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September 19, 2013

A band called Death

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.

A Detroit original. Guitar riffs and some drum work that certainly sound like punk. But did they do it before Iggy? ~Mike

Askwith Media Library 61011-D (61556-B blu-ray) Released in 2012 96 minutes

Posted by mcmike at September 19, 2013 12:32 PM

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