• THAT METAL SHOW: A Breakdown (Episode One)

    THAT METAL SHOW
    Episode 101 Original Air Date 11/15/2008

    HOSTS:
    Eddie Trunk
    Jim Florentine
    Don Jamieson

    GUEST(s):
    Lita Ford

    SEGMENTS:

    PICK OF THE WEEK:
    Scorpions: Live at Wacken Open Air 2006


    STUMP THE TRUNK:
    Eddie goes 1 for 3.


    THE THROWDOWN:
    David Lee Roth vs. Sammy Hagar
    Who is the better Van Halen frontman?

    Lita Ford – Sammy Hagar (Based on an eny meny miney mo elimation)
    Eddie Trunk – Sammy Hagar
    Jim Florentine – David Lee Roth
    Don Jamieson – David Lee Roth
    Audience – Did not participate
    WINNER – David Lee Roth

    WHATEVER HAPPENED TO:
    Chinese Democracy
    At the time of the show recording the project had not been released.

    EXTRAS:

    SHIRTS:
    Jim Florentine – Accept
    Don Jamieson – Black and White bowling shirt

    VAN HALEN TV:
    Jim and Don stand outside Madison Square Garden the day of the Van Halen concert and pretend to be with ‘Van Halen TV”. They interview fans telling the fans that the bad was backstage watching.

    BOOK OF WARRANT:
    A short-lived, one episode segment where Jim dresses up as a preacher and reads lyrics from the song Cherry Pie.

    OVERVIEW:
    This was the pilot episode and you can tell. The production and delivery was clumsy. Some segments worked better than others. The Book of Warrant was a failure and never to be seen again. Stump the Trunk showed it's potential and stuck around. This was not the best episode but it did lay the groundwork for what has become one of the best shows on cable television.
    Comments 3 Comments
    1. Todd Jordan's Avatar
      Todd Jordan -
      I love this show. Seen all the episodes and even if I don't care for the guest(s), I still dig it. I'm glad the latest season was hour long episodes and I hope that continues.
    1. Alison Jane's Avatar
      Alison Jane -
      Don Jamieson reminds me of Ian.
    1. Todd Jordan's Avatar
      Todd Jordan -
      a little but yeah. He's my Facebook friend. I'm cool.