Teens in a Turkish prison struggle to survive under hideous conditions. Made by dying Yilmaz Guney in France, after he escaped from a Turkish prison, enabling him to accept his award at Cannes for Yol (The Road). When the Turkish superstar leading man turned human rights activist, Guney was convicted for pro-Kurdish political activity and murder, by the Turkish military regime. Director/writer Guney's last film, Duvar (The Wall), was banned in Turkey for 17 years. The incarcerated teens organize and fight back, brutalize each other, exult over the smallest triumph, while joking, suffering and learning from the inhumanity they wallow in. The prison also separately houses men and women, many played by other Turkish expatriates.
BALLS TO THE WALL is the fifth album by German heavy metal band Accept. European label Lark Records released the album in December 1983, but its US release was delayed until a month later in January 1984 as to not compete with the band's then-current album Restless and Wild, which had arrived in the US in early 1983. It is Accept's only record to attain Gold certification in America. The album's title track became Accept's signature tune and remains a metal anthem and trademark in the genre.
This is a great compilation of the legendary German metal band Accept's earlier, best years! These were arguably the best years of the Heavy Metal genre, when power riffs, well structured and technical lead guitar work, and powerful vocals ruled the day. If you like REAL metal, get this!
Prog rock that’s epic and intimate… dense and hummable. Soaring vocals lead into quirky instrumentals going in unexpected directions. Every Waking Hour is not ashamed to say they play prog rock. Heck, they're proud of it. Guitarist Tim Kestle boasts, "We think prog is about epic songs, spooky moods and twisting instrumental passages, and that's where we live musically". Their debut CD "Writing on the Wall" is proof positive of this.
Kestle and keyboardist/drummer/vocalist Paul McLean have been collaborating on and off for more years than they are willing to admit. They were first drawn together by a mutual love of classic prog bands like Yes and Genesis as students back in the 1970's…