The Decline of Western Civilization Part II, The Metal Years


1h 33m 1988
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II, The Metal Years

Brief Synopsis

The L.A. punk scene is taken over by glam metal.

Film Details

Also Known As
Decline of Western Civilization Part II, The Metal Years, Metal Years, The, Seeing Stars
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Documentary
Music
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Clein + Feldman Inc; New Line Cinema
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)/NORSTAR ENTERTAINMENT; New Line Cinema; Palace Pictures; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

An exploration of heavy metal music and its adherents.

Crew

Mark Andrews

Songs ("Colleen" "Crash Landing")

David Black

Songs ("Colleen" "Crash Landing")

Richard C Bock

Sound Effects Editor

Mars Bonfire

Song ("Born To Be Wild")

Lizzy Borden

Song

Lizzy Borden

Song Performer ("Me Against The World")

M Bruce

Song ("Under My Wheels")

Chuck Burns

Songs ("Colleen" "Crash Landing")

Paul Colichman

Executive Producer

Steve Conant

Additional Camera Operator

Alice Cooper

Song Performer ("Under My Wheels")

Miles A Copeland Iii

Executive Producer

Nadir D'priest

Songs ("Russian Winter" "Breakout")

Jonathan Dayton

Producer

Taime Downe

Songs ("Cathouse" "Bathroom Wall")

D Dunaway

Song ("Under My Wheels")

Jeff Duncan

Song ("12 O'Clock High")

Dave Ellefson

Song ("In My Darkest Hour")

B Ezrin

Song ("Under My Wheels")

Valerie Faris

Producer

Peter Foster

Dialogue Editor

Michael Garbe

Production Controller

Theresa Gelinas

Makeup

Earl Ghaffari

Editor

Lizzie Grey

Songs ("Russian Winter" "Breakout")

Jeffrey J. Haboush

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Mark Hanes

Sound Recording Mixer

Adrian Harewood

Production Controller

Seth Kaplan

Music Supervisor

Richard Kraft

Other

Eric Liekefet

Unit Production Manager

Guy J Louthan

Associate Producer

Julio Macat

Additional Director Of Photography

Francis Mahoney

Production Assistant

Rick Mcmorrow

Other

Joni Meyers

Makeup

Todd Muscat

Production Assistant

Dave Mustaine

Song ("In My Darkest Hour")

Randy O

Songs ("Little Gypsy" "12 O'Clock High")

Bruce Pasternack

Additional Camera Operator

Toni Phillips

Other

Martin Pitts

Additional Camera Operator

Matt Preble

Adr Recording

Matt Preble

Foley Recording

Daniel Raskov

Executive In Charge Of Production

Steven Reich

Other

Steven Reich

Other

Axl Rose

Song Performer ("Under My Wheels")

Greg P. Russell

Sound Rerecording Mixer

C Savage

Song ("Little Gypsy")

Richard Skot-bright

Production Assistant

Peter Smokler

Additional Camera Operator

M Squires

Songs ("Life'S A Beach" "Love Masheen")

Simon Steele

Additional Music

Simon Steele

Songs ("Gazzarri Shuffle" "Glam Slam" "Life'S A Beach" "Love Masheen")

K Vanderhoff

Song ("The Brave")

Bob Weitz

Ultra-Stereo Consultant

Brian West

Song ("Breakout")

Jeff Zimmerman

Director Of Photography

Film Details

Also Known As
Decline of Western Civilization Part II, The Metal Years, Metal Years, The, Seeing Stars
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Documentary
Music
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Clein + Feldman Inc; New Line Cinema
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)/NORSTAR ENTERTAINMENT; New Line Cinema; Palace Pictures; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Articles

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years


Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s.
The Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii: The Metal Years

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s.

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer June 3, 1988

Released in United States June 17, 1988

Released in United States on Video February 23, 1989

Released in United States 1988

Released in United States September 1988

Shown at Munich Film Festival June 25-July 3, 1988.

Shown at Washington DC International Film Festival April 20- May 1, 1988.

Shown at Deauville Film Festival September 1988.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8-17, 1988.

Began shooting September 5, 1987.

Ultra-Stereo

Released in United States Summer June 3, 1988

Released in United States June 17, 1988 (New York City)

Released in United States on Video February 23, 1989

Released in United States 1988 (Shown at Munich Film Festival June 25-July 3, 1988.)

Released in United States 1988 (Shown at Washington DC International Film Festival April 20- May 1, 1988.)

Released in United States September 1988 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival September 1988.)

Released in United States September 1988 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8-17, 1988.)