Murder in the Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story (2019)

Murder In The Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story. In the early 1980's, a small group of dedicated Bay Area headbangers shunned the hard rock of MTV and Hollywood ... See full summary »

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Adam Dubin

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Adam Dubin, Paul Rachman (story editor)
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Credited cast:
Tom Araya ... Himself
Paul Baloff Paul Baloff ... Himself (archive footage)
Charlie Benante ... Himself
Chuck Billy Chuck Billy ... Himself
Cliff Burton ... Himself (archive footage)
Phil Demmel Phil Demmel ... Himself
Dave Ellefson ... Himself
Robb Flynn ... Himself
Kirk Hammett ... Himself
James Hetfield ... Himself
Gary Holt ... Himself
Rick Hunolt Rick Hunolt ... Himself
Tom Hunting Tom Hunting ... Himself
Kerry King ... Himself
Larry Lalonde Larry Lalonde ... Himself
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Murder In The Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story. In the early 1980's, a small group of dedicated Bay Area headbangers shunned the hard rock of MTV and Hollywood hairspray bands in favor of a more dangerous brand of metal that became known as thrash. From the tape trading network to the clubs to the record stores and fanzines, director Adam Dubin reveals how the scene nurtured the music and the music spawned a movement. Murder In The Front Row is told through powerful first person testimony and stunning animation and photography. The film is a social study of a group of young people defying the odds and building something essential for themselves. Featuring interviews with Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax, Exodus, Testament, Death Angel, Possessed and many more. Narrated by Brian Posehn.

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When only the music mattered!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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