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  • Black Metal: European Roots & Musical Extremities

    3 Jul 2012, 16:15 by Conservationist



    From the snow-covered environs of Norway and secluded graveyards of England to the dark forests of Germany and remote woodlands of Poland and Ukraine, an unstoppable Black Metal beast has dominated the extreme end of the musical scale for more than two decades.

    Black Metal is an aesthetic, an emotion, an attitude and, for many, a way of life. Exposing the inner workings of your delicate eardrums to unbridled screams of primeval fury, an unending torrent of galloping rhythms and indomitable wall of buzzing guitars is like being thrown head-first into the whirling eye of a chthonic vortex. Black Metal can be disturbing, invigorating, provoking and empowering. One persistent and enduring image that is often associated with Black Metal is that of semi-comedic corpse-paint, futile church-burnings and Satanic ritual; but the genre itself can often take on a decidedly political and cultural form and many of its exponents have controversial views and opinions that are frequently overlooked by the commentators of the underground music industry.

    We aim to examine some of those tendencies in Black Metal: European Roots & Musical Extremities. Contributors include Troy Southgate, Tony 'The Demolition Man' Dolan (Venom/Atomkraft/M-Pire of Evil), Jeff 'Mantas' Dunn (Venom/Mantas/M-Pire of Evil), Hendrik Möbus (Absurd), Alex Kurtagic (Supernal Records), Jarl von Hagall (Der Stürmer), Alexander Wieser (Uruk-Hai), William Vithólf (Fanisk), Gareth Giles (Hrafnblóð), Matt Kay (Wodfreca Records), Vijay Prozak (Deathmetal.org), Elena Semenyaka, Erik Proft, Smierc Polarstern, Neil Hiatt, Nils Wegner and Chris G. Hicks.

    Signed copies of Black Metal: European Roots & Musical Extremities are now available to pre-order. The book will be around 200 pages in length and costs just £15 with free postage to anywhere in the world. The Paypal address is: blackfrontpress@yahoo.co.uk

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  • "Until the Light Takes Us" on DVD, Netflix

    9 Jun 2010, 20:33 by Conservationist

    You can now get the film on DVD:

    http://www.factorytwentyfive.com/until-the-light-takes-us/

    You can also get it through Netflix:

    http://www.netflix.com/WiMovie/Until_the_Light_Takes_Us/70128352

    Artists:

    In order of appearance:

    Mum - Ballad of the Broken Birdie Records
    Darkthrone - Kaatharian Life Code
    Ulver - Not Saved
    Burzum - Ea, Lord of the Depths
    Mayhem - Chainsaw Gutsfock
    Burzum - War
    Gorgoroth - Destroyer Or About How to Philosophize With the Hammer
    Mayhem - The Freezing Moon
    Burzum - Rundgang um die Transzendentale Saule der Singularitet
    Ulver - Eittlane
    Mayhem - Pure Focking Armageddon
    Darkthrone - Quintessence
    Darkthrone - In the Shadow of the Horns
    Ulver- Farger
    Thorns - Home
    Boards of Canada - Gyroscope
    Burzum - Han Som Resite
    Boards of Canada - You Could Feel the Sky
    Ulver - Shadows of the Sun
    Black Dice - Motorcycle
    Burzum - Dunkelheit
    Burzum - Die Liebe Nerpus'
    Thorns - Stellar Master Elite
    Sun O))) - Sin Nanna
    Burzum - Gebrechlichkeit II

    During Credits:
    Mum - Ballad of the Broken Birdie Records
    Enslaved - Entrance-Escape

    -What Fenriz plays on vinyl at his place is Mayhem - Chainsaw *beep*
    -What is playing in the background while Fenriz talks about recording riffs and the cassette player is King Crimson - Epitaph then on later scenes, the song Moonchild.
    -While Korine dances, Bethlehem - Die Anarchische Befreiung Der Augenzeugenreligion plays in the background.
  • Black metal movie "Until the Light Takes Us" 4/5 stars

    8 Dec 2009, 02:38 by Conservationist

    Until the Light Takes Us tells the story of black metal. Part music scene and part cultural uprising, black metal rose to worldwide notoriety in the mid-nineties with a rash of suicides, murders, and church burnings.



