Metallica and the Dawn of ThrashStreaming Video - 2013
The explosive Bay Area thrash music scene is examined in this documentary, exploring everything from the rise of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and punk music that influenced drummer Lars Ulrich, who formed Metallica in 1981, to the evolution of groups such as Venom, Motorhead, Megadeath, and Anthrax. This program features archival footage of the main thrash clubs, illuminating the progress of these innovative musicians. In addition to songs by Metallica, music from Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden, and Judas Priest is featured. Detailed accounts of Metallica's Master of Puppets and Kill 'Em All albums are featured, along with an impressive interviews with Lonn Friend, Joel McIver, Elixer band members, Brian Tatler of Diamond Head, Chris Poland of Megadeth, Chris Kontos of Machine Head and Testament, Aaron Jellum of Lääz Rockit, Dave Edwardson of Neurosis, and Sean Smithson of Sacrilege B.C.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, 
Copyright Date: ©2008
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (90 min.) : sound, color.
Alternative Title: Metallica and the Dawn of Thrash