Crew: Directed by Matt Riggle, Deedle LaCour. In 1985 the Descendents reconvene for a second album,. Nolte bows out to join his brothers in , and Navetta, Stevenson, and Lombardo record. Filmage was released to and services on September 30, 2014, followed by a and release on December 2. Reynolds quits the band following 1992's album. To help gather material, they solicited photographs and video footage from the bands' fans.
Bi-coastal release parties were held on September 29; Matt Riggle held a question-and-answer session at a screening in , while in Los Angeles Mark Hoppus hosted one with the band members and filmmakers which was followed by an All concert featuring singers Chad Price and. Navetta has burned all of his equipment and moved to , and is replaced by Ray Cooper. After Aukerman returns to his career, All issues 1998 and 2000 but remains in the shadow of the Descendents, failing to reach the same level of popularity and record sales. Produced by Deedle LaCour, Matt Riggle, Stefany Strah. Matt Riggle and Deedle LaCour directed the film; LaCour, James Rayburn, and Justin Wilson it, and all four served as.
Summary: Long before Green Day and Blink 182 inflicted punk-rock's puncture wound on the map of mainstream music, the Descendents were at home concocting the perfect mix of pop, angst, love, and coffee. Stevenson's high school classmate joins the band as lead singer, and the new lineup builds a local following through their catchy and melodic songs, energetic live shows, and Aukerman's image as a. They replace him with and release 1989 , but have difficulty finding an audience without the recognizable Descendents name and frontman. . Reuniting with Aukerman as the Descendents, the band releases in 1996 and enjoys renewed audience enthusiasm.
It has to be said that it's not always easy to keep up with who's who, but thankfully it doesn't really matter — this is a well made documentary about the power of music and the people who make it. Punk rock fans with any sense of history should make it a popular niche item. When he left for the first time in 1982 to pursue his studies, Descendents fell apart. Their lone major label album is 1995's. Members of the bands, cast, and crew were present at some screenings to perform, host, or conduct question-and-answer sessions: performed at an August 2013 screening in and a screening at The Fest in that November; appeared at screenings in in September 2013 and in that November; 's band performed at an October 2013 screening in ; appeared at a December 2013 screening in ; and Matt Riggle appeared at February 2014 screenings in ; and the band members and filmmakers answered questions at a September 2014 screening in coinciding with the Descendents' performance at that year's. He is replaced by , and this lineup records 1986's , after which Cooper and Carrion both leave the band.
These included many film and music festivals such as the 2013 , , , , , , , and. The directors link the decades and the lineups with channel-switching montages and band flyers with constantly changing rosters. Executive producers, Lola Lott, Jack Waldrip. With: Bill Stevenson, Karl Alvarez, Stephen Egerton, Milo Aukerman, Tony Lombardo, Doug Carrion, Dave Smalley, Scott Reynolds, Chad Price, Mike Watt, Brett Gurewitz, Mark Hoppus, Dave Grohl. It also includes songs by , , and Egerton's band Slorder. It stars drummer , singer , bassist , and guitarist , and features nearly all past and present members of both bands.
The documentary received a limited theatrical run from September 26 to October 16, 2014 at the Downtown Independent theater in. The filmmakers subsequently organized numerous screenings throughout 2013 and 2014 across the United States as well as in Australia, Sweden, Canada, Spain, Finland, the United Kingdom, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Germany, and Austria. These days, Descendents are rightly greeted as punk legends by audiences raised on bands who acknowledge their heavy indebtedness. They release the 1981 and their debut album 1982 , so named because Aukerman leaves the band to study. Long before Green Day and Blink 182 inflicted punk-rock's puncture wound on the map of mainstream music, the Descendents were in a garage concocting the perfect mix of pop, angst, love, and coffee. Seeking a more affordable cost of living and centralized location from which to tour, All relocates to in 1990. Aukerman leaves the band again to attend graduate school.
In a break from tradition, LaCoeur and Riggle fail to unearth any backstage dirt or drama here. Co-producers, James Rayburn, Justin Wilson, Marissa LaCour, Caryn Capotosto. Filmage also features numerous musicians who were contemporaries of, worked with, or were influenced by the Descendents and All. The film uses an format, telling the bands' stories through the use of interviews with over 40 subjects, as well as new and archival footage. Stevenson is a force to be reckoned with, proving that not even a grapefruit-sized brain tumor can keep him down. Mark Neagle, he undergoes and recovers quickly.
He's as energetic and emotional in the interview segments as he is in archival performance footage. Additionally, Wilson, LaCour, and Matt Morris wrote nine tracks of instrumental music for the. With new singer All releases 1993's. The documentary premiered June 15, 2013 and was shown in select screenings and at in North America, South America, Europe, and Australia throughout 2013 and 2014. Coming so late in an otherwise light-hearted film, this tonal shift feels like a clumsy bid to add grit and gravitas. Co-producers included Caryn Capotosto, Stefany Strah, and Marissa LaCour. To help pay his medical bills, the Descendents reunite for festival appearances and other occasional shows.