    The documentary goes behind the highly sensationalized media reports of "Satanists running amok in Europe" to examine the complex and largely misunderstood principles that led to this rebellion against both Christianity and modern culture.

    he result is a poignant, moving story that's as much about the idea that reality is composed of whatever the most people believe, regardless of what's actually true, as it is a music scene that blazed a path of murder and arson across the northern sky.

    "Until the Light Takes Us" Showtimes and Tickets

    Features:

    * Burzum
    * Darkthrone
    * Mayhem
    * Satyricon
    * Ulver
    * Boards of Canada
  • Until the Light Takes Us opens in Houston December 10

    7 Dec 2009, 18:14 by dark_legions

    Until the Light Takes Us tells the story of black metal. Part music scene and part cultural uprising, black metal rose to worldwide notoriety in the mid-nineties with a rash of suicides, murders, and church burnings.



    The documentary goes behind the highly sensationalized media reports of "Satanists running amok in Europe" to examine the complex and largely misunderstood principles that led to this rebellion against both Christianity and modern culture.

    he result is a poignant, moving story that's as much about the idea that reality is composed of whatever the most people believe, regardless of what's actually true, as it is a music scene that blazed a path of murder and arson across the northern sky.

    "Until the Light Takes Us" Showtimes and Tickets

    Features:

    * Burzum
    * Darkthrone
    * Mayhem
    * Satyricon
    * Ulver
    * Boards of Canada
  • Until the Light Takes Us -- December 2, 2009

    3 Dec 2009, 00:30 by dark_legions

    Official update:


    More big news. It's getting crazy here. (This is all for the US/Canada, but we are working on several things on other continents, and will announce separately once finalized. As always: do not reply to this message, we won't get it. You CAN reach us with a NEW email sent to untilfilm@gmail.com.)

    The film opens this Friday Dec 4th in NY, Providence and Grand Rapids and continues in Detroit. We're very excited. Check theaters for showtimes. Directors Aaron Aites and Audrey Ewell will be present for Q & As at Cinema Village in NY at the opening weekend, Friday/Saturday evening screenings. www.cinemavillage.com

    * Tones of Death is throwing a Premier Party on Dec 3rd at Fontanas in NY's Lower East Side.
    8 PM – Until the Light Takes Us NYC launch party upstairs
    9 PM – Sea of Bones (replacing Goes Cube) - 10 PM – Liturgy - 11 PM – Cable
    FREE, 21+...The show is FREE with free beer/beer specials.

    20% of poster sales from the show will go to Waggytail Rescue, a NYC
    nonprofit dog rescue http://www.waggytailrescue.com

    New York:
    Bring your ticket stub to Forbidden Planet 840 Broadway between Dec. 4th and Dec. 10th to receive 15% off art books and graphic novels! No other discounts apply, ticket stub must be presented at point of sale to be valid. You can also visit them online at www.fpnyc.com

    Providence:
    Check out the amazing selection of metal and other music at Armageddon Record Shop at 436 Broadway. You can also order online at www.armageddonshop.com - these guys are helping to get the word out on the film - huge thanks to them.

    Michigan:
    Vertigo Music- Vertigo music in Grand Rapids, MI, would like to offer $1.00 off any CD in store with a ticket stub from the film. You can also visit them online at www.vertigomusiconline.com.

    Green Brain Comics is offering 25% off the cover price of any one graphic novel in stock with ticket stub from the film. You can find Green Brain Comics at http://www.greenbrain.biz/ and their address is - 13210 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn.

