DVD REVIEW: Ayreon – Electric Castle Live and Other Tales

Come with me now; be joyful. It is time to enter The Electric Castle!”

After the wild success of the Ayreon Universe shows in 2017, where an audience of international Ayreonauts was treated to a best-of selection of Ayreon’s most popular songs, the Poppodium 013 once again opened its gates to the gentle hordes in September of 2019. 2018 had seen the twenty-year anniversary and the re-mixed and -mastered version of Into The Electric Castle, and thus it was a logical step that this new live show centered around that album, a favourite of many. To the great thrill of not only the fans but the artists as well, Arjen managed to gather most of the cast members of the original album, and the most admirable substitutes for those who couldn’t make it. Continue reading

Watch A Trailer for the New BABYMETAL “Live At The Forum” DVD/Blu-Ray

 

BABYMETAL has shared a trailer for theri upcoming DVD and Blu-ray, “Live At The Forum”! Due on May 13, the effort was filmed at the Japanese pop-metal band’s October 2019 first-ever arena concert in the U.S. at the The Forum in Los Angeles.

The concert was Su-metal and Moametal’s second headlining arena concert outside of Japan. The 15-song set focuses on material from BABYMETAL’s latest studio album, “Metal Galaxy”, including “Da Da Dance”, “Shanti Shanti Shanti” and “Pa Pa Ya!!”

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: January 10th New Music Releases

Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

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Lacuna Coil – The 119 Show Live In London (DVD)

Lacuna Coil celebrated twenty years by filming The 119 ShowLive in London (Century Media) in that bastion of musicality, London Town. The more than two-hour show showcases all that’s good about Lacuna Coil and features amazing performances by Incandescence Circus Theatre Company. From the freaky circus backdrop to the band taking the stage in unsettling white face paint, The 119 Show is a mélange of American Horror Story Season 4, a wicked Lacuna Coil show, and amateurish editing. Continue reading

Moonspell – Lisboa Under the Spell

After a quarter of a century, what is there left for a band to do? If you are Moonspell, you put out a live three disk cd with accompanying three-hour long video that includes a documentary and three albums played in their entirety live. Vocalist Fernando Ribeiro, drummer Mike Gaspar, Pedro Paixao on keyboards, guitarist Ricardo Amorim, and bassist Aires Pereira present the epic Lisboa Under the Spell (Napalm Records). Continue reading

Anthrax Share ‘Caught In A Mosh’ Performance Clip From “Kings Among Scotland” DVD

Anthrax will be releasing their long-awaited live-in-concert DVD, Kings Among Scotland, on April 27th via Megaforce. Captured last February 15th at the band’s sold-out concert at Glasgow’s historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour Kings Among Scotland incorporates the band’s entire live show, and we have a preview of what you can expect today. Continue reading

Machine Head Release ‘Ten Ton Hammer’ Performance Clip From ‘Catharsis’ Bonus DVD

The mighty Machine Head will be releasing Catharsis on January 26th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, and it will be available in an array of formats. The CD/DVD digipak edition includes concert footage of the band’s 2015 show at San Francisco’s Regency Ballroom, and we have another clip from that performance for your viewing and head banging pleasure today. Continue reading