6.1/10
91
0 user 1 critic

Black Metal: A Documentary (2007)

Not Rated | | Documentary | Video 24 April 2007
Pagan/Folk Metal has been growing in popularity, and has overthrown Black Metal in Europe. These bands have tested the American shores and have played sold-out shows. The time has come to ... See full summary »

Director:

Bill Zebub

Writer:

Bill Zebub (conceived by)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Interviews and news footage explore the rise of black metal music in Norway in the 1990s, including artists who were involved in suicide, murder and arson.

Directors: Aaron Aites, Audrey Ewell
Stars: Fenriz, Varg Vikernes, Euronymous
Black Metal (1998)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A trip to Belgium from ordinary villages where Black Metal concerts take place, violent and brutal rock with ambiguous messages.

Director: Marilyn Watelet
Stars: Enthroned, Dark Funeral, Ancient Rites
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Interviews with central members of early Norwegian black metal bands about Mayhem, the early black metal scene and the crimes they committed.

Directors: Pål Aasdal, Martin Ledang
Stars: Varg Vikernes, Kjetil Manheim, Necrobutcher
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Bill Zebub wanted to prove a documentary about black metal could still be entertaining without using sensationalism. You get to see most artists express themselves candidly, while of course... See full summary »

Director: Bill Zebub
Stars: Michel 'Away' Langevin, Agathon, Lord Ahriman
Metalhead (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star.

Director: Ragnar Bragason
Stars: Thora Bjorg Helga, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The documentary attempts to resolve the true etymology of the term "black metal." Some of the most beloved metal bands contribute to a bull-free discussion about the true essence of black metal.

Director: Bill Zebub
Stars: Agathon, Lord Ahriman, Vincent Crowley
Black Metal Veins (Video 2012)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A graphic docu-drama detailing the hopeless lives of several young people addicted to heroin.

Director: Lucifer Valentine
The Misanthrope (Video 2007)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The Misanthrope made by Nocturno Culto from Darkthrone, shows life in Black Metal and life in Norway.

Director: Ted Skjellum
Stars: Apollyon, Fenriz, Ted Skjellum
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

It's about the Satyricon's World Tour with Pantera during 2000. The documentary shows their live on tour and some live part.

Director: Satyr
Stars: Phil Anselmo, Jimmy Bower, Rex Brown
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An examination of the heavy metal music subculture that tries to explain why, despite the longevity and popularity of the genre, fans are marginalized and ridiculed for their passion.

Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Tom Araya, Gavin Baddeley, Blasphemer
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A look at the music genre Black Metal, containing interviews with bands such as Watain, Ondskapt, Mordichrist and many more.

Director: Mats Lundberg
Stars: Bjørn Almar, Erik Danielsson, Niklas Kvarforth
Metal Evolution (2011–2014)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Metal Evolution is broken down into episodes about a different piece of metal history. The series includes interviews with and about Alice Cooper, Slash, Lemmy, Rob Zombie, members of ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Dunn, Scott Ian, Bruce Dickinson
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Agathon Agathon ... Self (Gloomy Grim)
Martin Eric Ain Martin Eric Ain ... Self (Celtic Frost)
Cronos ... Self (Venom)
Vincent Crowley Vincent Crowley ... Self (Archon)
Danté Danté ... Self (Venom)
D.K. Deviant D.K. Deviant ... Self (Arkhon Infaustus)
King Diamond King Diamond ... Self
Abbath Doom Occulta Abbath Doom Occulta ... Self (Immortal)
Enslaved ... Themselves
Fenriz Fenriz ... Self (voice)
Celtic Frost ... Themselves
Dark Funeral ... Themselves
Gorgoroth Gorgoroth ... Themselves
Gloomy Grim Gloomy Grim ... Themselves
Grom Grom ... Themselves
Edit

Storyline

Pagan/Folk Metal has been growing in popularity, and has overthrown Black Metal in Europe. These bands have tested the American shores and have played sold-out shows. The time has come to explore this invasion. This is the first documentary about Pagan/Folk Metal that has ever been made, and it features the best bands from the genre: Korpiklaani, Primordial, Finntroll, Ensiferum, Leaves Eyes, Turisas, and Tyr. Enjoy live performances, learn about the subcultures, and gain insight into the music. The artists give cordial and informative interviews - you will feel like you have made new friends. Two hours of metal await you! From the twisted mind of Bill Zebub (Grimoire of Exalted Deeds magazine, Metal Retardation, Breaking Her Will).

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Exploring the most unholy of musical styles

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 2007 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bill Zebub Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed