Inside Metal is a riveting documentary series dedicated to Heavy Metal music and its diverse array of musical styles and genres. 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: The LA Metal Scene Explodes covers the era from 1981 to 1986, when the local hard rock and metal scene literally took Los Angeles by storm, resulting in the subsequent major label signing spree of hard rock and heavy metal bands. MetalRock Films takes you on a transcendental journey into heavy metal yesteryear in this utterly unique and fascinating film series featuring astonishing exclusive interviews, ultra-rare archival concert footage and photographs and original music by the influential artists of that groundbreaking era who would soon go on to gain worldwide attention throughout the ’80s and beyond. Inside Metal: LA Metal Scene Explodes Volume 1 is the first half of this 2-DVD set, featuring 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), Mike Inez (Ozzy Osbourne, Alice In Chains), Gene Hoglan (Testament, Dethklok), Ron Keel (Steeler, Keel, Leatherwolf), Betsy Bitch (Bitch), Jaime St. James (Black ‘n Blue, Lizzy Borden), Marq Torien (Bullet Boys), Joe Floyd (Warrior), Ann Boleyn (Hellion), Steve Plunkett (Autograph), Nadir D’Priest (London) and many others in this compelling history about the quintessential period of hard rock and metal!
Running Time: 95 min