'The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The legendary English rock band will hit the stage on Blu-ray in May.

In an early announcement to retailers, Eagle Rock Entertainment is preparing 'The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane' for Blu-ray on May 21.

Directed by Brett Morgen, 'Crossfire Hurricane' provides a remarkable new perspective on the Stones' unparalleled journey from blues-obsessed teenagers in the early 60's to rock royalty. It's all here in panoramic candor, from the Marquee Club to Hyde Park, from Altamont to Exile, from club gigs to stadium extravaganzas. With never-before-seen footage and fresh insights from the band themselves, the film will delight, shock and amaze longtime devotees, as well as a new generation of fans, with its uniquely immersive style and tone. 'Crossfire Hurricane' places the viewer right on the frontline of the band's most legendary escapades.

As befits the first rock band to reach the 50-year milestone with their global stature now greater than ever, the film combines extensive historical footage, much of it widely unseen, with contemporary commentaries by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood and former Stones Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor. Period interviews, extensive live performance material and news archives give the production a truly kinetic aura and no-holds-barred approach.

Spec have not been revealed yet, but supplements will include: previously unreleased concert footage - "Live in Germany '65", NME Poll Winners concert footage from 1964 and 1965; a new interview with director Brett Morgen; "The Sound and Music of Crossfire Hurricane"; footage from The Arthur Haynes Show (1964); and the theatrical trailer.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 21.

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The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane (Blu-ray)
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