Former SKID ROW/SAIGON KICK drummer Phil Varone will be showing a condensed version of his movie "Waking Up Dead", followed by a lecture about his story documented in the film, on Thursday, September 6 at 8:00 p.m. at the ACME Theater (135 No. La Brea Ave.) in Los Angeles, California. After the lecture Phil will open the floor to questions. This is a free event that is open to the public.
"Waking Up Dead" is a film about the seedy underworld of '80s metal as seen through the eyes of Phil Varone. The movie received its long-awaited North American DVD release on June 26 via MVD Visual. According to Varone, the DVD will be issued in the U.K. on October 29.
Directed by Emmy Award-winning journalist Fabio Jafet and filmed over a four-year period, "Waking Up Dead" was previously described by Varone as "a great lesson on life for anyone who watches it. . . I traded everything … my family, friends and finances … all for my addictions and the world of sex, drugs and rock and roll."
Copies of "Waking Up Dead" can be ordered via Amazon.com.
Watch the "Waking Up Dead" trailer below. (Note: Trailer includes partial nudity.)
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