American Hardcore

Inspired by American Hardcore: A Tribal History, Steven Blush's comprehensive oral history of the faster, shorter, louder brand of punk that evolved out of first-generation California bands like the Germs, Fear and X, Paul Rachman's documentary is a fan's-eye view of a musical phenomenon, and a surprisingly shortsighted one at that. The film features virtually...read more

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01:52 — A documentary about the history of punk rock in America from 1980-1986. Generally unheralded at the time, the early 1980s hardcore punk rock scene gav (more…)

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Inspired by American Hardcore: A Tribal History, Steven Blush's comprehensive oral history of the faster, shorter, louder brand of punk that evolved out of first-generation California bands like the Germs, Fear and X, Paul Rachman's documentary is a fan's-… (more)

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