Sooner or later, you’re going to run out of TV series to binge. That’s where this list comes in. So dig in and enjoy some all-timers as well as some lesser-know rock docs. Be warned: it’s heavy on the punk.
Hop in the wayback machine for a trip to early-'80s Boston and a firsthand account of the burgeoning hardcore scene.
Hang out in the '80s for awhile longer to get a broader look at the roots of American punk rock.
Back to Boston we go, just a little earlier this time: It's the '70s, and garage punk is emerging.
The definitive L.A. punk rock doc.
The definitive L.A. metal scene doc.
The awkwardness is palpable in this attempted reunion of seminal post-hardcore band Jawbreaker. Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day gets a lot of screentime, too.
1986. Beer. Priest. Videocamera. Need we say more?
Grunge was born in the Pacific Northwest. This is the doc that tells you how.
A rock-solid rock doc on a rock n' roll legend. It hit Netflix 2 years ago and you can still watch it there.
Speaking of rock legends, here's another must-watch doc on the late, great Mr. Strummer.
This doc from last year focuses on the D.C. punk and hardcore scene in the late '70s and early '80s.
What, Strummer alone isn't enough for you? Dig deeper into the man and the only band that mattered with this doc.
Released a decade ago, it's still must-watch for Rush fans from all walks of life.
A deeper dive into the D.C. hardcore punk scene.
The mid-90s documentary on legendary indie rock band Guided By Voices just recently became available online.
The origin story of the short-lived yet influential punk band the Minutemen.