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  • Jay-Z's documentary 'Time: The Kalief Browder Story' wins 2018 Peabody Award

    Jay-Z's documentary 'Time: The Kalief Browder Story' wins 2018 Peabody Award

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced the winners of their Documentary category yesterday, and it seems Jay-Z has added another award to his already extensive list of accolades. Serving as an executive producer for "Time: The Kalief Browder Story," Jay-Z received one of the 2018 Peabody...
  • Eric Clapton announces DVD and soundtrack release for documentary 'Life in 12 Bars'

    Eric Clapton announces DVD and soundtrack release for documentary 'Life in 12 Bars'

    Eric Clapton fans can tuck away some coin for the upcoming home video release of his 2017 documentary “Life in 12 Bars.” The film and soundtrack will be released in multiple formats on June 8 via Ume/Universal. The three-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer dropped the news on April 13 at his official...
  • Cameron Crowe set to produce upcoming David Crosby documentary

    Cameron Crowe set to produce upcoming David Crosby documentary

    Cameron Crowe, the creative mastermind behind hit films like “Almost Famous” and “Jerry Maguire,” is bringing his love for storytelling within rock music to an upcoming documentary about David Crosby for BMG. The film about the classic rock guitarist and singer who co-founded The Byrds and Crosby...
  • Watch: Steven Tyler looks for life beyond Aerosmith in trailer for new documentary, ‘Out on a Limb’

    Watch: Steven Tyler looks for life beyond Aerosmith in trailer for new documentary, ‘Out on a Limb’

    “Hi, you know me.” There is an element of truth in the quote from Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler, which is proudly uttered by the veteran rocker within the first 10 seconds of the trailer for his new biographical documentary, "Out on a Limb.” The cheeky statement is pulled from an old promo outtake...
  • Watch: David Byrne shares new mini-doc 'American Utopia: Detroit' with the help of art students

    Watch: David Byrne shares new mini-doc 'American Utopia: Detroit' with the help of art students

    To kick off 2018, David Byrne announced that his first album in 14 years, American Utopia, would come in March. At the same time, Byrne also shared the album’s lead single, “Everybody’s Coming to My House.” To celebrate the album’s recent release, Byrne shared a mini-documentary that follows his...
  • Punk icon Iggy Pop (The Stooges) teamed with alt-rocker Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) on his most recent album, "Post Pop Depression.

    Iggy Pop breaks into your heart in Josh Homme documentary

    “I’m not good at mediocrity,” Iggy Pop confesses to interviewer (and TV chef) Anthony Bourdain in the documentary American Valhalla, out today (March 6) on DVD / Blu-ray from Eagle Vision. Co-directed by Andreas Neumann (along with his musical subjects), the film chronicles the writing and recording...
  • Slayer release first episode of 'Early Days' documentary series

    Slayer release first episode of 'Early Days' documentary series

    Heavy metal icons Slayer followed up their announcement of the band’s impending split by posting the first episode of their multi-part documentary series on YouTube. The clip finds band members Tom Araya, Kerry King, Paul Bostaph, and Gary Holt reflecting on their nearly 37-year musical journey...
  • Get a first look at 'Joe Satriani: Beyond the Supernova' premiering March 6 on AXS TV

    Get a first look at 'Joe Satriani: Beyond the Supernova' premiering March 6 on AXS TV

    AXS TV will proudly premiere the 2017 documentary “Joe Satriani: Beyond the Supernova” on Tuesday, March 6 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. Satriani is widely considered to be one of the greatest guitar players in music history. The film is directed by Satriani’s son, ZZ, and follows the 15-time Grammy...
  • Stone Temple Pilots documentary in development for Showtime

    Stone Temple Pilots documentary in development for Showtime

    Stone Temple Pilots have added yet another project to their already bustling 2018 schedule. The Grammy winners will be featured in a new documentary being developed for Showtime. Blabbermouth reports on Feb. 27 that Kent Sevener, an executive VP of content acquisition for Showtime, has revealed via...
  • Electronic dance music film, 'What We Started,' releasing soon

