American Hardcore: The History of Punk Rock 1980–1986 is a documentary directed by Paul Rachman and written by Steven Blush released on September 22, 2006. It is based on the book American Hardcore: A Tribal History also written by Blush. The film features some early pioneers of the hardcore punkmusic scene including: Bad Brains, Black Flag, D.O.A., Minor Threat, The Minutemen, Flipper, and others, including an interview with Winston Smith. American Hardcore is now out on DVD. Press Kit available for download.