Get ready to explore the gritty, no-holds-barred world of metal through the lens of some of the most captivating and badass documentaries around. From tales of legendary bands to deep dives into the origins of the genre, we've got everything you need to satisfy your hunger for metal knowledge.

  • Play With The Devil - Becoming Zeal & Ardor


    With his band Zeal & Ardor, Swiss musician Manuel Gagneux was catapulted overnight from the underground to the big stages of the world.

    The bold mix of Black Metal and old work songs and field hollers by enslaved African-Americans – his answer to a racist provocation on the Internet – is politic...

  • Kittie Origins Evolutions


    The first and most popular all-female heavy metal band out of Canada explores their 1990's roots and their 25 years of breaking through barriers.

  • Autopsy Documentary: A History Of Horror

    The "Born Undead" DVD charters the birth, death and rebirth of the legends with an extensive documentary conducted with the band themselves, as they describe how the beast came to be, and the impact their music has had on the metal world over a span of more than 20 years.

    The film also document...

  • Odd Crew - Dark Matters (Part I) - The Movie

    From small children to big musicians - the film "Odd Crew - Dark Matters (Part I) - The Movie" - follows the inspiring story of some childhood dreams turned into reality. The story of a new album, hidden in the gray urban landscape, but hiding a whole journey behind it. The Bulgarian rock/metal b...

  • W.A.S.P. Re-Idolized - The Crimson Idol

    In 1992 W.A.S.P. released The Crimson Idol. It's the story of Jonathan Aaron Steele, an abused child looking for love. Discovering music years later, he rises to international superstardom. Later followed by a catastrophic fall. 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the original release, which is st...

  • Andre Matos: Maestro Do Rock (Two Episodes)

    Movie + 1 extra

    With never-before-seen scenes – including the last interview with the artist months before he died – “Andre Matos – Maestro do Rock” traces the trajectory of the greatest Brazilian heavy metal vocalist of all time, who became famous worldwide even though he was averse to fame. .

    “Andre Matos – M...

  • There's Something About Metal


    Finland. A country of extremes. The repressive winters and vast dramatic landscapes give way to wild nights of drinking and a powerful appreciation of music. Metal music in Finland is not a part of the sub culture, it is part of the mainstream.
    The unsigned band Baton Rogue Morgue are in the p...

  • 1984 Riding Into Hell


    George Orwell may have predicted that in 1984 the world would be a colorless place where humans relentlessly bowed down to Big Brother, but in 1984 Riding Into Hell we find a much different world than the one he’d painted. The year is examined by taking a closer look at the insanity of the rock a...

  • Blackhearts


    What makes someone risk their life, get thrown in jail or sell their soul to Satan to make their dreams come true'BLACKHEARTS tells the compelling story of black metal musicians who risk it all. The genre gained worldwide notoriety due to links to Satanism, church burnings and murders in Norway. ...

  • Live from the Astroturf, Alice Cooper

    An independent record store owner and life-long Alice Cooper superfan, convinces the original lineup of his favorite band to reunite at his store over 40 years after they parted ways.

    Alice Cooper reunites with the surviving members of the original lineup of the band to perform a blistering set ...

  • Death - Death By Metal

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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 be...

  • Not On The Heep, The Heavy Metal Saga Of Lee Kerslake

    At the Dawn of Heavy Metal, the sun rose to the beat of Lee Kerslake's drums. This film follows Lee as he attempts to overcome his greatest obstacles. It celebrates his immortal music, but also his courageous confrontation with his own mortality. His tribe of rock icons from bands like Uriah Heep...

  • Scorpions Forever And A Day


    After 50 years on stages all around the world, Germany's Scorpions decided it was time to embark on one last tour. This fully authorized documentary follows the hard rockers from their beginnings as young music fans to the present day. The band reflects on their fans, their long-time crew and eac...

  • Murder In The Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story


    In the early 1980's, a small group of dedicated Bay Area headbangers shunned the hard rock of MTV and Hollywood hairspray bands in favor of a more dangerous brand of metal that became known as thrash! Director Adam Dubin captures the rocking early days featuring interviews with Metallica, Megadet...

  • Rock For The Rising Sun

    Landing in Tokyo just 6 months after Fukushima, Aerosmith began the Japanese leg of their world tour in devastating circumstances. This film directed by Casey Patrick Tebo, documents both the performances and the band’s relationship with Japan. A love letter between the Japanese fans who were liv...

  • GG Allin - Hated: Special Edition

    This special edition of the legendary documentary from filmmaker Todd Phillips (The Joker) consists of the most detailed and intimate footage the world will ever see of GG Allin. Both fans and critics alike have praised this film for its truthfully brutal portrait of an American Rock N Roll icon ...

  • Total Thrash: The Teutonic Story

    Movie + 4 extras

    The documentary delves into the social and cultural world of the German youth in the 80s and shows a generation that wanted to break out of the existing structures, be different and stand out.

    Be part of the breathtaking journey through 40 years of german thrash metal and see bands like Kreator...

  • We Are Twisted Fucking Sister!

    In the mid-1970s, Twisted Sister claimed glitter rock for their own, cross-dressing their way to headlining every club within 100 miles of New York City, from New Jersey bowling alleys to Long Island beach bars. With gigs six nights a week, they were the most successful live bar band of suburban ...

  • Murder In The Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story

    In the early 1980's, a small group of dedicated Bay Area headbangers shunned the hard rock of MTV and Hollywood hairspray bands in favor of a more dangerous brand of metal that became known as thrash! Director Adam Dubin captures the rocking early days featuring interviews with Metallica, Megadet...

  • The History Of Metal And Horror


    The History of Metal and Horror is the documentary that explores the history of heavy metal music and horror, and how the two genres ultimately crossed paths.

    Various metal artists share their first introduction to horror, their favorite horror films, their influences,
    and more.

    Horror film i...

  • The Story Of Chris Holmes Mean Man


    The story of an iconic guitar player who has lived a life of extreme highs and lows.

    After losing the publishing rights of his own songs and combatting dangerous addictions, the legendary W.A.S.P. guitarist is shown starting over from scratch while living at his mother-in-law’s in Cannes, Franc...

  • Truth To Power


    Millions fill stadiums across the world for the sound of Serj Tankian, the Grammy-winning lead singer of System Of A Down. With exclusive interviews, adventures, and original footage personally filmed by Serj, ​TRUTH TO POWER ​allows audiences backstage access to an international rock star whose ...

  • Heavy Metal Parking Lot

    Virtually unknown to mainstream audiences for 2 decades Heavy Metal Parking Lot was a VHS bootleg favorite among musicians, movie stars and cult-video fanatics worldwide. This film is a pristine digital-video transfer of the original uncut 16-minute documentary.

  • Adam The Apostate / Nergal The Heretic


    From his humble beginnings in Cold-war Poland to global fame, striving for musical excellence throughout the ignominies of life-threatening illness and dubious legal battles, Adam Nergal Darski has many faces.