In the early 1980's, a small group of dedicated Bay Area headbangers shunned the hard rock of MTV and Hollywood hairspray bands in favor of a more dangerous brand of metal that became known as thrash! From the tape trading network to the clubs to the record stores and fanzines, director Adam Dubin reveals how the scene nurtured the music and the music spawned a movement. Murder In The Front Row is told through powerful first perso...Read More
Metal and Hard Rock
Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine leads his band through several of the groups best loved tracks including "Symphony Of Destruction," "Tornado Of Souls," and "Holy Wars...The Punishment Due" in this monster concert extravanagaza from the trash-metal legends.
The story of an iconic guitar player who has lived a life of extreme highs and lows. After losing the publishing rights of his own songs and combatting dangerous addictions, the legendary W.A.S.P. guitarist is shown starting over from scratch while living at his mother-in-law's in Cannes, France. He is now ready to take on Europe with his new band. As we follow him along, he meets many fans and proves that he still is the showman he w...Read More
Decline of Western Civilization Part Two: The Metal Years was Penelope Spheeris’ followup to the original Decline. Shifting her focus to Los Angeles’ metal scene and the clubs and bands that supported it, The Metal Years features interviews with stars like Ozzy, Lemmy and Megadeth, while also turning its eye to a number of aspiring club bands like London, many of whose members would go on to play in acts like Mötley Crue and Guns ‘n’ Roses.
This DVD contains many never-seen-before interviews of Metal icons METALLICA, exploring the true lives of these larger-than-life heroes. The footage reveals how the biggest phenomena in the Metal world has managed to keep their feet fixed firmy on the ground regardless of all the massive media attention and millions of fans. Metallica formed in October 1981 and has since over 90 million albums making them one of the most commerciall...Read More
John Heyn and Jeff Krulik filmed Judas Priest fans in a concert arena parking lot in suburban Maryland. Thirty years later, Heavy Metal Parking Lot is hailed as one the greatest rock documentaries ever. It’s a definitive cultural touchstone for the 1980s metal scene: spandex, big hair, denim, mullets, muscle cars, and beer. Heavy Metal Parking Lot launched a parking lot genre that continues to resonate today with sequels, scree...Read More
Inside Metal is an original documentary series dedicated to Heavy Metal music and its diverse array of musical styles and genres. Features Lars Ulrich (Metallica), Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), Carlos Cavazo (Quiet Riot, Ratt, Snow), Jack Russell (Great White, Dante Fox), Don Dokken (Dokken), Joey Vera (Armored Saint), Chris Holmes (W.A.S.P.), Ann Boleyn (Hellion), Michael DesBarres and many others.
This film documentary is the ultimate review and critical analysis of AC/DCs most influential and successful album. With the entire album dissected track by track, and with rare footage, band interviews and live performances all under the gaze of our panel of esteemed experts, this could be the most thorough exploration of this extraordinary band. It includes: Comment, Criticism and Insight from; engineer for Back In Black and Highway...Read More
On 'Iron Maiden: The Legacy of the Beast' we go behind the music to discover what it took for this unlikely group of headbangers to remain Kings of the metal scene for over two decades (and counting!). Packed with interviews this documentary brings the full story of how this unlikely group became metal legends.
Here comes DEATH's probing and pulsing rock doc, DEATH BY METAL, pulling back the palm fronds of DEATH's origins in Altamonte Springs, Florida, and latching a narrative hook into the headstrong Chuck Schuldiner juggernaut for fifteen gratifying if sometimes frustrating years. As the baby steps become giant leaps, the stable of supporting players grows and continually shines in its own devious light. Excitement grows as Schuldiner, his...Read More
Ten years in the making, KISS Loves You is a film that began back in 1994 when the band KISS was at a career low and KISS fans around the world were starting tribute bands, uniting at unofficial KISS Conventions and growing increasingly more nostalgic for the 70's era classic KISS line-up. The zeitgeist exhibited at these conventions was not lost on the band and in 1996 they responded, rising up like a grease painted phoenix into a ne...Read More
This film puts the album Highway To Hell under the spotlight and with the help of those who worked on the record, friends of Bon Scott, AC/ DC biographers and others who were there at the time, discovers how the album was made, how it was received and how it still inspires musicians and fans alike to this day. Featuring rare and classic footage of the group, interviews with Bon Scott and Angus Young, exclusive contributions from frien...Read More
Rare Interviews and exclusive uncut interviews. Plus promotional footage, former band members personal footage and crew members personal footage from the road.
