Watch First Trailer for Rock Star-Stuffed ‘Gutterdammerung’ Movie
What kind of movie could possibly manage to fit the combined might of Slash, Iggy Pop, Josh Homme, Henry Rollins, Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister and Slayer’s Tom Araya — not to mention many more of hard rock's finest? Only Gutterdämmerung, a "loud and dark fairy tale" on the way from director Bjorn Tagemose.
As you can see from the film's first trailer, which you can watch above, Gutterdämmerung appears to be every bit as over-the-top as its title (derived from "Götterdämmerung," a portion of Richard Wagner's "The Ring" that depicts an apocalyptic battle of the gods) and its star-studded cast would suggest — and this clip apparently only hints at the ear-splitting glory we can expect from a production being described as "the loudest silent movie on Earth."
"Much in the tradition of classic movies of 1920’s Hollywood, the film is mostly silent but instead of a lone piano a live rock band express the emotions and action whilst special effects from the film explode to life all around the audience," reads the Gutterdämmerung website. "Think of a deafening rock ‘n’ roll version of Secret Cinema taking place in hell and you might just begin to have an idea of what Gutterdämmerung is."
Unfortunately, we'll have to wait a little while before we get to experience the complete package — the site says Gutterdämmerung will go on tour with a live band and narrator in "early 2016" — but based on the bits and pieces revealed in this clip, it looks like the end result will be very much worth the wait.
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