One doesn't necessarily associate punk firebrands the Clash with the radio-ready likes of Third Eye Blind and No Doubt. But in the years since the demise of the Clash, their impact, once localized to the punk underground, has seeped up from the gutter they once championed. ("The truth," rasped Joe Strummer in one of his more memorable couplets, "is known only by guttersnipes.") Burning London affords a dozen-plus popular late-'90s performers the opportunity to tip their hats to the erstwhile scourges of the mainstream. The results, as is common with such tributes, are wildly mixed.
Guitar Hero Joe Bonamassa released his epic “Tour De Force – Live In London” as a 2-CD set on May 19, 2014. The unprecedented live concert event – which was released on four DVDs (or Blu-rays) last fall with all four debuting in the Top 10 on Billboard's Music DVD Chart – was captured last year when Bonamassa performed a quartet of shows at the iconic London venues he’s played throughout his career – Royal Albert Hall, Hammersmith Apollo, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, and The Borderline. The venues provide the backdrop for a ferocious four-night event, each evening marked by a unique theme featuring Bonamassa with different bands, different set lists, and different arrangements and ensembles performing over 60 songs in total – some never performed live before – from Bonamassa’s extensive career.
The Mission are finally calling it quits and have been doing a "Farewell Tour" of Europe. The tour culminates at London's Shepherds Bush Empire end of february 2008 with four nights in succession, each night promising to deliver an entire performance of one the band's first four albums in turn. There was released 5 discs from this 4 days event, one is a bonus disc. The Mission where playing an exclusive four-show event at the Shepherds Bush Empire in London UK between 27th February and 1st March. Each show sees the band dedicate an entire album (covering the band's first four albums 'First Chapter', God's Own Medicine', 'Children' and 'Carved in Sand') plus favourite tracks from that era for that show.
Collectable Series: 1 of 4 with extended booklet includes backstage photos and 3D photos + glasses. Live DVD documenting Bonamassa’s 4 unique shows in London at the Borderline, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Hammersmith Apollo and Royal Albert Hall in March 2013 will be released in October 29th. The DVDs will be called "Tour de Force: Live In London". Every show will be sold separately.