TESTAMENT's CHUCK And ERIC Talk About CLIFF BURTON's Death: Video Available

The makers of "Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal", the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene, have posted a 45-second video clip featuring Eric Peterson and Chuck Billy from TESTAMENT discussing getting signed, auditioning for Johnny Z from Megaforce and Cliff Burton's (METALLICA) death. Check it out at this location (Windows Media).

"Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal" will world premiere at the 2006 Raindance Film Festival in London. The documentary will screen on October 3 at 9:15 p.m. at the CineWorld, Trocadero Centre, Piccadilly, London W1. Director Rick Ernst will be on hand at the event.

The Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the United Kingdom. This year marks the 14th Raindance Film Festival and will take place from September 27 to October 8, 2006. The jury for this year's film festival includes, among others, Lou Reed, Dame Judi Dench, Marky Ramone and Dutch photographer and filmmaker Anton Corbijn.

The festival was established in 1992 and has gone on to feature such successes as "Pulp Fiction", "The Blair Witch Project", "Memento", "Oldboy", "Steve Balderson's Firecracker", "End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones", and many more.

"Get Thrashed", the brainchild of director Rick Ernst, a longtime freelance producer for MTV, will include interviews with METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, EXODUS, GODSMACK, DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, TESTAMENT, OVERKILL, DEATH ANGEL, SHADOWS FALL, MESHUGGAH, HIRAX, IN FLAMES, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STONE SOUR, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, LAMB OF GOD, VIO-LENCE, KREATOR, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, VOIVOD, CHIMAIRA, BIOHAZARD, FOZZY singer/WWE superstar Chris Jericho, SEPULTURA, KITTIE, THE HAUNTED, D.R.I., SOILWORK, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, HEATHEN, Brian Slagel, Jon & Marsha Zazula, authors Ian Christe ("Sound of the Beast") and Steven Blush ("American Hardcore"), NY metal radio DJ Eddie Trunk, "Radio Rampage"'s Ron Quintana, as well as unsigned thrash bands OSMIUM, CONCRETE COFFIN and VISCID.

Check out a four-minute video trailer for the documentary at this location (Windows Media, 8 MB) (right-click and "Save Target As" and download the file to your hard drive).


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