Top Modern & Alternative Rock movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent It Might Get Loud on DVD It Might Get Loud
Synopsis
Guitar greats Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White discuss their own musical styles, eventually meeting up to play each others' songs: Led Zeppelin's "In My Time of Dying," U2's "I Will Follow" and the White Stripes' "Dead Leaves and Dirty Ground."
Cast
Cast
Jimmy Page, The Edge, Jack White, Link Wray
Director
Director
Davis Guggenheim
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Classic Rock, Rock & Pop, Blues
Rent Control on DVD Control
Synopsis
This rock biography chronicles the life and sad fate of Ian Curtis, the lead singer of Joy Division, a unique post-punk band from Manchester, England. Despite popular success, Curtis's ghostly vocals and troubled existence presaged his suicide at 23.
Cast
Cast
Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Alexandra Maria Lara, Joe Anderson, James Anthony Pearson, Harry Treadaway, Craig Parkinson, Toby Kebbell, Andrew Sheridan, Nicola Harrison, Matthew McNulty, Ben Naylor
Director
Director
Anton Corbijn
Genres
Genres
Drama, Showbiz Dramas, Biographies, Indie Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book, Modern & Alternative Rock, United Kingdom
Rent Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense on DVD Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense
Synopsis
Director Jonathan Demme expertly crafted this unrivaled concert film from footage of three live gigs at Hollywood's Pantages Theatre. The staging concept -- the brainchild of Talking Heads front man David Byrne -- begins with the lead vocalist striding onto an empty stage, acoustic guitar and boom box in hand. With each new tune, another band member or backup singer joins Byrne onstage, building steadily toward the smokin' finale.
Cast
Cast
David Byrne, Talking Heads
Director
Director
Jonathan Demme
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Must-See Concerts, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent DiG! on DVD DiG!
Synopsis
Documentarian Ondi Timoner spent seven years (and 1,500 hours of footage) chronicling the rise of two rival musicians -- Anton Newcombe of the Brian Jonestown Massacre and Courtney Taylor of the Dandy Warhols -- both of whom were intent on carving out their own piece of the highly volatile and unpredictable music business. The film follows the two wannabes through their loves, obsessions, arrests, death threats and relative success.
Cast
Cast
Anton Newcombe, Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Joel Gion, Matt Hollywood, Peter Holmstrom, Zia McCabe, Brent DeBoer, Eric Hedford, Dean Taylor, Dandy Warhols
Director
Director
Ondi Timoner
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent I Am Trying to Break Your Heart on DVD I Am Trying to Break Your Heart
Synopsis
Photographer turned director Sam Jones started filming experimental rock band Wilco as they recorded their acclaimed fourth album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot." As depicted in the film, however, it was a tumultuous time (the band nearly broke up).
Cast
Cast
Jeff Tweedy, Leroy Bach, Glenn Kotche, Jay Bennett, Tony Margherita, Wilco, John Stirratt, Greg Kot, Fred Armisen, Wes Orshoski
Director
Director
Sam Jones
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Kurt Cobain: About a Son on DVD Kurt Cobain: About a Son
Synopsis
In a series of evocative interviews with rock icon Kurt Cobain, journalist Michael Azerrad captures the late artist's inner thoughts and personal memories about life, music, success and failure.
Cast
Cast
Kurt Cobain
Director
Director
AJ Schnack
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent The Flaming Lips: The Fearless Freaks on DVD The Flaming Lips: The Fearless Freaks
Synopsis
Alt-rock favorite The Flaming Lips invite filmmaker Bradley Beesley, who directed many of their music videos, to join them on a journey through the past as they take a look back at their countless escapades. See what the band is like onstage and on the road; listen to the members reminisce over the highs and lows of their 20-year career; meet the people who surround them via interviews and video footage; and more.
Cast
Cast
The Flaming Lips
Director
Director
Bradley Beesley
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent The White Stripes Under Northern Lights on DVD The White Stripes Under Northern Lights
Synopsis
In a captivating mix of striking live footage and poignant off-stage moments, this documentary captures The White Stripes 2007 tour of Canada, showcasing one of the world's most famous and enigmatic bands playing to big crowds in towns of all sizes. The film features performances at traditional venues as well as matinee gigs at unusual places such as a bowling alley, on a boat and even on a city bus.
Cast
Cast
White Stripes, Jack White, Meg White
Director
Director
Emmett Malloy
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Must-See Concerts, Rockumentaries
Rent The Clash: Westway to the World on DVD The Clash: Westway to the World
Synopsis
This entertaining documentary tracks the rise and fall of the British punk group The Clash, widely considered one of the greatest bands of all time. The group is featured in a series of revealing interviews (many exclusive to this release) intertwined with hefty doses of previously unseen live footage that encompass the legendary band's career in its entirety.
Cast
Cast
Clash, Terry Chimes, Nicky Headon, Topper Headon, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer
Director
Director
Don Letts
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Rockumentaries
Rent The Work of Director Michel Gondry on DVD The Work of Director Michel Gondry
Synopsis
The tireless creativity of director Michel Gondry is on vivid display in this collection of 27 music videos and other whimsical oddities. Released the year before Gondry's feature breakthrough Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, the compilation includes Kylie Minogue's "Come into My World," Bjork's "Human Behavior," Massive Attack's "Protection" and the White Stripes' Lego-centric stunner "Fell in Love with a Girl."
Cast
Cast
Beck, Björk, Radiohead, Rolling Stones, White Stripes, Jim Carrey, Foo Fighters, Kylie Minogue, The Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk, Massive Attack
Director
Director
Michel Gondry
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Experimental
Rent The Work of Director Spike Jonze on DVD The Work of Director Spike Jonze
Synopsis
The early work of Spike Jonze -- with a special emphasis on his many dazzling music videos -- is collected on this reel, along with several documentaries and short films by the director. The videos include "Sabotage" and "Sure Shot" by the Beastie Boys and "Buddy Holly" and "Undone (The Sweater Song)" by Weezer, as well as works by The Pharcyde, Bjork, Fatboy Slim, The Chemical Brothers, Notorious B.I.G., Dinosaur Jr. and others.
Cast
Cast
Björk, Beastie Boys, Weezer, Fatboy Slim, The Pharcyde, The Notorious B.I.G., Daft Punk, Dinosaur Jr., The Chemical Brothers
Director
Director
Spike Jonze
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Experimental
Rent U2: Go Home: Live From Slane Castle on DVD U2: Go Home: Live From Slane Castle
Synopsis
As one of the world's most popular bands, U2 has never had trouble drawing massive crowds to their concerts. Such was the case when they played two huge shows in 2001 at Slane Castle, in their home country of Ireland. Drawing 80,000 people each night, the band performed some of their most beloved songs, including "Elevation," "Beautiful Day," "Desire," "Where the Streets Have No Name," "With or Without You," "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and more.
