Metal Blade Records signs comedian and co-host of VH1 Classic’s hit heavy metal talk show series, “That Metal Show,” DON JAMIESON

January 13th, 2011
by EvilG

Metal Blade set to release Don Jamieson’s debut stand-up comedy album, “Live and Hilarious,” in 2011

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – January 13, 2011 – Metal Blade Records is pleased to welcome comedian and metalhead DON JAMIESON to its roster. DON JAMIESON, who is currently co-hosting VH1 Classic’s hit heavy metal talk show series “That Metal Show,” will be filming his performance at Bar Anticipation in Lake Como, NJ on January 30 for his upcoming Metal Blade Records debut titled Live and Hilarious. Fans will have two chances to catch the comedian on the 30th as DON performs at both 7pm and 9pm. Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased at the following link: www.tixx.com.

“Metal Blade is easily the most respected label in the world of metal. If you see their stamp on a record, you know it will be heavy! My live stand-up record will bring a metal attitude to comedy and hopefully be one of their heaviest releases of 2011!” Don Jamieson

“We are very excited to welcome Don Jamieson to the Metal Blade Family. I have long been a big fan of comedy and am looking forward to working with Don. Not only is he an accomplished stand up, but a huge metal fan as well. This will be a new and exciting addition to our metal blade roster.” Brian Slagel

If you’re in the NY/NJ area be sure to catch DON JAMIESON at Bar Anticipation on Sunday January 30th. And for those who cannot make it, be sure to stay tuned to MetalBlade.com for further details and updates on DON JAMIESON’s Metal Blade debut Live and Hilarious.

And for all your SIRIUS XM subscribers out there, be sure to catch DON JAMIESON appearing on Getting Late on Wednesday, 1/19/2011 at 11pm Eastern. Getting Late is SIRIUS Comedy’s late night talk show, during which your host interviews comedians, actors, writers and artists in a completely uncensored format.

Follow Don Jamieson at the following locations:

www.donjamieson.com

www.myspace.com/donjamieson

www.facebook.com/donjamieson2

www.twitter.com/realdonjamieson

www.facebook.com/donjamiesonofficial

About Don Jamieson:

“He’s a sarcastic, caustic rib-splitter who can wind up any audience and splatter them hysterically” – The Village Voice

Don is currently co-hosting VH1 Classic’s hit heavy metal talk show series, “That Metal Show.” The program is a round-table talk show where legends of rock hang out and discuss their past and current projects in front of a live studio audience full of metal maniacs. Rolling Stone Magazine just dubbed “That Metal Show” one of the 50 Best Reasons to Watch TV!

Amongst his many accomplishments, comedian Don Jamieson’s proudest moment is becoming an “Emmy Award-Winner” for his work on HBO’s “Inside the NFL.” Don and long-time comedy partner, Jim Florentine, lent their brand of humor to the popular sports show; writing, producing and performing sports-themed comedy sketches.

The two have also collaborated on the hidden-camera DVD and Comedy Central web series, “Meet the Creeps” as well as a series of prank call CD’s, “Terrorizing Telemarketers,” which get a lot of airplay on the Howard Stern Radio Show. He is also a joke writer for the country’s best celebrity roaster, Lisa Lampanelli and has lent his voice to MTV2′s “Crank Yankers.”

Don’s stand-up act brings his everyday take on life, the hip, the cool and the tragically sublime into the spotlight. Besides performing at clubs in New York City, Don tears it up at clubs and theatres all over the country. For the last four years, he has been the regular opener for Andrew Dice Clay. His reputation as one of New York City’s top comics was cemented when he was asked to perform live on ABC’s Good Morning America.

Don started his career as one of the young and talented comedy minds at MTV helping to launch the careers of comics like Jon Stewart, Kevin James, Pauly Shore (sorry) and Tom Green, but unbeknownst to many, Don was spending his nights on the local comedy scene developing his own comic style.

Making the transition from comedian to television host isn’t easy for most. Don has hosted his own series, OLN’s “Beach Ambush,” and is currently in production for the SEVENTH season of VH1 Classic’s, “That Metal Show.”

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