    Our friends at Record Time in Roseville, MI would like to offer 20% off any one item in stock with a ticket stub from the film! You can also visit Record Time online at http://recordtime.com
    Thank you to our wonderful friends at Forbidden Planet, Vertigo Music, Armageddon Record Shop, Green Brain Comics and Record Time. Way cool. I hope you all will take advantage of this and continue to support independent artists and shops.

    *LA run begins Dec 11 @ Laemmle's Sunset 5. Directors will be there for evening Q & A on Dec 11 and 12.

    *We're having a special LA opening party and everyone's invited.
    Thursday, December 10th, from 6pm-8pm
    Vacation Vinyl - 4679 Hollywood Blvd

    We'll be in store to talk about the film, sign posters, and celebrate the LA opening. Live DJ, no cover, free drinks - so come down and say hi!
    For more info check out www.vacationvinyl.com. Thanks to Pete at Vacation Vinyl and Luis at Tones of Death/Red Distribution for setting this up!

    LA facebook group is here, please join and invite your friends:
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=175110541066&ref=nf


    * Invisible Man limited edition run of shirts to support the film. All ordering info is through their website: http://shop.commissarystores.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=IM16

    * Posters are available here: www.blackmetalmovie.com

    * Confirmed cities are below, with many more being added very soon. If your city isn't yet listed, please consider calling your local indie theaters and asking if the film is coming there and very very nicely letting them know that there is a community of people who hope it comes - it really does help, as long as it's very polite and concise. People have been doing this - and it IS working! Canada - ditto. ALSO! People have started making Facebook group pages to bring the film to their city. Here are some pages that people have made, feel free to make your own, just invite all your friends and send me the link! You can also do it on myspace. Here are sample pages, if you're in these towns please join, if you're not, feel free to start your own:

    Detroit/Grand Rapids: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=169254968841&ref=ts
    Detroit: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Until-The-Light-Takes-Us-Detroit/170554787443?ref=ts
    Grand Rapids: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Until-The-Light-Takes-Us-Grand-Rapids-MI-Chapter/158765569817?ref=ts
    Massachusetts: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Until-The-Light-Takes-Us-Massachusetts-chapter/302403005203?ref=search&sid=1260305673.1324498103..1
    Seattle: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Until-the-Light-Takes-Us-Seattle-chapter/185881722602?ref=nf
    Orlando: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=156956003589&ref=ts
    Milwaukee: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000511545287&ref=ts
    Milwaukee Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/untilthelightmilwaukee
    Toronto: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=352374445155
    SF Bay Area: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=208700001423
    Los Angeles: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=175110541066
    NYC: http://www.facebook.com/pages/UNTIL-THE-LIGHT-TAKES-US/150246122114?ref=ts

    STREET TEAM: Join us! We need you help! Please send a NEW EMAIL to untilfilm@gmail.com with your city in the subject line. Thank you very much! Please DO NOT reply to this email.

    Distribution efforts continue throughout the world and there is much progress. Stay tuned!

    US THEATRICAL: Confirmed Cities (NEW!)

    New York, NY - starts Dec 4th @ Cinema Village on 12th St.
    Austin, TX - starts Nov 20 @ Alamo Ritz, downtown
    New Orleans, LA starts Nov 24 @ Zeitgeist
    Detroit, MI starts Nov 27 @ Burton Theater
    Grand Rapids, MI starts Dec 4 @ Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)
    Providence, RI starts Dec 4 @ Cable Car Cinema
    Los Angeles, CA starts Dec 11 @ Laemmle Sunset 5
    Houston, TX starts Dec 10 @ Alamo Drafthouse West Oaks
    CHICAGO! starts Jan 8 @ the Gene Siskel Film Center
    SEATTLE! starts Jan 15th @ Grand Illusion Cinema
    MILWAUKEE! starts Jan 22 @ Times Cinema
    Denver, CO starts 1/29 @ Starz Theater

    Canadian Premiere: Jan 15th, the film will be projected onto a giant ICE SCREEN in Winnipeg. More details TBA. AND more cities nearly finalized.

