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May 23, 2013, 10:00 ET VH1 Classic's "That Metal Show" Is Back

 It's time to get metaled up. VH1 Classic's centerpiece in original programming, "That Metal Show" is returning for its 12th season.  The...


Oct 24, 2011, 11:46 ET VH1 Classic Amps up for "National Metal Day" on 11-11-11

As previously announced, VH1 Classic has proclaimed 11-11-11 as "National Metal Day" and will celebrate with a slew of exclusive metal programming,...


Sep 15, 2011, 12:03 ET VH1 Classic Presents the World Premiere of "Nirvana: Live At The Paramount" Friday, September 23 at 11 PM ET/PT

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's genre-defining second album Nevermind, VH1 Classic will televise a special, never-before-seen concert...


Jul 21, 2011, 11:40 ET "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" and "That Metal Show" Return to VH1 Classic on Saturday, August 20

Things are heating up this summer on VH1 Classic when two hit series return for an epic new season.  "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" and...


Jul 20, 2011, 11:04 ET VH1 Classic Celebrates 30 Years of MTV With a Marathon of MTV's Most Unforgettable Moments

VH1 Classic is airing "MTV30 On VH1 Classic," a three day tribute to MTV beginning Saturday, July 30 at 6AM to Monday, August 1 at midnight. "MTV30...


Jul 11, 2011, 11:03 ET VH1 Classic Declares 11-11-11 "National Metal Day"

VH1 Classic proclaims 11-11-11 as "National Metal Day," a day-long celebration of all things metal. The metal bonanza begins November 1, 2011 with...


Oct 08, 2010, 12:58 ET VH1 Classic and Mark Burnett Give Music Fans a Chance of a Lifetime on 'Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp'

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...


Oct 04, 2010, 13:40 ET VH1 Classic's Original Hit Series 'That Metal Show' is Back for a Sixth Season Complete With a Heavy Roster of Rock Icons

VH1 Classic, the ultimate destination for rock and metal, is giving fans the opportunity to catch their favorite musicians every Saturday night...


Aug 18, 2010, 10:09 ET VH1 Classic Brings the Heat This September

As summer comes to an end, VH1 Classic turns up the heat giving viewers 24-hours of RUSH for "RUSH Hashanah," a Labor Day weekend of "Back to...


May 06, 2010, 14:04 ET VH1 Classic is Honoring The Best in Rock and Heavy Metal With The Second Annual 'Revolver Golden Gods Awards'

VH1 Classic will recognize the most famous and decorated rock stars on the planet at the 2nd annual "Revolver Golden Gods Awards" on Saturday, May...


Apr 26, 2010, 11:30 ET VH1 Classic Welcomes Back Its Hit Original Series 'That Metal Show' For A Head-Banging Fifth Season

Heavy metal and hard rock enthusiasts, prepare for battle: VH1 has announced the premiere of the fifth season of the distinguished "That Metal...


Sep 10, 2009, 09:00 ET VH1 Classic's Original Series 'That Metal Show' Returns for a Third Season of Riotous Debates, 'Man-On-The Street' Pranks, and 'Stump The Trunk' Trivia Contests

VH1 Classic set trends and broke molds two seasons ago when it mixed the best of "The View" with "Headbangers' Ball" to create...


May 28, 2009, 09:00 ET VH1 Classic Presents a New Slate of Summer 2009 Programming With Iconic Roc Docs, Music Countdowns and Rarely Seen Concert Footage

"Roc Doc: Iron Maiden: Flight 666," "100 Concerts in 100 Days," "Roc Doc: Lords of the Revolution," "Rock Across America," "Download Festival," and...


May 12, 2008, 01:00 ET VH1 Classic Announces New Video Countdown Series Slated to Premiere in Q4, 2008

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available in 55 million households, VH1 Classic today announces "VH1 Classic One Hit Wonders" and "VH1...


Feb 15, 2008, 00:00 ET VH1 Classic and VH1 on Board to Televise 'VH1 Classic Presents: Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later'

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 Classic and VH1 will air "VH1 Classic Presents: AFTERMATH: The Station Fire Five Years Later" a...


May 29, 2007, 01:00 ET 'VH1 Rock Docs' Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the Monterey International Pop Festival with Original Documentary 'Monterey 40' Premiering on VH1 Classic on Saturday, June 16 at 9:00 PM*

NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire/-- The Monterey International Pop Festival was nothing short of a defining moment in rock and roll history. The...


Sep 13, 2006, 01:00 ET VH1 Classic Rocks This Fall With Slate of New Series, Movies and Specials Featuring Elton John, AC/DC With Bon Scott, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Judas Priest, The Police, Tom Petty, Def Leppard and The Pretenders

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 Classic turns October into "Rocktober" this year when the channel, now in 43 million homes, begins...


Mar 22, 2006, 00:00 ET VH1 Classic to Air the Classic 80s Music Video '99 Luftballons' for an Entire Hour on Sunday, March 26

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 Classic will air Nena's classic music video for "99 Luftballons," well, not 99 times in a row, but pretty...


Nov 01, 2005, 00:00 ET VH1 Classic Sets the Table for Its Annual 'A Very Classic Thanksgiving' Special With Clarence Clemons, Patty Smyth, Wonder Mike (Sugar Hill Gang), Chris Barron (Spin Doctors) and Host Dee Snider

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 Classic is serving up its annual "A Very Classic Thanksgiving" special on multiple platforms this year...


Oct 21, 2005, 01:00 ET Roger Taylor and Paul Rodgers Speak Out on VH1 Classic About The Once and Future Queen

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger Taylor and Paul Rodgers of Queen stop by VH1 Classic on Sunday, October 23 (10 am and 10 pm ET) and chat...


Aug 29, 2005, 01:00 ET VH1 Classic Revs Its Engines This Labor Day Weekend At the Ultimate Biker Rally and Classic Rock Concert for Its Annual 'All Roads Lead to the Chip' Special

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- All road maps are leading VH1 Classic back to "The Chip" in Sturgis, South Dakota this Labor Day weekend to...


Aug 17, 2005, 01:00 ET VH1 Classic and World Productions Announces All-Star Artist Line-Up for New Live Television Concert Series 'Decades Rock Live' to Debut in Fall 2005

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 Classic and World Productions are proud to present the all-star artist lineup for "Decades Rock Live," an...


Aug 09, 2005, 01:00 ET VH1 Classic and Sidewinder Music Follow the Success of VH1 CLASSIC METAL MANIA: STRIPPED With VH1 CLASSIC METAL MANIA: STRIPPED VOLUME 2: 'THE ANTHEMS'

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Set for release on October 18, 2005, VH1 CLASSIC METAL MANIA: STRIPPED VOLUME 2: "THE ANTHEMS" serves as a...


Jun 01, 2005, 01:00 ET Decades Rock Live

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 Classic and World Productions are proud to present DECADES ROCK LIVE, an innovative new live concert series...


Apr 13, 2005, 01:00 ET Dee Snider to Host 'Matzo and Metal: A Very Classic Passover' on VH1 Classic Sunday, April 24th at 7 PM ET/4PM PT

NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 Classic presents a first-ever television special event that is sure to have you shouting Shalom! "MATZO...