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.
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.”
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