Alive and Burning is Black Veil Brides's first live DVD which was released on July 10, 2015. It features footage from the sold-out show at the Wiltern Theater on November 1, 2014 as part of the Black Mass tour. A special edition Best Buy version is sold which includes a bandana and backstage pass.
Release and Promotion Edit
News of a Black Veil Brides live DVD began on social media and the topic was spoken about by Andy Biersack during several interviews. The release date and artwork of the DVD were unveiled on That Metal Show when Andy was invited as a guest. Black Veil Brides previewed clips of Alive and Burning and promoted it on social media.
On June 4, 2015, Black Veil Brides held a screening of the concert film at the Harmony Gold Theater in Hollywood.
Commercial Reception Edit
Alive and Burning hit No. 1 on the Soundscan Music DVD chart and was the No. 1 DVD in the United States and United Kingdom.
Critical Reception Edit
Alive and Burning received mainly positive reviews. ToddStar Photography rated it a 10/10 and favorably commented on each track. Chad Bowar of About.com gave it 4 out of 5 stars and said it has big hooks and singalong choruses. Octavio Ramos of AXS stated that it is "a hell of a show" and that Black Veil Brides is one of the reasons why modern rock still lives.
Cover Artwork Edit
The cover artwork for Alive and Burning was designed by Richard Villa III, who designed the artwork for all of Black Veil Brides's four studio albums.
- Most Anticipated Release of June 2015 - Loudwire
Track Listing Edit
- Heart of Fire
- I Am Bulletproof
- Wretched and Divine
- Knives and Pens
- Shadows Die
- Last Rites
- Rebel Love Song
- Drum Solo
- The Legacy
- Sweet Blasphemy
- Perfect Weapon
- Fallen Angels
- Rebel Yell
- In The End
Meet The Fans
Black Veil Brides
- Andy Biersack - lead vocals
- Jake Pitts - lead guitar
- Jeremy 'Jinxx' Ferguson - rhythm guitar, backing vocals, violin
- Ashley Purdy - bass guitar, backing vocals
- Christian 'CC' Coma - drums, percussion
- Richard Villa III - artwork
Alive and Burning DVD Trailer Edit
- ↑ http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/black-veil-brides-official-alive-and-burning-dvdblu-ray-trailer/
- ↑ http://www.bestbuy.com/site/alive-and-burning-only--best-buy-blu-ray-disc-only--best-buy/8410058.p?id=3383943&skuId=8410058
- ↑ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GR_eg_NvXnc
- ↑ https://www.facebook.com/Blackveilbrides/photos/a.445216572833.244433.29687767833/10153464022877834/?type=1&theater
- ↑ http://www.toddstarphotography.com/blog/2015/7/dvd-review-black-veil-brides---alive-and-burning
- ↑ http://heavymetal.about.com/od/dvdreviews/fl/Black-Veil-Brides-Alive-and-Burning-DVD-Review.htm
- ↑ http://www.axs.com/review-of-black-veil-brides-debut-dvd-titled-alive-and-burning-59422