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. ...
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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 ...Written by
As a huge fan of Thrash Metal, I can definitely say that "Get Thrashed," represents the genre very well. Most of the time I feel like this sub-genre of Metal is often glossed over in a lot of documentaries, or they will mostly just focus on Metallica or Slayer. But "Get Thrashed," goes beyond the usual crap. It analyzes the culture, the fans, the impact, as well as the music itself without ever seeming too preachy or self indulgent. It helps that the majority of people interviewed are the people who played a big part in it, cause often these documentaries will have maybe a few of the key players then a bunch of journalists. Personally when I want to be informed on something I want to go to the source itself, rather than get someone's testimonial. My only real flaw with it is that it does meander a bit, otherwise it's great.
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