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The Fantomas/Melvin Big Band: Kentish Town Forum - London (2008)

The Fantomas , Melvins Big Band  |  NR |  DVD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: The Fantomas, Melvins Big Band
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Live, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Ipecac Recordings
  • DVD Release Date: August 26, 2008
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B001BP14W6
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #241,553 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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About the Actor

Recorded on May 1, 2006 at Kentish Town Forum, Live from London 2006 features the amassed crew of Mike Patton, Buzz Osborne, Dave Lombardo, Trevor Dunn, Dale Crover and Sir David Scott Stone. Filmed by Douglas Pledger, Matthew Rozeik and Alex Gunnis the music is culled from the sole FantômasMelvins Big Band release (Millennium Monsterwork) as well as music from both the Melvins and Fantômas catalogues. Bonus feature is an audio commentary with Danny DeVito, Ipecac co-owner Greg Werckman, booking agent Robby Fraser, Melvins' Dale Crover and Buzz Osborne.

Track listing for Live from London 2006:

Sacrifice Page 27 Night Goat Page 28 Page 3 Electric Long Thin Wire The Bit Page 14 Pigs of the Roman Empire The Omen Hooch Mombius Hibachi Page 23 Skin Horse Cape Fear Let It All Be Lowrider 04/02/05 Saturday Page 29 04/08/05 Friday Spider Baby

Product Description

Recorded May 1 2006 at Kentish Town Farm, Live from London 2006 features the amassed crew of Mike Patton, Buzz Osborne, Dave Lombardo, Trevor Dunn, Dale Crover and Dir David Scott Stone. Filmed by Douglas Pledger, Matthew Rozeik and Alex Gunnis, the music is culled from the sole Fantomas/Melvins Big Band release Millennium Monsterwork, as well as music from both the Melvins and Fantomas catalogs, Bonus feature is an audio commentary with Danny DeVito, Ipecac co-owner Greg Werckman, booking agent Robby Fraser, Melvins' Dale Crover and Buzz Osborne. A Melvins US Tour starts July 15 and runs through August 31st 2008.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars amazing! August 26, 2008
Format:DVD
$8?!?!?! don't hesitate, pick this up! I would've paid the typical $20 concert video price. even more probably.
over an hour of the tightest, heaviest, craziest stuff you've ever heard or seen (unless you've already seen it, of course).

tracklist:
1) sacrifice
2) page 27
3) night goat
4) page 28
5) page 3
6) electric long thin wire
7) the bit
8) page 14
9) pigs of the roman empire
10) the omen
11) hooch
12) mombius hibachi
13) page 23
14) skin horse
15) cape fear
16) let it all be
17) lowrider
18) 04/02/05 saturday
19) page 29
20) 04/08/05 friday
21) spider baby

if you're a FANTOMAS fan, you'll love it. a MELVINS fan - you'll probably like it, if you enjoy some of their more experimental stuff (there are a few classics on here though).
Dale Crover and King Buzzo, Trevor Dunn, Mike Patton, Dave Lombardo, and David Scott Stone crammed on a stage together. 2 drummers, a bassist (sometimes 2), and a guitarist (mostly 2), oh and also samples, noise, and vocals. all at the same time, a meshing of MELVINS and FANTOMAS simultaneously. songs from both bands performed by all.
if you liked the CD they put out a few years back, you'll definitely dig this DVD. a lot of the same tracklist, but still a lot of new stuff.
the sound is great (super heavy), plenty of cameras with an intentional grainy feel, and occasional special effects, graphics, and animation (which is great in itself, wish there were more). sometimes it's like watching a horror film from the 70's.
there's also a commentary track featuring Danny DeVito, Buzz, Dale, and some other folks. haven't watched all of it (commentary) yet.
VERY worthwhile purchase.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Almost Perfect August 31, 2008
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I don't think it is necessary to tell you that if you're a big fan of Fantomas or the Melvins you should've bought this by now. It is a great DVD, and I have to disagree with the reviewer above me who said that the 'camera tricks' are 'cheesy'. It alternates between crystal clear high definition, and darker and grainy image with a light 'splash' of camera effects and graphics. This gotta be the first show I've seen with computer graphics added that don't suck a big one (like a few i've seen with big explosions, outer space images and planets coming at you, or some others with colorful distorted computer polygons or whatever, now that's cheesy).

