Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|Sebastian Bach Forever Wild|
Actor: Sebastian Bach
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Shot live in 1998 at the Whisky A Go-Go and includes solo and classic Skid Row material. Also, full clips of Sebastian's favorite moments as host of VH-1's "Forever Wild" show, the video for "Sleep", unaired footage and ou... more »
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Sebastian Bach Is A True Rocker
Ken Pierce | Brooklyn,, NY USA | 08/07/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)
"Taking portions of the VH1 show that held the same name "Forever Wild" and combining it with live concert footage we get this release from Sebastian Bach on Eagle Vision. It took a couple of views for me to come up with the proper opinion of it. While I have been a fan of Sebastian and his efforts for Metal and Hard Rock I found this DVD a little on the confusing side. For those that are unaware VH1 had a short-lived show bearing this name and it was dreadful if you asked me. The show was Sebastian pretty much running amok and they periodically showed videos. They also would place him in some odd situation on his own or with another rocker. It was almost like a "lets make a reality show about Sebastian Bach and how wild he can be" but never really followed any sort of scripting. I felt they should have either made a normal reality show about his life, and his band and touring and all or just done a Metal and Rock videos show with him as the host. I think the indecision of Network Executives is what endangered this show and made it so scattered. It was almost as if the creators were not placing so much attention in it. Over time this could have been developed into something a lot more interesting. Which brings us to this DVD.
Anyway, on this DVD we get a good sampling of the VH1 segments and while I felt much of them were wasted time there was some that left me gasping for air in laughter. Bach does some stuff with Motley Crue Singer Vince Neil and after losing a bet with him has to stand in an Alligator pool. I am not kidding you as he is standing knees deep in a pond full of Alligators and the handlers keep telling him don't move suddenly or anything. His expressions alone are priceless. There is also an amusing segment with Ted Nugent but how could the Nuge make any segment bad. Nugent alone is one of the most interesting people in Music. To me those were the best of the included TV segments.
The concert footage was pretty cool to see, as Bach really is an excellent front man. He is so totally into what he does and the audience energy seems to fuel him track after track. Joining Sebastian in the group for the video concert portion is Ritchie Scarlet (guitar), Mark McConnell (Drums), and Larry Fisher (bass). This section was filmed at The Whisky in Hollywood California in 2003. There is a lot of the Skid Row tunes you want to hear in the set and overall its fun to watch. They had all of my favorites by Skid Row so I was ok on the concert content. I watched the whole piece straight thru and did not see if there was a way to only watch the concert or the other program. I think the viewer is stuck with flipping past things that don't interest them. You can see by listing of the tracks on it, that concert pieces follow segments of the VH1 show and vice versa."
Ya, it's not perfect....It's Bachtacular!!!
Bazrocks! | Ontario, CANADA | 07/05/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I understand that the DVD isn't of perfect quality, but I must say that this didn't bother me AT ALL!!!
Sebastian has done something with this DVD that others should take notice of...made something HE knew his fans would like...It's personal, funny, and in true Bach style...Diehard fans will overlook the little things. The music speaks for itself...his laugh contagious. Sebastian Bach rocks!!!!"
Leeanne LeBlanc | Toronto, Canada | 01/11/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Being a HUGE Sebastian fan, I loved this!! Sebastian is hilarious and adorable! Watching this made me see him as very down to earth! Would love to party with this guy! The only thing I wasn't too fond of is the actual concert footage during the first half or so - what were these guys thinking when they got dressed???!! Kind of reminded me of a bad 1970's B movie. A head-to-toe silver, sequined "Miami Vice" suit does NOT belong on someone like Sebastian! I'm very surprised (with his usual image) that he actually dressed like that in public! And the BAD hairdo - whoa! But all the in-between footage, as well as his incredible, unmatched vocals, were awesome! (Make absolute sure to watch "Bach in the Pit" - I can watch that part over and over! Hilarious to see Sebastian trying to stay cool when you could see he was pretty freaked out!) Bottom line - I love it!"
brett v mason | Selkirk, Manitoba Canada | 07/09/2004
(2 out of 5 stars)
"Very disappointed with the audio/video quality of this DVD. Almost on the same level as a bootleg. I can't believe after all these years Sebastian Bach doesn't have better quality live footage to offer his fans."