Hair metal had gone the way of hair-crimping and spandex when VH1 resuscitated the genre for its 2005 album series METAL MANIA, which featured stripped-down, acoustic versions of hair-metal ballads and anthems like "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" and "Rock You Like a Hurricane." METAL MANIA was so successful that it spawned its own concert tour, Stripped Across America Live, captured here in this February 2005 concert recorded at the Hollywood Key Club and boasting UNPLUGGED-like acoustic performances from album contributors Don Dokken, Kip Winger, Warrant's Jani Lane, Ratt's Stephen Pearcy, and White Lion's Mike Tramp.
Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.
After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his reputation.
As the war between the vampires and the Lycans rages on, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers (an elite vampire special forces unit that hunts werewolves), and Michael, the werewolf hybrid, work together in an effort to unlock the secrets of their respective bloodlines.
Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help prevent crime.
Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" But when a rival French driver coasts onto the track to challenge their records, they'll have to floor it to retain their top-dog status.
Have you watched VH1 Metal Mania: Stripped Across America Tour Live yet? What did you think about it?