Conjured by o~ SeMeN SPeRmS ~o on May 8, 2012
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years is a documentary film directed by Penelope Spheeris about the Los Angeles heavy metal scene from 1986 to 1988. It is the second film of a trilogy by Spheeris depicting life in Los Angeles at various points in time. The first film dealt with the punk rock scene during 1979-1980. The third film chronicles the gutter punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers in the late 1990s.
The film features concert footage and interviews of legendary heavy metal and hard rock bands and artists such as Aerosmith, Kiss, Megadeth, Motörhead, Ozzy Osbourne, W.A.S.P, and Alice Cooper. The film premiered at The Wiltern Theatre and featured David F. Castagno, Publisher/Editor of Screamer Magazine as the master of ceremony
The documentary follows the heavy metal scene in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on the glam metal sub-genre. Spheeris explores the more famous musicians, including Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, Dave Mustaine and Paul Stanley. She then explores unknown bands, such as London, Odin and Seduce. The film also features interviews with members of Poison, Tuff, Vixen, Faster Pussycat, W.A.S.P., and more. Serious issues such as drug usage, alcohol abuse, and censorship are tackled, as well as vanity issues like celebrity and sales.
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Conjured by o~ SeMeN SPeRmS ~o on July 9, 2011
I love it when bands incite their entire audience to attack one of their fans!
Kiss Yells at Guy with Laser Pointer
“Hey you, asshole with the lazer… come here you schmuck!”
Check out Ace doing his Bigfoot impersonation as he strolls back and forth!
Dave Mustaine vs the Lazer
“Why don’t you be cool, so the people around you don’t beat your fucking brains in”
Blaze Gets Pissed
I fookin’ told you… can you see him? Fookin kill him!Kill him!Fuck off you fuckin’ motherfucker… I’ll fookin kill yoo!”
Bruce Dickenson pissed
“If you see somebody throwing some shit at this band, and they raise their arm, make sure that when it goes down it’s in two fucking pieces for me, will’ya?”
Conjured by Billoney on January 17, 2010