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Sam Dunn of Banger Films Discusses new VH1 Series Rock Icons; Dave Mustaine to be featured

Posted by on February 27, 2015

Rock Icons is a brand new docu-series on VH1 classic by Banger Films, featuring some of the biggest and most influential names in rock and roll. It premiered this past Saturday on VH1 Classic, and featured the lead singer and bassist of Rush, Geddy Lee. Sam Dunn, founder of Banger Films/music anthropologist recounts how Rock […]

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Black Sabbath taps Banger Films for new documentary

Posted by on May 8, 2014

When we spoke to him about the new film Super Duper Alice Cooper, Sam Dunn revealed that he and his Banger Films production crew are working on documentaries about Soundgarden and a “legendary metal band that shall remain nameless for now.” Well now it turns out that said legendary band is Black Sabbath. Banger Films […]

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‘Lost’ episode of ‘Metal Evolution’ released for free

Posted by on May 1, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/-aNwrN4Iq1k[/youtube] Lately, Sam Dunn has been busy with other things, namely, Super Duper Alice Cooper, but his Metal Evolution series was really well-received when it aired on VH1 Classic starting a few years back. And while the series wrapped in 2012 with “Progressive Metal,” there was still more to be told. Dunn decided later in 2012 to […]

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Director Sam Dunn discusses his new film about ‘super duper’ Alice Cooper

Posted by on April 29, 2014

For over a decade now, Sam Dunn has been responsible for some of rock music’s most innovative documentaries, from band-focused films like Iron Maiden: Flight 666 and Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage to movies documenting an entire genre’s culture like Metal: A Headbangers’ Journey. So for his latest effort, Dunn and his cohorts Scot McFadyen […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metal-Themed Movies

Posted by on September 6, 2011

Next week, the movie Hesher, a black comedy starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Natalie Portman and Rainn Wilson, will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and digitally via Lionsgate. Not only did Metallica give the film permission to use their music (and logo design), but Levitt has publicly admitted that his character his largely inspired by the late […]

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