Killswitch Engage Shares “The Signal Fire” Music Video, Ft Howard Jones (Light The Torch)

As teased over the weekend, Killswitch Engage has shared the video for their highly anticipated single, ‘The Signal Fire’. The track features a duet between lead singer Jesse Leach and former KsE singer Howard Jones of Light The Torch, Watch the video, directed by the band’s longtime collaborator Ian McFarland (The Godfathers of Hardcore, Meshuggah): Continue reading

PODCAST: EPISODE 14 – Ian McFarland the Director of “The Godfathers of Hardcore” Film

Ghost Cult recently chatted with musician and director Ian McFarland, whose latest film is the acclaimed documentary, The Godfathers of Hardcore (McFarland & Pecci Films). The film is a candid and deep examination of the lasting influence of Agnostic Front on Hardcore music and the enduring friendship of Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma. In addition to making the rounds and earning accolades in the global film festival circuit, it has been showing on the Showtime network in the United States and Canada ahead of its wide release on April 30th.  The film is absolutely essential for anyone who loves and appreciates hardcore. We chatted with Ian about what inspired him to make the film, how his professional work as a commercial director prepared him for the different medium of making documentaries, the lasting bonds he built with Roger and Vinnie, and the future of the project. Continue reading

Godfathers of Hardcore Film To Debut On Showtime Tonight

Tonight’s the night! The award-winning Godfathers of Hardcore film, the essential documentary about New York Hardcore and its cornerstones Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma of Agnostic Front will make its cable debut on the Showtime network, tonight, December 12th. Links to find your local broadcast can be found below.  Continue reading

Godfathers of Hardcore Film To Debut On Showtime Next Month

The award-winning Godfathers of Hardcore film, the essential documentary about New York Hardcore and its cornerstones Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma of Agnostic Front will make its cable debut on the Showtime network on December 12th. The news was broken via the films Facebook page. Director of the film Ian McFarland of Pecci Films was understandably elated by the news. Continue reading

Crowdfunding: The Godfather Of Hardcore Documentary

the goddathers of hardcore film agnostic front

An official Agnostic Front full length documentary titled The Godfathers Of Hardcore is in the works and a Kickstarter campaign has been launched to help start production. A Fall 2016 release is targeted. Director Ian McFarland of Ian McFarland Films and McFarland & Pecci will be heading the project.

Ian McFarland on Twitter
Ian McFarland on Instagram

godfathers of hardcore agnostic front vinnie stigma

Video: Killswitch Engage – No End In Sight (From Forthcoming DVD)

killswitch engage

Killswitch Engage has posted a preview of their forthcoming DVD in the form of a video clip for “No End In Sight,” shot at the Palladium in Worcester, MA on October 31, 2014. The performance footage was filmed by Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci using five Canon C300 cameras outfitted with Zeiss Prime Super Speed Lenses. View it below.