MC5 to Release DVD

Published: 2005-05-02
Sixties garage rock act the MC5 is releasing a 35 minute DVD made up of rare footage of the band from their hey day. The film will feature such songs as "Kick Out The Jams, Come Together" and "Looking At You," among others. It will also include bonus features such as an interview with MC5 manager John Sinclair.

The MC5's cult 1969 album Kick Out the Jams was listed at number 294 on Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all-time. A new version of the band has been touring together the past few years featuring surviving members Wayne Kramer, Michael Davis and Dennis Thompson. Original vocalist Rob Tyner passed away in 1991. Guest vocalists include Evan Dando (The Lemonheads), Mark Arm (Mudhoney), Nicke Royale (The Hellacopters) and a few others.

The DVD will be released July 12th.

Writer: Trent McMartin



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