Michael Lombardi talks THE RETALIATORS movie, soundtrack and the story that inspired it.

Better Noise Films—the production company behind Netflix’s hit Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt—have released their critically acclaimed 2022 revenge horror-thriller The Retaliators overseas in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia and New Zealand on VOD/Digital as of October 16.
The soundtrack encompasses a hard-hitting lineup of rock tracks from several of Better Noise Music’s roster, many of which also make on-screen appearances, including Tommy Lee (Mötley Crue), Ivan Moody (Five Finger Death Punch), and Jacoby Shaddix (Papa Roach).

The Everblack Podcast spoke to The Retaliators star and producer Michael Lombardi about the movies global release and the true story that inspired it, its killer heavy soundtrack, working with Dennis Leary on Rescue Me, possibility of a sequel and more!

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“A brutal and vivid punch to the gut, ‘The Retaliators’ is a rock song birthed onto screen and is sure to be a hit with fans of music and horror alike,” proclaims Hollywood News (8/30/21). THE RETALIATORS is based on the real-life story of an upstanding pastor who uncovers a dark and twisted underworld as he searches for answers surrounding his daughter’s brutal murder and stars Michael Lombardi (FX’s ‘Rescue Me,’ ‘The Deuce’), Marc Menchaca (‘Ozark,’ ‘Black Mirror’) and Joseph Gatt (“Game of Thrones”). The Retaliators features cameos and music by Mötley Crüe’s Tommy LeeFive Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody, Zoltan Bathory, and Chris KaelPapa RoachJaya of The HuSpencer Charnas of Ice Nine KillsEva Under Fire’s Amanda LybergMatt Brandyberry, Danny Case, Lance Dowdle, and Matt Madiro of From Ashes to New, Cory Marks, and Dan Murphy and Miles Franco of All Good Things, anchored by an original score from Emmy-winning composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein renowned for their score work for Netflix’s series “Stranger Things.”

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