VH1 Classic ‘Rock Icons’ Series to Feature Slash, Rob Halford, Dave Mustaine + More
Banger Films has been behind numerous metal documentaries such as 'Metal: A Headbangers Journey,' 'Global Metal,' 'Super Duper Alice Cooper, 'Iron Maiden: Flight 666' and more. They also did the 2011 series 'Metal Evolution' on VH1 Classic, and now they are returning to the network for a new series called 'Rock Icons' that debuts Feb. 21 at 10PM ET. Watch a teaser video above.
As for who will be appearing on 'Rock Icons,' director and show host Sam Dunn says, "Over the past year, I’ve been travelllng to meet with some of the biggest names in rock and metal music. Some of them will be very familiar to you, like the metal heroes I’ve had the privilege to interview before, people like Rob Halford of Judas Priest, Joe Elliott of Def Leppard, Geddy Lee of Rush and Slash."
Dunn continues, "I’ve also had the chance to sit down for the first time with such iconic artists as Ann Wilson of Heart and Daryl Hall. I traveled to Dave Mustaine’s winery, Nikki Sixx’s radio studio, Billy Corgan's home and even got invited back to the Texas sanctum of Ted Nugent. It’s been a blast really getting to know each of these musicians and I can’t wait to share their stories with you."
"With 'Rock Icons,' we feel strongly that what we’ve made is a different kind of music biography show," Dunn states. "One that’s actually about the music and what drives these artists to create the way they do. Truly, what makes them an icon."
Rush's Geddy Lee will be featured on the Feb. 21 debut episode of VH1 Classic's 'Rock Icons' series.