Rockumentaries That Rock!

The past few years I’ve been sucked in by so many documentaries.  These are my reality TV.  This really started with Netflix-  then being able to stream on the ipad and Xbox just took it to another level.   When I work I either listen to music or listen/watch documentaries.  I figured I’d start sharing the different documentaries I like, I’ll start with the ‘Rockumentary’. The Rockumentary is usually a documentary that is music focused…  it will follow the rise, fall and in between of a band or artist.   So here are some of my favorites (with a ‘Mockumnetary’ thrown into the mix)… what are yours? ***Just a warning-  many of these contain STRONG language.  Just FYI.  The links are to the actual documentary on Netflix*** I Need That Record! : Really cool doc about the disappearing record stores in the US.  Great numbers and thoughts about ‘why’. The Gits : An influential band in the early Seattle grunge days.  Life of the band was cut short when their lead singer was brutally raped and murdered. LoudQUIETloud : A film about one of my favorite bands The Pixies.  This doc goes inside their reunion tour.  Really good. It Might Get Loud : 3 influential rockers from three different times in music.  Amazing documentary.  Features Jack White, The Edge and Jimmy Page. Kurt & Courtney : A doc that looks into the death of Kurt and ultimately tries to connect Courtney Love to his ‘murder’.  Don’t really agree but it was an interesting doc. Heavy Metal in Baghdad : Documentary of a metal group who put on a sold...