Rock Documentary

2019 Tribeca Film Fest To Feature 4 Classic Rock-Themed Movies

The lineup of feature films that will be shown at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival (April 24-May 5) has been announced, and among the scheduled 103 films will be the world premieres of 4 Classic Rock-themed documentaries.The 18th annual edition of the prestigious New York City film showcase will open...
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2-Hour 'Biography' Special f/ JOHN LENNON/YOKO ONO Coming To TV

Back in August 2018, an exhaustive, 6-disc collection of JOHN LENNON 's 'Imagine' sessions, songs, notes, and other curiousities was issued as 'Imagine-The Ultimate Collection...' That release, which is widely considered to be the 'definitive' look at one of the most popular solo albums from a...
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Documentary Film Of Original ALICE COOPER Band Reunion On The Way!

Initially released as a Record Store Day 'exclusive' in 2018, a documentary film of the reunion of ALICE COOPER and the original (surviving) members of his band will soon premiere at the Phoenix Film Festival to be followed by a run at other film festivals. 'Alice Cooper: Live From The Astro Turf'...
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Documentary Of Historic 1970 HENDRIX Concert To Play In Theaters

The usual progression of films and recorded performances and such, is that a production premieres on stage or on a theater screen, then makes it's way to cable/streaming providers, and finally to the consumer in the way of a CD/DVD. However, the recent announcement of the premiere of a documentary...
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PHIL LYNOTT Of Thin Lizzy Subject Of New Documentary

Although singer, songwriter, musician, PHIL LYNOTT (of Thin Lizzy fame) died more than 30 years ago in 1986, he has remained popular in the Rock & Roll pantheon, and now, plans have been announced for a new documentary film about the influential rocker. According to the ScreenDaily publication...
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GRATEFUL DEAD's 'Long Strange Trip' Coming To DVD/Blu-Ray

The epic, 4 hour documentary about the GRATEFUL DEAD , 'Long Strange Trip,' will be released on DVD/Blu-Ray & digial platforms on November 9th. The critically acclaimed film, which had it's premiere last year (streaming only) will have a 'Original' version and a 'Deluxe' version, the latter of...
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'Bad Reputation,' The JOAN JETT Rock Doc Gets Late-September Release

The JOAN JETT documentary, 'Bad Reputation,' had it's premiere earlier this year (January) at the Sundance Film Festival, where it was selected from a field of over 13,000 entries.(!) Described by the Sundance Film website at the time as "a look at the life of Joan Jett, from her early years as the...
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LYNYRD SKYNYRD Documentary To Premiere In August

Following on the heels of Showtime's heavily-viewed Eric Clapton documentary, 'Eric Clapton: A Life In 12 Bars,' is the news that another rock-doc, this one covering the career of LYNYRD SKYNYRD , is coming soon to the movie channel! The film, 'Lynyrd Skynyrd: If I Leave Here Tomorrow' is being...
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The WHO's 'Quadrophenia' Film Is Subject Of New Documentary

The WHO 's epic 1973 double album, 'Quadrophenia,' released in 1973, was followed by the film adaptation of Pete Townshend's 2nd 'Rock Opera' in 1979. The 45th anniversary of the album comes up at the end of October this year, and to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 'Quadrophenia' movie...
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STEVEN TYLER's 'Out On A Limb' Documentary Premieres In Nashville

"Nashville is a key part of my musical journey and has had an influential place in my career, so this recognition from the city is a tremendous honor." So said legendary Aerosmith singer/front man, STEVEN TYLER after ' Steven Tyler Day' was proclaimed in Nashville in advance of the first showing of...
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