This Friday, Showtime will premiere Alison Ellwood’s new documentary “The Go-Go’s,” which traces the rise of the hugely popular band out of the Los Angeles punk scene in the late ’70s and early ’80s. The 98-minute film premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT on July 31. Watch the full trailer above.
Showtime’s description of the film:
As the first multi-platinum-selling, all-female band to play their own instruments, write their own songs and soar to No. 1 on the album charts, the Go-Go’s are the most successful female rock band of all time. Underpinned by candid testimonies from The Go-Go’s past and present, this documentary chronicles the meteoric rise to fame of a band born of the LA punk scene that not only captured but created a zeitgeist.
The band, with Kathy Valentine back in the lineup, on Friday also will release “Club Zero,” its first new song in nearly 20 years, according to Universal Music.