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Drive-Thru Records

Reviewer Rating: 4.5


Contributed by: WussEmoRockWussEmoRock
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I never thought DVD's would catch on, then again I never thought the internet would either. Shows how much I know. Now what I do know is that Drive-Thru Records is one of the best labels out there right now, and this DVD definetely showcases that. Unlike many DVD's or VHS's of labels or ban.
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I never thought DVD's would catch on, then again I never thought the internet would either. Shows how much I know. Now what I do know is that Drive-Thru Records is one of the best labels out there right now, and this DVD definetely showcases that.

Unlike many DVD's or VHS's of labels or bands that just have a biography of the band and some live footage that is dubbed over by the actualy CD, this DVD is the exact opposite. Everything you see is straight from the stage, live interviews, and hilarious outtakes and commentary by the bands.

This disc is packed full of over 3 hours of footage, including music videos, live footage, interviews, home videos (a lot of acoustic stuff), a picture gallery, and some extra items to hold you over when you are done with the rest.

Highlights for this disc would have to include the videos for Allister and The Movielife, the very funny Homegrown being interviewed, and all of the live footage. Sure, a lot of you are already thinking "oh Drive-Thru, they suck...they have all pop punk bands...wah wah wah." That's fine and dandy, go ahead and think that, but if you are even the least bit open minded you will check out this disc some point in time and be able to realize what great music is on this label, and how fun and entertaining this DVD really is. Give it a chance, because it is not one of those DVD's that you watch once and put aside for a coaster, this one can be watched over and over again.

The final result is for $12 you can get a hell of a lot of music compacted on one small tiny little space saving disc. If you are thinking..."wait a second, I don't have a DVD player!" Then go out and buy one right now (or buy PS2-you get the best of both worlds with that) because you are living in a different time and will be consumed by the future very quickly. Mark my word.

Haven't you ever wondered why you can now by used VHS for only $2.99, it's because VHS are like N64 games, in a year you won't be able to find them anymore.

 

 
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Anonymous (June 13, 2006)

i love this dvd, i could watch it for hours on end, and have. it never goes more than a couple months without being viewed. it's fun to rememeber how young the bands once were.

WussEmoRock (January 25, 2003)

my bad again Waste. Thanks

*****Wuss-Emo-Rock*****

waste_elite (January 25, 2003)

"You must be a fucking idiot. How can he hate a band if he hasn't heard their music? yeah I got you there didn't I smart guy."

simmer man, he meant that he hated the band before he even knew they were signed to drive-thru, not before he heard them.

Anonymous (January 24, 2003)

"Oi,
The only good band on Drive-Thru is The Clash. Ever since strummer died the label has gone to hell. Just finished my beer...be back in a minute"

Sarcasm for ya... But just so you mall punks don't get confused:

The Clash are on CBS

Strummer was signed to Hell Cat.

Anonymous (January 24, 2003)

rejected black flag cds!!!??hahahahahahaha.....that's great, you just made me wet my self. Keep that beautiful sarcasm coming!

Propagheny (January 24, 2003)

I'd say my major problem with drive thru is that they are a little too punk. I mean, most of it is just Sick of It All influenced hardcore. Look, Blood for Blood is a great band, but there are only so many bands that copy their sound that I can listen too. That new found whatever band sounds like rejected songs from black flag cds. And don't get me started about the blatant similarities between Alister's new one and Metallica's Kill Em All. I'm surprised Napster didnt sue them. And all these bands' lyrics focus a little too much on political theory. Lighten up, guys.

Anonymous (January 24, 2003)

The only good bands on DTR are: Finch, RX Bandits and Home Grown.

At least in my view anyhow.

Anonymous (January 24, 2003)

The main reason why you hate those because is because they are pop. You're only argument is they suck. WOW

WussEmoRock (January 24, 2003)

Hey SamnNorth

You must be a fucking idiot. How can he hate a band if he hasn't heard their music? yeah I got you there didn't I smart guy.

*****Wuss-Emo-Rock*****

Anonymous (January 24, 2003)

Oi,
The only good band on Drive-Thru is The Clash. Ever since strummer died the label has gone to hell. Just finished my beer...be back in a minute

samnorth (January 24, 2003)

"Autopilot Off are not on drive-thru. and i'd be very surprised that you had ever heard a Finch song before they were on drive-thru." - wussemorock

hey retard, he didn't say he heard them before they were on drive thru, he said he hated them before he KNEW they were on drive thru.

samnorth (January 24, 2003)

"I'm pretty sure a lot of you would like Finch if they were on a real indie."

nothing could ever make me like finch.

