Various News: Amazing Red Note, Piper's Comedy, Y2J
-- CHIKARA sent out the following today… "TNA star Amazing Red makes his CHIKARA debut at King of Trios 2011! The weekend of April 15, 16 and 17th will see 48 wrestlers converge on the former ECW Arena in South Philadelphia for the monstrous King of Trios 2011! In all, 16 trios will compete across the three days, until just one is left standing. Joining us this year is a trio captained by TNA star The Amazing Red! This revolutionary high-flyer will team with the Maximos for tournament action!"
-- Oliver Humperdink's cancer surgery has been postponed as the legendary manager has been diagnosed with pneumonia.
-- VH1 sent out the following today…
VH1 Classic's "That Metal Show" Returns for Lucky Season Seven Saturday, March 19 at 11PM ET/PT
VH1 Classic's "THAT METAL SHOW" is back in Los Angeles and ready to shake things up for lucky season seven on Saturday, March 19 at 11PM ET/PT. Members of some of the biggest metal acts, including Metallica and Whitesnake, grace the "THAT METAL SHOW" stage to give viewers a true power hour that all hard rock and heavy metal enthusiasts are certain to love.
The boys are back and ready to rock! Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson host the only talk show where all things hard rock and heavy metal are discussed, dissected and debated. Metal musicians and rock royalty, including Kirk Hammett (Metallica), David Coverdale (Whitesnake) and Lita Ford (The Runaways), will be part of the roundtable discussions this season. Guests and premiere dates include the below, at 11 pm ET/PT:
3/19 – Kirk Hammett (Metallica) and Uli John Roth (Scorpions)
3/26 – Ace Frehley (Kiss) and Billy Sheehan (UFO, David Lee Roth)
4/02 – David Coverdale (Whitesnake, Deep Purple) and Lita Ford (The Runaways)
4/09 – Chris Jericho (Fozzy, WWF Wrestling Champion) and Yngwie Malmsteen (Alcatrazz, Steeler, Rising Force)
4/16 – Duff McKagan (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Jane's Addiction) and Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Country Communion)
4/23 – Matt Sorum (Guns N' Roses) & Cherie Currie (The Runaways) and Jim Norton (comedian on Opie and Anthony and Howard Stern)
4/30 – Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) and Anvil
5/07 – Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Ozzy Osbourne Band, Beck Bogert Appice, Rod Stewart
"THAT METAL SHOW" will deliver the ever popular 'Stump The Trunk' as well as the triumphant return of 'TMS TOP 5? to your TV every Saturday night at 11pm, only on VH1 Classic. Fans can also catch the complete season six and bonus clips at ThatMetalShow.VH1.com.