British punk icons the Damned are the subject of a new documentary called The Damned: Don’t You Wish That We Were Dead. It was directed by Wes Orshoski (co-director/producer of the documentary Lemmy) and will premiere on March 18 at SXSW. (The film will premiere at the Paramount Theatre; the Damned will perform at Mohawk later that night.)
Below, watch the trailer for the film. It features Mick Jones (the Clash), Keith Morris (OFF!/Black Flag/Circle Jerks), Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead), Fred Armisen, Chrissie Hynde (the Pretenders), Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), Steve Diggle (the Buzzcocks), and others. Watch it below.
The film also features interviews with Ian MacKaye (Fugazi/Minor Threat), Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), Chris Stein and Clem Burke (Blondie), Buzz Osborne (the Melvins), and more.