Released ten years to the day after the concert it chronicles, Blind Melon's Live at the Metro, September 27, 1995 presents a full-length show held at the Cabaret Metro theater in Chicago during the band's final tour, less than a month before the death of lead singer Shannon Hoon. (Six of the video's performances previously appeared in the 1996 home video Letters from a Porcupine; 13 are previously unreleased.) It's easy to see why Blind Melon couldn't continue without him.
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
When the sky really is falling and sanity has flown the coop, who will rise to save the day? Together with his hysterical band of misfit friends, Chicken Little must hatch a plan to save the planet from alien invasion and prove that the world's biggest hero is a little chicken.
Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles.
Have you watched Blind Melon Live At The Metro yet? What did you think about it?