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Man in the Camo Jacket Exclusive Clip Showcases Musician Mike Peters’ Journey to Defeat Cancer

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Man in the Camo Jacket Exclusive Clip Showcases Musician Mike Peters’ Journey to Defeat Cancer

Man in the Camo Jacket Exclusive Clip

Mike Peters from the documentary, ‘Man in the Camo Jacket,’ an XLrator Media release.
Photo courtesy of XLrator Media.

Iconic musician Mike Peters may have initially risen to fame with The Alarm in the early 1980, but the British alternative rock group member has also garnered attention in recent years for his unrelenting battle against cancer. The lead singer of the new wave band is enlisting some of the world’s top musicians to help save the lives of cancer patients around the world. In honor of Peters’ determined fight against the disease, Shockya is premiering an exclusive clip from the , songwriter and guitarist’s music documentary, ‘Man in the Camo Jacket.’

Following its festival run, the movie is now available on VOD and iTunes from XLrator Media. ‘Man in the Camo Jacket’ was produced and helmed by first-time feature film director, Russ Kendall. In addition to Peters, the documentary also features Slim Jim Phantom of Stray Cats, Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses, Billy Bragg, Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze, Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins, Richard Blade and Martha Quinn.

‘Man in the Camo Jacket’s soundtrack is also now available by Twenty First Century Records/J2 Records/ATA Records, and is being distributed by Ingrooves. The soundtrack’s singles will be distributed by Play MPE.

Special events will be held in New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles to celebrate the movie’s release. In New York, the film will screen tonight at the Williamsburg Cinemas, and will be followed by a performance by The Alarm at the Brooklyn Bowl. In Washington DC, the documentary will screen July 17 at the Regal Cinemas Gallery Place, and will be followed by a performance by Peters at the Gibson Showroom. In Los Angeles, the Grammy Museum will screen ‘Man in the Camo Jacket’ on August 3, and will be followed by an acoustic performance by Peters.

XLrator Media has released the following synopsis for the movie:

‘Man in the Camo Jacket’ is the story of iconic musician Mike Peters of the Welsh rock band The Alarm. The movie traces his rise to fame, battles with cancer, and inspiring climb back as he enlists some of the world’s top musicians to help save the lives of cancer patients around the globe. Ultimately though, the life he saves may be his own. Filmed over the course of eight years, the documentary documents Mike’s journeys to the summits of the world’s tallest mountains and to the depths of his regular chemotherapy treatments, and features one-of-a-kind performances from legendary rock musicians.

The movie won Best Music Documentary at the 2017 Arizona International Film Festival and the Audience Award for Best Music at the 2017 Newport Beach Film Festival. Peters was honored with the Humanitarian Award at the 2017 American Documentary Film Festival.

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Shockya's exclusive clip from director Russ Kendall's biographical music documentary, 'Man in the Camo Jacket,' which focuses on iconic musician Mike Peters' journey to overcome cancer. The movie is being distributed by XLrator Media.

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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