American guitar craftsmen and cultural purveyors Gibson continue to stack their original programming via their Gibson TV platform with the launch of their most recent series, Metal and Monsters.
Enlisting the expertise of Matt “Count D” Montgomery, longtime bassist for Rob Zombie, the musician and horror documentarian serves as the series' host - traversing the cultural intersection of horror hallmarks and metal mainstays.
For the first installment of the series, Count D reunites heavy metal pillar Don Dokken with horror icon Robert Englund, best known as Freddy Kruger from the Nightmare On Elm Street franchise. Marking the 35th anniversary of the film A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, the duo revisit Dokken's participation in the film, writing the song "Dream Warriors" as the anthem for the film. The single was also featured appearing on Dokken’s album, Back for the Attack.
The episode of Metal and Monsters includes never before seen photos from the “Dream Warriors” video shoot which features Englund as Freddy Krueger in addition to clips from the film. Both Englund and Dokken connect over their shared musical influences while offering a candid, behind-the-scenes glimpse of the most definitive horror franchises in cinema.
|Watch episode 1 of Gibson TV’s “Metal And Monsters” featuring special guests Robert Englund aka Freddy Krueger, Don Dokken, and host Matt “Count D” Montgomery below.|
Addition segments under the Metal and Monsters banner will include Tunes From The Crypt where host Count D revisits Metallica’s seminal self-titled effort, aka The Black Album, while giving fans a chance to win exclusive prizes direct from the band.
Terror Trek aims a spotlight on San Francisco-based Super7--legendary purveyor of limited action figures and fine collectibles. Speaking with founder Brian Flynn fans will get an intimate look at the collaborative projects with the likes of Motörhead, Iron Maiden, and Megadeth to name a few.
Exhumed from The Tomb frames a sit down with legendary Carcass guitarist Bill Steer and host Count D revisiting the extreme metal specialists 35-year tenure, their sustained influence and their continued domination.
All Gibson TV original shows are streamed for free on Gibson.com