The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

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"It's more than music...it's a way of life."
  • R
  • 1988
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 7.2  (3,523)
  • 58

Hair bands become wildly popular during the late 1980's. Faster Pussycat, Megadeth, and Lizzie Borden all perform. Successful stars that made it such as Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS, Ozzy Osbourne, and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith all offer their own insights into the scene and what is required to be a success. The nightclubs of the era are prominently featured as well.

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years
Decline Of Western Civilization Part Ii, The Metal Years

Trailer - 1 min 25 sec

The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Penelope Spheeris Commentary
The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Penelope Spheeris Commentary

Clip - 1 min 26 sec

The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Megadeth Talk And Perform
The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Megadeth Talk And Perform

Clip - 1 min 3 sec

The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Tawn Mastrey Interviews Penelope Spheeris
The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Tawn Mastrey Interviews Penelope Spheeris

Clip - 51 sec

The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Aerosmith's Sobriety
The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Aerosmith's Sobriety

Clip - 1 min 14 sec

The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Rockstar Montage
The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years: Rockstar Montage

Clip - 49 sec

Description
Hair bands become wildly popular during the late 1980's. Faster Pussycat, Megadeth, and Lizzie Borden all perform. Successful stars that made it such as Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS, Ozzy Osbourne, and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith all offer their own insights into the scene and what is required to be a success. The nightclubs of the era are prominently featured as well.

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years is a 1988 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 58.

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  • Release Date
    1988
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 33 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (3,523)
  • Metascore
    58