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A Band Called Death

The Incredible Story Of The First Punk Band

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.28.2013 | Arts

In the late sixties, David Hackney was a skinny teenager playing music with his brothers on instruments bought off their mom’s car accident settleme...

Before The Sex Pistols, There Was Death

Posted 04.25.2013 | Arts

In early 1970s Detroit, three black brothers formed a band called Death. In the heyday of Motown, their aggressive, raw, distorted sound was rare, esp...

A Band Called DEATH: How an Indie Film Resets Rock and Roll

Brandon Bowlin | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices
Brandon Bowlin

That's the mirrored dilemma facing ALL metal, grunge, and other articulations of today's hard rock, as the film A Band Called Death reveals. It began in the early '70s. It was in Detroit. It was Black.