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Bay Area thrash doc ‘Murder In The Front Row’ screening around the country

Murder in the Front Row

New documentary Murder in the Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story centers around the ’80s Bay Area thrash scene and is based on Brian Lew and Harald Oimoen’s 2012 book of the same name. It was made by Adam Dubin, who directed Beastie Boys’ iconic videos for “Fight For Your Right” and “No Sleep till Brooklyn” and also made documentary A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica. The film is narrated by comedian and noted metal enthusiast Brian Posehn and features new interviews with all four current members of Metallica, all three surviving original Slayer members, Megadeth members Dave Mustaine and Dave Ellefson, Exodus members Gary Holt, Rick Hunolt, and Steve Souza, Testament members Chuck Billy and Alex Skolnick, Death Angel‘s Mark Osegueda. Primus‘ Larry LaLonde; and tons more. Watch the trailer below.

Murder in the Front Row will be showing in theaters around the U.S. over the next few months, including screenings in Brooklyn, Yonkers, Santa Ana, Philly, Denver, Oakland, and more. The Yonkers screening goes down at Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers on August 5 & 6 (night one tickets, night two sold out), and the Brooklyn screening happens at Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn on September 10 (tickets on sale soon).

You can find the full schedule of screenings here, and watch a trailer for Murder in the Front Row below.

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