VH1 CLASSIC’s ‘That Metal Show’: Season Nine Detailed

Season nine of VH1 Classic‘s “That Metal Show” kicks off on National Metal Day (11-11-11) with an exclusive interview with GUNS N’ ROSES lead singer Axl Rose and lead guitarist DJ Ashba. In his first television interview in over a decade, Rose opens up about his new bandmates, touring, rumors, misconceptions and much more.

The premiere episode of “That Metal Show” with Axl Rose airs Friday, November 11 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on VH1 Classic.

Named one of the greatest singers of all time by Rolling Stone, Rose, the only remaining original member of GUNS N’ ROSES, gives an exclusive interview to “That Metal Show”, discussing intimate details of his past, present and future. The notoriously private singer opens up to “That Metal Show” hosts Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine in a one-hour sit-down interview shortly after leaving the stage in Miami on Saturday, October 29. In this no-holds-barred interview, Rose divulges why he is touring now, what his fans and music mean to him, his past albums, future music plans, and offers intimate revelations behind some of his most famous hits such as “Welcome to the Jungle”, “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and much more.

Following an explosive premiere with Axl Rose, the ninth season of “That Metal Show” continues with a blistering line-up of rock royalty.

“That Metal Show” season nine guests include (all premieres at 11 p.m. ET/PT):

November 11:

* Axl Rose (GUNS N’ ROSES)
* DJ Ashba (GUNS N’ ROSES)

November 19:

* Sam Dunn (“Metal Evolution”, “Metal: A Headbangers Journey”, “Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage”)
* Guest guitarist (playing bass): Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION)

November 26:

* Brian Johnson (AC/DC)
* Guest guitarist: Warren DeMartini (RATT)

December 3:

* Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH)
* Guest guitarist: Warren DeMartini (RATT)

December 10:

* Marilyn Manson
* Biff Byford (SAXON)
* Guest guitarist: Chris Broderick (MEGADETH)

December 17:

* Sully Erna (GODSMACK)
* Jesse James Dupree (JACKYL)
* Guest guitarist (playing bass): Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION)

January 1:

* Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS)
* Michael Monroe (HANOI ROCKS)
* Guest guitarist: John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON)

January 14:

* Paul Rodgers (FREE, BAD COMPANY)
* Keith Nelson, Josh Todd (BUCKCHERRY)
* Guest guitarist: John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON)

January 21:

* Herman Rarebell (SCORPIONS)
* Andrew Dice Clay
* Guest guitarist: Chris Broderick (MEGADETH)

Distilling decades of your favorite hard rock and heavy metal into sixty minutes of mayhem; “That Metal Show” will deliver the ever-popular “Stump The Trunk” as well as the triumphant return of “TMS Top 5” to your TV every Saturday night at 11 p.m., only on VH1 Classic.

“That Metal Show” is a production of VH1 Classic. Lee Rolontz and Keshia Williams as executive producers for VH1. Jeff Baumgardner serves as producer for the series for VH1.