You'd better believe it, Bruce Springsteen (known as "The Boss") is releasing a movie via global audience simultaneously via a worldwide cinema broadcast. The movie includes many loved songs and unseen archival performances, showing you how 40 years of iconic music became the soundtrack to so many lives. The official trailer for Springsteen and I can be viewed in the replies.
Mistaken For Strangers, a documentary movie about The National, directed by Tom Berninger, is set to debut at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 17, the opening night. The showing shall be followed by a special performance by the band.
Golden Days, the documentary chronicling 5 years in the life of The Damnwells, including signing to a major label and later being dropped, has been added to Netflix and is also available for sale on Amazon and IndiePix.
According to a Hollywood Reporter blog, The Hold Steady's Craig Finn and Tom Ruprecht, a writer for Late Night With David Letterman, will be working on a big screen adaptation of Chuck Klosterman's Fargo Rock City.
The book Lords Of Chaos, a non-fiction account of the early Norwegian black metal scene, with a focus on the string of church burnings and murders that occurred in the country around 1993, is being made into a movie. The movie is set to star Twilight’s Jackson Rathbone in the part of Varg Vikernes. The book was written by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind and released in 1998.
In addition to becoming a musical, Green Day's American Idiot will also see life on the big screen. Warner Bros. has given American Idiot: Jesus of Suburbia a tentative release date of January 4, 2011. More details can be found in the replies.
It appears that Bruno, the new film starring comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, has been given an NC-17 rating by the MPAA, sending the movie back to the drawing board for a new round of edits ahead of its July 10 release date.
Check out a video of The Click Five performing "Kidnap My Heart" as 5 Leo Rise (the band that The Click Five play in the new movie Taking Five) in the replies. This is the last time the entire original lineup of The Click Five performed together.
If you bought the Underoath's Special Edition of Define The Great Line, on the DVD there is a hidden movie. Just press left until the guy in the sand in the distance lights up like a sun. I don't know what the movie is about, but it looks either funny or pointless. It doesn't feature the band, just some random guy talking about something.
A clip of Big City Dreams - "I'm Your Density...I Mean Your Destiny" was featured on last night's MTV Movie Awards. The band played for several labels in California last week and is continuing to receive serious interest. Where do you think they'll end up?
Note: This band works so hard, they deserve these kinds of things!
Daft Punk have created their own movie, Daft Punk's Electroma. The film is a "psychedelic musical and visual oddysey" that is about two robots who want to become human and is directed by the Daft Punk duo. It is being screened at Director's Fortnight, an unofficial adjunct to the Cannes Film Festival, later this week.
More than fifty recordings, including Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation and Jimi Hendrix's Are You Experienced, have been added to the National Recording Registry, which means that they are "national treasures."
Beer: The Movie, a sketch comedy troupe from Long Island, will be hitting stores in DVD format on May 16th; however, you can pre-order it now. This will be released by Halo 8 Productions and distributed by Red Distribution. The soundtrack is, and has been, available on Triple Crown Records for quite some time now and features: Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, Crime In Stereo and more.
Coachella The Movie, a documentary on, obviously, the Coachella music festival, will be released on DVD on April 18th. It includes live performances by The Arcade Fire, Bright Eyes, The Flaming Lips, Iggy & The Stooges, Oasis, The Pixies, Saul Williams, The White Stripes, Belle & Sebastian, Radiohead, and a million other bands. It also features interviews with acts such as The Bravery, The Futureheads, Trail Of Dead, Muse and a bunch others.