Published Jun 13, 2008If you think Global Metal sounds like a boring documentary about international welding or something, well, think again. The film is Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyens follow-up to 2006s wildly successful debut, Metal: A Headbangers Journey.
According to the film's website, "The film follows metal fan and anthropologist Sam Dunn on a whirlwind journey through Asia, South America and the Middle East as he explores the underbelly of the worlds emerging extreme music scenes from Indonesian death metal to Chinese black metal to Iranian thrash metal. GLOBAL METAL reveals a worldwide community of metalheads who arent just absorbing metal from the West theyre transforming it.
The film, which premiered last night in Toronto as part of the NXNE festival, opens in Toronto and Vancouver on June 20, and in Calgary and Montreal on June 27.