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That Metal Gear: Yngwie Malmsteen – The King Of Shred Shares His Influences And Equipment Secrets


Just as That Metal Show interviews your favorite heavy metal and hard rock stars, That Metal Gear talks with some of the greatest musicians in the genre to find out what they’re playing and how they get their sounds. This week we caught up with one of the greatest guitarists in shred history, the master of the cream colored Stratocaster, the overlord of the scalloped fret-board, the one and only Yngwie Malmsteen. Read more…

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Metal On Metal: The 20 Greatest Heavy Metal Songs With The Word “Metal” In The Title

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As we all know, besides being the greatest musical style in the history of mankind, heavy metal is also one of loudest and proudest. Fans fly the metal banner with pride and what better way for bands to show their allegiance to the cause than by name checking the genre in the title of their greatest heavy metal anthems? Read more…

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Joe Satriani, Artie Lange And Jim Breuer Clown Around Next That Metal Show Episode!

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It’s the end of another season of That Metal Show and the boys are going out with a bang! This Saturday night be sure to tune in to VH1 Classic for the TMS season 13 finale when Ed, Jim and Don welcome instrumental guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani along with the absolutely hilarious Artie Lange of Howard Stern fame and former Saturday Night Live cast member Jim Breuer.  And once again, as the special musical guest is the one and only overlord of the scalloped fretboard, Yngwie Malmsteen!!!  Read more…

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Miss Box Of Junk Hooks Up With Drummers…To See How They Stay In Shape!


You know her as Miss Box Of Junk, the hot, heart-breaking Trunk-stumping metal Godess who hangs around those with those knuckleheads on That Metal Show and has a knack for customizing rock t-shirts. Her alter ego however is Jennifer Gottlieb, a NASM-Certified Personal Trainer and Weight Loss Specialist who shares her workout tips and exercise routines with the masses of out of shape TMS fans in her weekly Miss Box Of Fitness: Move Of The Week videos.

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Heavy Metal Kids: 10 Youngsters That Shred Harder Than You Ever Will!

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Ah, the musical child prodigy. In times of old they toiled away, honing their chops in obscurity or being paraded around like Mozart by his Father, showing off their skills to entertain the royal houses of Europe. Nowadays Mom and Dad bust out the smart phone and upload videos to Youtune for the amusement of the masses in the hopes of going viral. Read more…

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That Metal Gear: Billy Sheehan – Hear The Mr. Big Of Bass Guitar Share His Tone Secrets!


This week for That Metal Gear we’re very pleased to share with you a special video and interview with one of the greatest bassists in the history or hard rock and heavy metal, the legendary Billy Sheehan. Read more…

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Who Are The Top 5 Greatest Trios In Heavy Metal And Hard Rock History?

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Each week on That Metal Show, Eddie, Don and Jim rank their favorite musical moments from the worlds of hard rock and heavy metal in the TMS Top 5 and then argue about what the final ranking should be. This week, in honor of visiting three-piece band the Winery Dogs, the boys try to determine those Holy Trinities of drums, bass and guitar mayhem, the greatest trios of all time.

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy: Who Are The 20 Greatest Supergroups In Heavy Metal And Hard Rock?

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Supergroup: n. The meeting of individual musical minds from separate iconic bands who attempt to combine their unique powers in order to create something totally new (Ok, not an official definition by any means, but that about sums it up). Read more…

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Miss Box Of Junk Lets It Jiggle In The Latest Move Of The Week: The Jumping Jack!


You know her as Miss Box Of Junk, the hot,  heart breaking Trunk-stumping metal Godess who hangs around those with those knuckleheads on That Metal Show and has a knack for customizing rock t-shirts. Her alter ego however is Jennifer Gottlieb, a NASM-Certified Personal Trainer and Weight Loss Specialist. This season we’ve asked her to share some of her work-out and health tips with a weekly Move Of The Week. Read more…