    This list of cities will grow in the coming days and weeks. Many of you are part of the reason why. Our eternal thanks and appreciation. As always, please come out opening weekend whenever possible.

    DVD: We are working on it, no release date yet.

    Thank you,
    Audrey Ewell and Aaron Aites

    www.blackmetalmovie.com
    mailing list: untilfilm@gmail.com
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=20217005803
    http://www.myspace.com/blackmetalmovie
    http://twitter.com/blackmetalmovie

    Winner of the Golden Athena in the Music and Film Selection, the top documentary award, at the Athens International Film Festival, Sept. 2009 in Athens, Greece.


    Bands featured:

    * Burzum
    * Satyricon
    * Darkthrone
    * Mayhem
    * Ulver
    * Boards of Canada
  • Until the Light Takes Us - November 24, 2009

    24 Nov 2009, 23:16 by dark_legions


    New cities, new discounts at cool independent stores. Righteous.

    *Austin screenings: we've just been held over until 11/30 at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz - 320 E 6th Street - see theater for showtimes. Thanks to all for making this run a success! A special thanks to Charles Salvo and Elisabeth Ruggles, our Austin street team ninjas, and all there who are helping spread the word!
    Our friends at Waterloo Records in Austin would like to offer a 20% discount in store on any product by the bands included in the film when the movie goer shows their ticket stub! Offer does not include items already sale priced! See list of bands on their website or in store.
    You can also visit Waterloo Records online at WWW.WATERLOORECORDS.COM
    Michigan:
    Green Brain Comics is offering 25% off the cover price of any one graphic novel in stock with ticket stub from the film. You can find Green Brain Comics at http://www.greenbrain.biz/ and their address is -13210 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI.

    Our friends at Record Time in Roseville, MI would like to offer 20% off any one item in stock with a ticket stub from the film! You can also visit Record Time online at http://recordtime.com
    Thank you to our wonderful friends at Waterloo Records, Green Brain Comics and Record Time. Way cool. I hope you all will take advantage of this!

    * NY release date is Dec 4th at Cinema Village on 12th St. Directors present for Q & A for the opening weekend evening screenings. Tickets for opening night are on sale now: www.cinemavillage.com

    *LA run begins Dec 11 @ Laemmle's Sunset 5. Directors will be there for evening Q & A on Dec 11 and 12.
    LA facebook group is here: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=175110541066&ref=nf

    * Tones of Death is throwing a Premier Party on Dec 3rd at Fontanas in NY's Lower East Side.
    8 PM – Until the Light Takes Us NYC launch party upstairs
    9 PM – Goes Cube - 10 PM – Liturgy - 11 PM – Cable
    FREE, 21+...The show is FREE with free beer/beer specials.

    20% of poster sales from the show will go to Waggytail Rescue, a
    nonprofit rescue taking care of NY's unwanted, abandoned, mistreated and lost small dogs who need new homes.
    http://www.waggytailrescue.com/HTML

    * Invisible Man limited edition run of shirts to support the film. All ordering info is through their website: http://shop.commissarystores.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=IM16

    * Posters are available here: www.blackmetalmovie.com

    * Confirmed cities are below, with many more being added very soon. If your city isn't yet listed, please consider calling your local indie theaters and asking if the film is coming there and very very nicely letting them know that there is a community of people who hope it comes - it really does help, as long as it's very polite and concise. People have been doing this - and it IS working! Canada - ditto. ALSO! People have started making Facebook group pages to bring the film to their city. Here are some pages that people have made, feel free to make your own, just invite all your friends and send me the link! You can also do it on myspace. Here are sample pages:

    Austin: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=201863395791
    Detroit/Grand Rapids: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=169254968841&ref=ts
    Massachusetts: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Until-The-Light-Takes-Us-Massachusetts-chapter/302403005203?ref=search&sid=1260305673.1324498103..1
    Seattle: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Until-the-Light-Takes-Us-Seattle-chapter/185881722602?ref=nf
    Orlando: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=156956003589&ref=ts
    Milwaukee: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000511545287&ref=ts
    Milwaukee Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/untilthelightmilwaukee

    STREET TEAM: Join us!- please send us a NEW EMAIL to untilfilm@gmail.com with your city in the subject line. Thank you very much! Please DO NOT reply to this email.

