Rolling Stones: Totally Stripped. Streaming until 31 Jan John Lennon: Gimme Some Truth. We've got the perfect passes for you. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links on this page. Send MSN Feedback. How can we improve? Please give an overall site rating:. The trip turns into a Time Machine jaunt to , with Brian and Sting talking about how far they've progressed since those early days.
At CBGBs -- which is now a fashion boutique -- they visit the same room in which the Police played on their first visit to New York, prompting Sting to do some reminiscing about "fleapits and toilets" in which he used to play, and how they were the best times, while the huge stadia in which he played later on all blurred into one. We get a look into the machinations of the rock and roll machine, with tensions between band members, the toll on family members, out of control egos Car collector Brian visits car collector Nick at his Cotswold estate for a week look at the rides, and then they talk about Pink Floyd's early days, when they were faced with performing huge shows without a whole lot of live experience.
Later, it's back to the car collection and the ride which made it possible for the band to tour after Roger Waters' exit: the Ferrari GTO which Nick bought in for? Nick put it up for collateral to finance the A Momentary Lapse Of Reason tour; Roger was having disagreements with the rest of the band over the use of the Pink Floyd name, and nobody would underwrite the tour -- so the Ferrari came to the rescue, and the tour went smashingly. The band did more than shows for 4.
Brian and Nick discuss the tour details and how it made Pink Floyd one of the highest grossing live acts of the 80s. Brian checks in with Lars at Metallica's secret underground lair in San Rafael California, and gets a tour of the compound before sitting down to talk in the main rehearsal room.
Much like The Who, Metallica went from playing in front of a couple of hundred metalheads at the Stone in San Francisco in the early 80s to rocking with an estimated 1. That Moscow show was one of the stops on the band's Wherever We May Roam tour, which saw them on the road from until By the time it wrapped, Metallica had cemented their reputation as one of the most successful full tilt rock outfits on the planet.
Brian has known Roger for 40 years, with their lives traveling on similar humble-to-superstardom tracks. Show All. Switch to NAF Schedule.