    Electronic dance music film, 'What We Started,' releasing soon

    Announced today, production company Abramorama and producer, Bert Marcus will debut an electronic dance music film titled "What We Started." The film will premiere at the Regal Cinemas South Beach 18 in Miami, Florida on March 22, coinciding with the Ultra electronic music festival. There will be...
  • New documentary 'Beside Bowie' looks at the life of guitarist Mick Ronson

    New documentary 'Beside Bowie' looks at the life of guitarist Mick Ronson

    To hardcore fans of iconic musician David Bowie, guitarist Mick Ronson is an integral part of Bowie's Ziggy Stardust-era work. Now a new documentary is shining a spotlight on Ronson, giving him the recognition he very much deserves over two decades after his death.  Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson...
  • Film about Elvis Presley, 'The Searcher,' to debut on HBO in April

    Film about Elvis Presley, 'The Searcher,' to debut on HBO in April

      The music of Elvis Presley will be featured in a new documentary film, “The Searcher,” directed by Thom Zimny, which will debut on HBO on April 14. The film will be preceded by the release of the film’s soundtrack, by Sony Legacy, on April 6, according to the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 7. It has...
  • Movie reviews: 'Sammy Davis Jr.' documentary leads an otherwise slow week in theaters, Feb 2

    Movie reviews: 'Sammy Davis Jr.' documentary leads an otherwise slow week in theaters, Feb 2

    The first weekend of February is a slow one as far as movies go, with no major wide releases scheduled. But that doesn't mean the small films coming out this weekend are forgettable...if you look hard enough around smaller cineplexes in your area (or even On Demand), you may just find a few...
  • REELZ premieres ‘Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song

    REELZ premieres ‘Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song

    “Bennie and the Jets,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” “Tiny Dancer” and “Your Song,” only exist today because of the beautiful relationship between Elton John and writing partner Bernie Taupin. The living legend discusses their 50-year collaboration and more in a new documentary airing Saturday, Jan...
  • Johnny Cash Folsom Prison film doc in the works

    Johnny Cash Folsom Prison film doc in the works

    A new film documentary about the legendary country music icon Johnny Cash is in the works, according to Hollywood Reporter on Jan. 12. Imperative Entertainment and "Jurassic World" producer Frank Marshall and director Thom Zimny have teamed up on the project. The famous Folsom Prison concert took...
  • New documentary marking The Cure's 40th anniversary in the works by Tim Pope

    New documentary marking The Cure's 40th anniversary in the works by Tim Pope

    2018 marks the 40th anniversary of The Cure and the band is planning to celebrate. A day after the band announced their massive gig in London's Hyde Park, longtime collaborator Tim Pope revealed a new project he and frontman Robert Smith are working on. The two are working on a "chronological...
  • Gord Downie remembered in moving Tragically Hip rockumentary

    Gord Downie remembered in moving Tragically Hip rockumentary

    Music has lost a lot of legendary figures over the past two or three years.  Many of those greats (including Prince and Tom Petty) were taken without warning, their deaths shocking fans around the world even when the end was looming (as in David Bowie’s case).  Who knows what plans these artists had...
  • Watch new clip from R.E.M.'s new documentary 'Automatic for the People'

    Watch new clip from R.E.M.'s new documentary 'Automatic for the People'

    With R.E.M.'s seminal album Automatic for the People turning 25 in 2017, the band will celebrate with an upcoming documentary regarding the creation of the 1992 record. Being dubbed "Automatic Unearthed," the doc will premiere on YouTube this Friday, Dec. 8. Check out a brand new clip from the...
  • M.I.A. to premiere her documentary at Sundance

    M.I.A. to premiere her documentary at Sundance

    Pop star M.I.A. is making her career debut in the film industry in 2018. The “Paper Planes” singer is stepping out as an indie film maker with the premiere of her first documentary titled “Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.” Directed by Stephen Loveridge, the film celebrates the career of M.I.A. with behind the...
  • The xx release new short film

    The xx release new short film

    Popular indie pop band, The xx, is debuting an exciting new indie project in the form of a music tour documentary. The name of the film is “We See You Berlin.” The UK three-piece band produced the film to give honor and recognition to their loyal fans around the world. They also created the film to...
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