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That Metal Show

Season 8 2011

  • 2011-08-21T04:00:00+01:00 on VH1 Classics
  • 60 mins
  • 7 hours, 10 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Talk Show, Special Interest

That Metal Show is a talk show hosted by Eddie Trunk with co-hosts Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson. It premiered on VH1 Classic on November 15, 2008. New episodes air on VH1 Classic on Saturday nights and are rebroadcast throughout the week.

The show focuses on discussions about "all things hard rock and heavy metal", past and present. Among the regular segments are round table discussions and debates between the three regular hosts, interviews with heavy metal musicians, "Stump the Trunk," where audience members ask trivia questions of host Eddie Trunk, and "The Throwdown," where the hosts and guests debate great moments and figures in metal history.

10 episodes

8x01 Tony Iommi

  • Season Premiere

    2011-08-21T04:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

Tony Iommi from Black Sabbath is interviewed. In the Throwdown, the guest and hosts debate who was the best replacement singer in Black Sabbath: Ian Gillan, Glenn Hughes or Tony Martin. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of best metal cover songs. Guest guitarist: Phil Collen from Def Leppard

8x02 Michael Sweet, Jani Lane & Taime Downe

  • 2011-08-28T04:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Michael Sweet from Stryper, Taime Downe from Faster Pussycat, and Jani Lane are interviewed. In the Throwdown, the guest and hosts debate which is the better Van Halen album: Women and Children First or Fair Warning. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of songs about the devil. Guest guitarist: Phil Collen from Def Leppard.

8x03 Tom Morello & dUg Pinnick

  • 2011-09-04T04:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Tom Morello from Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, and dUg Pinnick from King's X are interviewed. In the Throwdown the guests and hosts debate which was the best Tom Morello band: Rage Against the Machine or Audioslave. Mike Portnoy from Dream Theater tries to Stump the Trunk. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of lyricist. Guest guitarist: Tony Macalpine.

8x04 Corey Taylor & Night Ranger

  • 2011-09-11T04:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Corey Taylor from Slipknot, and Brad Gillis and Jack Blades from Night Ranger are interviewed. In the Throwdown, the guests and hosts debate which was the best AC/DC album: Back in Black or Highway to Hell. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of founding metal bands. Guest bassist: Billy Sheehan.

8x05 Anthrax & Snake Sabo

  • 2011-09-18T04:00:00+01:00 — 44 mins

Scott Ian and Charlie Benante from Anthrax and Snake Sabo from Skid Row are interviewed. In the Throwdown, the guests and hosts debate which was the best Anthrax album: Among the Living or Spreading the Disease. Scott Ian tries to Stump the Trunk. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of new hard rock and metal bands. Guest guitarist: Vinnie Moore.

8x06 Sammy Hagar

  • 2011-09-25T04:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Sammy Hagar is interviewed. In the Throwdown, the guest and hosts debate who is the better guitar player: Eddie Van Halen or Joe Satriani. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of hard rock vocalists from the 1980's. Guest guitarist: Alex Skolnick from Testament.

8x07 Stephen Pearcy & Tim "Ripper" Owens

  • 2011-10-02T04:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Stephen Pearcy and Tim "Ripper" Owens are interviewed. In the Throwdown, the guests and hosts debate who was the better guitarist from Whitesnake: John Sykes, Steve Vai or Doug Aldrich. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of hard rock tours. Guest bassist: Billy Sheehan.

8x08 Mike Portnoy & John Sykes

  • 2011-10-09T04:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Mike Portnoy former drummer of Dream Theater, and John Sykes from Whitesnake are interviewed. In the Throwdown, the guests and hosts debate which was the better Rush album:Permanent Waves or Moving Pictures. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of hard rock drummers Guest guitarist: Tony Macalpine.

8x09 Rick Nielsen & Graham Bonnet

  • 2011-10-16T04:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Rick Nielsen from Cheap Trick, and; Graham Bonnet former vocalist for Rainbow are interviewed. In the Throwdown, the guests and hosts debate which 70's live hard rock hit is better: "Rock and Roll All Nite" by KISS or "I Want You to Want Me" by Cheap Trick. Scott Ian and Charlie Benante from Anthrax try and Stump the Trunk. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of hard rock and metal anthems, Guest guitarist: Vinnie Moore.

8x10 Lars Ulrich

  • 2011-10-23T04:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Lars Ulrich from Metallica is interviewed. In the Throwdown, the guests and hosts debate which Metallica album is the best: Kill 'Em All or Ride the Lightning. Chris Jericho, Sammy Hagar and Alex Winter try to Stump the Trunk. In the Top 5, the hosts put together their definitive list of instrumentals. Guest guitarist: Alex Skolnick from Testament.

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