New Documentary Shows East Bay's Prominent Role in Punk Rock History

28 min
at 10:30 AM
Orlando and Turner Babcock of Special Forces.  (Photo: Murray Bowles/KQED)

In the 1990s, the East Bay punk rock scene gained national prominence as the home of bands like Green Day and Operation Ivy. “Turn It Around,” the new documentary produced by Green Day and narrated by Iggy Pop, dives deeply into the bands, zines and people that made the East Bay punk scene thrive, including Berkeley's all-ages club 924 Gilman. We’ll discuss the pivotal moments and people that made the East Bay part of punk rock history.
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Guests:
Corbett Redford, director, Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk
Kamala Parks, co-founder, 924 Gilman; drummer, drummer, Kamala and the Karnivores
Gabe Meline, Gabe Meline, music editor and curator, KQED Arts

Guests:

Corbett Redford, director, Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

Kamala Parks , co-founder, 924 Gilman; drummer, drummer, Kamala and the Karnivores

Gabe Meline, Gabe Meline, music editor and curator, KQED Arts

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