Before CBGB's doors finally closed for good on October 15th 2006 a number of farewell shows graced the legendary club for a very last time. Dinosaurs mankind had believed to be extinct found their way back home from Jurassic Punk, onto a stage they hadn't set foot on in ages. Some of these performances were sensational, others outrageously pathetic and insulting. No matter what category one might file them under, they all had one thing in common. A sold out madhouse atmosphere with a distinct vibe of nostalgia and last supper feasting. Talk about a good time... "THE SILENCE AFTER" presents the highs and lows of these unforgettable moments.You can find more on the film here.
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UN:ART:IG, the videographer who recently brought you footage of Hot Water Music's reunion performance in Sayreville, NJ has a feature online looking at the last days of CBGB's in New York. You can find all eight parts of "The Silence After" on YouTube or check out the first clip in the series, featuring Bad Brains and Avail, by clicking below. The filmmaker had this to say about the project:
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