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Fishbone Documentary Set To Hit Theaters In October

Coinciding with iconic rock band Fishbone’s 25th anniversary, filmmakers Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler have directed an insightful new documentary on the group entitled Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, with narration by no other than Morpheus himself, Lawrence Fishburne.

Everyday Sunshine details the band’s rise from the streets of South Central to cutting their teeth in the competitive 80′s Hollywood music scene to their implosion on the verge of mainstream success. The film highlights the all black band’s struggle to both hold on to it’s artistic legacy and debunk stereotypes about young black men in America, paralleling their personal journey with that of their city and the cultural forces that spawned them.

As with Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest, Michael Rapaport’s documentary on hip hip legends A Tribe Called Quest which focused primarily on the relationship between members Q-Tip and Phife Dawg, Everyday Sunshine is driven by two dominant band mates, in this case lead singer Angelo Moore and bassist Norwood Fisher, who have to deal with money woes, family strife, and the strain of being aging punk rockers on the road. Norwood and Angelo also have to wrestle with how to re-invent themselves in the face of dysfunction and dealing with past demons.

In addition to Fishburne’s narration, the film includes interviews with Gwen Stefani, Ice-T, Flea, saxophonist Brandon Marsalis, The Roots’ Questlove, Perry Farrell and more.  Everyday Sunshine will open in U.S. theaters in October, with a screening at Rerun Theater in Brooklyn, NY on October 7 and on October 21 at the Laemmie Sunset 5 in Los Angeles. October will also see the release of the group’s new EP Crazy Glue, set for release on October 11. View the band’s tour dates HERE.

Watch the trailer for Everyday Sunshine below.

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