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A Fanatic Heart: Bob Geldof On W. B. Yeats – 2 DVD / CD set coming February 9th

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Musician and advocate Bob Geldof examines the life and work of one of the 20th century’s greatest poets, William Butler Yeats. ‘A Fanatic Heart’ is the extraordinary story of revolution, nation-birth, mythology and disillusion and how one poetic genius dreamed and sang an entire country into being from the ravages of poverty and famine and into the raw dawn of… Read more »

‘D.O.A.: A Right Of Passage’ coming to theatres and Blu-ray + DVD

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DOA - Right Of Passage cover

‘D.O.A.: A Right Of Passage’ is the ground-breaking classic rockumentary about the origin of punk rock. The film will be coming to select theatres in mid-November (dates are listed below), and will also be available in a collector’s edition Blu-ray + DVD package. “High Times is pleased to finally uncover and restore this extraordinary, vintage film – D.O.A.,” said High Times owner and… Read more »

The Happy Mondays talk about Dennis & Lois in upcoming documentary trailer

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Dennis & Lois

They met at CBGB’s in the 1970s, traversed the US and the UK with some of their favorite bands, and have now landed themselves at the center of a documentary. They are known simply as Dennis & Lois. These names may ring a bell to fans of The Happy Mondays – the Madchester legends named a song after the couple… Read more »

10 must-see documentaries for music lovers

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There are lots of music documentaries out there but we thought we’d give you a list of our ten must-see favourites. If you’re a music lover and haven’t seen all of these films, you have some work to do. A Band Called Death Three brothers from Detroit were way ahead of their time musically. They wouldn’t compromise on their name… Read more »

‘We Are X’ opens in LA + plays in San Francisco, Austin and Brooklyn

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We Are X

Stephen Kijak’s explosive, introspective, and heartfelt Sundance award-winning rock doc ‘We Are X’ opened in Los Angeles at Landmark’s Nuart Theatre. Offering audiences both creative inspiration as well an entire catalog of tunes from one of the most famous bands in the world, the super fast, super loud, super melodic band X Japan – and the man at its center,… Read more »