Rolling Stones Quietly Pillage Their Own Vaults And Release Two Live Concerts, L.A. Forum (1975) and Hampton Coliseum (1981)!



In a world where every re-issue of the same 40-year-old Beatles studio recordings is still front page news (as it should be), it's actually rather interesting to see the Rolling Stones quietly going about the business of releasing choice gems from their treasure trove of unreleased recordings.

Joining forces with Eagle Rock Entertainment, the Stones are releasing two live concerts in their entirety on all current digital formats (DVD, Blu-Ray, CD), From The Vaults: L.A. Forum (1975) and From The Vaults: Hampton Coliseum (1981).  Both concerts appear in their entirety, with the film footage painstakingly restored and the the audio mixed by legendary producer Bob Clearmountain.

The December 18 (Keith Richards' birthday) show at Hampton Coliseum from '81 was originally filmed for broadcast as the first rock & roll pay-per-view event and saw the band debuting many tracks from their just-released Tattoo You album.



The July 12, 1975 show from Hampton Coliseum is the first to feature new guitarist Ronnie Wood and came during their tour in support of their It's Only Rock & Roll album.

While neither release includes any bonus features, let's face it, each song by this legendary band, captured at two of their prime eras, is a bonus feature.

The bonus for me, of course, is that both concerts are released in 3-LP versions for a very affordable price of $44.99!

Both releases hit the streets November 4, 2014!

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