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Snag Films Presents Cult Classic

Written by: FFT Webmaster | June 13th, 2011

Snag Films, the online streaming service for documentary films, is honored the 25th anniversary of a cult classic. HEAVY METAL PARKING LOT is a 16-minute documentary featuring passionate heavy metal fans at a 1986 Judas Priest concert outside the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. Upon its initial release, the film was underappreciated until bootleg VHS copies helped create a cult whose members included passengers on the Nirvana tour bus, as well as such notable directors and rock music connoisseurs as Sofia Coppola and Cameron Crowe, who called it one of the greatest rock movies ever. The film, and two follow-up Heavy Metal films, are now available for free online viewing at

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