This 70 minute documentary uses interviews with Ozzy and those closest to him, along with previously unseen footage, revealing the true, often misunderstood, story of the Madman of Rock! This riveting documentary captures Ozzy at the height of his career as well as the darkest and most disturbed times in his life and everywhere in between.
Iron Maiden is interviewed and gives a very candid look into what makes them great, the FANS! See Interviews and exclusive footage only seen on this DVD licensed from the source! Interviews with each band member. See the Band in Hollywood at the Rockwalk as well as raw fan footage bend the scenes of that day!
Axl Rose - The Prettiest Star is the first ever documentary to reveal the true story of Axls life and career, from his earliest days growing up in Lafayette, Indiana, through his escape from abuse and neglect via music and onto his incredible success with Guns N Roses. The film continues by documenting Axls more recent activities including the recording of the eagerly anticipated Chinese Democracy album. It includes previously unseen ...Read More
Inside Metal is a riveting documentary series dedicated to Heavy Metal music and its diverse array of musical styles and genres. LA Metal Scene Explodes is the second, two-volume title in the Inside Metal documentary film series which begins where the critically acclaimed debut movie, Pioneers of L.A. Rock and Metal, left off. Featuring in-depth interviews with metal icons as well as many pivotal players including musicians, managers,...Read More
For the first time are rare interviews and convention appearances. This contains the rare Night flight unedited interview and more. This material is presented for the first time in DVD format and is an essential item to complete your music collection. A must have for Kiss fans.Invasion gives you rare unseen footage of the Egyptian god himself. Vinnie Vincent was with Kiss only for a short time.
After 50 years on stages all around the world, Germany's Scorpions decided it was time to embark on one last tour. This fully authorized documentary follows the hard rockers from their beginnings as young music fans to the present day. The band reflects on their fans, their long-time crew and each other. FOREVER AND A DAY is the portrait of a life long journey. In German with English subtitles.
Bursting out of the L.A. glam scene in the late 1980's, Guns N' Roses have gone on to epitomise everything that a rock band should be. Now, some 15 years later and with only one original member, they have somehow managed to retain an enormous army of dedicated fans. What other band could go almost 10 years [and counting!] between albums and stay fashionable' Sex N' Drugs N' Rock N' Roll takes the cameras behind the scenes for the f...Read More
This DVD/CD features vintage performances of the top-selling SoCal blues rockers captured live in Irvine and Modesto, CA! Hand selected by the band members, this DVD features smash hit singles "Once Bitten Twice Shy" and "Rock Me" and more. A 5.1 audio mix is available in addition to the stereo mix and bonus interview with Jack Russell! Scrappy, down-to-earth, and tinged with a bit of glam spirit, L.A's Great White ruled the '80s airw...Read More
As the loudest and most disturbing act to have ever hit the Billboard Chart, Pantera remain arguably the best metal band of all time. And in the late Dimebag Darrell, they certainly had the very finest rock guitarist since Ritchie Blackmore. This astonishing group rewrote the rules of heavy metal and their live performances had the power to change lives forever. This documentary film is a review of Pantera's career and music, and a tr...Read More
An in-depth study and review of THRASH music featuring performance footage of all the pivotal bands plus interviews with Metallica, Megadeth and many others. In the early 1980s, Lars Ulrich was taken by the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, that he came to England to track down obscure records, take them home, listen to them and helped come up with a genre of their own: Thrash Metal. This film is a study and review of the genre and wit...Read More
Back in 1976, nobody really knew that there was an old wave of British Heavy Metal. But within 2 years of their formation, Iron Maiden had spearheaded what came to be abbreviated the NWOBHM, and as with punk the year before, a new generation of Rock musicians bought in a new wave of the genre - and in the process made loud, raw, heavy rock the global phenomenon it is today. For the first time this film investigates this New Wave - the...Read More
It begins with early and rare back stage dressing room footage where the band is putting on make up, and a good conversation from ACE and Stanley arises. Also featured is an AJ Hammer interview looking back on KISSTORY aspects, a 20-minute press conference with the band from 1996, a MAD TV advert for KISS toys, surprise TV appearances by KISS, a KISS documentary, footage from Ace's birthday party at a bowling alley in 1996, and Ace's ...Read More