It is done in my opinion in a very artistic taste and it succeeds in creating a proper atmosphere. The music sound loud and again great sound quality. It would've been neat if they played at least one excerpt from "Delirivm Cordia", but the 'song' selection is alright anyways.

The only thing that prevented me from giving this DVD a 5 star rating instead of 4, is that the audio is NOT in surround, NOT in stereo but in MONO. Yes, that means that the surround speakers from your home theater are completely useless when you play this DVD. Only the front, left and right speakers are the ones that you're going to get any sound from.

I thought it was pretty weird that somebody releases a DVD that is not even in stereo, but maybe that's why the price is so cheap.

Besides that detail, it sounds great, I totally recomend this to anybody who digs Patton or the melvins and I wish they release more in the future.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I wish I was Mike Patton's Microphone! July 9, 2012
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Oooh yeah.... Mmmmmm... that's what I like.... Oh wait, I didn't realize you were staring. Just thinking about the microphone in Mike's mouth, all juicy and warm. He's phenomenal and always gets me riled, ever since the self title Mr. Bungle. If you're like me and can't get enough of Mikey baby, you'll love this! His performance is wonderful and as always steals the show. Dave Lombardo is great to see, with all his Latin passion!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good DVD of a great live band December 23, 2012
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Fantomas/Melvins doing the damage. Playing what seems to be a pretty well established set list for this superband. Although it does skew toward Fantomas rather than Melvins material. The audio quality is good. But the video quality while fine is not outstanding. Has an audio commentary with Melvins and Danny Devito!
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4.0 out of 5 stars ?what did i just watch? April 25, 2012
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wow. Mike patton has obviously taken waaaayyyy too many drugs in his lifetime. What did i just sit through? i think i liked it. I definately didn't dislike it. It was strange and not what i expected.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Definitive FantomasMelvins December 28, 2009
By D.C.E
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I really like it. Really, really, really, lots and lots. Having seen these guys live twice, I think this DVD does great justice to their live performance.

I think the Melvins tracks come out particularly amazing when given the dual drummer and vocalist treatment.

Forget all those dodgy you tube boot legs and amateur HD shots and just get this.
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4.0 out of 5 stars two great bands, one great performance July 1, 2009
Format:DVD
Once again Patton brings a full experience of these amazing bands.
Play loud.
It is well filmed, but he sound would be much better in a 5.1 system.
anyway sounds good, and the performance is amazing.
a must have for any music fan
(even if you dont like the music, the performance would surprise any listener)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sonic explosion packed in a DVD... March 20, 2009
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This is one of the most amazing DVD concerts you'll ever see. THE MOST original band in the universe (FANTOMAS), meets one of THE MOST underrated band of the last 30 years (THE MELVINS), for a sonic explosion with really cool and original photography editing (really nice visuals).
Your ears have never heard this, and your eyes will see the making of a¨MUSICAL-FRANKENSTEIN¨.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars awesome
Seeing two drum legends onstage playing together.lombardo,drummer for slayer playing melvins songs with Dale Crover.It doesn't get much better than that. Read more
Published on January 22, 2009 by B.NASH
5.0 out of 5 stars amazing dvd
this melvins fantomas big band live show is one of the best concerts i`ve ever seen(on dvd)if your a fan of the melvins or fantomas you should have this already,bands like this... Read more
Published on January 19, 2009 by c-mo
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Concert
I'm a huge fan of Mike Patton, Fantomas, and the Melvins. This DVD captures them perfectly. The video is raw with a lot of artsy effects that add to the experience. Read more
Published on January 10, 2009 by C. W. Chesser
4.0 out of 5 stars A six-headed musical Sasquatch captured on video.
Line up:
Mike Patton (vocals, samples, sound effects, etc.) - Fantomas, Tomahawk, Peeping Tom, ex-Mr. Bungle, ex-Faith No More. Read more
Published on November 22, 2008 by Aaron Von Raschke
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid performance
A great show for Fantomas and Melvins fans alike.
If your a fan of both, like me, you'll love it. Read more
Published on October 24, 2008 by Kevin Schneider
5.0 out of 5 stars A unique performance
Fantomas and Melvins together are just a different experience, seeing them together is a dream for every fan, this performance is completely stunning live, almost a perfect... Read more
Published on October 8, 2008 by Christy
5.0 out of 5 stars head pounding artistry
Anyone who likes the melvins and fantomas will enjoy this dvd. For those who cannot stomach either band for more than five minutes should stay clear. Read more
Published on September 29, 2008 by Michael D. Young
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