THE POWER HOUR WELCOMES PUNK LEGENDS GREEN DAY, LEE VING & GLEN MATLOCK TO TONIGHT’S EPISODE
DWP’S FLAGSHIP SHOW THE POWER HOUR –
HOSTED BY MATT PINFIELD, CAITY BABS & JOSH BERNSTEIN – WELCOMES PUNK LEGENDS GREEN DAY, FEAR’S LEE VING &
THE SEX PISTOLS’ GLEN MATLOCK TO LATEST EPISODE
Hit Show Airs Thursday Nights at 11PM Following AXS TV’s Fan Favorite
IMPACT Wrestling and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (Check Local Listings)
Season 2 – Comprised of 10 All New Episodes – Has Already Welcomed Iconic Guests Including Lars Ulrich (Metallica), Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters), The Black Keys, Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), John Taylor (Duran Duran), Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society), Chris Robinson (The Black Crowes), Wolfgang Van Halen (Mammoth WVH), Daryl McDaniels (Run-D.M.C.), Caleb Shomo (Beartooth), Members Of Godsmack, Staind, Blondie, New Year’s Day, Wayne Newton and Steel Panther
Upcoming Appearances Confirmed By Creed, Mick Mars, Good Charlotte, Bad Omens,
Joe Satriani, Nancy Wilson (Heart) Ian Astbury (The Cult) and Tim Montana
(Los Angeles, CA) With season 2 continuing to make headlines with the show’s insightful interviews and video countdown chart, Danny Wimmer Presents’ flagship music/chat program The Power Hour is back with one of its biggest episodes to date. The latest episode – hosted by Matt Pinfield, Caity Babs, Josh Bernstein – is one that Pinfield deems as “PUNK A.F.” as the show welcomes punk legends Green Day, Lee Ving of Fear and Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols. Green Day chat with The Power Hour about the band’s history, the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough album Dookie and memories of early life on the road. Lee Ving of Fear reflects on the band’s legendary performance on Saturday Night Live arranged by John Belushi, the influence the band has had throughout the years and Lee’s distinguished acting career. Glen Matlock reflects on The Sex Pistols and shares insight in to what Sid Vicious the person was really like. The Power Hour is sponsored by Jolly Time popcorn and Rockabilia clothing and airs on of Thursday nights – AXS TV’s fan favorite night of programming at 11PM (check local listings).
Season 2 of The Power Hour has featured some of the biggest names in music since it debuted on October 5th. Lars Ulrich (Metallica), Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters), The Black Keys, Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), John Taylor (Duran Duran), Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society), Chris Robinson (The Black Crowes), Wolfgang Van Halen (Mammoth WVH), Daryl McDaniels (Run-D.M.C.), Caleb Shomo (Beartooth), Wayne Newton, Members Of Tool, Godsmack, Staind, Blondie, New Year’s Day, and Steel Panther have all shown up already on the star-studded season. Upcoming appearances by Creed, Mick Mars, Good Charlotte, Bad Omens, Joe Satriani, Nancy Wilson of Heart and Tim Montana will round out Season 2 with a few surprises still in the works.
The Power Hour is produced by Josh Bernstein and Jake Miller for Danny Wimmer Presents and is filmed in Los Angeles, CA, as well as on location at the Welcome To Rockville, Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, Louder Than Life and Aftershock festivals.
L to R: Caity Babs, Matt Pinfield, Josh Bernstein (Photo Credit: Bryan Beasley)
Danny Wimmer Presents is also the production team behind the new online program Paranormal Prison. The show is hosted by Josh Bernstein and Season 1 of Paranormal Prison to feature members of Slipknot, Pantera, Megadeth, Gwar, Slaughter To Prevail, The Ghost Inside, Crown The Empire and Native Howl among others. New episodes are released every Thursday, and the show is filmed on location at the Ohio State Reformatory during the 2023 Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival. New episodes can be found here.
About The Hosts of The Power Hour:
MATT PINFIELD – A broadcast legend, Matt Pinfield has spent four decades in the mainstream media, hosting multiple MTV and VH1 television shows including the influential 120 Minutes. A respected music historian, he’s done commentary and narration for over 100 documentaries with networks like CNN, FOX, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, USA, NAT GEO and VICE. In 2022, received the first ever MUSEEXPO International Rock Icon Award and the Hollywood Walk Of Fame Award simultaneously for his contributions to music, broadcasting and the arts. His memoir “All These Things That I’ve Done” was published by Simon & Schuster and debuted at #3 in Amazon’s Music Books chart. He is currently on the Los Angeles rock radio station KLOS and has hosted “Flashback” – a classic rock history show – for Westwood One, which airs weekly on over 180 FM stations in the US and Canada for the past decade.
