Overview

Before Bad Brains, the Sex Pistols or even the Ramones, there was Death. Formed in the early '70s by three teenage brothers from Detroit, Death is credited as being the first black punk band, and the Hackney brothers, David, Bobby, and Dannis, are now considered pioneers in their field. But it wasn’t until recently — when a dusty 1974 demo tape made its way out of Bobby’s attic nearly 30 years after Death’s heyday — that anyone outside a small group of punk enthusiasts had even heard of them.

  1. Jeff Howlett

    Director

  2. Mark Christopher Covino

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bobby Hackney

    Himself

  2. Dannis Hackney

    Himself

  3. David Hackney

    Himself

  4. Henry Rollins

    Henry Rollins

    Himself

  5. Elijah Wood

    Elijah Wood

    Himself

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A Band Called Death
A Band Called Death

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 16, 2012
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • June 27, 2013
    NR
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue $125.00

Homepage http://abandcalleddeath.com/

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