Tag Archives: That Metal Show

Interview: Jim Florentine talks new book, opening for Slayer, ‘That Metal Show’ status

Posted by on March 15, 2018

Any band will tell you opening for Slayer is a tough gig, but imagine tackling this task with just a microphone and some jokes. This has to make playing the roughest of comedy clubs seem like making a bowl of cereal. Perhaps it’s experiences like these that have stand-up comic Jim Florentine appear so comfortable […]

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Interview: Don Jamieson, talks new comedy album, music videos, future of ‘That Metal Show’

Posted by on April 24, 2017

Ever approach one of your musical heroes for a photograph? What kind of pose did you strike? Did you smile ear to ear and flash some devil horns? Did you put an arm around the shoulder and try to play it cool… Or did you bend over in front of your favorite entertainer and drop […]

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Metallica’s Black Album turns 25; artists weigh in

Posted by on August 12, 2016

Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most important metal albums ever made. Sure, it can and should be argued that it’s not Metallica’s best album. And hell, when you really break it down, it’s more of a rock album than anything else, but at over 16 million sold, it’s the biggest-selling album […]

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Video premiere: Station, “One and Only”

Posted by on May 17, 2016

Since New York’s Station released their debut self-titled album last year, the melodic hard rock band haven’t slowed down. They’ve played at festivals like Rocklahoma and shared the stage with bands including Stryper, Lynch Mob and Enuff Znuff. Their Summer tour plans will find them playing at NYC’s Mercury Lounge on June 1, and Wisconsin’s Rockfest in […]

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Don Jamieson’s top five reasons you should buy his book

Posted by on May 3, 2016

Metal Blade recording artist and former That Metal Show co-host Don Jamieson can add another hyphen to his name – author. He’s co-authored You Might Be A Metalhead with fellow comedian Joe Bartnick. Described as “a humorous take on the world of hard rock and heavy metal,” we’re assuming it’s a metal-centric (and hopefully funnier) version […]

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VH1 Classic cancels ‘That Metal Show’

Posted by on January 19, 2016

It’s been an impressive eight year run over 14 seasons, but VH1 Classic has declined to renew That Metal Show. Host Eddie Trunk and co-hosts Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine made the announcement concurrently at Noon via their social media. The show was VH1 Classic’s longest-running program, and no reason was given for their decision to […]

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Metallica should play the Super Bowl halftime show

Posted by on August 3, 2015

We know it’s hot out and we’ve got over a month until Labor Day, but NFL players across the country are reporting to training camp as you read this, and before you know it, the 2015-2016 NFL season will be here. And while it’s going to be a long time before we figure out who’s going […]

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Geddy Lee says Rush will be slowing down after next tour

Posted by on February 23, 2015

The musicians in Rush aren’t getting any younger. So, during a recent appearance on VH1’s “The Metal Show,” it’s not a huge surprise when the 61 year old Geddy Lee mentioned slowing down in their golden years. Said Lee on their upcoming tour being a possible farewell tour: “It’s clear that we are at a point in our […]

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That Metal Show returns, announces Max Cavalera, Gary Holt among guests

Posted by on February 17, 2015

VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show is returning this Saturday (21), and they’ve announced a pretty diverse lineup of guests for what’s going to be their 14th season. The 12-episode season will kick off this coming Saturday with Rush’s Geddy Lee and Dream Theater’s John Petrucci. Among the guests returning to the show are Anthrax’s Scott Ian, […]

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Upon a Burning Body, Don Jamieson, Abysmal Dawn, Cripper share best of 2014

Posted by on December 2, 2014

As the music year comes to an end with this week’s releases, it’s time to take a look back at the past 11 months and two days. While you’ll be getting our picks in due time, we wanted to first turn things over to some of the people making that music. To that end, here are […]

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