Thurston Moore on 1991: The Year That Punk Broke DVD release

Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore told The New York Press there's no way of knowing when 1991: The Year That Punk Broke, a tour documentary featuring Sonic Youth, Nirvana and Dinosaur, Jr., will be released on DVD.

"There's sort of proprietary issues because of all the Nirvana stuff in it and all that stuff is under control of whoever controls Kurt [Cobain's] estate - That Which Will Not Be Named is how we refer to it - and we don't really want to release it until we can release it with all the extra footage. There's a whole second film and it's a whole other 90 minutes; a completely different cut of all the footage. And it's even crazier! It has amazing stuff in it. So until we can do that we're not going to do it - it might be a while," he said.

A MySpace profile has recently been created to petition for a DVD release of the documentary which features a number of clips of Nirvana live. The film was originally released on VHS in the 90s and it has apparently been ready for DVD release since 2004.

If petitioning and everything else fails, Thurston Moore seems to have the answer: "I'm trying to figure out ways of bootlegging it", he adds, in true punk fashion.

Posted in NFC news section at on 09-16-2008 @ 7:33 AM (GMT).

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