    Distribution efforts continue throughout the world and there is much progress. Stay tuned!

    *European Dates, more are currently being confirmed:
    Antwerp, Belgium - Nov 25th
    Cinema Zuid - www.cinemazuid.be

    Cine-City Film Festival - Dec 1st
    Brighton, England - www.cine-city.co.uk

    US THEATRICAL: Confirmed Cities

    New York, NY - starts Dec 4th @ Cinema Village on 12th St.
    Austin, TX - starts Nov 20 @ Alamo Ritz, downtown
    New Orleans, LA starts Nov 24 @ Zeitgeist
    Detroit, MI starts Nov 27 @ Burton Theater
    Grand Rapids, MI starts Dec 4 @ Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)
    Providence, RI starts Dec 4 @ Cable Car Cinema
    Los Angeles, CA starts Dec 11 @ Laemmle Sunset 5
    Houston, TX starts Dec 10 @ Alamo Drafthouse West Oaks
    CHICAGO! starts Jan 8 @ the Gene Siskel Film Center - street team, I'm about to send you a separate email - if you're new and want to join - write me!
    Denver, CO starts 1/29 @ Starz Theater

    Canadian Premiere: Jan 15th, the film will be projected onto a giant ICE SCREEN in Winnipeg. More details TBA.

    More cities added all the time.

    DVD: We are working on it, no release date yet.

    Thank you,
    Audrey Ewell and Aaron Aites

    www.blackmetalmovie.com
    mailing list: untilfilm@gmail.com
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=20217005803
    http://www.myspace.com/blackmetalmovie
    http://twitter.com/blackmetalmovie

    Winner of the Golden Athena in the Music and Film Selection, the top documentary award, at the Athens International Film Festival, Sept. 2009 in Athens, Greece.


    Update from the UTLTU team.

    Until the LIght Takes Us - Houston

    Featured bands:

    * Burzum
    * Darkthrone
    * Mayhem
    * Ulver
    * Satyricon
  • UNTIL THE LIGHT TAKES US explains black metal to world

    23 Nov 2009, 19:58 by dark_legions

    As a metal listener, I have been trying to get people to pay attention to why I listen to metal -- for most of my adult life. They focus on it being loud, "angry" and possibly antisocial, but never accept that it might have a reason for being that way and I might have a reason for liking it.

    Until the Light Takes Us looks into why people make metal, and crosses political and genre lines to show how large corporations, fast food restaurants, religions and socially popular ideas are all the same type of thing, and metalheads have reason to reject it.

    By looking into early 1990s black metal, this film explores the thoughts all of us have but are afraid to admit we do. Metal is only the lens, but the topic is a very human one: how do we both get along socially and stay true to ourselves?



    See the film at these locations:

    AUSTIN, TX
    November 21-26 at Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
    http://www.originalalamo.com/Show.aspx?id=6922

    CHICAGO, IL
    Starts January 8 at Siskel Film Center
    http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/

    DENVER, CO
    Starts January 29 at Starz Film Center
    http://www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter/

    DETROIT, MI
    November 27 at Burton Theatre
    http://www.burtontheatre.com/

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI
    Starts December 4th at UICA
    http://www.uica.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewpage&pageid=612

    HOUSTON, TX
    Starts December 10 at Alamo Drafthouse West Oaks
    http://www.drafthouse.com/westoaks/

    LOS ANGELES, CA
    Starts December 11 at Laemmle's Sunset 5
    http://www.laemmle.com/index.php

    NEW ORLEANS, LA
    November 24-30 at Zeitgest Art Center
    http://zeitgeisttheater.wordpress.com/

    NEW YORK, NY
    Starts December 4th at Cinema Village (22 East 12th Street, between University and 5th)
    http://www.cinemavillage.com/chc/cv/

    PROVIDENCE
    Starts December 4th at Cable Car Cinema
    http://www.cablecarcinema.com/

    Don't see your local theater or city on here?  Call your local alternative theater and request that they show UNTIL THE LIGHT TAKES US. Be polite, be friendly, and let them know that there's a big audience in the community. You'd be surprised how well it works!

