Original Sin: The Story Of Goddamnit Review

artist: alkaline trio date: 03/31/2008 category: dvd
alkaline trio: Original Sin: The Story Of Goddamnit
Release Date: March 11, 2008
The DVD takes you through the story of the bands creation through the eyes of all the major players who were involved in the genesis of the band. It also includes the entire Goddamnit album performed by the original band and then again by the current line-up.
 Sound: 10
 Content: 10
 Production Quality: 10
 Overall Impression: 10
 Overall rating:
 9.3 
 Reviewer rating:
 10 
 Users rating:
 8.5 
 Votes:
 6 
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overall: 10
Original Sin: The Story Of Goddamnit Reviewed by: DiveRightIn63, on march 31, 2008
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Sound: Great audio quality. I don't know how they got such good recording sounds from live videos from, for me, so long ago. The audio from the interviews is also really good, there's no parts where you're left thinking anything like, "Huh? I couldn't hear that." The Occult Tours audio quality was also really good. You could hear both Dan and Matt sing clearly as well as their respective instruments. No one overpowered anyone else. // 10

Content: The Original Sin not only includes background stories of the creation of Goddamnit, but also the story of how the band came to form. The DVD also includes explanations of each song on Goddamnit as well as combined clips and audio of each song from when they originally toured to promote the album in order to form whole music videos of each song (which was really cool). The DVD also includes music videos from the Occult Tour (which is a set of Goddamnit in it's entirety) they recently have done. The DVD is so extensive, it lasts hours. // 10

Production Quality: The quality of video is very good for what it is. They "downgraded" the recent interviews in order to fit the feel of Goddamnit (seeing as it was published 10 years ago). It's really neat how they did it, I think, as it adds to the whole "feel" of the album itself, as well as the purpose of the DVD (to celebrate a decade since the album's release). // 10

Overall Impression: This is, by far, the most extensive DVD I've ever seen. I was blown away at everything it contained. Not only is there a whole concert on the DVD, but a compilation of older videos that forms the equivalent of a whole concert. If this DVD was stolen, I would buy a new one No Doubt. It's only $13 for a DVD/CD combo anyways. Thanks, Mike Park! If you're a fan of Alkaline Trio, you need this. Even if you're not a huge fan, you still need this; it's downright amazing. // 10

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