'Inside Metal: LA Metal Scene Explodes': Video Recap Of Los Angeles Screenings

July 16, 2016

A video recap of the Los Angeles screening premiere for the documentary film "Inside Metal: LA Metal Scene Explodes" (MetalRock Films) — which took place June 2 at The Attic in Hollywood, California and June 6 at Regency 6 in North Hollywood, California — can be seen below. The video features several candid interviews with many of the musicians and industry professionals that attended the two screenings.

Included are short interview clips with:

* Ann Boleyn (HELLION) & Simon Wright (DIO, AC/DC)
* Marq Torien (BULLETBOYS)
* Mitch Perry (MSG, STEELER, CHER)
* Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT, RATT)
* Jonas Akerlund (Film Director)
* Adam Parsons (Manager)
* Michael Oliveri (LEATHERWOLF)
* Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN)
* Nadir D'Priest (LONDON)
* Marc Ferrari (KEEL)
* Phyllis Pollack (Journalist)
* Willie Basse (BLACK SHEEP)
* Rik Fox (STEELER, S.I.N.)
* Gina Zamparelli (Concert Promoter)
* Jerry Best (LION, DIO)
* Steven Craig & Adam Segan (former managers of SLAYER & EXODUS)
* Michael Coons (LAAZ ROCKET)
* Robert Rhine (GIRLS & CORPSES)
* Robert Sexton (Film director)
* Betsy Weiss (BITCH)

"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, journalists and label execs, "Inside Metal: LA Metal Scene Explodes" covers the era from 1981 to 1986 when the local hard rock and metal scene took Los Angeles by storm.

"Inside Metal: LA Metal Scene Explodes" features interviews with:

* Lars Ulrich (METALLICA)
* Stephen Pearcy (RATT)
* Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT, RATT)
* Jack Russell (GREAT WHITE)
* Don Dokken (DOKKEN)
* Dave Meniketti (Y&T)
* David Ellefson (MEGADETH)
* Chris Holmes and Randy Piper (W.A.S.P.)
* John Bush and Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT)
* Ron Keel (STEELER, KEEL)
* Betsy Weiss (BITCH)
* Jaime St. James (BLACK 'N BLUE)
* Lizzy Borden
* Marty Friedman (MEGADETH)
* Marq Torien (BULLETBOYS)
* Joe Floyd (WARRIOR)
* Ann Boleyn (HELLION)
* Steve Plunkett (AUTOGRAPH)
* Rik Fox (STEELER)
* Brian Slagel (Metal Blade Records)
* Jay Reynolds (MALICE)
* Joe Floyd (WARRIOR)
* Malcolm Dome (Journalist)
* Bernie K. & Spacey T. (SOUND BARRIER)
* Paul Shortino (ROUGH CUTT, QUIET RIOT)
* Gina Zamparelli (Concert Promoter)
* Many Charlton (NAZARETH)
* Jerry Best (LION, DIO)
* Monte Pittman (MADONNA, PRONG)
* Ricard Black (SHARK ISLAND)
* Roger Romeo (LEGS DIAMOND)
* Mandy Lion (WORLD WAR III)
* Nadir D'Priest (LONDON)
* Bruce Bouilett (RACER X)
* David Resch (PANDEMONIUM)

"Inside Metal: LA Metal Scene Explodes" can be streamed and/or purchased via iTunes, Amazon Prime and Google Play.

Part 2 of the movie will be available August 12.

For more information, click here.


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