AS I LAY DVDING
As I Lay Dying have a new DVD, This is Who We Are, coming out April 14 on Metal Blade. I’m extremely curious to see it because, for whatever reason, I don’t feel like I know very much about these dudes as people. And that’s why I love these documentaries that are getting release so frequently these days; as much as I love, say, Chimaira’s music, watching their DVD The Dehumanizing Process made me feel like I really understood each member as a unique personality. And I think that’s invaluble – and a definite advantage that this generation of bands has over their elders, who didn’t come up in a time when making these sorts of things was easy and cost effective as it is today.
But back to that As I Lay Dying DVD: here’s a clip, where the band discusses one of their first big tours, as support for the aforementioned Chimaira (remember when Mark Hunter had dreads?). Consider me enticed…