Docs That Rock

Some Big Guns of Music Explore Rock Docs

From assorted publications these past few weeks, some major acts are in process or about to release their own rock docs. To wit:

  • Britney Spears: In addition to an upcoming MTV doc about her troubles in the past year, she’s also planning to do a feature length doc that will focus on her upcoming world tour, per wire reports.

  • Bon Jovi: Billboard reported that Bon Jovi recently screened clips from an upcoming doc the band is self-producing. Early clips feature Bon Jovi talking about life on the road and guitarist Richie Sambora talking about his addiction to painkillers. Expected release Spring 2009.
  • Smashing Pumpkins: Entertainment Weekly details that Billy Corgan and company have a new doc titled If All Goes Wrong > In an novel distribution strategy, the film will screen in 40 cities across the country for one day only: Nov. 6. The DVD is released on Nov. 11.
  • Fall Out Boy: From a Fashion Rocks insert in the New Yorker comes news that Fall Out Boy’s last year has been documented by Albert Maysles, director of such legendary rock docs as Gimme Shelter. Per a quote from Pete Wentz, the goal is to document how the music industry is changing. Read more at MTV News.
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    October 16, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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