Tags » Luke Meyer

NYC again

I’m back in New York City, this time with 53 students and a few colleagues.  The students and colleagues perform at Carnegie Hall on Sunday afternoon. 72 more words


Breaking a Monster

◊ ◊ ½

At one point during this film, executive producer Alan Sacks tells a father that his son is in danger of becoming another “Bieber,” invoking a sort of archtypal celebrity bogeyman as a means of trying to scare compliance. 379 more words

Movie Review

Film Review: Breaking a Monster

The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of South By Southwest Film 2015.

In Wayne’s World, Garth Algar (Dana Carvey) sneaks into the room of his sleazy new producer (Rob Lowe’s villainous Benjamin Oliver) to thumb through his personal belongings. 758 more words


Unlocking the Truth awkwardly try on outfits for Coachella in exclusive clip from Breaking a Monster -- watch

It’s a big month for Brooklyn teenage metal trio Unlocking the Truth. Tomorrow, they’ll finally release their highly anticipated debut album, Chaos, and next week will see the premiere of their own documentary, … 206 more words


BREAKING A MONSTER (2016): New Trailer For Documentary About 13 Year Old Heavy Metal Rock Stars, Unlocking The Truth

Breaking A Monster is a new Luke Meyer directed documentary about the year the heavy metal band Unlocking The Truth became real rock stars. The story is a special one for reasons including the fact that the band is comprised of three thirteen year old boys from Brooklyn, New York – Alec Atkins, Malcolm Brickhouse and Jarad Dawkins… 143 more words


Metal Trio Unlocking the Truth Unveil Emotional Trailer from Documentary "Breaking A Monster" (VIDEO)

article by Sarah Grant via rollingstone.com

Unlocking the Truth, a metal band composed of three African-American seventh graders, is the subject of the acclaimed documentary  201 more words


The trailer for Breaking A Monster captures the wild, unlikely story of Unlocking the Truth -- watch

The premise seems more fiction than documentary: Three black 7th graders from Brooklyn start a metal band and quickly go from playing in their basement to landing a record deal via Sony that nets them… 153 more words