UnBlock the Rock

Working with internationally renowned Alex Skolnick and local metal bands, UnBlock the Rock achieved the impossible task of bringing Cuban metal band Escape from Havana to perform at South by Southwest in March of 2013.   I met Cuban metal band Escape in August of 2007 when they were performing every other Sunday with other Cuban metal bands, Zeus, Combat Noise, and Hipnosis at a tiny bar across from Parque Menocal, the Park of John Lennon, in the Vedado section of Havana. Two years later, I quit my job teaching and left to shoot They Will Be Heard, a documentary about … Continue reading UnBlock the Rock