The movie “Bay Area Godfathers” will screen at Project Vallejo at 350 Georgia St Thursday at 7:30 pm.
“Bay Area Godfathers” is the fourth title in the Inside Metal documentary film series. This documentary film follows the Los Angeles movie titles Inside Metal – Pioneers of LA Rock and Metal, LA Metal Scene Explodes and The Rise of LA Thrash Metal. Each title is in two volumes.
The film features in-depth interviews with Bay Area metal icons as well as many key players, including musicians, managers, journalists and label executives. “Bay Area Godfathers” covers the time from the late 70s to early 90s when the local San Francisco Bay Area hard rock and metal scene literally took the world by storm.
MetalRock Films takes you on a transcendent journey into the heavy metal of yesteryear in this very unique and fascinating film series with stunning exclusive interviews, ultra-rare archival footage and photographs and music. original from the influential artists of that revolutionary era – who would soon set off to gain worldwide attention throughout the ’80s and beyond, ”a press release said.
“Bay Area Godfathers Volume 2” is the second half of the two-DVD set and features Lars Ulrich (Metallica), Dave Meniketti (Y&T), Steve Souza and Tom Hunting (Exodus), David Ellefson (Megadeth), Dave Lombardo ( Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies), Eric Peterson (Testament), Marty Friedman, Mike Varney, John Bush (Armored Saint), Rob Cavestany (Death Angel), Gene Hoglan (Testament, Dark Angel), Davy Vain (Vain), Jason Becker and several others.