Trailer For ‘Inside Metal: The Pioneers Of L.A. Rock and Metal’ Released

The first trailer for documentary film Inside Metal: The Pioneers Of Los Angeles Rock & Metal (1975-1981) has been released. It can be seen below along with a synopsis of the film (courtesy of Blabbermouth)

Reality Entertainment takes you on a transcendental journey into heavy metal yesteryear in this compelling DVD (the first of many series to come) “Inside Metal: The Pioneers Of Los Angeles Rock And Metal (1975-1981)”.

In the mid-’70s throughout the early ’80s, cutting-edge hard rock bands such as SNOW, LEGS DIAMOND, SMILE, A LA CARTE, STORMER, AXIS, EULOGY, DANTE FOX, XCITER, THE BOYZ, LONDON, WOLFGANG, SUITE 19, AIRBORN, DETECTIVE, QUIET RIOT (the early incarnation with Randy Rhoads), SOUND BARRIER, MICKY RATT, STEELER, THE GREG LEON INVASION, MAX HAVOC, SORCERY, VENDETTA, THE SHARKS, PRETTY POISON, and many others (including a little-known band from Orange County called METALLICA and another band from Pasadena you may have heard of named VAN HALEN) ruled the Los Angeles and Orange County nightclubs such as The Starwood, The Whisky, Gazzarri’s, The Woodstock, The Woodsound, Pasadena Civic Auditorium, The Stardust Ballroom, The Troubadour, The Fleetwood, Valley West, and backyard parties throughout the southland. This DVD features extraordinary interviews with many of the prime players of the late ’70s L.A. rock scene and its surroundings, including:

* Carlos Cavazo (SNOW, QUIET RIOT, RATT)
* Jack Russell (DANTE FOX, GREAT WHITE)
* Don Dokken (AIRBORN, DOKKEN)
* Brian O’Brian (A LA CARTE)
* Stephen Quadros (ORANGE, SNOW)
* Greg Leon (SUITE 19, DUBROW, DOKKEN, GREG LEON INVATION)
* Joey Vera (SAPHIRE, GREG LEON INVASION, ARMORED SAINT)
* Roger Romeo (LEGS DIAMOND, FUNKIN MANIACS)
* Pat McKeon (BADMOON, MAX HAVOC)
* Scotty Waller (SMILE)
* Bernie K. (SOUND BARRIER)
* Frank Dimino (ANGEL)
* Paul Shortino (ROUGH CUTT)
* Ron Keel (STEELER, KEEL)
* Kelly Garni (QUIET RIOT)
* Vinnie Paul Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN, HELLYEAH)
* Ann Boleyn (HELLION)
* Vinny Appice (AXIS, RICK DERRINGER, BLACK SABBATH, DIO)
* Marq Torien (Ratt, BULLETBOYS)
* Michael DesBarres (SILVERHEAD, DETECTIVE, CHECQURED PAST, POWER STATION)
* Steve Plunkett (WOLFGANG, AUTOGRAPH)
* Jon Hyde (HOKUS POKUS, DETECTIVE, FUNKIN MANIACS)
* Lars Ulrich (METALLICA)

 

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