Sentinel Beast- Grange Performing Arts Center, Sacramento 4/14/12 Original lineup, 1080p master!

This was a low-key warmup show to prepare for a festival in germany in summer of 2012. They were great! Video gets really good about 5 minutes in, when I move to the side and get a clear shot. Filmed with a canon HF200/stock mic. My friend Jason has an audience/sbd matrix of the show as well.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

Equipment Used: Canon HF200

 

Live Concert Video

Sentinel Beast- El Dorado Saloon, Sacramento Ca. 8/13/86 xfer from Beta Master

Here is Sentinel Beast’s opening set for Megadeth and King Diamond. This is yet another show that was on that beta master tape, from Boston Marc.

 

Recorded by: Boston Marc
Equipment Used: Old beta camcorder

Here’s the backstory on the whole thing:
So I am probably going to go on forever about this one. I knew of a guy who filmed concerts in Sacramento back in the mid-80s. In fact, I gave him $20 to film my old punk band in 1987. I have been searching for this guy for YEARS. I was happy to reconnect with my old friend Jeff Maxwell a while back, and he remembered him but only had a first name- Mark.
So I was hanging out with Mike Parisi and I mentioned my search for 80s video guy, and he connected me to Mark Horner(formerly “mark the dark” of Arson), who told me he knew the guy! He gave me his name and number and I “cold called” him. It turns out that he has been wanting to get his videos on the internet, and Sac Music Archive sounded like a great place to do it! Thanks to everyone for making the connection happen!
So we hit a snag- he could not find the tapes. He finally found 1 of the tapes- a 30 year old BETA (not VHS) tape that was recorded in EP mode… and it looks AMAZING considering the age and equipment back then. WOW! Thanks Marc for filming and for loaning this to me. More to come.

Live Concert Video

Sentinel Beast- El Dorado Saloon, Sacramento Ca. 7/13/86 Record Release Show xfer from Beta Master

Here’s the Sentinel Beast set from their record release show. Great filming, great sound (for the time) and nice camerawork. 75 minute set- the longest set I have on record by them. SO happy to help unearth this one!

Recorded by: Boston Marc
Equipment Used: Old beta camcorder

Here’s the backstory on the whole thing:
So I am probably going to go on forever about this one. I knew of a guy who filmed concerts in Sacramento back in the mid-80s. In fact, I gave him $20 to film my old punk band in 1987. I have been searching for this guy for YEARS. I was happy to reconnect with my old friend Jeff Maxwell a while back, and he remembered him but only had a first name- Mark.
So I was hanging out with Mike Parisi and I mentioned my search for 80s video guy, and he connected me to Mark Horner(formerly “mark the dark” of Arson), who told me he knew the guy! He gave me his name and number and I “cold called” him. It turns out that he has been wanting to get his videos on the internet, and Sac Music Archive sounded like a great place to do it! Thanks to everyone for making the connection happen!
So we hit a snag- he could not find the tapes. He finally found 1 of the tapes- a 30 year old BETA (not VHS) tape that was recorded in EP mode… and it looks AMAZING considering the age and equipment back then. WOW! Thanks Marc for filming and for loaning this to me. More to come.

Live Concert Video

Sentinel Beast- Helvetia Park, Sacramento Ca. 6/22/85 Master Cassette Transfer

I finally got my audio transfer setup working again. Man, that was a pain in the ass. I now know how the EMU 1212M audio card, Patchmix DSP, and Reaper work together. Also Insert/send. Anyway, this was the first concert I ever recorded. My memory is fuzzy on this show- I think we got there after Redrum played, and I asked if they had the demo for sale. They sold their last one to some guy. They introduced me to him, and that is how I met Ken Doose. Then a year or so later, Ken introduced me to Mark Martin, and the live archiving thing really took off. I guess this show was a catalyst for all of that. This was recorded on a super cheap boom box- I can’t believe this sounds so non-shitty. It’s not good, but it is listenable.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

Equipment Used: Boombox

 

Audio Live Concert