Classic Diamonds – The DVD

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Classic Diamonds – The DVD
Doro Classic Diamonds DVD.jpg
Video by Doro with the Classic Night Orchestra
Released 13 December 2004
Recorded Wacken Open Air Festival, 6 August 2004
Cologne, Germany, 19 August 2004
Hamburg Docks, Germany, 24 October 2004
Genre Symphonic rock, heavy metal
Length 182:00
Label AFM
Director Ronald Matthes, Frank Mathel, Patrick von Schuckmann
Producer Matthias Mirke, Ronald Matthes, Patrick von Schuckmann
Doro video chronology
Für Immer
(2003) Für Immer2003
Classic Diamonds – The DVD
(2004) Classic Diamonds – The DVD2004
20 Years – A Warrior Soul
(2006) 20 Years – A Warrior Soul2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Metal Hammer (GER) 5/7 stars[1]

Classic Diamonds – The DVD is a DVD video album by hard rock singer Doro Pesch, released in 2004 by AFM Records. The DVD contains footage from two concerts held during the European tour which followed the release of the studio album Classic Diamonds. The album was a special project for Doro Pesch, who revised and re-arranged some of her songs for the Classic Night Orchestra, a 30-elements symphonic orchestra.[2] A smaller ensemble of the orchestra accompanied Doro and her usual touring musicians on tour, but the full orchestra was on stage in August 2004 at Wacken Open Air for a strictly acoustic set, an unusual performance for the largest European heavy metal festival. Special guests of the night were former-Iron Maiden singer Blaze Bayley and guitarist Chris Caffery (Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra).[3]

As an extra, the DVD features also a concert held in Cologne, Germany, where Doro performed her usual heavy metal repertoire and which the German TV show Rockpalast broadcast on 17 October 2004.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Intro

Live in Wacken - ≈ 43:00

  1. "Fear of the Dark"
  2. "I Rule the Ruins"
  3. "Touch of Evil"
  4. "Metal Tango"
  5. "Für Immer"
  6. "Let Love Rain on Me"
  7. "Breaking the Law"
  8. "All We Are"

Impressions of the tour - ≈ 15:00

  1. Documentary of the tour, backstage, interviews

Live In Hamburg - ≈ 61:00

  1. "I Rule the Ruins"
  2. "Metal Tango"
  3. "She's Like Thunder"
  4. "Let Love Rain on Me"
  5. "Hellraiser"
  6. "Touch of Evil"
  7. "Fall for Me Again"
  8. "Tausend Mal Gelebt"
  9. "Breaking the Law"
  10. "Fear of the Dark"
  11. "All We Are"
  12. "Outro"

Extras - ≈ 63:00

  • "Let Love Rain on Me" - making of the do video clip
  • "Let Love Rain on Me" - video clip
  • Rockpalast TV Show
  1. "Metal Tango"
  2. "True As Steel"
  3. "Für Immer"
  4. "Breaking the Law"
  5. "Interview"
  6. "Let Love Rain on Me"
  7. "Tausend Mal Gelebt"
  8. "All We Are"
  • Documentary of European Tour
  • Discography
  • Photo Gallery

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Doro Pesch - vocals[4]
  • Nick Douglas - bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Joe Taylor - guitars, backing vocals
  • Johnny Dee - drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Oliver Palotai - keyboards, guitars, backing vocals

Additional musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Frank Machel - director, editor
  • Ronald Matthes - director, executive producer
  • Matthias Mirke - executive producer
  • Patrick von Schuckmann - director, producer
  • Patrick Basedow, Erik Fugmann-Brandt, Alexandra Seifert - editors
  • Michael Hankel, Chris Lietz - mixing
  • Matthias Wendt - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Doro Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. February 2005. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  2. ^ Cannella, Tony (2 June 2005). "Doro Interview 2/6/05". Metal Maidens. Archived from the original on 3 July 2008. Retrieved 2011-05-03. 
  3. ^ "Doro - Classic Diamonds: The DVD". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  4. ^ "Classic Diamonds: The DVD credits". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-04-29.