Melvins ‘Colossus of Destiny’ Documentary Scheduled for Summer DVD Release
Melvins fans who missed out on a screening of the band documentary Colossus of Destiny — or those who've been waiting to see it again — will soon be able to watch the movie from the comfort of home.
Colossus screened at festivals in 2016, has been scheduled for a "mid-to-late June" release on multiple home video formats, including a DVD package and a combo DVD/Blu-ray edition. Promising the story of "a band who have defied all the rules, for over three decades and counting, and still managed to succeed and do it their own way," the home release includes the full 125-minute documentary as well as an additional disc with two hours of bonus material, including a complete live performance filmed in 2014.
"It documents the epic journey as told by band members King Buzzo and Dale Crover, along with rare live performance and behind-the-scenes footage from their early days in Washington State to their multiple modern incarnations with an eye on the enduring influence they’ve had throughout their lengthy history," reads the Colossus of Destiny press release. "Featuring interviews with Mike Patton, Chris Cornell, Jello Biafra, Gene Simmons, Krist Novoselic, Mark Arm, J. Mascis, Josh Homme, David Yow and many more, you get to hear what the countless number of peers, collaborators, understudies, admirers have to say about their encounters with the Melvins. And also come away with a lesson in how to survive in the wicked world of the music business without taking yourself too damn seriously."
The Colossus of Destiny is available to pre-order now — and should arrive in owners' mailboxes just prior to the start of Melvins' 2017 tour, scheduled to begin July 5 and run through early October.
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