Diploma-Worthy DealsShop tech for grads ›
The Monks: Transatlantic Feedback [DVD] [Eng/Ger] [2007]
Price Match Guarantee

Best Buy is dedicated to always offering the best value to our customers. We will match the price, at the time of purchase, on a Price Match Guarantee product if you find the same item at a lower price at a Designated Major Online Retailer or at a local retail competitor's store.

Here's how:
  • If you find a qualifying lower price online, call 1-888-BEST BUY and direct a customer service agent to the web site with the lower price, or when visiting a Best Buy store, one of our employees will assist you.
  • On qualifying products, Best Buy will then verify the current price to complete the price match.

Exclusions apply including, but not limited to, Competitors' service prices, special daily or hourly sales, and items for sale Thanksgiving Day through the Monday after Thanksgiving. See the list of Designated Major Online Retailers and full details.

Cardmember Offers


Special Features

  • Monks biographies
  • Monks 60's live appearances on german tv (uncut)
  • A date with Dave day
  • Original trailer


Monks: The Transatlantic Feedback
During the mid-'60s, a time when musicians were pushing rock & roll into a number of new directions, the Monks were one of the most radical groups of their day. Comprised of Gary Burger, Larry Clark, Dave Day, Roger Johnston, and Eddie Shaw, five American GI's stationed in Hamburg, Germany, during the height of the Cold War, the Monks started out as a cover band called the Torquays, playing the hits of the day to blow off steam while they waited out their commitments to the Army. However, the band members had some more ambitious ideas, and when they met Karl-H. Remy and Walther Nieman, a pair of Germans with an interest in music and contemporary art interested in managing a rock band, they reinvented themselves as the Monks. Wearing all-black clothing, bits of rope as neckties, and sporting tonsures shaved into their scalps, the Monks played noisy, stripped-down rock with a fierce, propulsive beat, fuzzy guitars, an amplified banjo, and lyrics that were openly critical of the military and the standard social order. While the Monks developed a small but loyal following and appeared occasionally on German television, the group was simply too unconventional to attract a large audience, and after the commercial failure of their album Black Monk Time, the group split up in 1967. However, the band's reputation lived on, and the album became a cult favorite among record collectors and fans of pre-punk garage rock. The album was belatedly released in the United States in 1997, and the group reformed to play a reunion show at New York City's Cavestomp Festival in 1999. Filmmakers Dietmar Post and Lucía Palacios recount the strange journey of this most unusual band in Monks: The Transatlantic Feedback, a documentary which features interview with the original members of the band, their friends and associates, and some of their better-known fans, including Jon Spencer, Peter Zaremba, and Genesis P-Orridge. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Image coming soon
    Byron Coley
  • Genesis P-Orridge
    Genesis P-Orridge
Product images, including color, may differ from actual product appearance.