Metal is a musical genre that has been around since the 70's. There have been many so-called fathers of modern metal, but the real father of metal is the band that few had heard of. Anvil. They played with some of the greatest super bands in the Japanese Metal Show, but were the only ones to leave it unsigned. It might have had something to do with lead guitarist/vocalist lips antics onstage, which involved a dildo and his guitar. But The fact that they were unsigned did not discourage them. They stayed together till the end, and the end has yet to arrive. They are one of the the oldest names in metal history and this movie follows them on one of their tours and the aftermath of it. it is a fantastic documentary, and some of the occurrences make you think it is the sequel to Spinal Tap, a mockumentary. Whats unfortunate is that these are all real. This is a sad tale, sad because of how under-appreciated a good band is. But it has many uplifting moments, including Anvils return to japan. This film is a good film for any who enjoy a fantastically filmed documentary and good metal. I recommend watching it with friends as it is a group experience. It is a monumental film and it has lead the way to Anvils current position. They recently toured with AC/DC on the Black Ice tour.
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