Browsing: Film/DVD Reviews

Before we dive into this review of Bowling for Soup’s final show that was recorded for release entitled Acoustic in a Freakin’ English Church, let me say a few things first. Acoustic performances are some of my favorites to listen to and watch, I guess this comes from my childhood when my dad would religiously watch acoustic performances from Eric Clapton on VHS, I’m giving my age away a little here, but back to where I was going with this whole thing. Since the early 90s with MTV’s Unplugged series, we were given a glimpse of what bands like Nirvana…

This is actually a double DVD. The first documents the longevity and history of the band from their early beginnings right up until their world farewell tour which ran from 2010 until 2012. It also marks in hindsight the farewell of drummer James Kottak, who has recently been replaced with Mickey Dee, formerly of Motorhead. The second part of the package documents a live show from Munich in 2012. The documentary works well with the former history being utilised and combined with the more modern footage. Normally I find movies/documentaries that regularly jump back and forward as distracting and off-putting,…

‘It’s So Easy (And Other Lies)’ is the authorized music documentary that chronicles the incredible life of Duff McKagan – founding member and bass player for Guns ‘N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver and Loaded. Guns ‘n’ Roses remain one of the greatest rock bands in music and Duff tells of the Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll lifestyle that nearly killed him.

Celebrating 30 years of musical mayhem, as well as being the first metal band to be played on Mars, Grammy-nominated masters of mosh Anthrax will release a new live DVD on September 16, 2014 which shows that after three decades of relentless touring and recording, the band still has all the energy they possessed when first starting their career. Filmed on May 10, 2013 in Santiago, Chile at the Teatro Caupolican, Chile On Hell is a tour de force of classic Anthrax tunes that will satisfy fans that have followed the band since the Spreading The Disease (1985) days. Chile…

Lamb of God – As The Palaces Burn “Pure American Metal.” That’s the slogan written across the emblem on my beer-coozy. And at the top, displayed proudly above the outstretched wings of an eagle’s skeleton is the name of the band…Lamb of God. That’s exactly what Lamb of God is – pure American metal at its finest! The metal scene these days is really an exciting and ever-expanding place, full of diversity if you look at it the right way. You have to see past the ridiculous over-compartmentalization of musical styles, where every nuance creates a need for a separate…