Cast
Cast
U2, Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent U2: Rattle and Hum on DVD U2: Rattle and Hum
Synopsis
Veteran music video director Phil Joanou joins U2 on the band's U.S. Joshua Tree tour, filming the rock icons as they jam with blues master B.B. King, sing with a gospel choir and record at Sun Records.
Cast
Cast
U2, Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Adam Clayton, B.B. King, Phil Joanou
Director
Director
Phil Joanou
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Must-See Concerts
Rent Radiohead: Meeting People Is Easy on DVD Radiohead: Meeting People Is Easy
Synopsis
Music video director and documentarian Grant Gee follows Radiohead on a tour across Europe, Japan and the United States following the phenomenal success of their third album, "OK Computer." Through a fascinating combination of concert footage, interviews and behind-the-scenes material, Gee provides an intimate look at the downside of stardom and the alienation and monotony inherent in international tours.
Cast
Cast
Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Colin Greenwood, Phil Selway, Michael Stipe
Director
Director
Grant Gee
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries
Rent SuicideGirls: The First Tour on DVD SuicideGirls: The First Tour
Synopsis
With names such as Snow, Nixon, Reagan and London, these tattooed and pierced ladies aren't your grandfather's kind of burlesque act. This titillating documentary captures the in-your-face SuicideGirls' first-ever cross-country tour in 2004, performing 60 shows in 45 cities, each time worshipped by an undisciplined, sold-out crowd. But take note: As one might expect, this flesh-filled punk-rock striptease contains a generous portion of nudity.
Cast
Cast
SuicideGirls
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Rockumentaries
Rent U2: Vertigo: 2005: Live from Chicago on DVD U2: Vertigo: 2005: Live from Chicago
Synopsis
Promoting their album "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," U2's 2005 "Vertigo" tour was not only a concert but an event. This spectacular performance -- filmed in Chicago's United Center -- features old favorites as well as more recent hits. Highlights from this top-grossing tour of the year include "Vertigo," "Original of the Species," "Beautiful Day," "New Year's Day," "Pride (In the Name of Love)" and "Sunday, Bloody Sunday."
Cast
Cast
U2, Bono, Larry Mullen Jr., Adam Clayton
Director
Director
Hamish Hamilton
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Must-See Concerts
Rent Sound City on DVD Sound City
Synopsis
Through interviews and performances, rocker Dave Grohl's documentary pays tribute to Sound City, the legendary music studio that spawned albums by Nirvana, Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty and other superstars.
Cast
Cast
Dave Grohl, Tom Petty, Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Trent Reznor, Rick Springfield, Lars Ulrich, Rick Rubin, Butch Vig, Joshua Homme
Director
Director
Dave Grohl
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Classic Rock
Rent Pixies on DVD Pixies
Synopsis
Influential Boston-based alternative rockers the Pixies achieved stardom in Europe, but broke up just before breaking through stateside. This look at their legacy features a full-length concert and documentary shot during the band's late-'80s heyday. Also included is a retrospective documentary entitled "Gouge." An anthology of music videos rounds out the disc, including "Debaser," "Here Comes Your Man" and "Monkey Gone to Heaven."
Cast
Cast
Pixies, Bono, David Bowie, Thom Yorke, PJ Harvey
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries, Rock & Pop
Rent Yo Gabba Gabba: The Dancey Dance Bunch on DVD Yo Gabba Gabba: The Dancey Dance Bunch
Synopsis
DJ Lance Rock and his colorful cohorts Brobee, Foofa, Muno, Plex and Toodee invite preschoolers to sing, dance and learn some lessons in this four-episode collection (which includes "Friends," "Eat," "Dance" and "Happy") from the innovative series. Blending live action, animated segments and infectious music, "Yo Gabba Gabba" teaches youngsters all about colors, the environment and good manners through a vivid world of puppetry.
Cast
Cast
DJ Lance Rock
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Children & Family, Education & Guidance, Kids' Music, Kids' TV, Ages 0-2, Ages 2-4, Nickelodeon, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent LoudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies on DVD LoudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies
Synopsis
Hailing from Boston, the influential alternative rock band The Pixies mesmerized fans during the late 1980s and early '90s until internal tension broke them up. Get an insider's look at the band's reunion tour in 2004, in which they perform "Wave of Mutilation," "Here Comes Your Man" and other hits. The rockumentary also delves into the personal lives of the band members, including Kim Deal's battle with sobriety, and Frank Black's family.
Cast
Cast
Pixies, Frank Black, Kim Deal, David Lovering, Joey Santiago
Director
Director
Steven Cantor, Matthew Galkin
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Must-See Concerts, Rockumentaries, Rock & Pop
Rent Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns on DVD Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns
Synopsis
Beloved by a wide variety of fans, the musical group They Might Be Giants boasts a huge following. How did they get so massive, so to speak? This fascinating documentary chronicles their rise from a duo of instrumentalists (John Flansburgh and John Linnell) to an established band that's managed, over time, to maintain its witty and always refreshing edge. Includes concert footage, interviews and more.
Cast
Cast
They Might Be Giants, John Flansburgh, John Linnell, Dan Hickey, Dan Miller, Danny Weinkauf, Linwood Boomer, Dave Eggers, Janeane Garofalo, Josh Kornbluth, Michael McKean, Conan O'Brien, Annette O'Toole, Andy Richter, Harry Shearer, Jon Stewart, Adam Bernstein
Director
Director
AJ Schnack
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Biographical Documentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Sigur Ros: Heima on DVD Sigur Ros: Heima
Synopsis
In 2006, Icelandic ambient rockers Sigur Rós traversed their homeland to present a series of free concerts at surprising locations across the country. This atmospheric documentary captures the beguiling -- if unusual -- tour. Fans will appreciate the wealth of concert footage in which the band draws upon their entire catalog to perform such classic beauties as "Staralfur" and "Agaetis Byrjun" as well as previously unreleased tracks.
Cast
Cast
Sigur Rós
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, World Music, Rockumentaries, Must-See Concerts
Rent Radiohead: 7 Television Commercials on DVD Radiohead: 7 Television Commercials
Synopsis
Featuring seven videos to songs from "The Bends" and "OK Computer" albums, this program finds alt rock gods Radiohead showcasing the songwriting talent and eerie musical genius that have made them one of the most successful bands in recent history. Songs in the collection are "Paranoid Android," "Karma Police," "Fake Plastic Trees," "Street Spirit," "Just," "High and Dry" and "No Surprises."
