The 30th Anniversary Concert: Live in Tokyo

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The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo
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Video by Michael Schenker Group
Released October 19, 2010
Recorded Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, 13 January 2010
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 175:00
Label In-akustik
Director Kiyoshi Iwasawa, Shin Yamamoto
Producer Kiyoshi Iwasawa, Kota Akutsu
Michael Schenker Group video chronology
World Wide Live 2004
(2004)
The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo
(2010)
Rockpalast Hardrock Legends Vol. 2
(2010)
The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo
Live album by Michael Schenker Group
Released October 19, 2010
Recorded Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, Japan, 13 January 2010
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 99:54
Label In-akustik
Producer Kiyoshi Iwasawa
Michael Schenker Group chronology
In the Midst of Beauty
(2008)
The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo
(2010)
Michael Schenker chronology
Schenker Barden Acoustic Project - Gipsy Lady
(2009)
The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo
(2010)
Temple of Rock
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Record Collector 5/5 stars[2]
Classic Rock 3/10 stars[3]

The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo is a live video album by the Michael Schenker Group, released in 2010.

The recorded live performance was filmed at the Nakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo on January 13, 2010, during the 30th Anniversary Japan Tour. The footage originally aired on March 27 on the Japanese TV channel NHK-BS2. The concert was released in DVD containing 18 tracks, in Blu-ray Disc and as a double CD album, with exactly the same tracks.

Double CD track listing[edit]

Disk one[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Welcome Howl" Michael Schenker 2:06
2. "Feels Like a Good Thing" Schenker, Gary Barden 3:45
3. "Cry for the Nations" Schenker, Barden 5:50
4. "Let Sleeping Dogs Lie" Schenker, Barden, Chris Glen, Paul Raymond, Cozy Powell 6:59
5. "Armed and Ready" Schenker, Barden 4:24
6. "Victim of Illusion" Schenker, Barden 5:22
7. "Are You Ready to Rock" Schenker, Barden 6:49
8. "I Want You" Schenker, Barden 4:00
9. "Night to Remember" Schenker, Barden 4:14
10. "Into the Arena" Schenker 4:22
Total length: 47:50

Disc two[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Lost Horizons" Schenker, Barden 9:52
2. "Rock My Nights Away" Barden, Andy Nye 4:48
3. "On and On" Schenker, Barden 5:40
4. "Attack of the Mad Axeman" Schenker, Barden 5:16
5. "Ride on My Way" Schenker, Barden 4:27
6. "Rock Bottom" Schenker, Phil Mogg 11:39
7. "Dance Lady Gypsy" Schenker 4:28
8. "Doctor Doctor" Schenker, Mogg 5:51
Total length: 52:01

DVD[edit]

The track listing is the same as the audio album.

Bonus material
  • The L.A. Rehearsal
  • Backstage Impressions

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Kiyoshi Iwasawa - director and producer
  • Shin Yamamoto - director
  • Kota Akutsu - producer
  • Michael Voss - mixing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Michael Schenker The Live In Tokyo: 30th Anniversary Japan Tour review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  2. ^ Jones, Tim (December 2010). "The Mad Axeman's resplendent return". Record Collector. 382. London, UK: Diamond Publishing. Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  3. ^ Jeffries, Neil (January 2011). "Michael Scenker Group - The 30th Anniversary Concert Live in Tokyo". Classic Rock. 153. London, UK: Future plc. p. 107.