Recorded at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto as part of their 40-year anniversary tour, this well packed 4 disc set contains 3 CDs and 1 DVD showcasing the slick, tight, polished progressive rock machine that is Rush.
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I don’t watch as many music DVD’s as I probably should, or as much as people would think as big a music/live music freak I am. I have nothing against them, I’ve just never found them to capture the true essence and spirit of being in that crowd, sweating, laughing, singing along, feeling the music pour through your body, connecting each individual sonically for the length of that show.
These guys have always been about the message and about making a point, free music to lead a free world of punishment and control by corporations and government. Sure some call them hippy and communists, I call them visionaries
It’s been quite a while since my latest DVD review, so I thought it would be cool to do another one. Yesterday I watched the documentary “Forever And A Day”. It documents the farewell tour of Germany’s biggest Hard Rock export, Scorpions. The movie was released in some cinemas in conjunction with the release of the new album “Return To Forever”. I will discuss whether or not this was a smart move in this review.
There’s a hat trick happening in the Lamb of God camp right now. This began as a book report for my boss on the new D. Randall Blythe (yes it does sound spiffy) book Dark Days: A Memoir.
From the moment you first set eyes on this spectacular 6 disc box set array of Rainbow’s finest work, you know you won’t be disappointed. The recently released ‘A light in the Black’ includes everything a Rainbow fan could ever wish to have a hold of.
I liked the introduction to the covers section of the set and the covers themselves are great. It takes a brave man to cover one iconic song by an icon band but here Alice takes on four of the most famous and familiar songs of all time and every one of them is brilliant. A big part of that is due to the band – it’s not very many guitarists that can or should attempt “Foxy Lady” but the version here is one of the stand out tracks on the album.
But what is most interesting about this show, besides the usual classics like ‘Heaven and hell’, ‘The last in line’, ‘Holy diver’, ‘Man on the silver mountain’, ‘Rainbow in the dark’ ‘We rock ‘and others are no less than six songs, taken from”Strange Highways” which the band performed live
This is the latest in a regular series of special Classic Rock Magazine releases focusing on a particular individual band- they usually consist of a magazine and accompanying CD or DVD. Bad Company are a name familiar to many rock fans and as this release is to mark their 4Oth anniversary have endured […]