Cast
Cast
Radiohead, Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Phil Selway, Thom Yorke
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, United Kingdom, Foreign Regions
Rent Nirvana: Unplugged in New York on DVD Nirvana: Unplugged in New York
Synopsis
Kurt Cobain and his Nirvana bandmates are loose and upbeat for the legendary acoustic performance captured here. Viewers get to see not only the entire set the band played for the popular TV show, but also behind-the-scenes moments such as a goofy version of "Sweet Home Alabama" with guest performers the Meat Puppets; rehearsal takes of "Come as You Are," David Bowie's "The Man Who Sold the World" and more; and lots of chatter between the guys.
Cast
Cast
Nirvana, Meat Puppets
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Must-See Concerts, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Shane MacGowan: If I Should Fall From... on DVD Shane MacGowan: If I Should Fall From...
Synopsis
As the front man for the punk rock group The Pogues, Shane MacGowan is best known for being an Irish party boy with a gift for songwriting. Through interviews spanning his career, this documentary gives an intimate look at the life of the artist.
Cast
Cast
The Pogues, Shane MacGowan
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Coachella: The Film on DVD Coachella: The Film
Synopsis
Set in a valley framed by desert mountains, the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival showcases groundbreaking artists from all musical genres. This collection of concert footage of the festival features myriad performances. Over the past six years, acts have included Radiohead, the White Stripes, the Pixies, the Flaming Lips, Iggy and the Stooges, Spearhead, Bjork, the Crystal Method, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more.
Cast
Cast
Spearhead, White Stripes, Björk, Morrissey, Bright Eyes, The Flaming Lips, The Chemical Brothers, Crystal Method, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pixies, Prodigy, Oasis, Radiohead, Belle & Sebastian, Iggy Pop, Iggy & The Stooges
Director
Director
Drew Thomas
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Indie Documentaries, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent Joy Division on DVD Joy Division
Synopsis
Director Grant Gee provides a cultural portrait of Manchester, England, during the 1970s as he examines the rise and fall of the punk band Joy Division. The film charts the history of the group, its members and musical inspiration. The anger and despair felt by much of England's youth found its way into the lyrics and violent instrumentation of Joy Division's songs, an artistic expression that was more than just rebellion.
Cast
Cast
Joy Division
Director
Director
Grant Gee
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, United Kingdom, Foreign Regions
Rent Radiohead: Live at the Astoria on DVD Radiohead: Live at the Astoria
Synopsis
Britpop rockers Radiohead show early signs of genius in this 1994 concert, filmed live at London's famed Astoria theater shortly before the release of their name-making album, "The Bends." Tracks include "You," "Bones," "Ripcord," "Black Star," "Creep," "My Iron Lung," "Prove Yourself," "Maquiladora," "Vegetable," "Fake Plastic Trees," "Stop Whispering," "Anyone Can Play Guitar," "Street Spirit (Fade Out)" and "Pop Is Dead."
Cast
Cast
Radiohead
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Must-See Concerts
Rent Classic Albums: U2: The Joshua Tree on DVD Classic Albums: U2: The Joshua Tree
Synopsis
Released in 1987, U2's Grammy Award-winning album "The Joshua Tree" has proved to be one of the most internationally successful records (both critically and commercially) of all time. This one-hour documentary follows the Irish rockers through recording sessions and potent live performances, and includes informative interviews with the album's producers and the group's longtime manager, Paul McGuinness.
Cast
Cast
U2, Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Adam Clayton, Brian Eno, Paul McGuinness, Steve Lillywhite, Daniel Lanois
Director
Director
Philip King, Nuala O'Connor
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries, Rock & Pop
Rent Jeff Tweedy: Sunken Treasure on DVD Jeff Tweedy: Sunken Treasure
Synopsis
This first solo video release from gifted songwriter and American poet Jeff Tweedy compiles five nights from his 2006 acoustic tour, in which he performs solo as well as with Wilco, Uncle Tupelo and Loose Fur. Tweedy has gathered a remarkable cult following with his lengthy and prolific career, as seen in these shows from Seattle, Portland and Eugene, Ore., Humboldt State University and the Fillmore in San Francisco.
Cast
Cast
Jeff Tweedy
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Singer-Songwriters, Modern & Alternative Rock, Must-See Concerts
Rent Yo Gabba Gabba: New Friends on DVD Yo Gabba Gabba: New Friends
Synopsis
DJ Lance Rock (Lance Robertson) is cranking out the fun with the help of his friends Muno, the red cyclops; Foofa, the pink flower bubble; Brobee, the little green one; Toodee, the blue cat-dragon; and Plex, the yellow robot -- and you're invited, too! While little ones learn important life lessons, they'll be treated to the sights and sounds of special guests and big-name musical acts -- a plus for parents who are watching along with their tykes.
Cast
Cast
Lance Robertson, Jack Black
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Children & Family, Kids' TV, Kids' Music, Modern & Alternative Rock, Ages 0-2, Ages 2-4
Rent The Work of Director Chris Cunningham on DVD The Work of Director Chris Cunningham
Synopsis
Combining a passion for special effects and electronica and a dark sense of humor, Cunningham has infiltrated the underground and the mainstream with his state-of-the-art video techniques. Included on this compilation are his amazing, grotesque and groundbreaking videos for Aphex Twin, as well as work from Madonna, Portishead, Bjork and Squarepusher.
Cast
Cast
Madonna, Björk, Squarepusher, Portishead, Aphex Twin
Director
Director
Chris Cunningham
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Experimental
Rent U2: Elevation 2001 on DVD U2: Elevation 2001
Synopsis
Like the album it accompanied, "All That You Can't Leave Behind," U2's Elevation tour marked the group's return to a simpler sound. Smaller venues provided for intimate shows, and this interactive video delivers a more personal experience by allowing viewers to dictate varied angles. Songs from this concert at Boston's FleetCenter include "Sunday Bloody Sunday," "Where the Streets Have No Name," "Beautiful Day" and "Elevation."
Cast
Cast
U2, Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Adam Clayton
Director
Director
Hamish Hamilton
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Bjork: Volumen on DVD Bjork: Volumen
Synopsis
Top film directors, including Spike Jonze and Michel Gondry, helm various entries in this collection of music videos starring the Icelandic singing sensation, Björk. Showcasing the artist's majestic melodies and quirky lyrics, songs include "Human Behaviour," "Play Dead," "Big Time Sensuality," "Violently Happy," "Army Of Me," "Isobel," "It's Oh So Quiet," "Hyperballad," "Possibly Maybe," "I Miss You," "Joga," "Bachelorette" and "Hunter."
Cast
Cast
Björk
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent Hype on DVD Hype
Synopsis
Yes, it's all about the hype when you view this fascinating disc devoted to Seattle's underground scene. Includes rare concert footage, debut performances, interviews and the first-ever live performance of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit." In addition, you'll view film footage by such bands as Soundgarden, Mudhoney, Melvins, Blood Circus, Crackerbash, Zipgun, Posies, Seaweed, 7-Year Bitch and many others.
