All Excess

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All Excess
Video by Avenged Sevenfold
Released July 17, 2007
Recorded 1999-2007
Genre Hard rock, metalcore
Length 156 minutes
Label Warner Bros.
Director Rafa Alcantara
Producer Adam Cook & Core Entertainment, Inc.
Avenged Sevenfold chronology
All Excess
(2007)
Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Kerrang! 5/5 stars[citation needed]

All Excess is Avenged Sevenfold's first DVD which was released on July 17, 2007. The DVD includes a documentary with footage dating back to 1999, four live performances, along with four music videos, and several outtakes.

The DVD was created to portray how Avenged Sevenfold started in a unique way different from typical mainstream band DVDs. This was done by giving the viewer a look into the thoughts of, the relationships between, and the background of the band.[1]

The DVD is region-free and sold over 11,000 copies in its first week of release.

All Excess documentary chapters[edit]

  • "Intro"
  • "Huntington Beach"
  • "How the Band Met"
  • "Naming the Band"
  • "Friends & Family"
  • "Individual Names"
  • "The Deathbat"
  • "40's In The Park"
  • "Chain Reaction"
  • "Getting Signed"
  • "Early Touring"
  • "Album Recording"
  • "Warped Tour"
  • "Our Fans"
  • "Ozzfest"
  • "Day off with A7X"
  • "Playing with Metallica"
  • "Closing"

Live performances[edit]

There are four live performance videos that were recorded during Avenged Sevenfold's 2006 tour when they played in the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. They include:

Music videos[edit]

There are four music videos and all the videos include commentary by the members of Avenged Sevenfold. The music videos featured on the DVD are:

  • "Unholy Confessions"
  • "Bat Country"
    • (Also includes commentary by the video director Marc Klasfeld.)
  • "Beast and the Harlot"
  • "Seize the Day"
    • (Also includes commentary by the video director, Wayne Isham, as well as a "making of" video.)

Outtakes/Special Features[edit]

Outtakes and Special Features include:

  • "Tattoo Tour"
  • "Practice Garage"
  • "Beer Break"
  • "M. Shadows Sings w/ Korn "
  • "Grapes In The Mouth"
  • "Symphony In The Studio"
  • "Hotel Drunks"
  • "A7X Covers 'Walk by Pantera' (audio only)"
  • "Crazy Rev"
  • "Dog On Drugs"
  • "Drunks"
  • "Making of Seize the Day"
  • "Painting Tour"
  • "M. Shadows Deleted Nude Scene"

Credits[edit]

Avenged Sevenfold
Additional Production

References[edit]