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Sound City (31-Jan-2013)

Director: Dave Grohl

Writer: Mark Monroe

Keywords: Music Documentary

Musical documentary relates the rise and fall of Sound City, a defunct recording studio in Van Nuys, California.

ABSTRACT
Sound City, a once-mighty recording studio in Van Nuys, California, is documented in this film, which follows its history from its highs playing host to rock mainstays such as Lindsey Buckingham and John Fogerty to its eventual demise in 2011 and subsequent attempts by Dave Grohl to recapture the essence of its lost glory.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Vinny Appice
Drummer
13-Sep-1959   Former Sabbath and Dio drummer
Frank Black
Singer/Songwriter
4-Apr-1965   Pixies frontman
Lindsey Buckingham
Musician
3-Oct-1949   Fleetwood Mac
Rivers Cuomo
Musician
13-Jun-1970   Weezer frontman
Mick Fleetwood
Musician
24-Jun-1947   Fleetwood Mac
John Fogerty
Musician
28-May-1945   Creedence Clearwater Revival
Dave Grohl
Musician
14-Jan-1969   Nirvana, Foo Fighters
Taylor Hawkins
Drummer
17-Feb-1972   The Foo Fighters
Josh Homme
Guitarist
17-May-1973   Guitarist for Kyuss and Queens of the Stone Age
Barry Manilow
Singer/Songwriter
17-Jun-1943   I Write The Songs
Stevie Nicks
Singer/Songwriter
26-May-1948   Fleetwood Mac
Krist Novoselic
Bassist
16-May-1965   Bassist for Nirvana
Tom Petty
Musician
20-Oct-1950   Don't Come Around Here No More
Trent Reznor
Electronic Musician
17-May-1965   Nine Inch Nails
Rick Rubin
Music Producer
10-Mar-1963   Ubiquitous record producer, Def Jam
Pat Smear
Guitarist
5-Aug-1959   The Germs, Foo Fighters
Rick Springfield
Musician
23-Aug-1949   Jessie's Girl
Corey Taylor
Singer
8-Dec-1973   Slipknot lead vocalist
Lars Ulrich
Drummer
26-Dec-1963   Drummer for Metallica
Butch Vig
Music Producer
8-Dec-1957   Record producer, drummer for Garbage
Lee Ving
Musician
10-Apr-1950   Frontman, Fear

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