Dire Straits’ Mark Knopfler Will Be Featured In New George Martin Documentary, ‘Under The Volcano’

Mark Knopfler has announced with a recent Instagram post that he will be featured in the upcoming documentary of George Martin’s iconic Montserrat studio titled ‘Under The Volcano.’

Mostly known as the lead guitarist of the band Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler has contributed both to the band’s success and pursued a solo career. Knopfler left the band in 1987, and they reunited in early 1991 to be disbanded again in 1995. As an independent solo artist, Mark Knopfler is known as a fingerstyle guitarist who ranked at 27th place on the ‘100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time’ list by Rolling Stone.

As you might have heard, a new documentary about Sir George Martin’s AIR Studios will be released this summer, the place where numerous influential artists like Rolling Stones, The Police, Elton John, Duran Duran, Mark Knopfler, and Black Sabbath recorded some legendary tracks. The studio in the eastern Caribbean witnessed the production process of several iconic songs and the documentary features interviews of Paul McCartney, Nick Rhodes, Midge Ure, Mark Knopfler, and many more.

With his recent Instagram post, Knopfler announced that he will be featured in the upcoming documentary ‘Under The Volcano,’ which is about Sir George Martin’s studio in Montserrat. He excitedly added the official trailer of the upcoming movie and revealed that it will be available to buy or rent on July 26.

Knopfler’s post read:

“Mark features in ‘Under The Volcano’ movie, a new documentary about Sir George Martin’s AIR Studios in Montserrat, where some of the world’s biggest recording artists made music that defined an era.

The film will be available to rent or buy from July 26.”

Below is the trailer of the movie for you to check out.