TV Party Tonight: Top 10 Hard Rock + Heavy Metal Songs Inspired by TV Shows

Black Flag’s signature 1984 anthem “TV Party” is rock’s ultimate send-up of boob addiction, built around a chorus of all-too-familiar universal truth: “We’ve got nothin’ better to do/Than watch TV and have a couple of brews/Don’t talk about anything else/We don’t want to know/We’re dedicated to our favorite shows!”

Hilariously, “TV Party” ends with the set breaking and the band lamenting a very specific roster of mid-’80s programs that they’re doomed to miss. Among those gems: Fantasy Island, Diff’rent Strokes, CHiPs, Dallas, Dynasty and That’s Incredible!

Other hard rock and heavy metal bands have been more show-specific when composing tributes to televised entertainment. Here are our picks for the Top 10.

1. “Twilight Zone” – Rush (1976)

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