By: Gary Graff
After rolling out its new "Legion of the Black" film for fans in Los Angeles last month, Black Veil Brides will hold a 24-hour pay-per-view showing on Sunday (January 6) via the band's Facebook page.
The movie is the companion piece to the group's third album, "Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones," which comes out January 8 and is a concept piece about a group of rebels battling a religious/political autocracy known as F.E.A.R. (For Every and All Religion).
"Legion of the Black" features eight songs from the movie, with some performance footage of the band while actors handle the plot.
BVB frontman Andy Biersack tells us the band hopes to put the film out on DVD by summer, but during the interim there will be more screenings and perhaps film festival appearances.
"The intent is to take it as many places as we can," Biersack says. "This is new ground for the band. It's not like we're Taylor Swift or whoever else is getting money thrown at them. This is a rock band with a crazy, high concept movie. So we're planning to bring it everywhere we can. It'll take a little bit of time for people to understand what this is."
BVB is taking "Wretched & Divine" to the stage as well, with a The Church of the Wild Ones World Tour that kicks off Friday (January 4) in Las Vegas and will run all year and possibly into 2014, according to Biersack.
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