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.
The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County (Golzari).
London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, Spike and Whitey.
When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.