Anonymous (January 24, 2003)

I agree with Waste....and why is it that chicks dig that shit!!!?? It sucks....m,y girlfriend also listens to new found glory...she sings along to that shit. I made her a mix cd with Black Flag and Good Riddance on it and she told me Black Flag was the scariest music she'd ever heard....hilarious. Oh well, it's worth it(lol).

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

"if u want a punk label, listen to fat wreck chords."
i don't know...fat wreck chords is a bit sketchy

waste_elite (January 23, 2003)

after sitting in the back of my friend's girlfriend's car with New Found Glory and Allister blasting in my ear for about an hour, i've developed a new found hatred (pun?) for them and bands of their ilk. it's just... awful.

how ANYONE can actually like this music is beyond me...

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

i lke drive thru a lot. the only bands that suck on this label are steel train and rxb in my opinion. but i love driv thru and just because it is a pop punk label dosnt mean its bad, its just not that punk. and that dosnt matter. if u want a punk label, listen to fat wreck chords.

-J

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

Finch sucks... Get off the computer and go to a show, losers.

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

you guys.. just don't listen to wussemorock.

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

Finch is like New Found Glory attempting to make weak hearted screams sound cool. weak.

WussEmoRock (January 23, 2003)

Autopilot Off are not on drive-thru. and i'd be very surprised that you had ever heard a Finch song before they were on drive-thru.

*****Wuss-Emo-Rock*****

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

The problem I have with this review is.. Most of us have already given (or been forced to give by ex girlfriends.. blah) every one of the Drive Thru bands a fair listen, and STILL its obvious they blow. It has nothing to do with them being on Drive Thru except for the bands who changed their sound once they went to Drive Thru. For example: I hate The Starting Line even though I've listened to a full length and seen them live. I hated Finch before I even knew they were on fucking drive thru, they're a lame excuse for a shitty band who might not be as bad if they didnt scream and cry so much but even then they wouldn't be 'good' they would just be a shitty band. Autopilot off had a few good songs when they were Cooter but have you noticed they don't play any of these songs on tour? Rx Bandits were ok when they were Ska but the new albums sounds like Finch with horns, which happens to be their album on Drive Thru. Homegrown also had a few decent songs between the first two CDs they put out but since they signed to Drive Thru I haven't appreciated a single one of them. I could go on and on and go through every band on the label, but the fact remains that I hate the music because it sucks not because of the label its on.

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

The most educational dvd of the year.

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

Hey Drive-Thru Records "educates" the world with 4/4 time pop-punk.

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

you are all so angry... but, i'm glad none of you like any of the drive thru bands, i'm not into being trendy anyway.

You keep on keepin' on little trooper. But honestly, I don't see what you see in ANY of these bands. Someone please try to clear this up for me.

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

ahahahha...you guys are cute. The ignorance involved with thinking that drive thru has any good bands on their piece of shit label is so miguided, it goes from sad to cute..awwww

Anonymous (January 23, 2003)

Probably the most laughable record label ever. And people say that Fat Wreck bands sound the same.

Anonymous (January 22, 2003)

I'm not a big fan of Home Grown or The Starting Line, but their videos were very cool. The Starting Line video with the old guy was especially creepy.

Anonymous (January 22, 2003)

Wuss, I tried to respect your opinions until you said that drivethru is one of the best labels out there (finch and rxb rock, i will admit that, but every other band is the EXACT SAME THING). Well, I guess the best thing about this dvd is it will make the Bouncing Souls DVD look that much better.... god I can't wait any longer

Anonymous (January 22, 2003)

you are all so angry... but, i'm glad none of you like any of the drive thru bands, i'm not into being trendy anyway.

theME (January 22, 2003)

I don't hate Drive-Thru because it's affiliated with the label that destroyed H2O, I hate Drive-Thru because of the subpar bands that are billed as "extraordinary" on the label and the whole pile of shit that happened between the label and this site. Frankly, I'm quite sure THAT's the reason a wide majority of people here dislike Drive-thru with a passion.

-Me

P.S. - RX Bandits own, but I guess since other people have said that too, I am not being openminded and expressing my own opinion.

degenerate (January 22, 2003)

I agree with mr drive thru below me, finch are good. jumanji.

Propagheny (January 22, 2003)

It's not trendy to hate drive thru because of the mca thing. It's trendy to hate drive thru cuz the music is bad. Finch and Rx Bandits aren't bad, but every other band I've heard from the label sucks. I don't care if they are indie or not. Whats important is the music, which sucks.

