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Death by Metal (2016)

The story of the influential American death metal band 'Death' from Orlando, Florida, founded in 1983 by the late guitarist and vocalist Chuck Schuldiner.

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Felipe Belalcazar
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve DiGiorgio Steve DiGiorgio ... Himself
Gene Hoglan ... Himself
Bobby Koelble Bobby Koelble ... Himself
Terry Butler ... Himself
Rock Rozz DeLillo Rock Rozz DeLillo ... Himself
Chris Reifert Chris Reifert ... Himself
Eric Greif Eric Greif ... Himself
Albert Mudrian Albert Mudrian ... Himself
Jeff Wagner Jeff Wagner ... Himself
Drew Juergens Drew Juergens ... Himself
Sean Reinert Sean Reinert ... Himself
Jim Morris Jim Morris ... Himself
Shannon Hamm Shannon Hamm ... Himself
Richard Christy Richard Christy ... Himself
Donald Tardy ... Himself (as Don Tardy)
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Here comes DEATH's probing and pulsing rock doc, DEATH BY METAL, pulling back the palm fronds of DEATH's origins in Altamonte Springs, Florida, and latching a narrative hook into the headstrong Chuck Schuldiner juggernaut for fifteen gratifying if sometimes frustrating years. As the baby steps become giant leaps, the stable of supporting players grows and continually shines in its own devious light. Excitement grows as Schuldiner, his band, and the world around him evolve, and the music grows ever-more outrageous and bombastic. DEATH's threat morphs from simple zombie attack to multi-headed mega-monster hellbent on absorbing entire planets. Then suddenly, Chuck is just gone, and the lights go out. The formula for movies about bands dictates that victory is seized from the jaws of mortality in the final act. This is where things get weird. Chuck Schuldiner perished during the moment of heavy metal's weakest ebb, and possibly the quietest moment of his own career. The drawling guitar ...

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DEATH isn't the first name in Death Metal for nothing.


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Country:

Canada

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

6 July 2018 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$120,000 (estimated)
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Mental Pictures See more »
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16 : 9
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