It’s been announced that Capitol Records has acquired the exclusive Blu-ray/DVD rights for History of the Eagles documentary to be released on April 30th. The iconic band teamed up with acclaimed director Alex Gibney to produce the film that tells the band’s history and it’s musical legacy.
History of the Eagles comes to Blu-ray and DVD in a three disc configuration for each format. It includes both parts of the film and a bonus disc featuring Eagles Live at the Capital Center March 1977. Part One explores the creation of the band and its rise to fame in the 1970s through their breakup in 1980. Part Two centers on the band’s reunion in 1994 to present day. Eagles Live at the Capital Center March 1977 features exclusive and unreleased performance footage from the band’s two night stand in Washington, DC’s Capital Center during the Hotel California Tour. Bonus content includes four hours of never before seen material. Audio is presented in 5.1 Surround Sound.
Die hard fans are sure to save up for the Amazon Super Deluxe Exclusive Limited Edition boxed set that features three Blu-ray Discs with bonus features, 40-page case bound book, ten archival quality photographs, a specially-created lithograph of the band’s desert bleached skull icon all packaged in specially designed foil-stamped and embossed box, with a Native American blanket-inspired liner, beautifully wrapped in a leather tie and fastened with a bone button. Only 5,000 will be produced.
This exclusive will cost you. The set is currently priced at $269.99, but qualifies for Super Saver Shipping. As of now, it’s not marked with Amazon’s Pre-Order Guarantee where if the price drops by the end of the day on release day, they’ll refund you the difference. The standard Blu-ray runs $27.99 while the DVD runs $24.99. All versions are available for pre-order right now and will ship around the release date. You can even pay extra postage to guarantee delivery on April 30th.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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