The Decline of Western Civilization 2: The Metal Years

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Eva

Ugh, this film makes me ashamed of growing up in the 80s and actually being a fan of this cringe-inducing mediocrity . Well, in defence of my generation, it was pre-internet so it was either top 40 or this garbage.

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music is aweful..

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