Making a feature film based on one of the most iconic locations of the punk movement was never going to be an easy gig, and unfortunately the upcoming film based on CBGB, the legendary live music venue, leaves a lot to be desired – or so says The Nails frontman Marc Campbell. Having experienced the
One of the most iconic stories in modern music will be making its way to the big screen and from what we can tell by watching the official trailer for CBGB, Hollywood has busted out the big guns to tell the tale of the legendary live music venue. A star-studded cast have signed up for
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins is getting all dolled up like the godfather of punk rock Iggy Pop in an upcoming film about historic New York punk rock club CBGB, and a recent publicity shot (below) sees Taylor in full Iggy mode posing next to actor/model Malin Akerman, getting her Blondie on as Debbie Harry.
Diffuser has reported that CBGB, a film based on the evolution of the New York club self-credited as being ‘the birthplace of punk rock’, wrapped shooting last month and is scheduled for cinematic release next year.
CBGB is the upcoming film that tells the tale of the legendary 1970s New York club Country, Bluegrass and Blues (CBGB), a club that became infamous for its instrumental role in the New Wave and American punk rock music movements. Club founder Hilly Kristal began the club with the intention of showcasing bands that invoked