Every metal fan should be familiar with the VH1 Classic show ‘That Metal Show,’ which features host Eddie Trunk and his two partners-in-crime, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine.

That Metal Show‘ had everything metal fans love in every episode. The show features the ‘That Metal Show Top Five,’ which saw each host come up with their own list for a certain topic and then join forces to create the best combined list. There’s also the trivia game ‘Stump the Trunk’ -- where Eddie Trunk’s trivia knowledge was put to the test as audience members asked rock and metal relatedquestions in an all-out bid to stump Eddie. The show also featured a debate called ‘The Throw Down’ where everyone picked a side in an argument, like “Who is the best Rainbow singer – Ronnie James Dio or Joe Lynn Turner?” and duel it out.

As you can see, there are plenty of reasons to love ‘That Metal Show,’ so check out the videos below to look at 10 Awesome ‘That Metal Show’ Moments.

  • Alice Cooper

    Alice Recalls Holding a Gun Up to Elvis Presley
  • Mike Portnoy

    Former Dream Theater Drummer Names His Top Five Hard Rock Drummers
  • Jake E. Lee

    Stump the Trunk Winner Gets Guitar From the Famed Ozzy Osbourne Guitarist

    Starts at 36:55

    Each show, audience members get a chance to participate in a game called 'Stump the Trunk' in an effort to win a prize. Eddie Trunk is renowned for his vast rock and metal knowledge, but this time, an audience member asks where Phil Lynott played his final show with Thin Lizzy. The Trunk is stumped and guest shredder Jake E. Lee awards the winner with a special prize!

  • Lemmy Kilmister

    Host Eddie Trunk Recalls the Motorhead Frontman Mocking Him for Drinking Vitamin Water
  • King Diamond

    The Legendary Frontman Recounts Triple Bypass Surgery and Subsequent Return to the Stage

    Starts at 10:30

    Musicians are just like the rest of us and have their medical woes that send them through turmoil. Here, King Diamond discusses going through triple bypass surgery and the lengthy recovery time. Heart surgery can take its toll on anyone, especially one who has to run around on a stage singing for a living.

  • Steve Harris

    Iron Maiden Founder Talks About Label Pressure and Refusing to Conform

    Iron Maiden are known for their refusal to conform to the industry standard and have always paved their own way. Bassist Steve Harris discusses releasing 'Flight of Icarus' as a single and how the label was disappointed it wasn't another 'Run to the Hills.'

  • Corey Taylor

    Slipknot and Stone Sour Frontman Discusses His New York Times Best Seller, 'Seven Deadly Sins'

    Starts at 16:10

    Corey Taylor is more than just the singer in Slipknot and Stone Sour. He made the New York Times Best Seller list with his book 'Seven Deadly Sins.' Here, he talks about what it felt like to land on the prestigious list and what his book is about.

  • Vinnie Paul

    Pantera Drummer Recalls Creation of 'Vulgar Display of Power' Album Cover

    The album art for 'Vulgar Display of Power' is a striking one in the literal and figurative senses of the word. It backs up the attitude present on the pivotal Pantera album and Vinnie Paul gives viewers the scoop behind its creation. There is no trickery here, as Vinnie explains a man was actually punched in the face several times.

  • Dave Mustaine

    After Undergoing Surgery, Megadeth Frontman Was in a Neck Brace Moments Before Big 4 Show

    Starts at 11:25

    All the band members involved in the Big 4 shows felt immense pressure as the metal world's collective spotlight was on them for every performance. Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine talks about being in a neck brace literally minutes before taking the stage at the Big 4 show at Yankee Stadium in New York!

  • Lars Ulrich

    Metallica Drummer Recalls Very Early Days of the Band

    Jim Florentine talks about driving Metallica around back in 1983 when the band crashed on the floor at Megaforce Records owner Jon Zazula's house. Lars Ulrich then reflects on the early days of the band and what the metal scene was like.

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