Cast
Cast
7 Year Bitch, Blood Circus, Coffin Break, Crackerbash, Dead Moon, Fastbacks, Flop Gas Huffer, Hammerbox, Love Battery, Mudhoney, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Seaweed, Some Velvet Sidewalk, Soundgarden, Supersuckers, The Gits, Melvins, The Mono Men, The Posies, The Young Fresh Fellows, Zipgun
Director
Director
Doug Pray
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries
Rent Portishead: Roseland New York Live on DVD Portishead: Roseland New York Live
Synopsis
Fusing jazz with hip-hop and soul, British band Portishead placed itself at the forefront of innovation, vaulting its members out of small-town Bristol and onto the center of the music stage in this New York City concert. This performance features more than a dozen of their best hits, including "Humming," "Cowboys," "All Mine," "Half Day Closing," "Only You," "Seven Months," "Undenied," "Mysterious," "Sour Times" and "Glory Box."
Cast
Cast
Dick Carruthers, Portishead
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Dance & Electronica, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Urban & Dance
Rent Nirvana: Live! Tonight! Sold Out!! on DVD Nirvana: Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!
Synopsis
Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain worked on compiling this collection of performance clips from 1991 to 1993 but did not finish it before his death in 1994. Bandmembers Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic completed it with the help of director Kevin Kerslake. This version includes concert footage of "Come As You Are," "Lithium" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit," the last of which was performed on the UK television show "Top of the Pops."
Cast
Cast
Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic
Director
Director
Kevin Kerslake
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries
Rent Last Play at Shea on DVD Last Play at Shea
Synopsis
Filmmaker Paul Crowder crafts an uncommon document of Billy Joel's historic final concert at Shea Stadium before it was to be demolished in 2008 with this music-driven blend of concert footage and personal interviews. Highlights include appearances from special musical guests Roger Daltrey, Paul McCartney and Tony Bennett, plus performances of "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me," "You May Be Right" and "New York State of Mind."
Cast
Cast
Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, Roger Daltrey, Steven Tyler, Garth Brooks, Tony Bennett, Mike Piazza, Keith Hernandez, Tom Seaver
Director
Director
Paul Crowder
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Must-See Concerts, Modern & Alternative Rock, Social & Cultural Documentaries
Rent X: The Unheard Music on DVD X: The Unheard Music
Synopsis
The raucous band X figured prominently in the 1980s Los Angeles punk-rock scene. Director W.T. Morgan's 1986 documentary chronicling X's evolution is a thrill, giving music lovers a riveting history lesson and insight into the making of a revolution. The film features eccentric characters who were on the L.A. music scene at the time, including D.J. Bonebrake, Exene Cervenka, John Doe, Ray Manzarek, Billy Zoom and more.
Cast
Cast
D.J. Bonebrake, Exene Cervenka, Ray Manzarek, Billy Zoom, John Doe, Frank Gargani, Jello Biafra
Director
Director
W.T. Morgan
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries, Rock & Pop
Rent Scott Walker: 30 Century Man on DVD Scott Walker: 30 Century Man
Synopsis
Documentarian Stephen Kijak pays tribute to the influential but enigmatic Scott Walker, an artist who shunned pop stardom for a relatively reclusive existence in which he rarely released new music -- but when he did, it was unbelievable. And though they may not be familiar with Walker, even the most casual music fans are bound to recognize the names of those he influenced, including Brian Eno, Radiohead and David Bowie.
Cast
Cast
Scott Walker, David Bowie, Jarvis Cocker, Damon Albarn, Ute Lemper, Lulu, Johnny Marr, Sting, Marc Almond
Director
Director
Stephen Kijak
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Miscellaneous Documentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent U2: 360° at the Rose Bowl on DVD U2: 360° at the Rose Bowl
Synopsis
More than 97,000 fans braved the Southern California freeways to turn out to see the Irish rockers perform the penultimate show of their 2009 U2 360° tour at Pasadena's famed outdoor venue -- the band's biggest American show ever. Bono is in top form as he takes command of the imposing "Claw" stage, and the guys rock through a string of timeless hits, including "Sunday Bloody Sunday," "With or Without You," "Beautiful Day" and "Elevation."
Cast
Cast
U2
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Phish: Bittersweet Motel on DVD Phish: Bittersweet Motel
Synopsis
The iconoclastic musicians of Phish have been called "the most important band of the 1990s." But Road Trip director Todd Philips reveals them to be pretty regular guys with a creative -- but fun-loving -- approach to making good music. This documentary tracks the band over the course of a year in the United States and Europe and wraps with an section devoted to one of the band's grandest multiday festivals, The Great Went.
Cast
Cast
Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Page McConnell
Director
Director
Todd Phillips
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Pearl Jam Twenty on DVD Pearl Jam Twenty
Synopsis
Veteran rock band Pearl Jam celebrates its 20th anniversary with a documentary bio that recounts the group's turbulent history and internal struggles. Never-before-seen material culled from 1,200 hours of film captures the band from all perspectives.
Cast
Cast
Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready, Matt Cameron, Jack Irons, Pearl Jam
Director
Director
Cameron Crowe
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Singer-Songwriters, Rock & Pop
Rent Tom Waits: Under Review: 1983-2006 on DVD Tom Waits: Under Review: 1983-2006
Synopsis
Beginning in the 1980s, musical pioneer Tom Waits underwent a creative transformation, evolving into an even more experimental, provocative artist while remaining a popular figure. Chronicling the extraordinary two-decade period, this revealing documentary features an esteemed panel of commentators, rarely seen interviews and remarkable footage and photography of a true iconoclast at work. Songs include "Clap Hands" and "Alice."
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Singer-Songwriters, Rockumentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent The Velvet Underground: Under Review on DVD The Velvet Underground: Under Review
Synopsis
One of the most influential rock bands of the late 1960s and early '70s, the Velvet Underground mesmerized fans with their graphic lyrics and edgy sound. This retrospective treasure trove explores the group's career through rare footage of musical performances; interviews with the band's peers, producers and friends; promotional films; television clips; location shots; private photos; material from Andy Warhol's personal film collection; and more.
Cast
Cast
Andy Warhol, Velvet Underground, Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison, John Cale, Maureen Tucker
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Classic Rock, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries
Rent Nirvana: Live at Reading on DVD Nirvana: Live at Reading
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Groundbreaking Seattle grunge rockers Nirvana takes the stage in 1992 at Britain's famed Reading Festival and delivers an epic performance that includes their smash hits "Come As You Are" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit." Long hailed as one of the band's most memorable concerts, this driving live set also features "Breed," "All Apologies," "Aneurysm," "In Bloom," "Lithium," "Lounge Act," "School" and many other tunes.
