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New to Streaming: Justin Hayward, Tower of Power, Tommy Chong, Hole, Queen and More

by VVN Music

The following is new music programming on Netflix and Amazon Prime that has premiered over the last week:

  • Rapture (series) - Groundbreaking artists share their life stories in this vibrant documentary series that captures hip-hop's impact on global culture.
  • Justin Hayward: Live in Concert at the Capitol Theatre - Justin Hayward: Live In Concert at the Capitol Theatre is the latest release from the legendary Moody Blues vocalist, guitarist & composer. This intimate performance recorded on October 20, 2014 has been expertly captured by award winning filmmaker& composer David Minasian, and is truly one of Justin's finest solo performances.
  • Tower of Power: What is Hip: Live at Iowa State University - Tower of Power live in concert at Iowa State University circa 1987. The world-renowned horn-driven funk outfit has been issuing albums and touring the world steadily since the early 70's when the album Bump City lit the fuse to a string of classic hit releases, including"What Is Hip'", Back to Oakland, Urban Renewal and In the Slot, Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now, Live and in Living Color.
  • AKA Tommy Chong - This film captures the post-prison Tommy Chong, turning his arrest into thought provoking humor. Filmmaker Josh Gilbert captures the post-prison, avuncular Chong as he turns his SWAT team arrest into hilarious stand-up material. But the laughs are seasoned by the recognition of our government's questionable priorities and its shameless use of the judicial system to scapegoat a counterculture icon.
  • Hit So Hard - Patty Schemel, the drummer for the band Hole, chronicles the infamous "Live Through This" tour, with previously unseen footage of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love.
  • Queen: On the Rock Trail - A look behind the scenes of the icon Rock band, Queen. This documentary contains no music from Queen and is not authorized by Queen or any of their affiliate entities.
  • Guns N' Roses: Appetite for Destruction - Featuring unseen archive footage including rare performances previously unavailable on film along with the candid reflections on the album by guitarist Izzy Stradlin. This is the ultimate independent critical review of the album which changed the world. This Program has not been endorsed by and is not an official release of Guns n Roses, their management or associated companies.
  • Beyonce: Beyond the Glam - Beyoncé is a true global mega star and is synonymous with talent and success. She is a pop sensation, winning over 16 Grammy Awards, a Hollywood actress and a breakout fashion designer. She is a role model to millions of fans around the world. This program gives a real insight into the fascinating story of Beyoncé Giselle Knowles- Carter's rise to fame as one of the biggest starts of the 21st century. We are taken on a journey from her humble beginnings in her home town Houston, Texas, and how she rose to fame as the lead singer in Destiny's Child, one of the best selling girl groups of all time right through to her global success as a solo artist. Featuring interviews with Beyoncé and the likes of Kelly Roland this program is full of rare behind the scenes footage bringing you closer to understanding the real Beyoncé. Knowles was listed second in the Forbes list of the 100 most powerful and influential celebrities in the world and first in the list of the most powerful and influential musicians in the world, and Billboard magazine reported she is the most successful female artist of the last decade. This is an incredible look at the life and times of one of today's most influential and credible artists.
  • 5 Seconds of Summer: Up Close & Personal - 5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop rock band. Follow the story of one of the worlds up and coming bands. This is 5 Seconds of Summer... up close and personal.
  • Story of the Blues: From Blindlemon to B.B. King - The Story Of The Blues traces the four principal traditions of blues music: Blues Form - Country Blues - Urban Blues - Electric Blues and it's significant contribution to the development of jazz, rock music, and country and western music. This program includes tracks from Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Johnson, Lonnie Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Texas Alexander, and many more.
  • Bass Sessionz Vol. 2 - A video collection of exciting bass performances featuring four master bassists: Mark Peric (Planetshakers), Anthony Crawford (Allan Holdsworth), Brandon Brown (The Jacksons Tour, Jessica Simpson) & Joshua Young. Classic bass improvisation that will excite and inspire bassists of all levels. Inspiring interviews filled with great information from this super-talented group of bass players.
  • Boss Status - Everything you to know about the rap game. Be a boss in the music business. Learn from music industry vets what it takes to make it to the top, and stay there.