Curtis Don Vito Involved With New Doc About Hard Rock And Metal

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SNEW lead singer Curtis Don Vito is involved with a new documentary about the Los Angeles Hard Rock and Metal scene during the mid to late 70s titled “Inside Metal: The Pioneers of Los Angeles Hard Rock and Metal”.

Don Vito is Associate Producer and Editor of this in depth look at the ground breakers and architects of the metal phenomenon that would explode in the 80s.

The film includes interviews with Lars Ulrich of Metallica, Don Dokken, Michael Des Barres, Carlos Cavazo of Quiet Riot, Dave Meniketti of Y&T, Joey Vera of Armored Saint, and a host of others famous and nearly so discussing what the L.A. club scene was like back in the day, the impact of bands like Van Halen and Motley Crue as well as the various reasons Hollywood became the rock n roll capitol of the music world. The doc also features many rare photos and concert footage never before seen of artists like the late Randy Rhoads.


The film’s producers and it’s director Bob Nalbandian have created a Fan Backed campaign to help got the film into theaters across the country. If you would like to contribute please got to


This is a piece of rock history that has never been accurately exposed. The story goes beyond nostalgia as it sets up why and how the music industry has become what it is today.


The film will be shown in select cities beginning in November with a DVD release to follow.


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