Concert DVDs Receive Regal Premieres
Upcoming DVD releases from Coldplay and Linkin Park will receive big screen premieres across the U.S. "Coldplay Live 2003" will be screened tonight (Nov. 3), followed by "Linkin Park Live in Texas" onUpcoming DVD releases from Coldplay and Linkin Park will receive big screen premieres across the U.S. "Coldplay Live 2003" will be screened tonight (Nov. 3), followed by "Linkin Park Live in Texas" on Nov. 17, in select Regal Entertainment Group theaters across the country.
As previously reported, Coldplay will release its CD/DVD package tomorrow via Capitol. Taped in Sydney in July, the DVD boasts performances of 17 songs and a 40-minute tour documentary.
Due Nov. 18 via Warner Bros., "Linkin Park Live in Texas" was captured during a stop on the Summer Sanitarium tour with Metallica, Limp Bizkit, the Deftones and Mudvayne. Shot Aug. 2 in Houston and the next day in Irving, the CD boasts 12 tracks while the DVD contains the entire 17-song set played at those gigs.
"The shows were so amazing this summer we had to record them, and share them with our fans," singer Chester Bennington says. "Our fans are a huge part of everything we do and every concert we play."
The Coldplay showing will take place in 31 cities while the Linkin Park premiere will be seen in 40. For the full list of theaters, visit the Regal CineMedia Web site. Beginning tomorrow, the site will offer advance tickets to the Linkin Park screenings.
It's shaping up to be a busy week for silver screen DVD rollouts. As previously reported, Avril Lavigne's "My World" DVD will be shown tonight at 24 AMC theaters across the U.S. The Arista/Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment release will be released tomorrow.
Tenacious D's "The Complete Masterworks" will also be previewed for fans tonight at San Francisco's Sony Metreon Action Theater, and at Alamo Draft House locations in Houston and Austin, Texas, free to the public on a first-come-first-served basis.