THUNDER ROCK is a revealing look into one of Rock's most legendary acts. These interviews detail at length the rock 'n' roll attitude that has made AC/DC the act it is. Any metal or rock fan needing to know the real truth behind this mega hard-edged phenomenon will find all the facts and more here. It includes an extensive interview with Brian Johnson at his home showing how down to earth this man really is, regardless of his huge wor...Read More
Tap into the AC/DC glory days, as this documentary delves into the early years of the band, up until the tragic death of their original singer, Bon Scott. The film charts their progression using the words of friends and close associates of Bon, Angus, and Malcolm. There are interviews with Vincent Lovegrove, Bon's good friend throughout his life, and with AC/DC biographers Malcolm Dome and Clinton Walker. Former singer Dave Evans and ...Read More
SCENESTERS captures the moment in time when Punk, Glam, Hard Rock, Alternative, Garage, and Metal all collided and meshed in Los Angeles in the mid 80s. Featured are the first-hand accounts of people who were completely submerged in the culture... People who changed the rules of fashion, set the scene, and made Melrose Ave ground zero for bands like Guns N Roses ,Jane's Addiction, and The Red Chili Peppers. This ushered in a lifestyle...Read More
At the height of their fame in September of 1991, Guns N' Roses released Use Your Illusion I and II, a pair of albums that spawned a number of memorable videos. This documentary goes into detail about the recording of those two records using archival footage of the band along with interviews given by music-industry veterans and critics.
A line-up that leaves connoisseurs of the international music scene rapturously clicking their tongues in appreciation. A sold-out theatre saw convincing evidence of just how powerful and exciting a concert from Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock is. The musicians clapped along with the fans as they sung along to old and new songs. All musical phases of Michael Schenker's career were included.
Cult director Bill Zebub wanted to prove a documentary about black metal could still be entertaining without using sensationalism. You get to see most artists express themselves candidly, while of course some people embarrass themselves with their facades. Featuring interviews with Mayhem, Venom and many more!
Until The Light Takes Us tells the story of black metal. Part music scene and part cultural uprising, black metal rose to worldwide notoriety in the mid-nineties when a rash of suicides, murders, and church burnings accompanied the explosive artistic growth and output of a music scene that would forever redefine what heavy metal is and what it stands for to other musicians, artists and music fans world-wide. Until The Light Takes Us g...Read More
The GET THRASHED journey begins in the early 80s, where Metallica and several other bands laid the groundwork for what would become a lasting impression on the face of heavy metal music. These bands helped ignite local scenes in Los Angeles, the Bay area of Northern California and New York City, which helped fuel a worldwide, thrash metal movement. By the dawn of the 1990’s, thrash bands had gone from playing backyard BBQ parties to h...Read More
For the penultimate entry in the lost home video classic, we suggest you check your earplugs at the door! Slayer and Megadeth invade the universe and take no prisoners on the Clash of the Titans tour, the rock and roll gospel according to Henry Rollins, San Francisco's home-grown metal maniacs Primus get the home video treatment and TAD: 300 pounds of Sub Pop sound.
"More Hard Rock bang for your buck" in this final entry of MetalHead Video Magazine with segments that include: Sebastian Bach at Hollywood's posh Le Parc Hotel, The God of Shock Alice Cooper unveils past, present and future secrets in this intimate on-on-on, Dweezil Zappa sound checks and sounds off from the Cat Club in NYC, and Mudhoney Mayhem!
Maynard James Keenan, known as the front man for Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer, moonlights as a winemaker at his own Arizona winery. The reclusive rock star began the long road to bring credibility to his vineyard amidst wine industry prejudice. Keenan enlists Bob Odenkirk, Milla Jovovich, Tim & Eric, and Patton Oswalt to help tell the story of "Merkin"
Master of Puppets assesses the genre-defining album and discusses the influences of the most successful metal/thrash group of all time. Drawing on rare footage, this features the views of a leading team of critics and musicians.