‘Metallica Through The Never’ Trailer Promises a Surreal Concert Movie

Through the Never

In Metallica Through the Never, the band is seen shredding through classics in front of thousands of people packed into a stadium, but there’s more to Nimrod Antal‘s movie than meets the ear.

Interspersed in the trailer are scenes of a young roadie named Trip (Dane DeHaan) on a desperate errand for the band. His trusty van speeds him through some aggressive territory where a riot or a rebellion is in full swing.

It’s an interesting return for Antal after Predators, but the intensity and experimental format could work well for him. It reminds me a bit of Mudvayne’s Live Dosage 50 where director Phil Tuckett combined footage of the band playing Peoria with verite-style scenes of them discussing and carting a mysterious suitcase around.

Although, as you can see from this trailer, the scale is much, much bigger here:

Where do I pick up an application to roadie for Metallica?

Metallica Through the Never hits theaters August 9th.

A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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