By Joe Berlinger, Greg Milner
Publish 12 months note: First released 2004
Metallica is without doubt one of the so much winning hard-rock bands of all time, having offered greater than 90 million albums around the globe. Receiving specified, unfettered entry, acclaimed filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky Metallica over and a part years as they confronted huge own demanding situations that threatened to smash the bands simply as they back to the studio to checklist their first album in 4 years. whereas the documentary itself offers an insider's view of Metallica, the 2 and a part years of construction (and greater than 1,600 hours of pictures) garnered way over could be expressed in a two-hour film.
Berlinger's ebook in regards to the adventure unearths the tales in the back of the movie, shooting the strength, uncertainty, and supreme triumph of either the filming and Metallica's bid for survival. It weaves the on-screen tales including what occurred off-screen, delivering intimate info of the band's fight amidst team of workers alterations, dependancy, and controversy. partially simply because Berlinger was once one of many simply witnesses to the extensive group-therapy periods and various band conferences, his account of his adventure filming the band is the main sincere and deeply probing publication approximately Metallica - or any rock band - ever written.
This is the e-book either Metallica and picture lovers have dreamed of - a stark and sincere examine one among rock's most crucial bands in the course of the eyes of the main provocative documentary filmmakers operating this day.