Within Temptation Revisit ‘Elements’ + ‘Hydra’ With ‘Let Us Burn’ Concert DVD
Within Temptation are on their way back with a new live DVD/CD next month titled ‘Let Us Burn – Elements & Hydra Live in Concert.’
The DVD and two-CD set will feature a pair of very special shows in the band’s history: 2012’s 15th anniversary ‘Elements’ concert and the final night of the ‘Hydra’ European tour, which took place last May in Amsterdam. The DVD, which will be released on Nov. 14, captures Within Temptation’s imaginative live shows featuring special effects and even a fire-breathing dragon.
‘Let Us Burn -- Elements & Hydra Live In Concert’ will be released in four formats: DVD + two CDs, Blu-Ray + two CDs, a two-CD set and digitally. The DVD and Blu-ray contain 34 live tracks in HD, while the two CD sets and digital album comprise 32 live audio tracks. You can pre-order the effort here.
The Dutch symphonic rockers are currently touring North America supporting their latest album ‘Hydra,’ which features features a variety guest vocalists including Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner, rapper Xzibit, former Nightwish songstress Tarja Turunen and ex-Killswitch Engage singer Howard Jones, who offers vocals on the ‘Dangerous.’ Earlier this year, singer Sharon den Adel said the lyrical theme of the album is about “facing your demons and to embrace your fear and move forward.”
Within Temptation wrap their first North American tour in seven years in Worcester, Mass. on Oct. 11. Check out their tour dates here. As mentioned, Within Temptation's ‘Let Us Burn -- Elements & Hydra Live In Concert’ DVD and CD will arrive on Nov. 4.
Update: Nuclear Blast has also announced a pair of Within Temptation reissues coming this fall. Look for the band's out-of-print 1997 debut disc 'Enter' and the 1998 EP 'The Dance' being reissued as a solitary collection. You can pick it up Nov. 10 or pre-order here.