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VH1 August: “Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp” and “That Metal Show”

By April MacIntyre Jul 26, 2011, 8:30 GMT

VH1 August: “Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp” and “That Metal Show”

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The rock reality TV show Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, Season 2 will start airing on VH1 Classic on August 20. 

This season, the show stars Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum (Both of Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver) and Mark Hudson with special guest appearances from Paul Stanley of KISS, Sammy Hagar, Phil Collen of Def Leppard, Marky Ramone of The Ramones and more. 

Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp isn’t just another reality TV show.  It really is a camp.  You can learn more at and, for those who want to jam/perform with rock stars instead of watching them on TV, The Camp is back with two new fantasy camps:

August 12-14 (NYC):  Relive the Woodstock experience at the home of the original Woodstock Festival with Leslie West and be the opening act for Blood Sweat and Tears, Tommy James and the Shondells, and The Family Stone.

November 10-13 (LA):  Fantasy meets fantasy at the historic Playboy Mansion in Hollywood.

Join Paul Stanley (KISS), Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath), Howard Leese (Heart, Bad Company), Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Ozzy Ozbourne), Lita Ford (The Runaways), Kip Winger (Winger), Mark Hudson (Producer/Song Writer- Aerosmith, Ringo Starr), Teddy Andreadis (Guns N' Roses, Alice Cooper), Chris Slade (AC/DC, Manfred Mann), Billy Sheehan (Steve Vai, David Lee Roth), Eddie Kramer (Producer – Jimi Hendrix, Led Zepplin), Nils Lofgren (E Street Band, Neil Young) and Jerry Shirley (Humble Pie).

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 “That Metal Show” are back with an all-star lineup that are sure to get metal and rock enthusiasts pumped up.

Tune in to VH1 Classic on Saturday, August 20 beginning at 10 PM ET/PT for the ultimate music experience.

“Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp” Season Two premieres Saturday, August 20 at 10 PM ET/PT

From VH1

VH1 Classic and executive producer Mark Burnett are bringing back a new group of ‘average Joes’ for their once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put their music skills to the ultimate test and find out if they have what it takes to be a true rock star on “Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp.” 

Hosted by American Idol sweetheart and Vanguard recording artist Kimberly Caldwell, 15 musicians from a variety of backgrounds and cities will go through the unforgettable transformation of having to put it all on the line and find out if they have what it takes to make it in the cutthroat world of Rock ’n’ Roll. 

Broken into three groups of five, each group of campers will create a band and be assigned a rock star camp counselor (Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum and Mark Hudson) who will give them pointers and guidance, transforming the 9-to-5’ers into center stage front men and women.

For one week each group will have the opportunity to rehearse and learn the ropes from other special-guest rock gods who drop by including Paul Stanley of KISS, Phil Collen of Def Leppard, Marky Ramone of The Ramones, Sammy Hagar and more. At the end of the week, each group should have the music know-how, fresh looks and rock-star swagger to give an unforgettable performance to a group of legitimate rock stars who are acting as judges.

Will they pass the test and be flocked with adoring fans or booed off the stage? The stakes are high as the band voted best by the fans will win the opportunity musicians can only dream about – a once-in-a-lifetime performance with legendary rock star Sammy Hagar.  Tune in to find out who has true rock star DNA and can survive on “Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp” on Saturday, August 20 at 10 pm ET/PT on VH1 Classic.

Catch the complete first season at New episodes will launch online every Monday morning following the show’s on-air premiere.

“Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp” is executive produced by Mark Burnett, David Fishof and Lee Metzger for Mark Burnett Productions and by Lee Rolontz and Keshia Williams for VH1.

Season eight of “That Metal Show” will deliver the ever popular “Stump The Trunk” and “TMS TOP 5” segments to your TV every Saturday night at 11 pm, only on VH1 Classic. Other guests gracing the stage for season eight include:

        Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
        Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
        Sammy Hagar (Van Halen)
        Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave)
        Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour)
        Scott Ian & Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
        Brad Gillis (Night Ranger/Ozzy) & Jack Blades (Night Ranger & Damn Yankees)
        Stephen Pearcy (Ratt)
        Tim Ripper Owens (Priest, Yngwie, Iced Earth, etc.)
        Jani Lane (ex Warrant), Michael Sweet (Stryper), Taime Downe (Faster Pussycat)
        Dug Pinnick (King’s X)
        Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater/Adrenaline Mob)
        John Sykes (Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy, Blue Murder)
        Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick)
        Snake Sabo (Skid Row)
        Graham Bonnett (Alcatrazz, MSG, Rainbow)

Fans can also catch the complete season seven and bonus clips at New episodes of eight will launch online every Monday morning following the show’s on-air premiere.

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


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