[09/14/10 - 10:55 AM]
Get Ready for Rocktober with VH1 Classic's Big F'N Premiere Night October 16 @ 9 PM ET/PT
Also due that night: the premiere of "Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp" and the return of "That Metal Show."

[via press release from VH1]

Get Ready for ROCKTOBER With VH1 Classic's Big F'N Premiere Night October 16 @ 9 PM ET/PT


"That Metal Show" Season Six and "Behind The Music Remastered" Premiere With All New Guests and Stories

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 -- VH1 Classic is kicking October into high gear with "ROCK-TOBER" -- a month of new music programming premieres that promise to create the ultimate destination for rock and heavy metal fans. Beginning October 16 at 9 PM* the premiere of "Behind the Music Remastered: Poison" will feature never-before-seen interviews and footage followed by the new original series by executive producer Mark Burnett, "Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp" at 10 PM* which gives 15 "average Joes" the chance to become a real rock star. Finish your Saturday night by hanging out with your favorite threesome, the guys from "That Metal Show" at 11 PM* as they kick off their sixth season of all things heavy metal in the show's new hour-long format.

"Behind the Music Remastered" premieres Saturday, October 16 at 9PM*

VH1's Emmy Award-nominated and critically acclaimed series "Behind The Music," returns to continue some of the rock world's most iconic stories. Starting October 16 at 9 PM*, VH1 Classic will air 10 new one-hour episodes of "Behind the Music Remastered" featuring some of classic rocks seminal artists and bands including: Poison, Leif Garrett, Hall & Oates, Boy George, Alice Cooper, Michael Hutchence, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Green Day, Duran Duran and Fleetwood Mac. Picking up where the original "Behind the Music" episode left off, VH1 Classic will air brand new interviews, footage, and video clips that update the stories of several classic artists over the last 10 to 15 years.

"Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp" premieres Saturday, October 16 at 10PM*

Put away your sleeping bags and pack up your guitar, as it's going to be blood, sweat and tears when VH1 Classic and executive producer Mark Burnett take viewers on the adventure of a lifetime with the new original series "Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp" Saturday, October 16 @ 10 PM ET/PT. Hosted by Carrie Keagan, 15 "average Joe" musicians from a variety of backgrounds and cities will go through a transformative process of becoming true rock stars at "Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp." Broken into three groups of five, each group will be assigned a rock star counselor (Rudy Sarzo, Kip Winger and Mark Hudson) who will give tough love and guidance to the wannabe rockers, transforming the weak campers from quiet nice guys to loud sexy front men. For one week these truck drivers, teachers and dads will form bands, rehearse and learn the ropes from other rock gods who drop by including Ace Frehley, Michael Anthony, Bret Michaels and many more. With the music know-how, fresh looks and rock star swagger in place; these transformed musicians will take the stage performing before a live audience and the stakes couldn't be higher. Fans will pick the best band, giving them an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform with a legendary rock artist. Only a true rock star can survive "Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp."

"That Metal Show" Season Six Premieres Saturday, October 16 at 11PM*

Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine are back and ready to rock out the sixth season of VH1 Classic's hit original series "That Metal Show" on Saturday, October 16 at 11PM*. The sixth season of "That Metal Show" is bigger and badder than ever, extending to a one-hour format, giving viewers more time to get up close and personal with their favorite metal artists. With an entire show dedicated to Ronnie James Dio and guests including Jason Bonham, Bill Ward, Tesla and Philip Anselmo the sixth season is sure to be the most hard rocking season yet.

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 60's, 70's and 80's, including The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, Madonna, and U2. Learn more at VH1Classic.com.

* All Times ET/PT

  [september 2010]  


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