Bloody Disgusting and Doppelgänger Releasing are taking the black metal comedy, Heavy Trip, out on the road this fall. Limited late-night theatrical showings will be taking place in select cities on October 5th, 2018, with a nationwide VOD release set for October 12th, 2018. A new trailer has been released that you can check out below.
"In this offbeat comedy from Finland, Turo is stuck in a small village where the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for an amateur metal band. The only problem? He and his bandmates have practiced for over a decade without playing a single gig.
The guys gets a surprise visitor from Norway: the head of Northern Damnation, a huge metal festival. They decide it’s now or never. After a miserable warm-up gig, the band—eventually called Impaled Rektum—breaks up just to get back together again, after which they steal a van, a corpse, and a new drummer from the local mental hospital, and flee to Norway to play their first real gig."
Dierected by Jukka Vidgren and Juuso Laatio, Heavy Trip stars Johannes Holopainen, Minka Kuustonen, and Ville Tiihonen (Hilska).
Heavy Trip is the first title being released under the new distribution deal between Doppelgänger Releasing and Bloody Disgusting. The film premiered at this year's SXSW Film Festival, where it received high amounts of praise.