Heavy Metal ( englisch für ‚ Schwermetall ‘, Abk.: Metal) ist eine Stilrichtung des Metal, deren Ursprünge im Hard Rock, Bluesrock und Psychedelic Rock in den 1970er und 1980er Jahren liegen. Zusammen mit der gängigen Abkürzung „Metal“ liegt eine Doppelbedeutung des Begriffs vor. Bedingt durch kontinuierliche Weiterentwicklung und ...
Heavy metal may refer to: Heavy metals, a loose category of relatively dense metals and metalloids. Toxic heavy metal, any heavy metal chemical element of environmental concern. Heavy metal music, a genre of rock music. Heavy metal genres. Heavy Metal (magazine), an American fantasy comic book magazine.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, heavy metal bands developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and loudness.
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Heavy Metal Theatrical release poster Directed byGerald Potterton Screenplay by Daniel Goldberg Len Blum Based on Original art and stories by Richard Corben Angus McKie Dan O'Bannon Thomas Warkentin Bernie Wrightson Produced byIvan Reitman Starring Rodger Bumpass Jackie Burroughs John Candy Joe Flaherty Don Francks Martin Lavut Marilyn Lightstone Eugene Levy Alice Playten Harold Ramis Susan Roman Richard Romanus August Schellenberg John Vernon Zal Yanovsky Edited by Ian Llande Mick Manning Geral
Based on the comic of the same name by Dan O'Bannon and Thomas Warkentin. The title sequence story opens with a Space Shuttle orbiting the Earth. The bay doors open, releasing a Corvette. An astronaut seated in the car then begins descending through Earth's atmosphere, landing in
In the framing story, the astronaut Grimaldi arrives at home, where he is greeted by his daughter. He says he has something to show her. When he opens his case, a green, crystalline sphere rises out and melts him. It introduces itself to the terrified girl as "the sum of all evil
Original story by Daniel Goldberg and Len Blum; based on The Long Tomorrow by Moebius. In a dystopian and crime ridden New York City in 2031, cynical taxicab driver Harry Canyon narrates his day in film noir style, grumbling about his fares and frequent robbery attempts he thwart
Animator Robert Balser directed the animated "Den" sequence for the film. The film uses the rotoscoping technique of animation in several shots. This process consists of shooting models and actors, then tracing the shot onto film for animation purposes. The B-17 bomber was shot u
The film was released on August 7, 1981. It was a financial success, grossing over $20 million on a $9 million budget.
The film was met with mixed response. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reports that 60% of critics have given the film a positive review based on 30 reviews, with an average rating of 5.7/10 and the critical consensus: "It's sexist, juvenile, and dated, but Heavy Metal makes up for its flaws with eye-popping animation and a classic, smartly-used soundtrack." Janet Maslin of The New York Times wrote that "for anyone who doesn't think an hour and a half is a long time to spend with a comic book,
In 1983 Heavy Metal aired on HBO, then again in 1991. Prior to official release on VHS and LaserDisc in 1996, the film was re-released to 54 theatres on March 8, 1996 taking in $550,000. The subsequent home video release moved over one million units. The film was released on Blu-ray Disc on February 1, 2011 as a Best Buy exclusive and it was later released everywhere on June 14.
Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2 is a third-person shooter video game made by Ritual Entertainment in 2000. The sequel to the Heavy Metal 2000 animated film, the game stars Julie in her quest to save her home planet of Eden from GITH, an ancient entity seeking to conquer the universe.
May 18: Peter Criss, drummer of Kiss, leaves the band. Eric Carr takes his place. Sounds Music Paper Editor Dave Lewis, invents the term New Wave Of British Heavy Metal to accompany an article Geoff Barton wrote on three young British Heavy Metal bands touring together, namely Samson, Iron Maiden and Angelwitch. Preceded by.