Gibson TV, the iconic American instrument brand’s award-winning, worldwide online network–features original series about music and culture from the world’s best storytellers. Gibson TV has premiered the third episode of the original series titled “Metal and Monsters”–the network’s first show dedicated to heavy metal and monster culture. Throughout “Metal And Monsters,”viewers are treated to different segments that explore the worlds of music, film, and tales from the dark side. All Gibson TV original shows are streamed for free on Gibson.com HERE; subscribe to Gibson TV on YouTube and be notified when new episodes become available HERE.
Gibson TV’s “Metal and Monsters” returns with host Count D for this “Texas Sized”new episode featuring iconic bass players and longtime friends Rex Brown (Pantera)and Dug Pinnick (Kings X) as they reunite for an evening of stories surrounding friendship, music, and their Texas roots. Legendary filmmaker, director, producer, and actor Roger Corman is featured in special segment with an intimate interview reflecting on his early career.
“It was great reuniting with my old friend Dug Pinnick for this episode of ‘Metal and Monsters’,” says Rex Brown of Pantera. “We sat and talked for hours that day, and you could really feel the love in that old theater! It’s so special to my heart that we did this off-cuff. Just two friends sitting and reminiscing about life and music. What a wonderful night!”
Filmed on location in downtown Los Angeles, the backdrop for “Metal and Monsters” is the historic 2,000 seat Los Angeles Theatre. Constructed in 1930, Charlie Chaplinhelped fund the completion of the building so it would be ready to premiere his film City Lights in January of 1931. After closing its doors in 1994, the Los Angeles Theatre sat vacant for many years until serving as a film and television location for productions including “Man on The Moon,” Charlie’s Angels,” “Mad Men,” and “The Lords of Salem.”
Catch up on episodes of Gibson TV’s “Metal And Monsters,” including Episode 1 which features interviews with Freddy Krueger, aka Robert Englund of A Nightmare on Elm Street, Don Dokken, and more HERE. Episode 2 of “Metal And Monsters” offers an in depth interview with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett regarding all things monsters, metal, and horror. Watch as Kirk talks about the films that helped shaped his love of horror including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Exorcist, and Nosferatu, as well as making music in Metallica, his solo album Portals, and his top 10 horror bands of all time, HERE.
Fans can interact with “Metal And Monsters” by sending in letters to the show and suggesting future guests and topics. Send your letter to: Metal and Monsters, Attn. Fang Mail P.O. Box 70191 Pasadena, CA, 91117.
Gibson TV’s “Metal and Monsters” has debuted new apparel. Shop for scary-comfortable tees with artwork from legendary graphic designer Ed Repka, along with trucker hats that celebrate this award-winning new series from Gibson TV. Check out the “Metal and Monsters” apparel, HERE.