This DVD is an excellent showing of what 311 is all about. Starting back in 2000, on March 11th (3-11), 311 put on a special concert for their hardcore fans, called 311 Day. Every other year (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, and soon to come 2008) on March 11th, 311 performs a mind-boggling set for up to 4 hours. Each successive year the set list gets bigger and bigger. With this DVD, it captured their 4 hour set list of songs on 3-11-2004. It's a very high quality and entertaining performance that should please most anyone. They combine a wide range of styles in their music... rock, reggae, jazz, funk, dancehall, and rap, and they do it all extremely well. All their hits, including Down, Amber, Come Original, and a TON of their lesser known songs are performed. Nick Hexum is on vocals and rhythm guitar, S.A. Martinez is on vocals and turntables, P-Nut is on bass, Tim Mahoney is on lead guitar, and Chad Sexton is on drums. One of the highlights of the DVD is the song called "Applied Science." The original version of the song has a 20 second drum solo performed exclusively by the drummer. As the years have gone by, the band became a part of the drum solo, and now every time they play "Applied Science" in concert, the whole band is part of the drum solo... definitely something that needs to be seen on this DVD. This DVD is directed very cleanly and the quality of the visuals and sound is top notch.
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