Ozzy ‘Speak Of The Devil’ DVD out now

A rare Ozzy Osbourne release is getting the full restored/remastered DTS/5.1 Surround treatment: Speak Of The Devil, which features Brad Gillis on guitar. It’s a rare look at a time when Ozzy was still flying high (pun intended) on the success of his first two solo albums, but was also reeling from the tragic death of Randy Rhoads. Here’s the press release:

Eagle Rock Entertainment releases Speak Of The Devil on DVD by Ozzy Osbourne in North America.

This show was filmed at Irvine Meadows, California on June 12, 1982 as part of the delayed continuation of the “Diary Of A Madman” tour following the tragic death of Randy Rhoads a few months earlier. The audio has been digitally restored and remastered and is now available in DTS and Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound for the first time. Speak Of The Devil includes the classics “Mr Crowley” “Over The Mountain” “Crazy Train” “Flying High Again” “Iron Man” “Paranoid” “Goodbye To Romance” and many more.

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B-52s – With The Wild Crowd DVD/Blu-ray

Remember my recent interview with B-52s guitarist Keith Strickland? We talked about the band’s live album, among other things. That album was recorded at a very special homecoming show, and now that same show is being released as a live DVD and Blu-Ray called With The Wild Crowd – Live In Athens. 
Here’s the press release.

EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT INVITES YOU TO THE “LOVE SHACK” 

THE B-52’S WITH THE WILD CROWD – LIVE IN ATHENS, GA 

~On DVD and Blu-ray March 20, 2012~

In February 2011, thirty-four years into their reign as the World’s Greatest Party Band, The B-52’s returned to celebrate in the town where it all began – Athens, Georgia. Now this concert will be available as the band’s first-ever live DVD and Blu-ray, when With The Wild Crowd – Live In Athens, GA is released via Eagle Rock Entertainment on March 20, 2012.

With The Wild Crowd! was recorded in the B-52s’ hometown at a show that commemorated the band’s 34th anniversary of their first-ever live show on Valentine’s Day 1977. Wig-wearing, boa-draped, glitter-covered fans came from near and far to celebrate this historic event as the band delivered a sizzling set that turned Athens’ Classic Center into a cosmic dance hall.

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Lindsey Buckingham releases live DVD

EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT RELEASE LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM DVD SONGS FROM THE SMALL MACHINE: LIVE IN L.A.

Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Famer Lindsey Buckingham just may be one of the very few Americans who most changed the face of British Rock. As the male lead singer for Fleetwood Mac, this singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer took an underground blues band and helped make it into one of the most respected and best-selling bands in the universe. His voice…his intricate guitar playing…his compositional prowess, they’re all instantly recognizable.

And he’s still going strong.

On November 1, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release a DVD of Lindsey Buckingham’s Songs From The Small Machine: Live In L.A., which was filmed in high-definition with DTS Surround-Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1, and Dolby Digital Stereo at The Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, California in April 2011.

The two-hour 19-song show will be released on DVD, Blu-ray, and as a DVD/CD set. Filled with his most beloved songs, including such Fleetwood Mac classics as “Go Your Own Way,” “Second Hand News,” “Big Love,” “Tusk,” “I’m So Afraid” and “Never Going Back Again,” blended with material from his new album Seeds We Sow (“In Our Own Time,” “Illumination,” “Stars Are Crazy,” “That’s The Way Love Goes”) the DVD and Blu-Ray also feature a Buckingham interview.

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