Cast
Cast
Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Must-See Concerts, Rock & Pop
Rent Foo Fighters: Live at Wembley Stadium on DVD Foo Fighters: Live at Wembley Stadium
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Former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl and his Foo Fighters play to a mammoth crowd in London's Wembley Stadium, performing songs that span their career, including "My Hero," "Cold Day in the Sun" and "Monkey Wrench." Along with Foo Fighters hits such as "The Pretender," "Times Like These," "Everlong" and "Learn to Fly," the band is joined by the legendary Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones for epic covers of Led Zeppelin's "Rock and Roll" and "Ramble On."
Cast
Cast
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Jessy Greene, Drew Hester, Rami Jaffee, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Pat Smear
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, United Kingdom
Rent Lou Reed's Berlin on DVD Lou Reed's Berlin
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In 1973, Lou Reed recorded a concept album that charts one couple's downward spiral through several complex orchestral arrangements. Critics dismissed the work, dashing Reed's hope of performing it live. Thirty years later, his dream became reality. Filmmaker and fine artist Julian Schnabel stage directs and captures on film the emotional intensity behind Reed's most substantive album in this performance from St. Ann's Warehouse in New York.
Cast
Cast
Lou Reed, Fernando Saunders, Sharon Jones, Antony Hegarty, Emmanuelle Seigner
Director
Director
Julian Schnabel
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Classic Rock, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent The Best of Radiohead on DVD The Best of Radiohead
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This Best Of collection contains 21 music videos by the Grammy Award-winning band Radiohead, featuring the work of directors like Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast), Magnus Carlsson (TV's "Robin") and Chris Hopewell. Included are hits such as "Creep," "Karma Police," "High and Dry" (both U.S. and U.K. versions)," "There There," "Paranoid Android," "Sit Down and Shut Up" and some experimental visuals for some songs.
Cast
Cast
Radiohead
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Primus: Hallucino-Genetics Live 2004 on DVD Primus: Hallucino-Genetics Live 2004
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This concert video presents Primus at its best at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom, playing the final show of its hugely successful 2004 Hallucino-Genetics tour. Serving up more than two hours of music, Primus defies expectations with such tunes as "American Life," "My Friend Fats," "Jerry Was a Race Car Driver," "My Name Is Mud" and more. The second half is a fan's delight, with the band playing their album "Frizzle Fry" in its entirety.
Cast
Cast
Primus
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Kill Your Idols on DVD Kill Your Idols
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This surreal trip through the fringe music scene of the late 1970s and early '80s looks at the contributions of art punkers who released a stream of genius songs but who, just like those who came before them, have been branded as unoriginal by the bands that follow them. An ode to creativity and originality that, apropos of its subject matter, manages to be offbeat itself, this film features The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Sonic Youth, Iggy Pop and more.
Cast
Cast
Glenn Branca, Sonic Youth, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Eugene Hütz, Arto Lindsay, Lydia Lunch, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Teenage Jesus & the Jerks, Black Dice, Liars, Gogol Bordello
Director
Director
Scott Crary
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Pearl Jam: Live at the Garden on DVD Pearl Jam: Live at the Garden
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Seattle rockers Pearl Jam perform live at New York City's Madison Square Garden in this 2003 "Riot Act" World Tour concert, which features guest appearances by Ben Harper and members of the Buzzcocks. Front man Eddie Vedder's distinctive vocals resonate through the Garden as the band treats fans to hits including "Save You," "Rearviewmirror," "Better Man," "I Am Mine," "Spin the Black Circle," "Yellow Ledbetter" and many more.
Cast
Cast
Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Ben Harper
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Blast on DVD Blast
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Blending a marching band, ballet, burlesque and music ranging from "Bolero" to "Appalachian Spring" to "Land of Make Believe," more than 60 athletes, dancers and musicians forged an innovative concept in live entertainment, born of outdoor pageantry. The troupe travels the world to perform their art, using color themes to link the musical pieces. Included is a 25-minute, behind-the-scenes documentary about the group's formation.
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Cast
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Classical Music, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Classical Instrumental Music, Contemporary Jazz, Jazz & Easy Listening
Rent Yo Gabba Gabba: Clubhouse on DVD Yo Gabba Gabba: Clubhouse
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This collection of episodes from the popular children's program follows DJ Lance Rock, Muno, Brobee and the rest of the Yo Gabba Gabba gang as they build a special clubhouse and have other colorful adventures. In additional segments, the pals play with some unusual animals, go trekking through the jungle and more. Musical guests in these episodes include Jimmy Eat World, The Killers and Erykah Badu.
Cast
Cast
Lance Robertson, Erykah Badu, Killers, Jimmy Eat World, Biz Markie, Paul Scheer
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Children & Family, Kids' TV, Kids' Music, Modern & Alternative Rock, Ages 0-2, Ages 2-4
Rent Pearl Jam: Immagine in Cornice on DVD Pearl Jam: Immagine in Cornice
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Pearl Jam returns to Italy for this concert film from their 2006 European tour, giving director Danny Clinch unprecedented access to their backstage antics and never-before-heard tracks. The band explores Milan, Torino, Pistoia and Verona, jams with local musicians and delivers the music that made them alt-rock pioneers. Performances include "Life Wasted," "Better Man" and an electrifying cover of Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World."
Cast
Cast
Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Mike McReady, Matt Cameron, Boom Gaspar
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds: Disc 1 on DVD Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds: Disc 1
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The first official release by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds since 1999, this 27-song jam fest filmed at Radio City Music Hall features a number of tunes never before recorded by the twosome. Tracks include "Crush," "Gravedigger," "Don't Drink the Water," "So Damn Lucky, "Out of My Hands," "Down by the River" and "Two Step." In addition to the performance, the video contains a behind-the-scenes documentary.
Cast
Cast
Dave Matthews, Tim Reynolds
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Yo Gabba Gabba: Meet My Family on DVD Yo Gabba Gabba: Meet My Family
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Join DJ Lance Rock and his monster pals for a fun and fantastic look at families and friends. This collection features four episodes of the popular children's series starring Muno, Foofa, Brobee, Toodee and Plex. When Muno's family comes for a visit, Lance recalls the monsters as babies. Later, the gang learns to enjoy playing games together, and they discover the amazing power of imagination. Mark Mothersbaugh guest stars.
