Through interviews, rare footage, and performances, view the world of the '80s hardcore punk scene and the parallels between the government at the time and this new movement. Includes bands such as the Dead Kennedys, Black Flag, Bad Brains, and more.
MPAA rating: R.
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Inspired by "American hardcore: a tribal history" by Steven Blush.
Originally released in 2006.
Special features: Commentary with director Paul Rachman and writer Steven Blush; deleted scenes; bonus performances; photo gallery - the photos of Edward Colver.
Consensus: American Hardcore is an informative and highly entertaining look at the heyday of punk in the early 1980s.
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