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Ryan Downey in Zao: The Lesser Lights of Heaven

Zao: The Lesser Lights of Heaven

1998 NR

Think you know Zao? Think again. Ryan Downey, a former MTV staffer and longtime friend of the Pennsylvania-based heavy metal band, helmed this hardcore documentary that includes 35 live songs compiled from the group's "Strhess" and "Praise the War Machine" tours. Footage includes Zao's infamous onstage "breakup"; interviews with present and former band members; and a personalized tour of the group's hometown.