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Cast
Lance Robertson
Director
Director
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Genres
Children & Family, Kids' TV, Kids' Music, Modern & Alternative Rock, Ages 0-2, Ages 2-4
Rent Jandek on Corwood on DVD Jandek on Corwood
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Hidden from the spotlight, Jandek has released almost 30 records since 1978 -- but who is he? The avant-garde musician hides from the spotlight -- no live performances, no interviews -- and yet a tribute album celebrates his songs. This documentary reveals facts and facets of the enigmatic musician via candid interviews with friends, critics and colleagues. Extras include a video tour of Jandek's world, articles and plenty of Jandek music.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Chad Friedrichs
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Phish: Live in Vegas on DVD Phish: Live in Vegas
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Filmed live in Las Vegas, Phish gives an inspired performance in this 2000 concert. Known for their improvisational jam sessions and eclectic music, Phish reunited for this concert after a lengthy hiatus from live appearances. Songs include "Fly Famous Mockingbird," "Walfredo," "Maze," "Weekapaug Groove," "Mike's Song," "Emotional Rescue," "Saw It Again," "Day in the Life," "Curtain With," "Colonel Forbin's Ascent," "I Didn't Know" and more.
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Cast
Phish, Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Page McConnell
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Must-See Concerts, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Foo Fighters: Back and Forth on DVD Foo Fighters: Back and Forth
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Rising from the ashes of Nirvana, the Foo Fighters became a Grammy-winning sensation on their own. Sixteen years of the band's history comes to life in this documentary, from their demo tapes through the creation of their 2011 album, "Wasting Light."
Cast
Cast
Foo Fighters
Director
Director
James Moll
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Red Hot Chili Peppers: Funky Monks on DVD Red Hot Chili Peppers: Funky Monks
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Lead singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith and young guitarist John Frusciante make one of the best albums of the 1990s with superproducer Rick Rubin. Get a behind-the-scenes look at them in action, making "BloodSugarSexMagik." Gavin Bowden (Lit: All Access) directs this non-narrated documentary, which catches the Chili Peppers' crazy, naked ways and shows that they're serious musicians as well.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Rockumentaries
Rent Depeche Mode: The Videos '86-'98 on DVD Depeche Mode: The Videos '86-'98
Synopsis
This compilation brings together every music video -- all 21 of them -- that Depeche Mode made over the course of a dozen years, including "Stripped," "A Question of Lust," "Personal Jesus," "Policy of Truth" and "It's No Good." The collection also features a conversation among band members Martin Gore, David Gahan and Andrew Fletcher and award-winning director Anton Corbijn about making the videos.
Cast
Cast
David Gahan, Martin Gore, Andrew Fletcher, Alan Wilder, Depeche Mode
Director
Director
D.A. Pennebaker, Anton Corbijn, Clive Richardson, Sven Harding, Brian Griffin, Peter Care, Martyn Atkins
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me on DVD Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me
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Packed with archival footage and interviews, this absorbing documentary explores the history of Memphis rock band Big Star, which experienced commercial failure and critical acclaim, garnering a cult following and influencing artists such as REM.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Drew DeNicola, Olivia Mori
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Wilco: Ashes of American Flags on DVD Wilco: Ashes of American Flags
Synopsis
Chicago's alt-rock gods Wilco, fronted by the charismatic Jeff Tweedy, perform live in five classic U.S. concert venues during their 2008 tour. Between shows, as the band crisscrosses the country, the members reflect on their music and their lives. The performances unfold in Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa, Okla.; Tipitina's in New Orleans; the Mobile Civic Center in Alabama; the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn.; and the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
Cast
Cast
Wilco, Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Nels Cline, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, Mikael Jorgensen
Director
Director
Brendan Canty, Christoph Green
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Joy Division: Under Review on DVD Joy Division: Under Review
Synopsis
Incorporating performance footage, interviews and critical commentary, this video retrospective covers the history of Manchester, England's postpunkers Joy Division, whose legacy includes "Love Will Tear Us Apart," "Transmission" and "Atmosphere." Along with clips from live gigs and studio sessions, the review features insights from Ian Curtis biographer Mick Middles and music journalists Barney Hoskyns, Pat Gilbert and David Stubbs, among others.
Cast
Cast
Joy Division, Mick Middles, Barney Hoskyns, Pat Gilbert, David Stubbs
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries
Rent The Flaming Lips: Christmas On Mars on DVD The Flaming Lips: Christmas On Mars
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Innovative Flaming Lips front man Wayne Coyne stars in this pioneering feature film about astronaut Maj. Syrtis and his group of colonists who are stranded on Mars, desperately clinging to hope as their chances for survival dwindle. As they plan a Christmas pageant to bolster morale and celebrate the impending birth of the first human baby in space, a mysterious Martian comes to inspire them and agrees to pose as Santa Claus in their celebration.
Cast
Cast
The Flaming Lips
Director
Director
Wayne Coyne
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Contemporary Movie Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Musicals
Rent Foo Fighters: Everywhere but Home on DVD Foo Fighters: Everywhere but Home
Synopsis
This rockin' video packs hours of live concert footage from the Foo Fighters' 2002-2003 "One by One" World Tour. Tracks include "All My Life," "Aurora," "Breakout," "Doll" (acoustic), "Everlong," "For All the Cows," "Generator," "Have It All," "Hey J.P.," "Learn to Fly," "Low," "Monkeywrench," "My Hero," "See You" (acoustic), "The One," "Times Like These," "Tired of You" and more.
Cast
Cast
Foo Fighters
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Foo Fighters: Skin and Bones on DVD Foo Fighters: Skin and Bones
Synopsis
This 2006 concert captures the Foo Fighters -- the post-grunge Seattle rockers who've nurtured a loyal fan base around the globe for more than a decade -- as they deliver an unplugged performance at the famed Pantages Theater in Los Angeles. Selections include "My Hero," "Another Round," " Cold Day in the Sun," "February Stars," " Times Like These," "Friend of a Friend," "Everlong" and the title track.
Cast
Cast
Foo Fighters
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent Depeche Mode: 101 on DVD Depeche Mode: 101
Synopsis
Legendary rock 'n' roll documentarian D.A. Pennebaker mixes up footage of a live Depeche Mode show from Pasadena in 1988 with interviews with the band and contestants who won the chance to be in the movie. Tracks include "Never Let Me Down Again," "People Are People," "Master & Servant," "Everything Counts," "Just Can't Get Enough" and more.
Cast
Cast
Depeche Mode, Martin Gore, David Gahan, Andrew Fletcher, Alan Wilder
Director
Director
D.A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus, David Dawkins
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries, Rock & Pop
Rent Yo Gabba Gabba: Birthday Boogie on DVD Yo Gabba Gabba: Birthday Boogie
Synopsis
Young viewers will be thoroughly entertained as they learn valuable life lessons in these music- and dance-filled episodes from the popular kids' show, including "Birthday," in which little green Brobee's pals throw him a surprise birthday party. Other episodes include "Dress Up," "Ride" and "Talent," in which Muno and the gang discover that everybody has a special ability that can be used to accomplish amazing things.
