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Trailer For 'Inside Metal: The Pioneers Of Los Angeles Rock And Metal (1975-1981)

by Jon Bloggin' Rogo

Scheduled for a February 2014 release, look for a new series called Inside Metal - Pioneers of LA Rock and Metal: The Early Years. 

This DVD features extraordinary interviews with many of the key players of the late '70s LA Rock Scene including Don Dokken (Airborn, Dokken) Carlos Cavazo (Snow, Quiet Riot, Ratt),Jack Russell (Dante Fox, Great White),Dave Meniketti (Yesterday & Today), Brian O'Brian (A La Carte), Stephen Quadros (Orange, Snow), Greg Leon (Suite 19, Dubrow, Dokken, Greg Leon Invation), Joey Vera (Saphire, Greg Leon Invasion, Armored Saint), Roger Romeo (Legs Diamond), Pat McKeon (Badmoon, Max Havoc), Scotty Waller (Smile), Bernie K. & Spacey T. (Sound Barrier), Frank Dimino (Angel), Paul Shortino (Rough Cutt), Kelly Garni (Quiet Riot), Ann Boleyn (Hellion), Marq Torien (Ratt, Bullet Boys), Michael DesBarres (Silverhead, Detective), Steve Plunkett (Wolfgang, Autograph), Greg Durschlag (The Weasels), Jon Hyde (Detective), Felice LoCoco and Kurt Markham (Overkill - LA) and Lars Ulrich (Metallica). 

The DVD also features interviews of major industry players who supported the LA scene during that era including David Forest (former promoter/manager of The Starwood and The Whisky), Malcolm Dome (UK Journalist), Alan Wood (LA Scenester), Kevin Estrada (Photographer), Jon Sutherland (Journalist), John Kornarens (journalist), and Brian Slagel (CEO Metal Blade Records). 

Check out Part 1 of a 3- Part Series: