'Electric Purgatory' is a documentary that examines the struggles of black rock musicians and the industry's ambivalence towards them by combining scintillating performance footage and provocative interview clips. Director Raymond Gayle spent the better part of a year traveling around the United States interviewing many of black rock's elite including Fishbone, Vernon Reid, Adam Falcon, Jimi Hazel and Cody Chesnutt. Distinguished journalists such as Flip Barnes, Darrell McNeil, Charlie Braxton, and Greg Tate, Share their opinions and insight on the dilemma facing these artists. The film also attempts to dissect the stigma black rock musicians face in the black community and more importantly how to bring black audiences back into the fold.
Bonus Features: A Conversation with HR of Bad Brains; Deleted Scenes; Outlets for Change; The New Breed