A streaming service called Thunderflix has launched, promising heavy metal content at an affordable $6.66 per month.
“Imagine Netflix, but all metal,” commented designer Samuel Douek, who conceived the idea for the streaming platform out of “an inability to find quality heavy metal to entertain himself as a lifelong music fan.”
The service is available now at the aforementioned monthly or yearly price ($66.60) and grants direct access to documentaries, films, interviews, live concerts, and behind-the-scenes footage across compatible devices (iPhone, AppleTV, Android, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV, as of this post).
According to the press release, Thunderflix’s library already includes content featuring some of the biggest metal and hard rock names including Iron Maiden, Alice Cooper, Rage Against the Machine, Black Sabbath, Aerosmith, and more. Likewise, the black metal Homeland Act is mentioned, hinting that the service also intends to cater to the Underground.
Dweck plans for Thunderflix to “be the premier library for official concerts and movies that have appeared in the last 30 years or more,” including “concerts that were only on VHS or DVD, even those DVDs we got on limited edition digipaks at concerts.” additional music or made thereof”. Also, no subgenre is off limits.
“From death metal to speed to black to power and power and the people…it’s important that people know, Thunderflix is made by metalheads for metalheads,” Dweck stated. “We’re not a big company, we’re the pioneers of metal music and we want to enjoy our concerts and documentaries! We want to pay artists and labels a fair amount. And we want everyone to enjoy it!”
Head to the Thunderflix website to start a free trial and browse the current content.