Tag Archives: Bluray

Upcoming: New releases (CD/DVD) July-September 2017

42 Decibel - Overloaded

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Updated 20.07.17 June 2nd ADRENALINE MOB ‘We Are The People’ Century Media DON AIREY ‘K2 – Tales of Triumph & Tragedy’ Gonzon Multimedai (limited editoion 100 copies) http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/donairey ALL TIME LOW ‘Last Young Renegade’ COLDPLAY ‘Kaleidoscope’ … Continue reading

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Album review: MARILLION – Marbles In The Park

MARILLION - Marbles In The Park

earMUSIC [Release date 20.01.17] 2-CD/DVD/Bluray Available on 2xCD, DVD, and Blu Ray formats, Marbles In The Park – the centrepiece of the 2015 Marillion weekend convention at Center Parcs, Port Zelande, in The Netherlands – is a curious release. Not … Continue reading

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DVD review: DEEP PURPLE – California Jam 1974

DEEP PURPLE - California Jam 1974

earMUSIC [Release date 09.12.16] I was beginning to think that ‘remastering’ is a marketing ‘con’ and not about bringing consumers a truly superior product.  After all, is it really possible to make a sow’s purse out of a pig’s ear … Continue reading

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DVD review: JOURNEY – Live In Manila

JOURNEY - Live In Manila

Eagle Vision [Release date 09.09.16] Back in 2009, when this gig was filmed, vocalist Arnel Pineda was still very much the new boy.  Recorded in Pinel’s hometown of Manila in the Phillipines the sound and visual quality is excellent and … Continue reading

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DVD review: THE RITCHIE BLACKMORE STORY

THE RITCHIE BLACKMORE STORY

Eagle Rock Entertainment [Release date 30.10.15] 2016 marks the return of Ritchie to the rock arenas and so this 2 hour plus documentary is timely.  He’s known as one of rock’s more reticent subjects when it comes to interviews, so … Continue reading

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DVD review: ERIC CLAPTON – Slowhand At 70 Live At The Royal Albert Hall

ERIC CLAPTON - Slowhand At 70 Live At The Royal Albert Hall

Eagle Rock [Release date 13.11.15] Eric and the ‘Albert’ have become synonymous over the fifty years since he first played the venue with The Yardbirds.  Now in his 71st year he played his 200th gig there in 2015 and this … Continue reading

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DVD review: TASTE – What’s Going On – Live At The Isle Of Wight

TASTE - What

In this exclusive interview edit (17:49) Rory Gallagher’s brother and custodian of his legacy, Donal, tells David Randall about Taste’s tour with Eric Clapton/Blind Faith in the USA in 1969 and Rory’s growing frustration with tour/label management.  Donal also talks … Continue reading

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DVD review: SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – Live At The Roxy 25.9.14

SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators - Live At The Roxy 25.9.14

Armoury Records/Eagle Rock [Release date 15.06.15] Also available as 2-CD and Bluray Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Live At The Roxy finds Slash and pals onstage at the Roxy Theatre on Sunset Strip shortly after the release of their … Continue reading

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DVD review: RUSH – Rush In Rio/R30 (Reissues)

Rush In Rio

Eagle Rock [Release date 15.06.15] 2-DVD/Bluray Recorded at the end of their 2002 world tour, in Brazil and in front of a Rush-crazy throng of 44,000, Rush In Rio – a double DVD – celebrates one of rock’s most enduring … Continue reading

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DVD review: PAUL McCARTNEY – A MusicCares Tribute

PAUL McCARTNEY - A MusicCares Tribute

Eagle Rock [Release date 11.05.15] There are few major artists who wouldn’t cite The Beatles as a major influence so it’s little wonder there was a long queue of the ‘great and good’ willing to celebrate the musical achievements and … Continue reading

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DVD review: PETER GABRIEL – Play The Videos

PETER GABRIEL - Play The Videos

Eagle Rock [Release date 18.05.15] Peter Gabriel completists may wonder at the re-release of video hits collection.  It first surfaced in 2004 and was included as an ‘extra’ with the Live in Athens Bluray release.  So, what’s new?  Well, nothing … Continue reading

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DVD review: SHANIA TWAIN – Still The One Live From Vegas

SHANIA TWAIN - Still the One Live From Vegas

Eagle Rock [Release date 02.03.15] For the original country/pop crossover queen, and best-selling female country artist of all time who has shipped over 75 million albums worldwide – thanks primarily to the Mutt Lange trilogy of releases The Woman in … Continue reading

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DVD review: GENESIS – Sum Of The Parts

Genesis - Sum Of The Parts

Eagle Vision [Release date: 17.11.14] It’s difficult to know who this documentary was made for.  Early Genesis fans would feel short changed.  Later ones wouldn’t learn that much.  If you then factor in several lesser known talking heads and a … Continue reading

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DVD review: TRANSATLANTIC – KaLiveoscope

TRANSATLANTIC - KaLiveoscope

Inside Out [Release date: 28.10.14] I’m maybe the wrong person to review this DVD.  Or perhaps the best.  Because while I’m familiar with the name and the fact the band’s a side project ‘supergroup’ I couldn’t previously have told you … Continue reading

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DVD review: DEEP PURPLE with Orchestra – Live In Verona

DEEP PURPLE with Orchestra - Live In Verona

Eagle Rock [Release date 30.10.14] Deep Purple and orchestras go back a long way – to 1969 when John Lord composed The Concerto for Group and Orchestra with lyrics written by Ian Gillan and which was first performed by Deep … Continue reading

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DVD review: GENESIS – Three Sides Live

Genesis - Three Sides Live DVD

Eagle Rock [Release date 03.11.14] Appallingly imbalanced as the recent BBC documentary was, it did reveal one thing – that Genesis weren’t a band of happy campers – more a group of individuals where individual expression and experimentation was suppressed … Continue reading

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Album review: JETHRO TULL’S IAN ANDERSON – Thick As A Brick – Live In Iceland

JETHRO TULL

Eagle Vision [Release date 25.08.14] Also available as a DVD/Bluray When I interviewed Ian Anderson in 2010 he stated that “Thick As A Brick 2 is not on the cards” when asked about revisiting former glories.  I wonder what changed … Continue reading

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DVD review: ZZ TOP – Live At Montreux 2013

ZZ Top - Live At Montreux 2013

Eagle Vision  [Release date – out now] ZZ Top are proof, if proof was needed, that old rockers never die they just grow bigger beards: hell, these days even Frank Beard has a beard! The Texas trio also show that … Continue reading

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Album review: MARILLION – A Sunday Night Above The Rain

Marillion - A Sunday Night Above The Rain

earMUSIC [Release date 30.06.14] Available in 2-CD, 2 DVD and Bluray formats, A Sunday Night Above The Rain finds our intrepid heroes at a love fest.  That is, at one of the band’s bi-annual Marillion Weekends.  On this occasion, during … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE HACKETT – Genesis Revisited: Live At The Albert Hall

STEVE HACKETT - Genesis Revisited: Live At The Albert Hall

Inside Out [Release date 30.06.14] Steve Hackett seems a genuine sort of guy, so let’s give him the benefit of the doubt and shelve the cynicism at the release of a second CD/DVD box set inside of 12 months capturing … Continue reading

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