Aural Amphetamine: Metallica and the Dawn of Thrash

92mins | 2008 | DocumentaryTVPG
Starring
M�tley Cr�e, Megadeth, Iron Maiden, Sacrilege BC
An incisive examination of thrash music featuring performance footage of all the pivotal bands, tons of archival material, plus interviews with Metallica, Megadeth, Machine Head and others. In the early 1980s, Lars Ulrich was so taken by the sounds of New Wave of British Heavy Metal (aka NWOBHM), that he came to England to track down as many obscure records as he could find. He shared his bounty with his future Metallica bandmates, and thus helped invent a new genre: Thrash Metal. A fascinating musical journey, AURAL AMPHETAMINE: METALLICA AND THE DAWN OF THRASH is an in-depth study of the scene, as well as its major influences including Diamondhead, Saxon, Iron Maiden and many more.
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