    * Until the Light Takes Us
    * Last.fm
    * MySpace
    * YouTube (official trailer)

    Featured bands:

    * Mayhem
    * Emperor
    * Burzum
    * Darkthrone
    * Satyricon
    * Ulver
    * Boards of Canada
  • "Until the Light Takes Us" (black metal movie) new dates added

    18 Nov 2009, 02:38 by dark_legions

    Good news:


    Hi everyone, there’s a lot going on, new stuff happening almost every day. Here it is:

    *Austin Promo screenings and offer! Austin screenings start 11/20 at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz – 320 E 6th Street – see theater for showtimes.
    Our friends at Waterloo Records in Austin would like to offer a 20% discount in store on any product by the bands included in the film when the movie goer shows their ticket stub! Offer does not include items already sale priced! See list of bands below. (Waterloo was very cool and gave us a really expanded list, thanks to Waterloo and we hope all of you in Austin will take advantage of this!!)

    Black Dice, Boards Of Canada, Burzum, Darkthrone, Enslaved, Gorgoroth, Lesser, Mayhem, Mum, Sunno O))), Thorns, Ulver, Burzum, Darkthrone, Mayhem, Immortal, Ulver, Thorns, Emperor, Dodheimsgard, Satyricon, 1349, Blood Tsunami, Scum, Aborym, Zyklon, Isengard, Neptune Towers, Storm, Valhall, Eibon, Fenriz’ Red Planet, Aura Noir, Cadaver, Dimmu Borgir, Arcturus, The Kovenant, Mezzerschmitt, Mortem, Shining, Troll, Winds, Fleurety, Borknagar, Head Control System, Æthenor, Gehenna, Merzbow, The Gathering, Ihsahn, Alkaline Trio, Star of Ash, Keep Of Kalessin, Old Funeral

    You can also visit Waterloo Records online at WWW.WATERLOORECORDS.COM

    * NY release date is Dec 4th at Cinema Village on 12th St. Directors present for Q & A for the opening weekend evening screenings. Tickets for opening night go on sale tomorrow: www.cinemavillage.com

    *LA run begins Dec 11 @ Laemmle’s Sunset 5. Directors will be there for evening Q & A on Dec 11 and 12.
    LA facebook group is here: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=175110541066&ref=nf

    * NY Launch party is Nov 18th at the new Knitting Factory in Williamsburg. Papa M, Soft Circle, Rain Machine, and Kevin Barker are playing the show and celebrating the release of the film with us. This is a show only, film run begins Dec 4 in NY. We hope you can join us. We will have posters and shirts! (See below.)
    Invite: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=20217005803#/event.php?eid=166978110278&index=1

    * Tones of Death is throwing a Premier Party on Dec 3rd at Fontanas in NY’s Lower East Side.
    8 PM – Until the Light Takes Us NYC launch party upstairs
    9 PM – Goes Cube – 10 PM – Liturgy – 11 PM – Cable
    FREE, 21+…The show is FREE with free beer/beer specials.

    20% of poster sales from both shows will go to Waggytail Rescue, a
    nonprofit rescue taking care of NY’s unwanted, abandoned, mistreated and lost small dogs who need new homes.
    http://www.waggytailrescue.com/HTML

    * Invisible Man has made a very limited edition run of shirts to support the film. Amazing! Thanks go out to Andrew Lee, who proposed this and then did it! Pics are attached. All ordering info is through their website: http://shop.commissarystores.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=IM16

    * Posters are available here: www.blackmetalmovie.com

    * Canadian Premiere: Until The Light Takes Us will have it’s Canadian Premiere in Winnipeg, Canada, on January 15. The film will be projected onto a giant screen that is made entirely of ice. Yes. It IS awesome. More details TBA.

