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Joe Elliott, Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth + Frankie Banali Close Out Season 14 of ‘That Metal Show’

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Time flies when your talking metal and just like that another season of VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show will be in the books after this weekend. Season 14 comes to a close with special guests Joe Elliott of Def Leppard, Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth of Overkill and Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot.

Elliott appears in a pre-taped interview, the first part of which came in the season debut. In this portion, Elliott discusses Def Leppard’s upcoming tour and cruise, the huge impact MTV had on their lives and more. As for Blitz and Banali, they join hosts Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine in the studio. Banali talks about his recent Quiet Riot documentary and how it felt sifting through the footage of longtime friend and late frontman Kevin DuBrow. Blitz, meanwhile, offers several humorous anecdotes and talks about how Overkill have gotten better with age.

Also turning up on That Metal Show this week will be The Winery Dogs bassist Billy Sheehan, who serves as the music guest. Sheehan leads into the commercial breaks showing his bass mastery and his second to last performance elicited a standing ovation from the crowd. Sheehan also discusses The Winery Dogs new album progress, how he twice passed on playing bass for Van Halen and touring.

Sheehan also joins Blitz and Banali for “Put It on the Table,” and the TMS Top 5 is a discussion about the Top 5 Beards in Rock.

The new episode airs at 9PM ET/PT and repeats at 11PM ET/PT on VH1 Classic.

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