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We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll (2001)

Documentary following the Ozzfest Tour in 1999, with live music and interviews interspersed. Featuring the band members from Black Sabath, Primus, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Buckethead, System of a Down and others.

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Penelope Spheeris
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tom Araya ... Himself (Slayer)
Blasko Blasko ... Himself
Paul Bostaph ... Himself (Slayer)
Buckethead ... Himself
Geezer Butler ... Himself
Les Claypool ... Himself (Primus)
Shawn Crahan ... Himself (Slipknot)
Sully Erna ... Himself (Godsmack)
Chris Fehn ... Himself (Slipknot)
Paul Gray ... Himself (Slipknot)
Jeff Hanneman Jeff Hanneman ... Himself (Slayer)
Tony Iommi ... Himself
Craig Jones ... Himself (Slipknot)
Joey Jordison ... Himself (Slipknot)
Kerry King ... Himself (Slayer) (as Slayer)
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Documentary following the Ozzfest Tour in 1999, with live music and interviews interspersed. Featuring the band members from Black Sabath, Primus, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Buckethead, System of a Down and others.

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Genres:

Documentary | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language, sex and drug content, nudity and a series of self-mutilations
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2001 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Divine Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Spoofs The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) See more »

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We cut our film to sell our souls
26 April 2001 | by warlockukSee all my reviews

Ok. I went to the premiere of this film in the UK last night (25/4/2001)

It's not bad, and the director did a good job. But there were lots of bands from Ozzfest that mysteriously didn't make it.

And for the first 30 minutes I thought the Surround Sound was EXCELLENT... Because every time a CRAP band came on, I heard screams to the right of me.

The film focuses rather heavily on Ozzie, and while it shows his sense of humour it also makes him look thick (with an autocue [teleprompter] for his lyrics onstage, inhaling steam before going on and also singing flat on film.)

Oh: there are two versions, too. Documentary and music-based. Though neither will be in UK cinemas as it looks like nobody wants to buy it. Probably as the documentary focuses on sucking up to Sharon.


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