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Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal (2006)Rat Skates, Associate Producer of Get Thrashed, owner of Kundrat Productions and former drummer of the thrash metal band, Overkill.Rick Ernst directing former MTV VJ Matt Pinfield at the MTV Studios.Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal (2006)
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The GET THRASHED journey begins in the early 80s, where Metallica and several other bands laid the groundwork for what would become a lasting impression on the face of heavy metal music. These bands helped ignite local scenes in Los Angeles, the Bay area of California and New York City, which helped fuel a worldwide thrash metal movement. By the dawn of the 1990's, thrash bands had gone from playing backyard barbeque parties to headlining arenas and Metallica were on their way to becoming one of the biggest metal acts of all time. But as legions of headbanging, stage diving and moshing metalheads were flocking to see their favorite bands, the tides had begun to change. In the early 1990's, a changing musical landscape sent thrash spiraling back into the underground. Some of the musicians passed away, some returned to their day jobs and some bands broke up. While the music lived on, the scene was forever changed. Get Thrashed traces the rise, fall and impact of thrash metal; from its ...

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