Formed in Illinois in 1996, Mudvayne have risen as one of the top players in the nu-metal scene. Drawing many Slipknot comparisons, Mudvayne too wear crazy costumes onstage, but instead of masks, they wear frightening makeup for a chaotic appearance that goes well with their frenzied brand of metal. Banking time signatures, radical shifts in tempo, and vocals that go from semi-rapping to death-metal gurgling to unhinged screaming and even to clean singing (on later albums) are the hallmarks of Mudvayne's music. Their major label debut, L.D. 50, yielded the hit "Dig" in 2000; one year later they released the concept album The Beginning of All Things to End, which further cemented their place in the minds of America's angry teenagers. On 2005's Lost and Found Mudvayne dropped the facade, emerging in plain clothes without makeup on their most personal record to date. With four R.I.A.A.-certified gold albums, Mudvayne continue to write new records and deliver for their fans, whom they let choose the track listing of 2007's B-sides and rarities compilation By the People, For the People.
Mudvayne Concert Films
All Access to All Things
Runtime: 1 hr 44 minRecorded live over their summer 2003 tour with heavy metal giants Metallica, this concert film features footage from shows in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City and Seattle. With candid backstage and behind the scenes footage, as well as a detailed look at the making of the video for "World So Cold," this is a fascinating look at the life of the band. Live tracks include "Dig," "Internal Primates Forever," "Death Blooms," and many more.
L(ive) D(osage) 50: Live in Peoria
Runtime: 1 hr 18 minRecorded live in 2001 in the band’s hometown, Mudvayne’s Live Dosage 50: Live in Peoria finds the hard-rock quartet in explosive form on thrash classics like "Dig" and "Death Blooms."
Mudvayne Top Tracks
Any Last Words (Live at The Metro, Chicago, IL)
Runtime: 1 hr 5 minRecorded live at the Metro in Chicago in conjunction with the popular alternative metal outfit's tenth anniversary, Any Last Words features 14 high-energy tracks, including the hit singles "Send the Pain Below," "Jars," "Vitamin R (Leading Us Along)," and "Letter from a Thief." The performances are crisply produced and tightly played before an audience of obvious fans. The remainder of the set is evenly balanced between the group's four major-label studio albums that followed their Steve Albini-produced 1999 debut, Point #1.
Live And Murderous In Chicago
Runtime: 1 hr 19 minPapa Roach: Live and Murderous in Chicago is the first concert released by Californian rock group Papa Roach. It was released in the United States on November 22, 2005 – and features the band performing live at "The Vic Theater" in Chicago, Illinois. The program captures alt-metal rockers Pap Roach thrashing away at their most intense during an exhilarating Chicago concert, bringing down the house with an energetic 75-minute set.
Rock Im Park 2001
Runtime: 1 hr 15 minSince introducing their ground-breaking Nu Metal sound to the burgeoning rap-metal scene in the late Nineties, Limp Bizkit have sold over 33 million albums around the world. The group's charismatic front man, Fred Durst, has courted controversy over the years, both on and off-stage, where he has engaged in a series of high profile physical and verbal feuds with various contemporary stars of the rap scene such as Eminem. This feature captures Limp Bizkit's performance at Germany's biggest and most prestigious rock event, held annually in Nuremberg, the famous Rock In The Park Festival in June of 2001, when they were pretty much at the height of their popularity. In this blinding set the band performed all their classic numbers and featured four of their U.K. Top Twenty hit singles, including Take A Look Around , the theme song to the blockbuster movie Mission Impossible 2 , My Way and the chart-topping Rollin .
Live at Montreux
Runtime: 1 hr 15 minKorn came out of California in the early nineties and went on to become one of the most globally successful metal acts of their generation. They continue to play live to vast crowds and have record sales in the millions. This concert from Montreux in 2004 is their only performance at the festival to date. It was to be one of the last shows to feature the bands original line-up with guitarist Brian Welch leaving the group a few months later. The normally reserved Montreux crowd is transformed by Korn into seething, rocking mass with the largest an probably the first! mosh pit ever seen in the famous Stravinski Auditorium.
Live at the the Brighton Dome
Runtime: 1 hr 5 minWhen we last saw Stone Sour, the triple-Grammy nominated group was playing sold-out shows around the planet in support of 2006s critically acclaimed Come What(ever) May, a sonic blockbuster that entered Billboards Top 200 Album Chart at No. 4 and went on to sell more than a half-million copies on the strength of three radio hits, including the No. 1 smash single, "Through Glass. Billboard hailed the record as an intense, taut piece of work, Alternative Press called the group masters of ass-kicking, adding, In a better America, Stone Sour would be the face of American rock, and Revolver magazine gave the disc four stars and praised the quintet for demonstrating a dynamic range equaled by few of their peers.
Live in Cologne Germany
Runtime: 1 hr 29 minStaind dove into bleaker recesses than ever before and surfaced with their heaviest and most hypnotic album to date, STAIND, their self-titled, seventh studio album.
The multi-platinum Massachusetts hard rock outfit Aaron Lewis, Mike Mushok, and Johnny "Old School" April pushed itself to the very brink. There was struggle and strife, but, as a result, Staind constructed a collection of chaotically melodic songs that hearken back to their 1999 major label debut, Dysfunction, while wielding an instrumental and lyrical prowess that could only be cultivated by 16 years of writing, recording, and touring together.
This concert in Cologne Germany is one of just pure raw emotion and the performance is simply amazing. All the songs are sung with emotion drawn on lyrics taken from the lives of these exemplary band members.
Runtime: 1 hr 39 minFeaturing the band in their element - the live arena - this full-length live show is a stunning mix of visual mayhem and brutal, extreme heavy metal. Slipknot Disasterpieces video No band around can top the Slipknot experience, with concussion bombs, flames, lasers, rotating drum risers and a whole lot more going on, you're simply not going to be able to take your eyes off the on-screen carnage. Slipknot Disasterpieces film All of Slipknot's music videos are also presented, including the never-before-seen animated promo for "Wait & Bleed.".
Live at the White River Amphitheater
Runtime: 1 hr 12 minAmerican nu metal heroes Godsmack are taking over the stage at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn Washington. Completed in 2003, the 98-acre project cost more than $30 million and hosts musical events under an acoustically treated metal roof; it features two 30-by-40-foot video screens on either side of the stage. The band performs hit songs as “Locked and Loaded,” “Keep Away,” “Out of Line,” “Generation Day,” “Cryin' Like a Bitch, ” and many more. Sully Erna's singing style has been stated as "the snarl of James Hetfield", and "composed of dark harmony that sounds a lot like Alice in Chains". Merrill's bass style has been described as "bulldozer bottom with occasional slap-bass reverb". Larkin's drumming is thought to "worship at the twin altars of Neil Peart and John Bonham". And Rombola's guitar playing style has been praised as "guitars that sound like percussion instruments".