Changes (Godsmack video album)

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Video by Godsmack
Released September 14, 2004
Genre Alternative metal, nu metal
Label Universal/Republic
Director Daniel Catullo
Producer Sully Erna, Daniel Catullo, Jack Gulick
Godsmack chronology
Smack This!
(2002)Smack This!2002
Good Times, Bad Times... Ten Years of Godsmack
(2007)Good Times, Bad Times... Ten Years of Godsmack2007

Changes is a documentary and live DVD released in September 2004 by the rock band Godsmack. The DVD was recorded in early 2004. That same month, the group also released "Batalla de los Tambores" a drum duel between Shannon and Sully, available only via online services such as Apple's iTunes Music Store, Real, Napster, and the Zune Marketplace.[1] The DVD has been certified Gold by the RIAA, with access sales of 50,000 copies in the United States.[2]


Changes offers fans the opportunity to experience the band in several ways. First is concert mode, which consists of 58 minutes of live performance footage including the hit songs Straight Out Of Line, "Voodoo", "Awake", "Moon Baby", "I Stand Alone", "Faceless," "Keep Away", "Bad Religion", "Whatever", "Re-Align", "Changes" and "Serenity".

As a feature film, which consists of 105 minutes running time, viewers experience the songs performed live directed by Daniel Catullo inter-cut with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage directed by MacNaughtan. Additionally, the DVD features super deluxe, collector's quality packaging and a choice of 5.1, DTS, 5.1 Multi-Channel or PCM Stereo/SRS Circle Surround Sound for a superior audio experience. The stereo track on "Changes" is encoded in Circle Surround 5.1, allowing anyone with a surround sound system (not just a Dolby Digital A/V receiver), to enjoy the 5.1 mix that the band and audio engineer intended.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Straight Out of Line"
  2. "Awake"
  3. "Faceless"
  4. "Bad Religion"
  5. "Moon Baby"
  6. "Changes"
  7. "Re-Align"
  8. "Serenity"
  9. "Keep Away"
  10. "Voodoo"
  11. "Batalla de los Tambores"
  12. "Whatever"
  13. "I Stand Alone"

Batalla de los Tambores[edit]

Batalla de los Tambores (Battle of the drums) is a drumming duel between Sully Erna and the drummer Shannon Larkin. This battle has become a staple of the band's live show.


Chart positions[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Chart (2004) Peak
Billboard 200[3] 7


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[4] Platinum 10,000^
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold 50,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Free Music: Batalla De Los Tambores by Godsmack - Rhapsody Online Archived 2007-08-25 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "RIAA certification for Godsmack Albums". Recording Industry of America. Retrieved 2009-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Billboard Comprehensive Music Videos–Changes". Archived from the original on 2009-02-26. Retrieved 2008-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Canadian video certifications – Godsmack – Changes". Music Canada. 
  5. ^ "American video certifications – Godsmack – Changes". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Video Longform, then click SEARCH