuse to rest on their laurels, constantly exploring new musical directions while remaining as fiercely loyal to their fans as ever. Intervi...Read More
An 80 minute documentary film which looks at this extraordinary musician and performer's music from 1983 through 2006. After Waits' marriage to Katherine Brennan in 1980, his music became more experimental, through album after album during the 1980s, the 1990s and the 2000s, Waits stunned his audience time and again. This program looks again at these records, and the man who made them.
Although Bruce Springsteen's huge body of work has had its highs and its not so highs, there is one distinct period within his career that remains, almost inarguably, his most creative, consistent, and satisfying. We talk of course of the trilogy of albums he released between 1978 and 1982, comprising Darkness On The Edge Of Town, The River and Nebraska. Across these records Bruce's storytelling was up there with Steinbeck's, his song...Read More
In the 1980s Queen became the confident, mature yet still challenging band they'd always threatened to be. Unlike many groups who'd broken through in the early 1970s, Queen were unaffected by the onslaught of punk; they were neither old wave nor new wave.
The definitive '69 to '71 era David Bowie documentary film. his film documents Bowie's career from the start, but focuses most notably on the period during which he made his second album (initially, simply called David Bowie but later re-christened Space Oddity to avoid confusion with his debut), his third, the critically acclaimed Man Who Sold The World and the pinnacle of his pre-Ziggy career, Hunky Dory.
In 1968, under a haze of publicity, The Beatles opened their collective door to all manner of musicians, writers, artists, film-makers, inventors, designers, freaks and more than a fair share of opportunist sharks. But, despite a hefty investment, little of substance was forthcoming from these assorted misfits outside of the music that emerged from one division of the potential empire; Apple Records. Even discounting those Apple platt...Read More
This 90-minute film reviews the music and career of one of the world's most influential performers, singers and songwriters; arguably the most unique female artist ever. It includes rare musical performances never available before on DVD. It also includes obscure footage, rare interviews and photographs of and with Kate Bush from all periods of her astonishing career. The film features: rarely seen promo films; interviews with Kate an...Read More
Leonard Cohen - Under Review 1935 -1977 is a 90-minute documentary film which reviews the poetry, music, performances, and career of one of contemporary Canada's greatest artists. Features include musical performances of Leonard Cohen reviewed by our team of esteemed experts, obscure footage, rare interviews, and scarcely seen photographs of and with Leonard and review, comment, criticism and insight from; official Cohen biographer, I...Read More
This documentary film reviews the music and career one of Britains finest female vocalists and songwriters: Sandy Denny. She is revered deeply amongst fans of folk music and the singer-songwriter genre, but has never received universal acclaim for her tremendous talent. This program attempts to redress this imbalance and reveal why she remains such an inspiration to so many. The features include obscure footage and rarely seen photogr...Read More
This film documentary is the ultimate review and critical analysis of AC/DCs most influential and successful album. With the entire album dissected track by track, and with rare footage, band interviews and live performances all under the gaze of our panel of esteemed experts, this could be the most thorough exploration of this extraordinary band. It includes: Comment, Criticism and Insight from; engineer for Back In Black and Highway...Read More
Features rare footage, news clips, location shoots, videos, seldom seen photographs and much more! This film looks at Muse's entire career, and by using rare performance and interview footage of the band, contributions from their closest colleagues and from those who have witnessed and written about their journey, plus seldom seen photos, news reports, scene shoots and a range of other features, creates the finest documentary to date ...Read More
Mott The Hoople - Under Review is a 90-minute documentary film charting the career and music of one of Rock music' s most influential yet all too often neglected bands. Despite being championed by many of modern culture' s coolest names - from David Bowie and Morrissey to the Clash and the Sex Pistols (not forgetting Barry Manilow covering an Ian Hunter tune!) - until now, this extraordinary group has rarely had the recognition it des...Read More
This release features rare live and studio performances of the band playing some of their best known hits, rare and classic Queen interview footage plus a host of other features, all interspersed with the independent review and criticism from a panel of esteemed experts. These include broadcaster, journalist and long time friend of Freddie Mercury Paul Gambaccini; rock author, journalist and Queen expert Malcolm Dome; guitarist and jo...Read More
The Small Faces Under Review features rare live and studio performances by this hugely influential band, interspersed with the independent review and criticism of a panel of esteemed experts. These include; Steve Marriot biographer, Paolo Hewitt; Melody Maker features editor Chris Welch; Small Faces biographer, John Hellier; 1960s NME editor Keith Altham and many, many more. The film also includes rarely seen promo films, interview fo...Read More
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
The Smiths - Under Review is a 90 minute documentary film covering the full story and music of The Smiths. It features rare musical performances, videos, TV appearances, interviews with the band, and expert comment and review from an esteemed panel of experts. This film is the first of its kind in documenting the history of one of the most important band of the 1980s. It includes contributions from; producers Stephen Street, John Port...Read More
At the height of their fame in September of 1991, Guns N' Roses released Use Your Illusion I and II, a pair of albums that spawned a number of memorable videos. This documentary goes into detail about the recording of those two records using archival footage of the band along with interviews given by music-industry veterans and critics.
A two hour documentary film tracing the roots and history of this iconic musical legend. It features rare live and studio performances of Beefheart, interspersed with contributions from virtually all members of The Magic Band along with a panel of esteemed experts. The film also features rarely seen promo films, interview footage with Beefheart, TV clips, location shots and a host of other features.
This documentary film reviews the music and career of one of rocks true giants during his formative and most creative years. It features obscure footage, rare interviews and rarely seen photographs of and with Neil Young. Throughout the film, live and studio recordings of Young classics are reappraised by a panel of contributors. Also included are reviews, comments, criticism and insights from John Einarson (Young's biography author),...Read More