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Tuesday, March 07, 2006

"American Hardcore" gonna be rockin' w/ Sony Classics

Here's a bit from the indieWIRE story about Sony Classic's acquisition of punk rock doc "American Hardcore":

" Through interviews and rare footage, "American Hardcore" charts the roots of hardcore in the U.S., which in part, grew out of a reaction against the rise of Reagan conservatism and a backlash against American suburbia. The pillars of American punk, including Henry Rollins (Black Flag), Ian McKay (Minor Threat), H.R. (Bad Brains) and others recall the era throughout the film. "

Looking forward to checking that baby out. And btw, that's Ian MacKaye, not McKay iW :) Dude is a secret hero to a lot of DC punk rock fan kids like me. He played in Minor Threat, then Fugazi, and now plays in The Evens.

The hardcore punk scene of the 80's can be a source of inspiration to today's D.I.Y. indie/self-distributing filmmakers. It is at least to me.

And while we are on the subject, check out the excellent book "Dance of Days: Two Decades of Punk in the Nation's Capital" by Mark Andersen and Mark Jenkins.

Thanks friends!

Sujewa
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