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Metal: A Headbanger's Journey

R| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker and anthropologist Sam Dunn investigates the origins and subculture surrounding heavy metal, tracing the genre's roots from 1970s post-industrial England to its 1980s pop crossover to its modern-day variants in Norwegian black metal. Told from the perspective of a devoted fan, Dunn balances his insider's view with interviews with some of metal's most influential artists -- including Alice Cooper, Bruce Dickinson and Rob Zombie -- as well as enthusiastic acolytes.


Directors: Sam Dunn , Scot McFadyen , Jessica Joy Wise

Genres: Documentary

Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (2005)

Release Date: January 16th, 2006|1 hr. 36 min.

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Of all the genres of music that exist in the world, metal probably receives the least credit. It's controversial, for sure, and aside from rap, it's the only other music that has an unfair, biased con...

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