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A Band Called Death

  • Release Date: Jun 28, 2013
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 38 min.
  • Genres: Documentary

Synopsis

Filmmakers Mark Christopher Covino and Jeff Howlett profile obscure, early-1970s Detroit proto-punk outfit Death, who disbanded before releasing a single album, but who were vindicated nearly 30 years later when their 1974 demo tape was released to much fanfare. Formed by three Detroit siblings six years before the Sex Pistols stormed the airwaves with God Save the Queen, Death's blisteringly aggressive music was initially dismissed by record labels more interested in cashing-in on the glitzy disco...more

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