AXS TV will debut several broadcast premiere music documentaries in October as part of its Docs That Rock programming block.
The network on Oct. 14 will premiere Coldplay: A Head Full Of Dreams, which tells the classic rock band's history through interviews with band members, unseen archival footage and live performances from the band's A Head Full of Dreams global tour, said the network.
A week later, the network will premiere Hype!, a documentary which takes a look at the legendary grunge music scene through rare performances from such bands as Nirvana, Pearl Jam, The Melvins, Soundgarden and Mudhoney.
On Oct. 28, the network debuts Mystify: Michael Hutchence, which chronicles the late INXS icon's life through previously unseen private footage, home videos, and insightful interviews.
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