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We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll (2001)

Documentary following the Ozzfest Tour in 1999, with live music and interviews interspersed. Featuring the band members from Black Sabath, Primus, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Buckethead, System of a Down and others.

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Penelope Spheeris
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tom Araya ... Himself (Slayer)
Blasko Blasko ... Himself
Paul Bostaph ... Himself (Slayer)
Buckethead ... Himself
Geezer Butler ... Himself
Les Claypool ... Himself (Primus)
Shawn Crahan ... Himself (Slipknot)
Sully Erna ... Himself (Godsmack)
Chris Fehn ... Himself (Slipknot)
Paul Gray ... Himself (Slipknot)
Jeff Hanneman Jeff Hanneman ... Himself (Slayer)
Tony Iommi ... Himself
Craig Jones ... Himself (Slipknot)
Joey Jordison ... Himself (Slipknot)
Kerry King ... Himself (Slayer) (as Slayer)
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Documentary following the Ozzfest Tour in 1999, with live music and interviews interspersed. Featuring the band members from Black Sabath, Primus, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Buckethead, System of a Down and others.

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Documentary | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language, sex and drug content, nudity and a series of self-mutilations
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2001 (USA) See more »

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Divine Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Spoofs The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) See more »

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Good documentary
25 May 2001 | by jloudianaSee all my reviews

Saw this film in January at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival the premiere night.

It gives a good representation of what OzzFest is about and the background and culture surrounding Black Sabbath performers and fans.

If you watched the VH1 Behind the Music about Ozzy Osbourne this is a good follow up to that show.


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