Lucifer's Friend Live At Rockpalast (1978)
Catalogue Number: REPUK 1266
Format: DVD+CD (2-Disc Brilliant box + Slipcase)
"A fine, underrated prog outing worthy of rediscovery by art-rock fanatics". allmusic.com
"An Orchestral Rock banquet for musical gourmets".
Remastered 1974 album, released on the collectable Vertigo label in Europe.
Fourth album by the legendary German rock band, fronted by British singer John Lawton.
This album featured the band temper their usual hard rock style with a Santana-esque jazz-fusion edge, with help from a full brass section. Rated their most progressive album by fans.
Five lengthy band-penned tracks, with standout opening pirate-themed "Spanish Galleon" and the string-enhanced ballad "Sorrow".RESTORED CONCERT PERFORMANCE - REGION FREE NTSC DVD: (Audio selection of Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound)
REMASTERED STEREO SOUNDTRACK CD
16-PAGE BOOKLET WITH DETAILED LINER NOTES BY MALCOLM DOME AND NEW INTERVIEWS WITH MEMBERS OF LUCIFER"S FRIEND.
PERFORMANCE DATE: Live at Rockpalast, Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany 9th December, 1978
Lucifer"s Friend was one of Germany"s premier Heavy Metal bands. Originally formed in 1969, this powerful Rock band recorded for the legendary Prog label Vertigo, and even had considerable international success, notably in America.
The band has been cited as one of the pioneers of Heavy and Doom Metal, helping to define both genres due to their heavy sound and dark oriented lyrics.
Here they are, performing a scorching set, with the band delivering great renditions of songs from their 6th album release, "Good Time Warrior", then being promoted, and numbers from their Vertigo released back catalogue.
The line up on the night featured recently joined vocalist Mike Starrs alongside Peter Hecht (Synth & Keyboards), Dieter Horns (Bass & Backing Vocals), Peter Hesslein (Guitar & Backing Vocals), Adrian Askew (Keyboards), Herbert Bornholdt (Drums).
The authoritative liner note by renowned rock journalist Malcolm Dome contains new interviews with members of Lucifer"s Friend.
Expertly restored and remastered. Superb vision, outstanding sound. The best in the business!
2. Moonshine Rider
3. Sweet Little Lady
4. Burning Ships
7. Good Times
8. Ride The Sky
9. Rock 'N' Roll Singer
10. Natural Born Mover
DVD running time: approx. 65 mins
Region Free NTSC DVD.
Audio selection of Stereo and 5.1 surround sound.
1. Moonshine Rider
2. Sweet Little Lady
3. Burning Ships
6. Good Times
7. Ride The Sky
8. Rock 'N' Roll Singer
9 . Natural Born Mover
Soundtrack in Remastered Stereo
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