DVD review

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Lyve: The Vicious Cycle Tour

Filmed last year in Nashville, this finds Skynyrd—now under the leadership of JohnnyVan Zant—still plying their raucous brand of southern blues-rock, wheeling out the hits (notably "Sweet Home Alabama", "Travelin' Man" and "Free Bird") to an enthusiastic crowd. This is noticeably well-filmed with superior sound quality.

Rating: 3 / 10

Retail dvd (sanctuary visual entertainment, widescreen)


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