SoundCityMovie.comThe new documentary Sound City, which features appearances by Neil Young, Tom Petty, John Fogerty, members of Fleetwood Mac and many other stars, will premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in January.
The movie was directed by Foo Fighters frontman/ex-Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, and profiles Los Angeles' legendary Sound City Studios, where he and his old band recorded their iconic 1991 album, Nevermind. The flick also features interviews and exclusive performances by the aforementioned artists and many other famous musicians who have recorded at the studio during their careers. Other stars appearing in the film include Barry Manilow, Rick Springfield, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen and a bevy of hard-rock luminaries.
"As a first time director, I am humbled to be able to share my passion for songwriting and storytelling with this incredible cast of legendary musicians, as seen through the extraordinary story of America's greatest unsung recording studio, Sound City," says Grohl in a statement. "Being included in this group of artists is a true honor, and the Sundance Film Festival is the perfect place to premiere a film about craft, integrity, and passion for art. I am over the moon!"
The Sundance Film Festival takes place January 17-27 in four Utah cities -- Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance.
In related news, a new official trailer for Sound City reveals that the movie will be given a wider release starting in February.
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