Heavy Metal in Baghdad Full Movie Reviews

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Chris Kavan
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Bang Your Head - Iraq's Plight Will Drive You Mad

Chris Kavan - wrote on 03/08/2009

This eye-opening and entertaining documentary takes an honest and often emotional look into the current Iraq occupation, and how it affects the Iraqi people, the mass exodus of refugees through the eyes of Acrassicauda, billed as the only heavy metal band in Iraq.

Starting in 2003, at a jubilant, if small, concert that Acrassicauda puts on (their last gig in Iraq) and fast forwarding two years later when things have changed. Suroosh Alvi and Eddy Moretti brave the new, dangerous Iraq (as they are putting on flak jackets, they admit what they're doing is suicidal at best, incredibly stupid at worst) they decide to track down the members to see if they're still playing, or even still alive.

The eye-opening part of the documentary is how much of a toll the war has taken on Iraq. The …

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