(CelebrityAccess News Service) – Live Monsters, the new live concert DVD featuring Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode, will premiere on the big screen March 1 at 7:30 PM in exclusive screenings at select Regal Entertainment Group theaters across the country. Gahan's big screen premiere falls on the eve of the DVD's March 2 release from Mute/Reprise.
The special concert event presented by Regal CineMedia entertainment services, AEG LIVE, AEG TV and Mute/Reprise will take place in 30 cities, including New York, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, among others. Advance tickets are $10; event day tickets are $12.50
Filmed at the Olympia in Paris during the "The Paper Monsters" tour, Live Monsters captures Gahan and his band as they perform songs from his solo "Paper Monsters" album. Highlights include "I Need You", "Bottle Living" and "Hold On," plus a new acoustic version of "Dirty Sticky Floors." The DVD also includes "Live Monsters-A Short Film" that features in-depth interviews with Gahan and the rest of the band. Also on the DVD are Depeche Mode classics "Walking in My Shoes," "Personal Jesus" and "Never Let Me Down Again."
Gahan is backed on the Live Monsters DVD by guitarist Knox Chandler, bass player Martyn Lenoble, keyboardist Vincent Jones and drummer Victor Indrizzo. Chandler has recorded with Depeche Mode, R.E.M. and Siouxsie and the Banshees; Lenoble has played with Porno for Pyros and Janes Addiction; Vincent Jones has recorded with Sarah McLachlan and Cowboy Junkies; and drummer Victor Indrizzo has worked with Beck, Macy Gray, The Vines and Liz Phair. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen