Live versions of the songs, filmed in an old Pompeii amphitheater. Songs included are Echoes (split into 2 parts), Careful with that axe, Eugene, A saucerful of secrets, One of those days, ... See full summary »
A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink.
On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. Documenting this once in a life time performance and an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision.
David Markey's documentary of life on the road with Sonic Youth and Nirvana during their tour of Europe in late 1991. Also featuring live performances by Dinosaur Jr, Babes In Toyland, The ... See full summary »
The period that the film covers was the peak of great Nirvana performances: the middle years when the band was now very musically tight and filled with the excitement of the small social revolution that the early 1990's was bubbling with. They were the most popular band in the world and the performances reflected all the excitement, confusion and passionate fury that came out of being propelled into the mass media.
A few personal highlights are the wonderfully cathartic destruction of "Endless Nameless" and the overwhelming meloncholly of the pumped electric version of "Something in the Way."
If you liked the footage of this film I recommend "The Year Punk Broke" which is a similar documentary of a Sonic Youth tour with a beautiful version of Nirvana (before the disillusionment of fame, etc)opening up for them all across Europe right on the edge of Nirvana's breakthough to the world wide fame. Cobain is giddy and playing better than ever in this footage which is a rare treat to Nirvana fans...the giddiness that is. Plus Sonic Youth is forever fantastic.
"my whole existence is for your amusement and that is why i'm here with you...today i found my nirvana"
-nirvana, BLEACH, "paper cuts"
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