CAITY BABS – Caity is known best as the popular host of SiriusXM’s OCTANE and TURBO where she is on twice a day, seven days a week playing music by the biggest artists in rock and metal. Caity not only lives and breathes all types of music but loves traveling around the world especially when it is around live music through concerts and festivals. Caity and Kellin Quinn (Sleeping With Sirens) served as co-hosts for the hit YouTube series No Cover, featuring Alice Cooper, Lzzy Hale and Gavin Rossdale. Her other credits include on-camera work for Alternative Press, AXS TV, Loudwire and the Vans Warped Tour. Caity has developed a loyal following on her social media and continues her work as an influencer to this day.
JOSH BERNSTEIN – With 20+ years in the music, media and live event industries, Josh Bernstein has established himself as a respected, passionate and knowledgeable power player with achievements across television, film, live production, graphic design, publishing, marketing and digital realms. Currently the President and co-owner of Z2 Comics, Bernstein has been widely recognized as the cofounder, producer and creative engine behind several globally recognized events and brands including the Revolver Golden Gods Awards, XXL Freshmen Shows, The AP Music Awards, The Loudwire Awards, The Rock & Roll Roast Series and Hit Parader’s No Cover TV show. Bernstein further established himself working with various partnerships throughout the years including Apple, Amazon Music, AXS TV, Viacom, Twitch, WWE, The Grammys® and Danny Wimmer Presents.
Since 1995, music industry veteran Danny Wimmer has been producing concerts and festivals, both large and small. In 2011, he formed Danny Wimmer Presents, which now produces the largest rock and alternative festivals in the U.S. By combining A-list talent with local cuisine and culture, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering the highest-quality entertainment experiences to fans, artists, sponsors, partners and host cities. DWP creates memorable and all-encompassing festival experiences, leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions. The 2023 festival lineup consists of Aftershock, Bourbon & Beyond, GoldenSky Country Music Festival, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, Louder Than Life, Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival and Welcome To Rockville. Previous DWP festivals include Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion, Chicago Open Air, Northern Invasion and more. Since 2020, DWP has been an innovator in the digital content space with over two dozen international livestreams, acclaimed social series Offstage with DWP, the DWPresents Channel on Twitch (which has garnered over 25 million worldwide views since its launch in mid-2021), and The Power Hour, a weekly show dedicated to the world of rock, on AXS TV.
After the success of the debut season led to an 8-episode extension by AXS TV, Danny Wimmer Presents’ flagship music/chat show The Power Hour is currently in production on its second season. The show – hosted by Matt Pinfield, Caity Babs, Josh Bernstein – has made an impression on the music scene with its knowledgeable opinions, comedic sensibilities and a video countdown chart that has quickly become the industry standard for new music video releases. Each episode will feature Matt, Caity and Josh discussing the news of the week, interviewing artists in-studio and remotely, and counting down the Top 10 music videos as voted by the viewers. Season 2 of The Power Hour will feature some of the biggest names in music including Lars Ulrich (Metallica), Green Day, Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), The Black Keys, Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters), Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Zakk Wylde, Chris Robinson (The Black Crowes), Wolfgang Van Halen (Mammoth WVH), Daryl McDaniels (Run-D.M.C.), Billy Idol, Nancy Wilson (Heart), Red Hot Chili Peppers, Wayne Newton, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Slipknot, Spiritbox, Avenged Sevenfold, Tool, Duran Duran, Megadeth and a variety of other talent from the rock and metal community. Sponsored by Jolly Time popcorn, the second season of The Power Hour airs its new home of Thursday nights – AXS TV’s fan favorite night of programming – at 11PM (check local listings). The Power Hour is produced by Josh Bernstein and Jake Miller for Danny Wimmer Presents and is filmed in Los Angeles, CA, as well as on location at the Welcome To Rockville, Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, Louder Than Life and Aftershock festivals.
About AXS TV
AXS TV is a leading multi-platform music and entertainment digital platform and television company owned and operated byAnthem Sports & Entertainment, Inc. AXS TV’s broad library offers content headlined by concerts and music-inspired programming, world-class professional wrestling and MMA. AXS TV’s signature programs include The Top Ten Revealed, The Very VERY Best of the 80s, The Power Hour and Parking Lot Payday. The channel also is the home ofIMPACT Wrestling,New Japan Pro-Wrestling and Invicta Fighting Championships. AXS TV is available nationally in the United States, and parts of Canada and the Caribbean. Additionally, AXS TV’s digital programming can be enjoyed on several different platforms including theAXS.TV website and the Network’s app AXS TV NOW, and FAST Channel, as well as on the Network’s official YouTube channel,Facebook andInstagram pages,Twitter andTikTokprofiles. For a full list of providers and territories, please visitaxs.tv/subscribe.
About JOLLY TIME Pop Corn
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