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Dream Theater – Live At Budokan

Dream Theater has finally gotten it right. Well, almost. After releasing a few other hit-and-miss video releases, throughout the past decade, we finally get a full length, DVD, concert video with world class production values. This DVD doesn’t suffer from the same problems as their previous videos, such as a phenomenal performance marred by a terrible production (Metropolis 2000), but ... Read More »

Glass Hammer – Lex Live

Of all the great things that the Internet provides us with (news, forums, research, porn) its greatest gift may just be the virtually infinite access to all of the world’s music, which you may never find in your local music store, and most definitely never hear on the sorry state of today’s radio. Thanks to many of the great music ... Read More »

Los Lonely Boys – Texican Style (Live In Austin)

Los Lonely Boys are comprised of the three Garza brothers: Henry on guitar, Jo Jo on bass, and Ringo on the drums (what else). They had already made a name for themselves in the Texas and Southeast club circuit, thanks to their smoldering live performances, but with the release of their self-titled debut album, around the end of 2003, it ... Read More »

Rush – Rush In Rio

Rush in Rio was emphatically my most anticipated concert DVD release of 2003. Like a true Rush geek, I ran out and bought it the day it was released (actually I made my wife do it, because I was working) and then told my boss that I would need the next day off. This, of course, was so I could ... Read More »

YES – 35th Anniversary Tour

YES 35th Anniversary Tour with Dream Theater August 25th, 2004 Nissan Pavilion, Bristow, Virginia Isn’t life grand when your favorite bands from the 60’s and 70’s, like Yes, are still touring and celebrating their 35th anniversary as a band. Just last month I saw that "younger" band Rush on (only) their 30th anniversary tour. Read my review of that awesome ... Read More »

Rush 30th Anniversary Tour

Rush 30th Anniversary Tour August 3rd, 2004 Nissan Pavilion, Bristow, Virginia Rush may not be my favorite band in the world (top-five though), but they are most definitely my favorite band to see in concert. I have seen Rush in concert only four times, with the Grace Under Pressure, Counterparts, Vapor Trails, and 30th Anniversary tours, mostly because I was ... Read More »