Cast
Cast
Lance Robertson
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Children & Family, Kids' TV, Kids' Music, Modern & Alternative Rock, Ages 0-2, Ages 2-4
Rent Jeff Buckley: Live in Chicago on DVD Jeff Buckley: Live in Chicago
Synopsis
In this live 1995 concert, power-folk musician Jeff Buckley performs a transcendent set of songs taken from his "Mystery White Boy" and "Grace" albums, as well as a handful of covers from the likes of MC5, Nina Simone and Leonard Cohen. Songs include "Dream Brother," "Love You Should've Come Over," "Mojo Pin," "So Real," "Last Goodbye," "Kick Out the Jams," "Grace," "What Will You Say," "Lilac Wine" and "Hallelujah."
Cast
Cast
Jeff Buckley, Michael Tighe, Mick Grondahl, Matt Johnson
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Live Freaky Die Freaky on DVD Live Freaky Die Freaky
Synopsis
Set in 3069, when Earth is in tatters, this irreverent animated tale begins when a drifter stumbles upon <i>Helter Skelter</i>. Believing it to be a sacred text and that Charles Mason is the messiah, the vagabond embarks on a drug-induced adventure. This ride features the voices of alternative rock stars, including Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, and an original rock soundtrack. John Roecker writes and directs.
Cast
Cast
Nick 13, Billie Joe Armstrong, Tim Armstrong, Rob Aston, Travis Barker, Tre Cool, Warren Fitzgerald, Matt Freeman, Davey Havok, Theo Kogan
Director
Director
John Roecker
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Animation for Grown-ups, Contemporary Movie Musicals, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Modern & Alternative Rock, Hard Rock & Heavy Metal, Musicals
Rent My Morning Jacket: Okonokos on DVD My Morning Jacket: Okonokos
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Experience the sheer drama and remarkable musicianship of experimental country-rock group My Morning Jacket in this often surreal and otherworldly concert film directed by Sam Erickson and conceptualized by Jim James. The band runs through hits from their album "Okonokos," including "The Party," "Wordless Chorus," "One Big Holiday," "I Will Sing You Songs," "The Way That He Sings," "What a Wonderful Man," "Off the Record" and more.
Cast
Cast
My Morning Jacket
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Must-See Concerts
Rent Amy Winehouse: I Told You I was Trouble on DVD Amy Winehouse: I Told You I was Trouble
Synopsis
With her inspired blend of soul and jazz, British singer Amy Winehouse has garnered a huge following, and this live concert from London's Shepherd's Bush demonstrates exactly why. Tracks include "Tears Dry on Their Own," "Addicted," "You Know I'm No Good," "Back to Black," "He Can Only Hold Her," "Love Is a Losing Game," along with the smash hit "Rehab" and more. A bonus 50-minute documentary traces the artist's meteoric rise.
Cast
Cast
Amy Winehouse
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries, Contemporary R&B, Rock & Pop
Rent R.E.M.: Perfect Square on DVD R.E.M.: Perfect Square
Synopsis
It's R.E.M. live in concert at Bowling Green, Germany, in 2003 &#8230; and more important, they don't have a record to promote this time, so fans are treated to a rockin' greatest hits set that will live long in memory and even longer on DVD. Tracks include "Drive," "Orange Crush," "Everybody Hurts," "Man on the Moon," "It's the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)" and many others.
Cast
Cast
R.E.M.
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Audioslave: Live in Cuba on DVD Audioslave: Live in Cuba
Synopsis
In 2005, Audioslave made international headlines by becoming the first American rock band ever to perform in U.S.-embargoed Cuba. Filmed in Havana's Anti-Imperialist Plaza, this memorable live concert features a mix of the band's best songs, including "Set It Off," "Your Time Has Come," "The Worm," "Gasoline" and "Be Yourself" -- as well as the Soundgarden classics "Black Hole Sun," "Outshined" and "Spoonman."
Cast
Cast
Audioslave
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent I Trust You to Kill Me on DVD I Trust You to Kill Me
Synopsis
Rocco DeLuca and the Burden struggle to make it in a highly competitive music industry. On a tour through Ireland, England and Germany, the group and their high-profile manager, Kiefer Sutherland, relentlessly push forward to promote themselves. Meanwhile, Sutherland is fleshing out the roster for his label. Filmmaker Manu Boyer's interesting documentary showcases what happens when unknown musicians and a famed celebrity share life on the road.
Cast
Cast
Kiefer Sutherland, Rocco DeLuca, Charlie Finelli, Michelle Post, Greg Velasquez, Ryan Carman, David Beste
Director
Director
Manu Boyer
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent U2: U218 Singles on DVD U2: U218 Singles
Synopsis
Eighteen songs from one of the most popular bands of the rock era make up this collection of music videos. Since gaining worldwide fame with their hit "New Year's Day" in 1983, U2 has earned multiple Grammys and enormous commercial success. Tunes include "Sunday Bloody Sunday," "Pride (In the Name of Love)," "With or Without You," "Beautiful Day," "Mysterious Ways" and "Where the Streets Have No Name."
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Cast
U2
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent Pearl Jam: Single Video Theory on DVD Pearl Jam: Single Video Theory
Synopsis
Fans get a rare behind-the-scenes look at Pearl Jam, a band that typically hides from cameras and avoids the press. The film follows the creation of the group's fifth studio album, "Yield," and offers a little bit of everything -- from band interviews and glimpses of songs caught in the early stages to full-throttle live performances. Includes hits such as "Wish List," "In Hiding" and "Do the Evolution."
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Cast
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Dreadheads: Portrait of a Subculture on DVD Dreadheads: Portrait of a Subculture
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Filmmakers Steven R. Hurlburt and J. Flournoy Holmes aim their cameras at the tie-dye-tinged subculture of loyal groupies who follow around bands such as the Grateful Dead, Phish and Widespread Panic. This full-length documentary also includes appearances by original Deadhead Bob Weir, John Bell and Dave Schools from Widespread Panic and guitarist Jimmy Herring, with additional music by Spunhuny, Project Z, Lake Trout and Sound Tribe Sector Nine.
Cast
Cast
Phish, The Grateful Dead, Widespread Panic, Bob Weir, Dave Schools, John Bell, Jimmy Herring, Spunhuny, Project Z, Lake Trout, Sound Tribe Sector Nine
Director
Director
J. Flournoy Holmes, Steven R. Hurlburt
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Classic Rock, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rockumentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries
Rent The Old Grey Whistle Test: Vol. 2 on DVD The Old Grey Whistle Test: Vol. 2
Synopsis
The second volume of a multidisc set, this collection of memorable performances from "The Old Grey Whistle Test" includes appearances by Loggins & Messina, the Who, Argent, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Meat Loaf, the Adverts and the Undertones. Spanning most of the 1970s and more than half the '80s, the show gave popular musicians of the day a chance to strut their stuff onstage, capturing it all and broadcasting it on British television.
