Lars Ulrich Discusses Metallica's Early Influences in New Clip from Inside Metal's "The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal" Documentary 
 
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"The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal" DVD (Part One) to Hit Stores on January 19, 2018
 
Featuring interviews with members of Metallica, Megadeth, Dark Angel, Testament, Suicidal Tendencies, Armored Saint, Agent Steel and many more!
  
MetalRock Films will release part one of a new two part Inside Metal documentary DVD series entitled The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal. Directed by Bob Nalbandian with narration by David Ellefson of thrash legends Megadeth, the documentary focuses on the Los Angeles thrash metal uprising of the early/mid '80s and acts as a follow-up to the first two Inside Metal titles, The Pioneers of LA Hard Rock & Metal and LA Metal Scene Explodes. Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, but this DVD explores the idea that Los Angeles is the rightful birthplace of three of the "Big 4" thrash bands and is the breeding grounds for unconventional thrash/punk-metal bands.
 
Today, fans can watch an exclusive new clip cut from the DVD of Metallica's Lars Ulrich discussing punk music and Metallica's early influences, exclusively via Billboard. Watch the clip here: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/8093659/metallica-lars-ulrich-rise-of-la-thrash-metal-documentary-preivew
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