Posts Tagged ‘Blu-Ray’

Killswitch Engage

Grammy-nominated, Massachusetts-based hard rock band Killswitch Engage released the two-disc, Blu-ray and CD package Beyond the Flames: Home Video Vol. II in November 2016. Beyond the Flames is now available digitally and can be purchased here.

Beyond The Flames: Home Video Vol. II is a treasure trove of content, featuring more than 3.5 hours of footage. At the heart of this release is the 75-minute documentary that chronicles the return of original vocalist Jesse Leach, after nearly a decade away, to the band he helped form back in 1999. (more…)

Dream Theater performs at the Boston Opera House.

Dream Theater performs at the Boston Opera House.

Breaking the Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House), the new live Blu-ray/DVD from Roadrunner Records’ group Dream Theater, is set to premiere on Palladia and VH1 Classic at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19. Additional info and local listings can be found hereBreaking the Fourth Wall follows the Grammy-nominated group’s 2013 self-titled LP which debuted atop Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums chart and at number seven on the overall Billboard 200. (more…)

Shot & recorded in front of 15,000 fans at the Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium in 2012 to commemorate their 15th anniversary and at the last show of their European “Hydra” arena tour at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Let Us Burn: Elements & Hydra Live In Concert are two dynamic evenings with Dutch symphonic rockers Within Temptation as they perform their most requested career-spanning compositions plus new music from their latest Billboard-/world-charting album, Hydra (review), to arena crowds.

Captured in high-definition with pro audio mixed in 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound, the formidable live reputation of Within Temptation’s stunning performances – complete with dazzling on-stage imagery and special effects (including fire-breathing dragons) – are showcased and brought to life. (more…)

megadeth_rust-in-peace-liveCD review by Jeff Maki
Blu-ray review by Greg Maki
It seems like I was just skinning this cat a few weeks ago, but here goes. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their landmark thrash metal masterpiece, Rust in Peace, Megadeth went out on a month-long U.S. tour inearly 2010, playing the album in its entirety. The tour also marked the return of original bassist David Ellefson, who had been out of the band for nearly 10 years. Live-Metal attended the Baltimore show on March 17 (rescheduled from March 16, the date of the now infamous non-show that was stopped short due to sound problems). So for me, Rust in Peace Live works as much as a commemorative piece as a necessary addition to my Megadeth collection. The album was recorded on the last night of the tour at the Hollywood Palladium in California. (more…)