The Decline Of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

  • 1988
  • Movie
  • R
  • Documentary

Director Penelope Spheeris returns to her musical-documentary roots with another fluidly-structured of the fringes of youth culture. The first DECLINE covered the punk scene; this time around, she investigates the world of heavy metal music. Filmed between August 1987 and February 1988, it mixes concert footage and surprisingly open interviews with struggling...read more

The Decline of Western Civilization: Part II - The Metal Years
In this follow-up to the 1981 punk rock documentary "The Decline of Western Civilization," filmmaker Penelope Spheeris dissects the world of heavy met (more…)
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years
01:03 — A fast-paced look at the outrageous L.A. heavy metal scene of the late ‘80s, Part II features Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison, members of Aerosmit (more…)
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years
02:05 — A fast-paced look at the outrageous L.A. heavy metal scene of the late ‘80s, Part II features Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison, members of Aerosmit (more…)
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years
01:14 — A fast-paced look at the outrageous L.A. heavy metal scene of the late ‘80s, Part II features Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison, members of Aerosmit (more…)
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years
00:36 — A fast-paced look at the outrageous L.A. heavy metal scene of the late ‘80s, Part II features Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison, members of Aerosmit (more…)
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years
01:23 — A fast-paced look at the outrageous L.A. heavy metal scene of the late ‘80s, Part II features Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison, members of Aerosmit (more…)
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years - Official Trailer
01:25 — A fast-paced look at the outrageous L.A. heavy metal scene of the late ‘80s, Part II features Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison, members of Aerosmit (more…)
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years
00:51 — A fast-paced look at the outrageous L.A. heavy metal scene of the late ‘80s, Part II features Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison, members of Aerosmit (more…)
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years
01:26 — A fast-paced look at the outrageous L.A. heavy metal scene of the late ‘80s, Part II features Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison, members of Aerosmit (more…)
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years
00:49 — A fast-paced look at the outrageous L.A. heavy metal scene of the late ‘80s, Part II features Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison, members of Aerosmit (more…)

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Director Penelope Spheeris returns to her musical-documentary roots with another fluidly-structured of the fringes of youth culture. The first DECLINE covered the punk scene; this time around, she investigates the world of heavy metal music. Filmed between… (more)

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