The song “I Don’t Like Mondays” is not going to be hitting too many live music fans playlists as long as awesome tour announcements keep being rolled out on this generally not looked forward to day. It was only hours ago that I shared the update from Iron Maiden (seen HERE) and now comes the news that both Korn and Alice In Chains will be heading out on a summer co-headlining run. Check out the full press release and dates below the poster. Happy Monday to you all if I didn’t say it earlier.
The Press Release:
Hard rock legends KORN and ALICE IN CHAINS have announced an epic co-headline amphitheater tour across North America this summer. Underoath will join as special guest on all dates, with Ho99o9 and FEVER 333 opening on select dates. Produced by Live Nation, the 30-city outing will kick off July 18th in Del Valle, TX at Austin360 Amphitheatre and make stops in Dallas, Nashville, Toronto, Denver and more before wrapping September 4th in Mountain View, CA at Shoreline Amphitheatre.
Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 1st at 10am local time at LiveNation.com. Citi is the official presale credit card for the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, February 26th at 10:00 a.m. local time until Thursday, February 28st at 10:00 p.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Continue reading Korn and Alice In Chains Announce Summer Co-Headlining Tour→
Artist: Ozzy Osbourne Title: “Live & Loud” Label: Epic Music Video Release Date: 10/1/1997 Genre: Heavy Metal Rating: 2.75/5
“Live And Loud” is the DVD follow up for the live Ozzy Osbourne album that bore the same name and was released in 1993. The film follows his “No More Tours” tour and these shows were ones that supported his “No More Tears” release. The clever naming of the gigs was based on this supposedly being the retirement party for the legendary singer who had finally decided that he exit stage left. The film comes a few years after the CD’s initial release and the video is delivered a little bit differently than the album with the first thing one notices is that a couple of the songs are juxtaposed from where we expected to find them. For example, the CD opens with “Paranoid” but on the DVD this is in the second section of songs in the film. The footage is solid but clearly comes from a number of different nights across the tour as Ozzy looks one way in a part of the song and then different at another portion of the same song. For instance we see him with wet hair once and then at a later verse it’s dry and tied back. Given the closeness of these verses there is no way that this was done at the same show. This type of thing happens all over the film and there are also a lot of weird camera tricks done as opposed to it being a straight filming of the full performance which is more commonplace in live video concerts nowadays. The random scattering of footage takes a little bit of the consistency of the film away. Ozzy’s band for the tour was a much younger Zakk Wylde on guitar, Mike Inez on bass and Randy Castillo on drums and each member performs incredibly. Continue reading “Live & Loud” (DVD) by Ozzy Osbourne→