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Sam Dunn Reveals the Bands He Would Cover in the ‘Extreme Metal’ Episode If He Gets the Funding (EXCLUSIVE)
Sam Dunn Reveals the Bands He Would Cover in the ‘Extreme Metal’ Episode If He Gets the Funding (EXCLUSIVE)
Derek Tokar Yesterday's extreme inevitably becomes today's mainstream. Anybody remember the days when Metallica and Slayer were the sounds of the underground? How about when Slipknot pushed metal to its bleeding edge? So why the hell did VH1 Classic not want to foot the bill when Sam Dunn, host and creator of the up-til-then 11 episode Metal Evolution series came for funding for the show's penulti
VH1 Classic’s ‘Metal Evolution': Sneak Peek of ‘Power Metal’ Episode (VIDEO)
VH1 Classic’s ‘Metal Evolution': Sneak Peek of ‘Power Metal’ Episode (VIDEO)
If the image above gets you all hot and bothered, plus, you love anthemic heavy metal, then there's a good chance you listen to power metal on a regular basis. In this weekend's episode of VH1 Classic's fantastic 'Metal Evolution' series, host and producer Sam Dunn will focus on power metal and its origins...
VH1 Classic’s ‘Metal Evolution': Sneak Peek of ‘Nu Metal’ Episode (VIDEO)
VH1 Classic’s ‘Metal Evolution': Sneak Peek of ‘Nu Metal’ Episode (VIDEO)
The '90s are generally remembered as a peaceful, economically stable time -- a golden age of Teletubbies and dial-up Internet -- but as far as rock music is concerned, the decade ended on an ugly note. Held over three days in July 1999, the Woodstock '99 festival was marred by vandalism and sexual assaults...
Sneak Peek of Episode 4 of VH1 Classic’s ‘Metal Evolution’ (VIDEO)
Sneak Peek of Episode 4 of VH1 Classic’s ‘Metal Evolution’ (VIDEO)
It's that time again. Vh1 has just released a sneak peek of the newest installment of their 11-part rockumentary 'Metal Evolution.' Today's exclusive early look is of part 4, "The New Wave of British Heavy Metal." In the short clip, Iron Maiden's Steve Harris recalls trying to get gigs early in the band's career...
‘Metal Evolution’ Director Talks Canada, Alice Cooper and Satan
‘Metal Evolution’ Director Talks Canada, Alice Cooper and Satan
There is not much Banger Films' Sam Dunn and Scot McFayden don't know about metal. The Canadian filmmakers began their historical and psychological dig into the oft maligned music genre with the intelligent and respectful 'Metal: A Headbanger's Journey' in 2005 and followed it with the socio-political culture-crossing 'Global Metal' in 2008...
Watch a Sneak Peek of Episode 2 of VH1 Classic’s ‘Metal Evolution’
Watch a Sneak Peek of Episode 2 of VH1 Classic’s ‘Metal Evolution’
VH1 Classic offered an exclusive sneak peek of the second episode of the expansive and thorough documentary series 'Metal Evolution.' This ep examines the genesis of the American hard rock movement and features interviews with the right wing carnivore known as Ted Nugent, guitarist Lenny Kaye and the one and only hard-abbed Iggy Pop...
Sam Dunn Reveals the Inspiration Behind His Upcoming ‘Metal Evolution’ VH1 Classic Series
Sam Dunn Reveals the Inspiration Behind His Upcoming ‘Metal Evolution’ VH1 Classic Series
VH1 Classic has proclaimed 11-11-11 as "National Metal Day" and will celebrate with a slew of exclusive metal programming, including the exclusive debut of Banger Films' groundbreaking documentary series, 'Metal Evolution.' The latest passion project from Canadian documentarians Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen, 'Metal Evolution' will dedicate each episode of the 11-part series to a specific