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Be A Part Of Metal History In "Metal: A Headbanger’s History"

In the summer of 2005, Banger Productions will be releasing the first film of its kind, a comprehensive history of heavy metal music and culture. We are calling on all metalheads to submit their unique and rare video footage of concerts, events, festivals and music videos. This is your chance to really be a part of metal history.

Filming on location in Germany, Norway, Sweden, the UK, Canada and the US, Metal: A Headbanger’s History will take us on a global journey to understand the meaning of metal and its impact on society over the past 35 years. Interviews with musicians, fans, metal experts and detractors combined with rare stock footage will lead the viewer through the rich world of metal’s musical highs as well as its shocking controversial lows. Accompanied by a four CD box-set chronicling the evolution of metal music, this film will give us a unique insight into this often-misunderstood art form and will be seen as its definitive documentary for years to come.

Please submit a descriptive list of all available video footage and your contact information to chris@metalhistory.com.

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1. Ryan writes:

"...as well as its shocking controversial lows"
Metallica selling-out, anyone?

# Jun 27, 2004 @ 6:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Big Dan writes:

No they didn't say "as well as it's shocking controversial rock bottoms" they said "lows". ( LOL) I agree Ryan 100%. I like how they say "past 35 years".
hmmm, Black Sabbath came out in 1969, I'm no mathmetician, (or an english major) but 2004 minus 35 is 1969 isn't it? Black Sabbath will be about 1/3 of the move maybe less, well at least until they get into NWOBHM and sh**.

# Jun 28, 2004 @ 4:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. dancing monkeys writes:

Finally they are doing something unique for the music we all love. Can't wait.

# Jun 29, 2004 @ 10:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. rue writes:

yea this film will be something to watch...kinda sucks at some venues...most of the ones where i go to see metal shows...videocameras and sh** like that aint allowed....oh well....f*** em....if its for metal, ill do anything

# Jul 4, 2004 @ 5:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. metalguitarist187 writes:

To answer your question rue, the reason most venues don't allow video cameras and whatnot is because the fans tape the show and go home and duplicate the tape and go out on the streets and start selling the tapes. The bootleggers end up ripping off the musicians.

# Jul 7, 2004 @ 10:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. rue writes:

yea, metalguitarist187, you do have a valid point...i am aware that stuff like that goes on.....but there are certain places that sell videos of concerts, and they are most defintely not professional...so i have been wondering how they were filmed....im stupid, so there will probably be a logical answer for that one too, only i havent figured it out (yet)

# Jul 7, 2004 @ 6:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. The Viking writes:

First movie of its kind? First, you mean, except for The Decline of Western Civilization II...either way, I'm definitely interested in this one. Can't wait to check it out, even though it'll probably be badly abridged. You can't cram 35 years of metal history into a standard length movie...even 3 hours would be pushing it.

# Jul 8, 2004 @ 6:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Helter writes:

There is alot to cover,hell I was a teenager when heavy metal was born and there have been changes and rules applied...metal is an art form a means of expression,there should not be rules and limits as to what can be done...If you want to learn about metal and it's origins,it's history,styles and scenes then check out METAL 101 @ www.silencesoloud.com

HEAD the call all metalheads submit your unique and rare video footage of concerts, events, festivals and music videos. This is your chance to really be a part of metal history.

Filming on location in Germany, Norway, Sweden, the UK, Canada and the US, Metal

# Jul 13, 2004 @ 7:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. sepul writes:

Also Latinamerica.....??

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