News Finnish Comedy ‘Heavy Trip’ Debuts in Theaters and VOD Platforms This October Published 1 year ago on August 2, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Heavy Trip is one crazy looking Finnish comedy flick to look out for this October when it opens in theaters and lands on VOD. The raucous and rollicking Finnish comedy Heavy Trip, about a small-town Finnish heavy metal band that blasts its way out of the quiet countryside for a big debut gig in Norway, will open in top markets across the U.S. in conjunction with a nationwide VOD debut this October. Synopsis: “In Heavy Trip, Turo (Johannes Holopainen) is stuck in a small village in the Finnish countryside where his greatest passion is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. The only problem is that he and his fellow headbangers have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. But that’s all about to change when the guys meet the promoter of a huge heavy metal music festival in Norway and decide it’s now or never. Hitting the road in a stolen van with a corpse, a coffin, and a new drummer from a local mental hospital in tow, Impaled Rektum travels across Scandinavia to make their dreams a reality.” Following its lauded U.S. premiere at this year’s SXSW Film Festival, an equally fiery Norwegian premiere two weeks later at Oslo’s Inferno Metal Festival, 2018 Fantasia Film Festival, and its subsequent rollout to festivals around the world, Heavy Trip is expected to have late-night theatrical showings in the U.S.’s top markets. Helmed by first-time feature filmmakers Juuso Laatio and Jukka Vidgren, Heavy Trip is the first title scheduled for release under the new distribution deal between Doppelgänger Releasing—the genre label of Music Box Films—and Bloody Disgusting, the country’s leading horror genre website. Heavy Trip opens in Los Angeles (Laemmle Music Hall Beverly Hills), Austin (Alamo Drafthouse), and Chicago (Music Box Theater) on October 5. Followed by VOD platforms on October 12. Related Topics:Heavy TripJukka VidgrenJuuso Laatio Up Next Red Brand Trailer for ‘Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich’ Brings Gruesome Gore Don't Miss David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ Sequel Gets R-Rating for Bloody Horror Violence Advertisement You may like Comments Advertisement Facebook Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD2 hours ago Signature Entertainment Releasing Elijah Wood-Starring ‘Come to Daddy’ on UK Blu-Ray Blu-Ray & DVD4 days ago Glenn Danzig’s Directorial Debut ‘Verotika’ Coming to UK Blu-Ray With Soundtrack CD News4 days ago Jamie Lee Curtis Had to Adapt to Some Limitations and Interesting Changes in ‘Halloween Kills’ News4 days ago [Video] Anthony Michael Hall Says ‘Halloween Kills’ is “Really Intense” News6 days ago ‘World War Z’ Producer Jeremy Kleiner Believes a Sequel Will Happen Someday News3 weeks ago Dario Argento Reuniting With Daughter Asia Argento for New Giallo ‘Black Glasses’ in 2020 News2 weeks ago NECA Releasing Action Figures of Dr Loomis, Laurie Strode and Michael Myers from ‘Halloween II’ News2 weeks ago Dario Argento Will Direct New Giallo ‘Black Glasses’ This Spring, Asia Argento to Star News2 weeks ago Netflix in Early Talks to Remake ‘The Howling’ With ‘It’ Director Andy Muschietti News2 weeks ago ‘Demons’ Star Geretta Geretta Teaming With Lamberto Bava and Kansas Bowling for New Horror Project News4 days ago Jamie Lee Curtis Had to Adapt to Some Limitations and Interesting Changes in ‘Halloween Kills’ News4 days ago [Video] Anthony Michael Hall Says ‘Halloween Kills’ is “Really Intense” News2 weeks ago Brahms is Unearthed in the Creepy Trailer for William Brent Bell’s ‘The Boy II’ Video Games3 weeks ago Bethesda and id Software Have Delayed ‘DOOM 64’ Until March 2020 Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago [Trailer] Justin Edgar’s Chiller ‘STALKED’ Debuts on DVD and On Demand This February Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News3 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News3 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD3 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News3 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News3 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News3 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!