[07/21/11 - 08:41 AM]
"Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" and "That Metal Show" Return to VH1 Classic on Saturday, August 20
They'll air back-to-back beginning at 10:00/9:00c on said night.

[via press release from VH1 Classic]

"Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" and "That Metal Show" Return to VH1 Classic on Saturday, August 20

"Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" Season Two Welcomes Music Icons Duff Mckagan, Matt Sorum, Mark Hudson and More on Saturday, August 20 at 10 PM ET/PT

"That Metal Show" Season Eight Kicks Off With Metal Legend Tony Iommi on Saturday, August 20 at 11 PM ET/PT

NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 -- Things are heating up this summer on VH1 Classic when two hit series return for an epic new season. "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" and "That Metal Show" are back and bigger than ever with an all-star lineup of legendary music icons that are sure to get metal and rock enthusiasts pumped up. Tune in to VH1 Classic on Saturday, August 20 beginning at 10 PM ET/PT for the ultimate music experience.

"Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" Season Two premieres Saturday, August 20 at 10 PM ET/PT

VH1 Classic and executive producer Mark Burnett are bringing back a new group of 'average Joes' for their once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put their music skills to the ultimate test and find out if they have what it takes to be a true rock star on "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp." Hosted by American Idol sweetheart and Vanguard recording artist Kimberly Caldwell, 15 musicians from a variety of backgrounds and cities will go through the unforgettable transformation of having to put it all on the line and find out if they have what it takes to make it in the cutthroat world of Rock 'n' Roll. Broken into three groups of five, each group of campers will create a band and be assigned a rock star camp counselor (Duff Mckagan, Matt Sorum and Mark Hudson) who will give them pointers and guidance, transforming the 9-to-5'ers into center stage front men and women. For one week each group will have the opportunity to rehearse and learn the ropes from other special-guest rock gods who drop by including Paul Stanley of KISS, Phil Collen of Def Leppard, Marky Ramone of The Ramones and more. At the end of the week, each group should have the music know-how, fresh looks and rock-star swagger to give an unforgettable performance to a group of legitimate rock stars who are acting as judges. Will they pass the test and be flocked with adoring fans or booed off the stage? The stakes are high as the band voted best by the fans will win the opportunity musicians can only dream about � a once-in-a-lifetime performance with legendary rock star Sammy Hagar. Tune in to find out who has true rock star DNA and can survive on "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" on Saturday, August 20 at 10 pm ET/PT on VH1 Classic.

Catch the complete first season at FantasyCamp.VH1.com. New episodes will launch online every Monday morning following the show's on-air premiere.

"Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" is executive produced by Mark Burnett, David Fishof and Lee Metzger for Mark Burnett Productions and by Lee Rolontz and Keshia Williams for VH1.


VH1 Classic's "THAT METAL SHOW" is back in Los Angeles and ready to rock with an all-star line up of iconic metal guests to make for an incomparable eighth season. Members of the biggest metal bands in history, including the pioneer of heavy metal Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath, Lars Ulrich of Metallica, Sammy Hagar and many more will grace the "THAT METAL SHOW" stage giving fans an unfiltered hour of pure metal dish and bitch that any metal maniac will truly appreciate. Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson are back to host the only talk show where all things hard rock and heavy metal are discussed, dissected and debated over sixty minutes of mayhem. Season eight of "THAT METAL SHOW" will deliver the ever popular "Stump The Trunk" and "TMS TOP 5" segments to your TV every Saturday night at 11 pm, only on VH1 Classic. Other guests gracing the stage for season eight include:

Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
Sammy Hagar (Van Halen)
Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave)
Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour)
Scott Ian & Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
Brad Gillis (Night Ranger/Ozzy) & Jack Blades (Night Ranger & Damn Yankees)
Stephen Pearcy (Ratt)
Tim Ripper Owens (Priest, Yngwie, Iced Earth, etc.)
Jani Lane (ex Warrant), Michael Sweet (Stryper), Taime Downe (Faster Pussycat)
Dug Pinnick (King's X)
Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater/Adrenaline Mob)
John Sykes (Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy, Blue Murder)
Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick)
Snake Sabo (Skid Row)
Graham Bonnett (Alcatrazz, MSG, Rainbow)

Fans can also catch the complete season seven and bonus clips at ThatMetalShow.VH1.com. New episodes of eight will launch online every Monday morning following the show's on-air premiere.

"That Metal Show" is a production of VH1 Classic. Lee Rolontz and Keshia Williams serve as executive producers and Jeff Baumgardner serves as producer for VH1. Adam "Hate" Heydt is the director of the series.

About VH1 Classic

Launched in May 2000, VH1 Classic is a 24-hour network that presents videos, concerts and music specials all day long, featuring the best of rock, soul and pop artists from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s, including The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, Madonna, and U2. Learn more at www.VH1Classic.com.

  [july 2011]  


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