A young rock band, half from England and half from the US, drop out of college and move to the Sunset Strip to chase their dreams. Living in a van, their passion and talent exceed their means to survive. An enigmatic stranger sees their true potential and emotionally manipulates them during a time of weakness. Caught in the middle of a Faustian deal, their music and controversial altercations end up influencing society beyond anything this century has seen, but can they take back control of their destiny before it's too late?Written by
While Andy Biersack is a musician in real life (Black Veil Brides), the vocals for songs in the movie were done by Remington Leith, the lead singer of Palaye Royale. See more »
The "meet and greet" girl says she is 18, and then shows Hawk her driver's license. However, it is shown as a standard "horizontal" driver's license. Drivers licenses for people under 21 in the State of Nevada are in a vertical format. See more »
The opening and closing credits include quotes from musicians, including Ozzy Osbourne, David Bowie, and Neil Young, about the Devil and the occult, and their place in rock and roll and their lives. See more »
Let him Burn
Written by Ash Avildsen and Matty Beckerman
Performed by The Relentless Remington Leith appears Courtesy Of Sumerian Records See more »
I've never rated a movie on IMDB but I feel obligated like so many others on here to balance the bad reviews. I don't know why they didn't like it. I loved it -I am disappointed I'll never be able to watch it for the first time again.
As an debut for so many of the cast and crew including the director/writer (first feature length drama) and Jesse Sullivan, who has basically NO acting experience, and two musicians (also no experience) it was well enough acted and well enough written to tell a great story.
There were revelations at just the right time and the last gimmick at the end was enough to make you say "ooooooooo!!!" to your movie watching partner next to you as the screen goes black and leads to credits.
To everyone saying it glorifies sex and drugs, (did you finish the movie?) I say when you make a deal with the devil where do you stop? Can you stop? Its not saying that drugs and groupie sex is the height of their career it's saying that they're getting caught up, as so many do. How many great artists have left us too soon due to heroin and other drug induced deaths?
This movie does well to be gritty and even makes you uncomfortable sometimes and it SHOULD! The content is raw and, from the perspective of a commoner with no knowledge of fame or (mis)fortune, real.
Loved it. Give it a shot. Have an open mind. If you like gritty independent stuff, you should like it!
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