"The Icarus Line Must Die" is a dramatic narrative feature set against the backdrop of the current LA underground music scene. The film tracks Joe Cardamone, front man of notorious punk bad boys The Icarus Line, as he navigates his way through the ups and downs of the modern music landscape. Ariel Pink, Keith Morris (Black Flag/Circle Jerks), Pearl Charles, Melissa Brooks (The Aquadolls), Justin Pearson, Rafael Reyes (Prayers) and Jerry Stahl (Permanent Midnight) are featured along with performances by Pink Mountaintops, Together Pangea, The Icarus Line, Retox, Obliterations and Annie Hardy of Giant Drag.
Directed by Michael Grodner
"I'm firmly in the 'love' camp for this remarkable Los Angeles time capsule."
- The Wrap (April Wolfe)
"There's never been a rock-n-roll film quite like The Icarus Line Must Die."
- Los Angeles Times (Noel Murray)
"The Icarus Line Must Die should be celebrated as an example of a return to great independent filmmaking...The film is destined to get cult classic status."
- California Rocker (Donna Balancia)
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