New York, NY— October 04, 2010 – VH1 Classic, the ultimate destination for rock and metal, is giving fans the opportunity to catch their favorite musicians every Saturday night during “ROCKTOBER” beginning Saturday, October 16 at 9 PM* with all new episodes of “Behind The Music: Remasterd” and the new sixth season of “That Metal Show.”

“Behind the Music Remastered” premieres Saturday, October 16 at 9PM*
VH1’s Emmy Award-nominated and critically acclaimed series “Behind The Music,” returns to continue some of the rock world’s most iconic stories. Starting October 16 at 9 PM*, VH1 Classic will air nine new one-hour episodes of “Behind the Music Remastered” featuring some of classic rocks’ seminal artists and bands.  Picking up where the original “Behind the Music” episode left off, VH1 Classic will air brand new interviews, footage, and video clips that update the stories of several classic artists over the last 10 to 15 years. Each episode premieres at 9PM*. Complete lineup below.

10/16 – Poison
10/23 – Leif Garrett
10/30 – Alice Cooper
11/06 – Boy George
11/13 – Hall & Oates
11/20 – Duran Duran
11/27 – Lynyrd Skynyrd
12/04 –   Fleetwood Mac
12/11 – Green Day

“That Metal Show” Season Six Premieres Saturday, October 16 at 11PM*
Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine are back and ready to rock out on season six of the VH1 Classic hit original series “That Metal Show” on Saturday, October 16 at 11PM*. “That Metal Show” is bigger and badder than ever, with a new one-hour format, giving viewers more time to get up close and personal with their favorite metal artists. The season kicks off with a special episode tribute to Ronnie James Dio; his family and friends will stop by to share great memories about the rock legend’s life and music.  The season continues with a stellar line-up of metal guests. Each episode premieres at 11PM*.  Complete lineup below.

10/16 – Ronnie Dio Tribute (featuring Geezer Butler, Tom Morello, Vinny Appice, Simon Wright, Wendy Dio, and 3rd time guest Rob Halford)

10/23 – Michael Anthony (Van Halen / Chickenfoot), Carrie Keagan and Kip Winger

10/30 – Philip Anselmo (Pantera / Down) and Billy Sheehan (David Lee Roth Band, Mr. Big)

11/06 – Phil Collen (Def Leppard) and Frankie Banali (Quiet Riot)

11/13 – Tesla (Jeff Keith and Frank Hannon) and Testament (Chuck Billy)

11/20 – Bill Ward (Black Sabbath) and Danzig

11/27 – Jason Bonham and Rikki Rockett (Poison)

12/04 – Slash and Myles Kennedy (Slash’s singer)

12/11 – Scrap Metal

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