Live At The US Festival 1983 (CD/DVD)

0 reviews ratings
Q&A
Walmart #: 000000000
$11.88
List price $15.98  (You save $4.10)
FREE shipping available on $50 + orders
If your order totals $50 or more and you select Value shipping, this item and any other qualifying items ship for free!
FREE pickup
Sold by Walmart.com
 
Showing options for 07095
Type
Value
Data unavailable
$4.97
Standard
Data unavailable
$6.97
Expedited
Data unavailable
Rush
Data unavailable
 
Showing options for 07095
Live At The US Festival 1983 (CD/DVD)

About this item

The US Festival, funded by Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak, was two mammoth concert and technology exposition events held at Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, California, over Labor Day weekend in 1982 and Memorial Day weekend in 1983. Shout! Factory has begun issuing performances culled from the US Festival, including 2012's Live at the US Festival 1983 CD/DVD from Quiet Riot. It captures the pop-metal band's complete set at the event on May 29, 1983, which was known as "Heavy Metal Day" and also featured Mtley Cre, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Triumph, Scorpions, and Van Halen. This day was a crucial turning point in hard rock/heavy metal, as it became a major musical and overall cultural force through the rest of the decade. Quiet Riot -- vocalist Kevin DuBrow, lead guitarist Carlos Cavazo, bass guitarist Rudy Sarzo, and drummer Frankie Banali -- helped lead hard rock's charge into the mainstream with its hugely successful album Metal Health, released just a few months before the US Festival. Daytime festival performances are automatically robbed of a little mystique and power, but Quiet Riot gamely entertained the crowd of approximately 500,000 fans (attendance estimates vary depending on the source) as the openers of "Heavy Metal Day," with DuBrow as the boisterous cheerleader (just what every decent frontman needs to be). The Los Angeles quartet's raw set kicks off with "Danger Zone," the studio version of which would not be released until the 2001 expanded and remastered edition of Metal Health hit store shelves. The rest of the songs are all Metal Health tracks, including the frantic "Run for Cover," "Love's a Bitch" (with a stripped-down sound illustrating just how much gloss studio recordings are given), a rollicking "Cum On Feel the Noize" (the Slade cover the band infamously tried to sabotage in the studio when forced by producer and label chief Spencer Proffer to record it, yet which became a gold-selling top five hit single), the catchy "Slick Black Cadillac," party starter "Let's Get Crazy," Cavazo's solo showcase "Battle Axe," and the all-out assault of the set closer "Metal Health (Bang Your Head)." By the end of the year, Metal Health became the first heavy metal album to reach number one on the Billboard album chart and it eventually sold more than six million copies in the United States. Quiet Riot's flameout and fall from grace was rather quick and severe, but the band's successes and its brief moment as a genuine phenomenon can never be taken away. Some popular music is timeless while other popular music captures a specific moment in time, is of its time, and sticks out as such. Quiet Riot's time in the spotlight represented wild fun and youthful abandon, especially in the freewheeling mid-'80s, and there's nothing wrong with that. The only major disappointment with Live at the US Festival 1983 is the package's lack of liner notes. The festival is outlined in a few short paragraphs on the back cover, but the skimpy insert booklet features just two band photos; the Quiet Riot lineup isn't even mentioned, let alone the songwriting credits. Shout! Factory is to be commended for resurrecting US Festival performances, but important archival releases deserve decent liner notes. ~ Bret Adams, Rovi

Explore this item

Artist: Quiet Riot
Studio Label: CD
Edited: N
Format: CD
Enhanced: N
Number of Discs: 2
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.21
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44
Walmart No.: 0
UPC: 0082666313105
Show
1. Danger Zone
2. Run For Cover
3. Love's A Bitch
4. Cum On Feel The Noize
5. Slick Black Cadillac
6. Let's Get Crazy
7. Battle Axe
8. Let's Get Crazy (Reprise)
9. Metal Health (Bang Your Head)
10. Danger Zone (DVD)
11. Run For Cover (DVD)
12. Love's A Bitch (DVD)
13. Cum On Feel The Noize (DVD)
14. Slick Black Cadillac (DVD)
15. Let's Get Crazy (DVD)
16. Battle Axe (DVD)
17. Let's Get Crazy (Reprise) (DVD)
18. Metal Health (Bang Your Head) (DVD)
Show

Customer reviews

Be the first to review this item. Share your rating and review so that other customers can decide if this is the right item for them.

Customer Q&A

Have questions? Get answers from experts and customers who own this product.

Ask a question

If you would like to share feedback with us about pricing, delivery or other customer service issues, please contact customer service directly.


Q&A tips and guidelines

Q&A Exchange Guidelines

When writing your question or answer, please follow these guidelines:

  • Do: Make sure your question is directly related to the product
  • Do: Be specific and provide as many details as possible
  • Do: Include the model number (if applicable)
  • Do: Write your question in English
  • Do Not: Include personal information (such as your full name)
  • All submitted questions and answers are subject to the terms set forth in our Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right not to post your question or answer if it contains any of the following:

  • Any information not related to the actual merchandise or topic
  • Obscenities, discriminatory language or other language not suitable for a public forum
  • Advertisements or “spam” content
  • Email addresses, physical addresses or other forms of contact information
  • Critical or spiteful comments on other questions or answers posted on the page or their authors
  • Any imagery that demonstrates incorrect use of the merchandise
  • Anything that Walmart deems to be inappropriate, at Walmart's discretion

Provide as many details as possible, including the model number (if applicable).

Remember: Don’t include personal information (such as your full name).


Preview Question

Walmart does not sponsor, recommend or endorse any third party product or service, or any customer ideas or advice.

Thank you.

Questions will be checked against our question guidelines and posted within five to seven business days.

Policies & Plans

Gifting plans

Gift options are not available for this item.

Pricing policy

About our prices
We strive to provide you with the lowest prices possible on Walmart.com as well as in our stores. However, sometimes a price online does not match the price in a store. Walmart.com's prices may be either higher or lower than local store prices. Prices may also vary between stores. Our local stores do not honor Walmart.com pricing or competitor advertisements from outside of a store's local trade territory.

Product Recommendations

Your recently viewed items

Clear this list