Fantômas ‘The Director’s Cut’ Live DVD And Album On The Way

Fantômas, aka Mike Patton, Buzz Osborne,Trevor Dunn and, lately, Dale Crover, will release The Director’s Cut Live: A New Year’s Revolution on DVD and as a standalone audio download this September.

Filmed at San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall on Dec. 31, 2008, the DVD features the band performing songs from their classic 2001 collection of soundtrack covers The Director’s Cut, as well as two songs not featured on the album: Al Green’s ‘Simply Beautiful’ and Marc Bolan & T. Rex’s ‘Chariot Choogle’.  The DVD also comes with audio commentary by comedian Neil Hamburger.

The Director’s Cut Live: A New Year’s Revolution is out on Sept. 6 via Ipecac. The track listing is as follows:

1. The Godfather   2. Night of the Hunter  3. Cape Fear   4.  Experiment in Terror  5.  One Step Beyond   6. Rosemary’s Baby  7. The Devil Rides Out   8. Spider Baby   9. The Omen (Ave Satani)  10. Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer  11. Vendetta   12.   Investigation Of A Citizen Above Suspicion  13.  Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me  14.  Der Golem  15. Charade  16.  Intermission   17. Simply Beautiful  18.  Chariot Choogle

Limited copies of Rock-A-Rolla issue 26, featuring Mike Patton on the cover, and 18, featuring a live review of Fantômas’ performance of Director’s Cut in London in 2008, are available to order from our back issues page here: