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A band called Death

Call Number

  • DVD 782.42166 D2856B (POW, WSQ)

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Languages

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Death.

Publication Information

[Chatsworth, CA] : Distributed by RLJ Entertainment, [2013]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

Not rated.

Summary

Equal parts electrifying rockumentary and epic family love story, A BAND CALLED DEATH chronicles the incredible fairy-tale journey of what happened almost three decades later, when a dusty 1974 demo tape made its way out of the attic and found an audience several generations younger. Playing music impossibly ahead of its time, Death is now being credited as the first black punk band (hell...the first punk band!), and are finally receiving their long overdue recognition as true rock pioneers.

Notes

Title from container.

"No. 12"--Container spine.

Originally produced as a documentary in 2012.

Special features: Audio commentary with directors Mark Covino and Jeff Howlett ; audio commentary with The Hackney family ; Q&As at SxSW and Vermont International Film Festival ; deleted scenes ; "Let the world turn" music video ; trailers.

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