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“It’s Almost Like A Disney Thing”: Anvil On The Re-Release Of Their Documentary

September 20, 2022

Director (and onetime Anvil roadie) Sacha Gervasi and Anvil mainstays Steve “Lips” Kudlow and Robb Reiner talked to us about the second life of Anvil! The Story Of Anvil.

Don Argott and Demian Fenton On Their New Dio Documentary, ‘Dreamers Never Die’

March 17, 2022

New documentary Dio: Dreamers Never Die debuts at SXSW today. The filmmakers discuss how the movie came together and the lessons we can all take from Ronnie’s James Dio’s heroic journey.

Nicolas Cage’s Weapon in ‘Mandy’ Was Inspired by Celtic Frost Logo

September 14, 2018

Nicolas Cage wields a Celtic Frost-inspired weapon in psychedelic horror film Mandy.

Slave to the Grind: A Film Review

July 31, 2018

Does Slave to the Grind accurately document the genre? Decibel watches the film to find out.

Q&A: Filmmaker Sam Dunn On His Virtual Reality Wacken Film

June 1, 2017

Filmmaker Sam Dunn talks to us about his new Wacken documentary filmed in virtual reality.

BLACKHEARTS: Preview the Upcoming Black Metal Doc

April 13, 2016

Commencing with the ritualistic application of corpse paint, feature-length documentary Blackhearts shares the stories of three black metal bands from drastically different backgrounds visiting the genre’s birthplace in Norway.

Jim Van Bebber on Metal, Part 2

May 1, 2013

Jim Van Bebber’s audacious underground masterpiece The Manson Family recently finished its first proper domestic screening run in a decade. The following is the second half of our lengthy interview with the underground director (read the first half here). In this installment: rejection in Hollywood, Philip Anselmo and modern music. ***** When did you decide…

Jim Van Bebber On Metal #1

April 3, 2013

For three decades, Jim Van Bebber has been one of the most abrasive, iconoclastic filmmakers in the American underground. His debut feature Deadbeat At Dawn was a perfect rendition of 60s biker films shot guerilla style on the streets of his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. His mini-feature My Sweet Satan is an updated retelling of…