Battlefield of the Mind (Live)
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PDT)
West Hollywood, CA
YOUR TICKETS HELP SUPPORT OUR VETERANS
PLAYING TOGETHER FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY AT WHISKY A GO GO
David Ellefson (Megadeth), Neil Godfrey (Lo-Pro), Troy McLawhorn (Evanescence), Sal G (Staind), and Pete Murray (Lo-Pro) with Headliner, Eye Empire
Hear original songs from the official Battlefield of the Mind soundtrack including "No Words" and "War isn't over yet". The soundtrack will be available as a digital download the day of the event, on April 24th, only at Chill.com
This may never happen again, so don't miss the opportunity to hear these all-stars play together!
HEADLINER: EYE EMPIRE
Eye Empire, currently in the middle of the Revolution Tour 2013, makes a stop in Los Angeles to headline the event!
Special VIP offers for the ultimate superfans are being made available by Fran Strine here: http://chill.com/botm
7:00PM Doors Open
Support our veterans by supporting the Boot Campaign.
A portion of the sales for this event will go towards supporting veterans through the non-profit Boot Campaign.
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About the documentary, Battlefield of the Mind
Director/Photographer Fran Strine directed and produced his debut non-music documentary entitled Battlefield of the Mind. The project is a tribute to veterans who give everything to defend their country and a lament on the lack of care for them upon their return home.
The idea for the project was put together by Strine and a collection of his illustrious, longtime collaborators. Co-Producing the film is the front man of multi-platinum rockers, STAIND, Aaron Lewis. Lewis is also a rising solo Country music star, with his first album in the genre attaining gold-selling status. Also notable is the film’s narrator, legendary MEGADETH bassist, David Ellefson.
Battlefield of the Mind is a full-length documentary that tells the raw and tragic details of what life is like as an Iraq and Afghanistan veteran today. Many veterans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and among them are those whose lives have fallen apart and have become homeless as a result. Severe PTSD leaves these returning heroes on a downward spiral into their own personal hell.
On any given night not far from your front door there are upwards of 75,000 veterans trying to survive the brutal conditions of the streets. The VA has seen their backlog of disability claims increase to 864,000 with the majority suffering from PTSD. “Battlefield of the Mind” explores how and why this can happen in one of the wealthiest countries in the world.
About the Boot Campaign
The Boot Campaign is a grassroots initiative started by five women from Texas known as the Boot Girls. The campaign encourages everyone to “get their boots on” providing an easy and tangible way for Americans to show appreciation for troops, cultivate awareness of the challenges they face upon return and raise funds for military programs meeting the physical and emotional needs of our heroes.
Chill is the premier video platform and marketplace to find entertainment content distributed for a global audience direct from artists, comedians and filmmakers. Consumers can stream or download-to-own top films, docs, series and comedy specials in HD quality to any device and transact worldwide. Chill recently released the critically acclaimed Maria Bamford: The special, special, special! Based in Los Angeles, CA, the company is backed by venture funding from Kleiner Perkins, William Morris Endeavor (WME), 500 Startups, Redpoint Ventures, Crunchfund, Science Media, Troy Carter and Atlas Venture. Chill is founded by Brian Norgard and Daniel Gould.
Fran Strine's most recent project BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND, is a documentary that takes on important veterans issues of PTSD and homelessness. He will continue to find compelling subject matter and push the boundaries of his art.
Chill (Chill.com) is the premier video platform and marketplace to find entertainment content distributed for a global audience direct from artists, comedians and filmmakers. Consumers can stream or download-to-own top films, docs, series and comedy specials in HD quality to any device and transact worldwide.
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