The award-winning documentary DIG! follows the turbulent journey of two iconic bands – The Brian Jonestown Massacre and the Dandy Warhols. Directed by Ondi Timoner, this wild and captivating story gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the highs and lows of rock n’ roll life.
The film begins in 1996, when the Dandy Warhols had just signed with Capitol Records. At the same time, lead singer Anton Newcombe of The Brian Jonestown Massacre was determined to start a rock revolution with his band as allies. However, Newcombe’s ambition quickly takes an unexpected turn when he begins to feel envious of the success of his contemporaries, leading to tension between the two groups.
Through seven years worth of footage documenting their incredible journey, viewers get a glimpse into what it truly means to live a rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle. From crazy nights out to onstage fights and countless members coming and going from both bands, each scene is as real as it gets – making for an enthralling watch.
DIG! is an inspiring tale for any musician that follows their dreams against all odds. It showcases how difficult life on the road can be while simultaneously serving as a reminder that music has no limits; it can be interpreted in any way by anyone who loves it – no matter how many obstacles stand in its way.
So if you’re looking for an entertaining yet emotionally charged viewing experience, do not miss out on watching DIG! You won’t regret it.