Bello - (Image via: EMGPickups.com)
Blabbermouth.net is reporting (via Variety.com) that Anthrax bassist Frank Bello (above) will portray punk musician, writer and fashion innovator Richard Hell (below) in an upcoming indie film titled "Greetings From Tim Buckley." The film began shooting on Monday, August 22nd in New York City. The film is being directed by Daniel Algrant and is slated for release sometime in 2012.
"Greetings from Tim Buckley" follows the true story of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's eminent 1991 performance at his father's tribute concert in St. Ann's Church. Through a romance with a young woman working at the concert, he learns to embrace all of his feelings toward the father who abandoned him - longing, anger, forgiveness, and love. Culminating a cathartic performance of his father's most famous songs, Jeff's debut stuns the audience and launches his career as one of the greatest young musicians of his time. (IMDB)
Hell - (Image via: LastFM.com)