Continuing the saga, this is the second in a series of documentaries dedicated to Heavy Metal and its diverse array of musical styles and genres. Inside Metal delivers quintessential, candid interviews with Metal and Rock icons as well as many pivotal players: musicians, managers, concert promoters and the utmost devoted practitioners. Inside Metal is about giving fans the real inside story from the behind the scenes world of Heavy Metal and Hard Rock with in-depth interviews, ultra-rare concert footage and photographs, original music and no-holds-barred recollections of untold stories.
MetalRock Films takes you on a transcendental journey into heavy metal yesteryear in this utterly unique and compelling film series with the initial 2-volume title Inside Metal: Pioneers of L.A. Hard Rock and Metal. This is the first of a trilogy on the Los Angeles Metal Scene featuring interviews with the bands and artists that literally set the blueprint for the Glam, Power, and Thrash Metal bands that would soon follow and then go on to gain worldwide attention throughout the '80s and beyond.
Inside Metal: Pioneers of L.A. Hard Rock and Metal features Lars Ulrich (Metallica), Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), Carlos Cavazo (Quiet Riot, Ratt, Snow), Jack Russell (Great White, Dante Fox), Don Dokken (Dokken), Dave Meniketti (Y&T), Joey Vera (Armored Saint), Roger Romeo (Legs Diamond), Chris Holmes (W.A.S.P.), Frank Dimino (Angel), Ann Boleyn (Hellion), Michael DesBarres (Silverhead, Detective), Steve Plunkett (Autograph, Wolfgang) and many others in this compelling tale about the golden years of Hollywood hard rock and metal!
"If you're into metal and want what some are calling a 'college course' in the early history of many of the superstars of the genre, you've got to see this film."
—Adam St. James, Guitar.com
"This movie was amazing! It gives a look into the scene from an angle that most people don`t know about. Really well done!"
—Marty Friedman, Guitarist
"This is THE history lesson on LA Metal and how it reset the course for millions of metal heads worldwide! You'd have to have been there to believe it...but it's all true. This is every headbangers fantasy!"
—David Ellefson, Megadeth
"I didn't know much about this era of the rock scene in LA as I was too young to experience it. Inside Metal was a fun and informative look into the foundation of the LA Metal scene."
—Blasko, Bassist for Ozzy Osbourne