Anonymous (January 22, 2003)

Its such a trend to hate Drive-Thru bands because of the affiliation with MCA Records. Open your eyes...there are a lot of great bands on this label and I don't care about the MCA deal because its not a deal that makes a band worst. I'm pretty sure a lot of you would like Finch if they were on a real indie. Stop bashing DTR because of the whole "Major" label thing. Just listen to the bands and then after you will be able to express a real opinion!

Propagheny (January 22, 2003)

Drive Thru Records is one of the best labels out there? You have got to be shitting me. That is ridiculous even by wussemorock standards. I mean, maybe if you take out the "one of" and replace "best labels" with "worst label," you might have a valid point. And by the way, I was openminded until I actually heard how bad some of these bands are. Buying the DVD wouldn't be openminded. It would be stupid because I already know I don't like it. Oh, wuss is right about one thing: you won't use it for a coaster. You will be so enraged that you wasted twelve dollars you could have hocked for drugs, you will probably use it as a frisbee until you get fed up with that and toss it in the microwave.

Anonymous (January 22, 2003)

he's a man?! I'd say he is more of a fat....thing?

Anonymous (January 22, 2003)

Wuss probably worships jerry falwell...please somebody kill that man.

Anonymous (January 22, 2003)

You're a republican and you want US to be open minded?! hahahahahahahaha

punky (January 22, 2003)

Drive thru, the music for angry britney spears fans.Avril should be on Drive thru, her music is just about right.

Anonymous (January 22, 2003)

if your open minded you'll think what i think.

theME (January 22, 2003)

-"Now what I do know is that Drive-Thru Records is one of the best labels out there right now"

My first thought was "who the fuck would say that", then I saw who reviewed it ... *pats WussEmoRock on the head as he boards the 'special' bus to school* We're all entitled to our own opinions I suppose.

Oh, and juicemanji, before you call people dipshits for misspelling words, you should actually learn how to spell the word itself ... NostrAdamus

-Me

P.S. - I wish I was rich so I could have a PS2 and be a republican, too.

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

HAHAHA....this weak, candy ass, middle class, tepid music is hilarious.

SOYBOMB (January 21, 2003)

A tumbleweed slowly rolled by my feet as I read this review.. I think I also heard a few crickets.

Peace,
-SOYBOMB-

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

God Rx Bandits are good. God they should find a new label.

pirateaction (January 21, 2003)

Umm I thought it was great and very funny...but where was all the Midtown stuff..did they get dropped from Drive Thru or did they leave????

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

Jeez...why does every pop-punk band have to be funny?

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

bostonmusicguy stop acting like you're better than these bands, you liked them as pat41.

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

All i have to say is.....WHY?!?!-SaYnE_GuY

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

You obviously haven't been here long.

-Scotty (work)

Juicemanji (January 21, 2003)

hey asshole, leave wuss emo rock alone, he's my good friend. Hey you spelled Nostrodamus wrong dipshit.

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

"Then go out and buy one right now (or buy PS2-you get the best of both worlds with that) because you are living in a different time and will be consumed by the future very quickly. Mark my word."

-wait did wussemorock write this or Nosterdamus?

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

Ah, well if RxB is on it... but $12? Expensive for only one band...

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

everyone knows Drive-thru is full of pop bands. I've always at least tolerated wuss for his (unpopular)opinions on good music, but im not close-minded because I wont listen to this garbage. shitty just shitty

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

This was one of the shittiest reviews ever. I've never gone out of my way to mock Wuss, but jesus christ this review was such a horrible, horrible piece of shit.

DonGrom

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

I have to agree with whoever told you to "go back to the burbs, pansy".

The only thing saving this from the minimum score is RxBandits

waste_elite (January 21, 2003)

oh yeah...

worst
label
ever

waste_elite (January 21, 2003)

wuss, if you are the least bit open-minded you would pick up Minor Threat's Complete Discography.

if you used it, i will too...

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

"if you are even the least bit open minded you will check out this disc some point in time"

That is the stupidest comment I have ever read. I'm close-minded because I don't care to watch a Drive Thru DVD?

Hey Wuss, I think you should be open minded and go buy a gangsta rap DVD.

WussEmoRock (January 21, 2003)

Yes, every band drive-thru has (besides band's like Steel Train and the really new ones) are on it.

*****Wuss-Emo-Rock*****

BostonMusicGuy (January 21, 2003)

I always thought... hey WussEmoRock can't be all that stupid. Then he goes and gives this review.-BostonMusicGuy

Anonymous (January 21, 2003)

is there any rxb stuff on it?

maverick (January 21, 2003)

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-Scott

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