Blasting Shit To Bits - The Final Show
• Selfmadegod Records, Poland
• Concert audio recorded by Antti Patronen at Debaser Medis, Stockholm October 6 2012. Mixed by Keijo Niinimaa.
• Audio mix and mastering by Simon Ellegaard.
• Video shot by Casper Haugegaard, Michael Panduro, Rasmus G. Sejersen.
• Audience video shot by Andre Assis, Kósa Dániel, Michael Korell, Mike Kujawski, Aron Lindblom, Fredrik Lundqvist, Henric Rehnmark.
• Directed and edited by Michael Panduro.
• Subtitles by: Daniyar Aktayev, Mattia Guidarelli, Clément Guillaume, Henning Moser, Francesco R, Antti Saarilampi, Nils Schaede, Kike Valderrama, Michael Panduro, Anders Jakobson.
Keijo Niinimaa - vocals
Urban Skytt - guitar
Jon Lindqvist – guitar and backing vocals
Jesper Liveröd - bass and backing vocals
Anders Jakobson - drums
Comments by Anders Jakobson:About the shooting...
During the Farewell tour we met the Danish filmmaker Michael Panduro when he asked to film us in a different way during our show at the Roskilde festival. Michael and his crew filmed us with a number of cameras, some mounted in weird places, and the edited result was really cool. It had an intimate feeling that made it a very different concert documentation. However, that particular show wasn't really that good. It was shot in daylight on the last day of a long festival weekend. It kind of lacked some energy.
We kept in touch with Michael and met him at a later date where we decided to shot the final show in the same way. Michael had the idea of incorporating audience shot footage in the final version as well to make it even more intimate. Michael and his crew tagged along on the last two dates of the tour and shot some behind the scenes kind of stuff too.
After the final show, Michael started assembling all the stuff and it took quite a while. About four years after the actual show, an edited version of the entire concert was finished. Michael did some retrospective interviews with all the members of the band and placed them between the songs, thus transforming a live video to a concert movie. We decided to call it "Blasting Shit to Bits - The Final Show" after a phrase from the original farewell statement, and in 2017 the finished movie had it's premiere at Musikfilm festivalen in Copenhagen, Denmark.
We had screenings at some other festivals during a few years until we decided that a physical release was needed. Michael had assembled some bonus material and we put together a really good release that gave value for the money. The DVD was released by the end of 2020 by Selfmadegod Records, Poland.
About the artwork...
During the festival years we had used Mike Wohlberg's design as the poster. It was originally a poster for the Philadelphia show on the tour and was later used as an official tour t-shirt during the final European leg of the tour. It felt natural to use it for the DVD, but we added a slipcase with art by Lisbet Fredslund based upon an idea from Michael Panduro. It's very cool and fits the theme of the final show.
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3. The Masked Face
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10. Parting is Such Sweet Sorrows
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12. The Professional League
13. A Welcome Breeze of Stinking Air
15. The Engine of Death
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19. Time to Act
21. The Final Sleep
23. I Hate People
24. The Black Swarm
25. Circle of Defeat
26. Closer to the End
28. Worst Case Scenario
30. Just Another Hog
31. The Deepest Hole
32. The Idiot Parade
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