Let There Be Drums! (Greenwich Leisure), a forthcoming documentary directed by Justin Kreutzmann (son of Grateful Useless drummer Invoice Kreutzmann), options the final filmed interview with late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins. In a trailer that was launched yesterday, there’s a clip of Hawkins saying that the “second I sat on the drums, it was like a bolt of lightning went via my physique and I’ll always remember that day.”
The documentary includes a who’s who of legendary beat makers. Along with the elder Kreutzmann and fellow Grateful Useless percussionist Mickey Hart, members embody Chad Smith (Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers), Ringo Starr, Stewart Copeland (the Police), Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Dependancy), Matt Sorum (ex-Weapons N’ Roses), Adrian Younger (No Doubt), Inexperienced Day (Tré Cool) and Jay Lane (Primus).
Let There Be Drums! will probably be launched on Oct. 28.
The movie, from Greenwich Leisure, was directed by Justin Kreutzmann, son of Grateful Useless drummer Invoice Kreutzmann, and includes a who’s who of legendary beat makers. Along with the elder Kreutzmann and fellow Grateful Useless percussionist Mickey Hart, members embody Chad Smith of Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers, Ringo Starr, Stewart Copeland of the Police, Jane’s Dependancy’s Stephen Perkins, ex-Weapons N Roses drummer Matt Sorum, No Doubt’s Adrian Younger, Tre Cool of Inexperienced Day and Primus’ Jay Lane, amongst others.
The documentary goals to be an “examination into the important function drumming performs in nice bands and the way music passes from era to era,” utilizing a mixed 70 years of examples.
Along with interviews, producers have gathered a set of uncommon footage, together with Keith Moon in outtakes from The Youngsters Are Alright, the Who’s documentary from 1979 in addition to late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham on the roles of fatherhood amid being a musician (his son Jason now sits in for him on the equipment for numerous events with the surviving members of the band). There are additionally snapshots of the abilities earlier than they made it large, like Ringo Starr posing together with his drum equipment as an adolescent and No Doubt’s Younger doing a basement present earlier than that band went on to be a High 40 hitmaker.