Cast
Cast
The Who, Roxy Music, New York Dolls, Patti Smith, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Meat Loaf, The Undertones
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, British TV, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Classic Rock, BBC
Rent Depeche Mode: Devotional on DVD Depeche Mode: Devotional
Synopsis
British band Depeche Mode performs live in Frankfurt and Barcelona in this artistically produced video shot by photographer Anton Corbijn during the 1993 "Devotional" tour. Songs include "Personal Jesus," "Walking in My Shoes," "Enjoy the Silence," "Higher Love," "Never Let Me Down Again," "In Your Room" and "Everything Counts." Extras on this video include two bonus tracks.
Cast
Cast
Depeche Mode
Director
Director
Anton Corbijn
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent The Pixies: Sell Out 2004: Reunion Tour on DVD The Pixies: Sell Out 2004: Reunion Tour
Synopsis
A dream come true for the band's devotees, quintessential alt rockers The Pixies reunited for a series of concerts in 2004. Culled from seven of those shows, this video features 27 live performance tracks from the influential group. Songs include "Here Comes Your Man," "Monkey Gone to Heaven," "Bone Machine," "Wave of Mutilation," "Where Is My Mind," "Something Against You," "River Euphrates," "U-Mass" and "Gigantic."
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Cast
Pixies
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent The Black Crowes: Freak 'n Roll on DVD The Black Crowes: Freak 'n Roll
Synopsis
The Black Crowes rock through a set list of their greatest hits, filmed live at San Francisco's Fillmore Auditorium in 2005. A mix of tracks from their first six studio albums includes "Sting Me," "Jealous Again," "Hard to Handle," "Remedy," "Let Me Share the Ride" and "Welcome to the Goodtimes," plus memorable acoustic versions of "Sunday Night Buttermilk Waltz" and "She Talks to Angels."
Cast
Cast
Black Crowes, Chris Robinson
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent The Work of Director Mark Romanek on DVD The Work of Director Mark Romanek
Synopsis
Filmmaker Mark Romanek has a unique vision, translated brilliantly in such media as films and music videos, including Jay-Z's "99 Problems (Director's Cut)," Mick Jagger's "God Gave Me Everything" and R.E.M.'s "Strange Currencies." This collection also features a documentary with appearances by Beck, Anthony Kiedis, Michael Stipe, Janet Jackson and Trent Reznor, plus interviews with Chris Rock, Ben Stiller and Robin Williams.
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Cast
Mark Romanek, Beck, Anthony Kiedis, Michael Stipe, Janet Jackson, Trent Reznor
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Matchbox Twenty: Show on DVD Matchbox Twenty: Show
Synopsis
What's it like to be a famous and enormously talented band like Matchbox Twenty? Find out in this two-disc collection that captured their dazzling June 28, 2003, performance at Atlanta's Philips Arena. Viewers also venture offstage for a peek at what goes into one of the band's typically high-energy shows. Songs include "Cold," "Real World," "Could I Be You," "Hand Me Down," "If You're Gone," "Bright Lights," "Bent" and "Push."
Cast
Cast
Matchbox Twenty, Rob Thomas, Kyle Cook, Paul Doucette, Adam Gaynor, Brian Yale
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Nickelback: Live at Sturgis 2006 on DVD Nickelback: Live at Sturgis 2006
Synopsis
Nickelback cranks out an electric performance at the world-renowned "Rock'n the Rally" show in Sturgis, S.D., in this 2006 concert captured in high definition. The Canadian alternative rock act also appears in a bonus behind-the-scenes featurette. Highlights include performances of "Because of You," "How You Remind Me," "Too Bad," "Never Again," "Someday," "Photograph," "Savin' Me," "Far Away" and "Rockstar."
Cast
Cast
Nickelback
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Bonnaroo Music Festival 2002 on DVD Bonnaroo Music Festival 2002
Synopsis
This collection captures the thunder and lighting of the 2002 Bonnaroo Music Festival, a once little-known event in Tennessee that's grown legendary in just a few short years, attracting stellar talent and tens of thousands of audience members. Proving that grassroots efforts still have a place in the music industry, the festival features performances by artists such as Ben Harper, Widespread Panic, Bela Fleck and more.
Cast
Cast
Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio, Phil Lesh, Ben Harper, The String Cheese Incident, Ween, Norah Jones, Jack Johnson, Galactic, North Mississippi Allstars, Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer, Robert Randolph, The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Del McCoury Band
Director
Director
L.A. Johnson, Arthur Rosato
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Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Captain Beefheart: Under Review on DVD Captain Beefheart: Under Review
Synopsis
An idiosyncratic icon of the 1960s, Captain Beefheart is the focus of this comprehensive documentary that effectively covers the groundbreaking musician's career odyssey in two hours. The feature-packed program includes rare live and studio performances, chats with members of the Magic Band, commentary from an expert panel, rare promo films, archival interview footage with Beefheart, TV clips and more.
Cast
Cast
Captain Beefheart
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Director
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Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent Let's Rock Again on DVD Let's Rock Again
Synopsis
By following his friend and former Clash front man Joe Strummer around with a camera for 18 months before his death, filmmaker Dick Rude captured a softer side of a performer better known for his rough-cut edges. Highlights include all-access live footage from The Clash's heyday in the 1970s and '80s, plus Strummer's more recent performances with The Mescaleros, a punk-reggae band he founded in the 1990s.
Cast
Cast
Joe Strummer, Clash, Mescaleros
Director
Director
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Documentary, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent Sonic Youth: The Videos 1990-2002 on DVD Sonic Youth: The Videos 1990-2002
Synopsis
Groundbreaking alternative band Sonic Youth came on the scene in 1990 and changed the face of music with their edgy, inspired sound. This volume collects their acclaimed videos, directed by the likes of Spike Jonze and Harmony Korine. It also features interviews with the members of the group. Songs include "Dirty Boots," "Mary-Christ," "My Friend Goo," "Scooter and Jinx," "Swimsuit Issue," "Ono Soul," "My Sonic Room" and more.
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Cast
Sonic Youth
Director
Director
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Genres
Music & Musicals, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Korn: Live on the Other Side on DVD Korn: Live on the Other Side
Synopsis
Alternative metal rockers Korn kick off the release of their record "Live on the Other Set" with a concert for their closest fans in the intimate setting of New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom. High-def footage and digital surround sound capture the raw energy of the show, which includes the tracks "Shoots and Ladders," "Here to Stay," "Freak on a Leash," "One," "Somebody Someone," "Hypocrites," "Coming Undone," "Dirty," "Got the Life" and more.
Cast
Cast
Korn, Jonathan Davis, Fieldy, David Silveria
Director
Director
Lawrence Jordan
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Hard Rock & Heavy Metal, Modern & Alternative Rock
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