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The 30th Anniversary Concert: Live in Tokyo

The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo is a live video album by the Michael Schenker Group, released in 2010.

The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo
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Video by
ReleasedOctober 19, 2010
Recorded13 January 2010
VenueNakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan
GenreHard rock, heavy metal
Length175:00
LabelIn-akustik
DirectorKiyoshi Iwasawa, Shin Yamamoto
ProducerKiyoshi Iwasawa, Kota Akutsu
Michael Schenker Group video chronology
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(2004)
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(2010)
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(2010)
The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo
Live album by
ReleasedOctober 19, 2010
Recorded13 January 2010
VenueNakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan
GenreHard rock, heavy metal
Length99:54
LabelIn-akustik
ProducerKiyoshi Iwasawa
Michael Schenker Group chronology
In the Midst of Beauty
(2008)
The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo
(2010)
Michael Schenker chronology
Schenker Barden Acoustic Project - Gipsy Lady
(2009)
The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live in Tokyo
(2010)
Temple of Rock
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock3/10 stars[2]
Record Collector5/5 stars[3]

The recorded live performance was filmed at the Nakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo on January 13, 2010, during the 30th Anniversary Japan Tour. The footage originally aired on March 27 on the Japanese TV channel NHK-BS2. The concert was released in DVD containing 18 tracks, in Blu-ray Disc and as a double CD album, with exactly the same tracks.

Double CD track listingEdit

Disk oneEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Welcome Howl"Michael Schenker2:06
2."Feels Like a Good Thing"Schenker, Gary Barden3:45
3."Cry for the Nations"Schenker, Barden5:50
4."Let Sleeping Dogs Lie"Schenker, Barden, Chris Glen, Paul Raymond, Cozy Powell6:59
5."Armed and Ready"Schenker, Barden4:24
6."Victim of Illusion"Schenker, Barden5:22
7."Are You Ready to Rock"Schenker, Barden6:49
8."I Want You"Schenker, Barden4:00
9."Night to Remember"Schenker, Barden4:14
10."Into the Arena"Schenker4:22
Total length:47:50

Disc twoEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Lost Horizons"Schenker, Barden9:52
2."Rock My Nights Away"Barden, Andy Nye4:48
3."On and On"Schenker, Barden5:40
4."Attack of the Mad Axeman"Schenker, Barden5:16
5."Ride on My Way"Schenker, Barden4:27
6."Rock Bottom"Schenker, Phil Mogg11:39
7."Dance Lady Gypsy"Schenker4:28
8."Doctor Doctor"Schenker, Mogg5:51
Total length:52:01

DVDEdit

The track listing is the same as the audio album.

Bonus material
  • The L.A. Rehearsal
  • Backstage Impressions

PersonnelEdit

Band membersEdit

ProductionEdit

  • Kiyoshi Iwasawa - director and producer
  • Shin Yamamoto - director
  • Kota Akutsu - producer
  • Michael Voss - mixing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Michael Schenker The Live In Tokyo: 30th Anniversary Japan Tour review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-24.
  2. ^ Jeffries, Neil (January 2011). "Michael Scenker Group - The 30th Anniversary Concert Live in Tokyo". Classic Rock. 153. London, UK: Future plc. p. 107.
  3. ^ Jones, Tim (December 2010). "The Mad Axeman's resplendent return". Record Collector. 382. London, UK: Diamond Publishing. Retrieved 2011-08-24.