    * All confirmed cities are below. If your city isn’t yet listed, please consider calling your local indie theaters and asking if the film is coming there and very very nicely letting them know that there is a community of people who hope it comes – it really does help, as long as it’s very polite and concise. People have been doing this – and it IS working! Canada – ditto. ALSO! People have started making Facebook group pages to bring the film to their city. Here are some pages that people have made, feel free to make your own, just invite all your friends and send me the link! You can also do it on myspace. Here are sample pages:

    Austin: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=201863395791
    Detroit/Grand Rapids: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=201863395791
    Massachusetts: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=201863395791
    Milwaukee: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=201863395791
    Milwaukee Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/untilthelightmilwaukee

    STREET TEAM: Join us!- please send us a NEW EMAIL to untilfilm@gmail.com with your city in the subject line. Thank you very much! Please DO NOT reply to this email.

    Distribution efforts continue throughout the world and there is much progress. We are getting much closer to being able to make, among others, an Australian announcement! Stay tuned…

    *European Dates, more are currently being confirmed:
    Antwerp, Belgium – Nov 25th
    Cinema Zuid – www.cinemazuid.be

    Cine-City Film Festival – Dec 1st
    Brighton, England – www.cine-city.co.uk

    US THEATRICAL: Confirmed Cities

    New York, NY – starts Dec 4th @ Cinema Village on 12th St.
    Austin, TX – starts Nov 20 @ Alamo Ritz, downtown
    New Orleans, LA starts Nov 27 @ Zeitgeist
    Detroit, MI starts Nov 27 @ Burton Theater
    Grand Rapids, MI starts Dec 4 @ Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)
    Providence, RI starts Dec 4 @ Cable Car Cinema
    Los Angeles, CA starts Dec 11 @ Laemmle Sunset 5
    Houston, TX starts Dec 10 @ Alamo Drafthouse West Oaks
    Denver, CO starts 1/29 @ Starz Theater

    More being added all the time.

    DVD: we are working on it, no release date yet.

    Thank you,
    Audrey Ewell and Aaron Aites

    www.blackmetalmovie.com
    mailing list: untilfilm@gmail.com
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=20217005803
    http://www.myspace.com/blackmetalmovie
    http://twitter.com/blackmetalmovie

    Winner of the Golden Athena in the Music and Film Selection, the top documentary award, at the Athens International Film Festival, Sept. 2009 in Athens, Greece.


    From:

    http://metal-blogs.com/death/2009/11/18/until-the-light-takes-us-post-worldwide-dates/

    Bands:

    * Burzum
    * Darkthrone
    * Ulver
    * Satyricon
    * Hades
    * Mayhem
  • Houston music fans: Until the Light Takes Us is coming to your town

    12 Nov 2009, 17:25 by dark_legions



    Houston music fans: the film Until the Light Takes Us is coming to town.

    This movie is a documentary about why people make black metal. It's both a movie about metalheads, and a movie about people trying to change their world with music.

    It has won a ton of awards and got picked up by a distributor, so it's doing really well for a shoestring budget DIY film.



    You can see it in Houston starting December 10 at the Alamo Drafthouse in West Oaks ( map).

    In the meantime, you can show your support:

    * Facebook
    * Last.fm
    * MySpace

    And our Houston chapter on Facebook:

    * Until the Light Takes Us (Houston Chapter)


    Until the Light Takes Us is about the birth of what we now call "black metal," which was the fully-developed form of the music inspired by Sarcofago, Venom, Bathory and Hellhammer that erupted during the early 1990s in Scandinavia.

    What makes this movie better than most "metal movies" is that it digs into the psychology of metalheads, and these specific metalheads, to show what inspired their music -- and radical acts of violence.
    - Brett Stevens, Examiner


    Check out the official trailer: