Making Memories: Classic Roadrunner Live Albums

Story by Leonard Pierce Live albums can be a tricky proposition. The worst of them are cheap cash-ins, inessential releases for collectors only; but at their best, they come close to replicating the unforgettable atmosphere of actually being there when a great band hits a groove in front of an energetic and responsive audience.
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Video: Roadrunner Label Profile, 1993

Here's another video from the Roadrunner archives - this one is a profile of the label originally shot for and aired in Europe in 1993. It features Monte Conner discussing the Roadrunner approach - expanding beyond metal, signing bands based on whether they've got something unique and interesting to say - and includes footage of bands like Death, Obituary, Deicide, Sepultura, Biohazard, Annihilator, Gruntruck, and several acts that were only on Roadrunner in Europe, like Corrosion of Conformity, Sick Of It All, and the all-female mainstream metal band Phantom Blue.
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