Metal and Hard Rock

DEATH by Metal

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 continuall...Read More

Heavy Metal Parking Lot

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 ...Read More

Black Sabbath - Up Close and Personal

Drawing on archive film of Black Sabbath in performance, and first hand accounts from band members Glenn Hughes and Geezer Butler we strip away the veneer to see what made the band what they were.

Black Metal: The Music Of Satan

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!

Kiss Loves You

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 ...Read More

Mean Man: The Story Of Chris Holmes

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 ...Read More

Megadeth: A Night In Buenos Aires

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.

Murder In The Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story

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 move...Read More

Metallica - Phantom Puppets

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 ha...Read More

Inside Metal: Pioneers Of L.A. Hard Rock And Metal

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...Read More

AC/DC - Classic Album Under Review: Back In Black

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: Comme...Read More

Iron Maiden - Legacy Of The Beast Unauthorized

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.

AC/DC Highway To Hell: Classic Album Under Review

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, intervi...Read More

Kiss - Interviews

Rare Interviews and exclusive uncut interviews. Plus promotional footage, former band members personal footage and crew members personal footage from the road.

Ozzy Osbourne - Crown Prince of Darkness Unauthorized

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 - Interviews

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 Unauthorized

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 eager...Read More

Inside Metal: The LA Metal Scene Explodes

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 meta...Read More

Kiss - Invasion (A Look At The Lost Egyptian God, Vinnie Vincent)

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 wi...Read More

Scorpions - Forever And A Day

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 G...Read More

Guns N' Roses: Sex N' Drugs N' Rock N' Roll

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 ...Read More

Great White - Live And Raw: Deluxe Pack

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 t...Read More

Pantera - Screaming Black Messiahs Unauthorized

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. Thi...Read More

Aural Amphetamine: Metallica and The Dawn Of Thrash

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 o...Read More

Iron Maiden And The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal

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 i...Read More

Kiss: Hell's Guardians - Interviews

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, fo...Read More

AC/DC - Thunder Rock

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 sh...Read More

AC/DC - And Then There Was Rock: Life Before Brian

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 biog...Read More

Scenesters: Music, Mayhem & Melrose Ave. A Documentary 1985-1990

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 ,Ja...Read More

Guns N Roses: Use Your Illusion I and II Under Review

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.

Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock - On A Mission: Live In Madrid

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 Schen...Read More

Until The Light Takes Us

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 mu...Read More

Metallica - Master Of Puppets

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.

Get Thrashed! The Story Of Thrash Metal

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 th...Read More

MetalHead Video Magazine - Volume 5

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.

MetalHead Video Magazine - Volume 6

"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!

Blood Into Wine

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"

Judas Priest: Music In Review

This is the long awaited critical review of Judas Priest in concert, on record and on film. Drawing on rare footage of Judas Priest performing live this is the definitive retrospective of the career of one of the most influential heavy metal bands of the last thirty years. This independent film features a team of leading critics and musicologists in a penetrating jo...Read More

Not On The Heep: The Heavy Metal Saga Of Lee Kerslake

At the Dawn of Heavy Metal, the sun rose to the beat of Lee Kerslake's drums. Through his halcyon days with Uriah Heep, his controversial times with Ozzy Osbourne and his potentially career ending illnesses, this film follows Lee as he attempts to overcome his greatest obstacles. It celebrates his immortal music, but also his courageous confrontation with his own mo...Read More

WOW: Live and Fucking Loud From London!

Shot at the Camden Palace in London during September of 1985 this rare footage captures Wendy and band during an epochal point in her career of which there is very little other footage around. Having been called the "Queen of Punk Rock" in the early stages of her career, by this time known as the "High Priestess of Metal", gotten a Grammy Nomination for the Gene Sim...Read More

Motorhead: Video Biography

"My earliest memory is shouting. At what and for what reason, I don't know. Probably a tantrum; or I may have been rehearsing." LEMMY KILMISTER After a thirty-year career that has spawned twenty seven best selling albums and seen eleven different line ups, Motörhead has achieved legendary status as the loudest, hardest heavy metal machine on the planet. During t...Read More

Underground Civilization

Underground Civilization is a 100-minute documentary that spotlights a sub-culture: the death metal music scene surrounding Washington D.C. in the 1990s. Featuring live music by Deceased, Abominog, Morbius, and others, Underground Civilization follows the stories of three death metal bands through the last decade of the 20th century and the crazy events, people, and...Read More

Iron Maiden: Ultimate Critical Review

With the release of the classic self-titled album in April 1980, Iron Maiden set themselves at the forefront of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. This documentary tells the story of the making of a classic heavy metal album. It includes a unique, frank interview with original Maiden front man and bad-boy Paul Di'Annio - known affectionately as 'The Beast' - who s...Read More