Original interviews with America's punk pioneers and the U.K.'s most notorious bands.
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Iggy Pop ...  Self 4 episodes, 2019
Henry Rollins ...  Self 4 episodes, 2019
Jello Biafra ...  Self 3 episodes, 2019
Flea ...  Self 3 episodes, 2019
Joan Jett ...  Self 3 episodes, 2019
John Lydon ...  Self 3 episodes, 2019
Ian MacKaye ...  Self 3 episodes, 2019
Legs McNeil ...  Self 3 episodes, 2019
Marky Ramone ...  Self 3 episodes, 2019
Viv Albertine ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Alice Bag ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Harley Flanagan ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Dave Grohl ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Bob Gruen ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Kathleen Hanna ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Debbie Harry ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
John Holmstrom ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Penelope Houston ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Darryl Jenifer ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Wayne Kramer ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Duff McKagan ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Thurston Moore ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Keith Morris ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Penelope Spheeris ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Chris Stein ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Vinnie Stigma ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
Sylvain Sylvain ...  Self 2 episodes, 2019
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Original interviews with America's punk pioneers and the U.K.'s most notorious bands.

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A Mixed Bag, Should Have Ended After Part 3
6 April 2019 | by chas437See all my reviews

There are some great moments in the earlier episodes for sure, but I believe the filmmakers went a little too far in trying to please everyone. As in any other genre of art or music, there was great punk rock and well... there were shameless posers.

Part four was a complete throwaway. If you understand the ethos of Iggy Pop, The Buzzcocks, The Clash, Sex Pistols and other pioneer punk bands, its pretty hard to reconcile it with Green Day and the like. Post-Nirvana punk took a hard tack towards pop/commercialism. The music suffered as well.

At one point in Part 4, one of the Green Day people actually bragged about how many records the band sold and pointed out that they out sold Nirvana. Oh the irony! These dudes are just not too bright. Its cringeworthy listening to them speak.

Let's put Green Day and their ilk solidly in the shameless poser camp. Its skateboard pop.

Say what you will about Kurt Cobain, but his demise was eerily similar to the death of punk rock in the early 90s. When your art form is based on fierce integrity and honesty, it can't survive in a bought and sold medium. One might as well just kill themselves.


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11 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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