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New Docuseries Nöthin But a Good Time Brings ’80s Hair Metal Vibes to Paramount+

A new docuseries delving into the world of ’80s hair metal is on its way to Paramount+. Titled Nöthin But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the ‘80s Hair Metal, this upcoming series is based on a book/oral history of the same name by journalists Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock.

Directed by Jeff Tremaine, known for his work on Jackass and The Dirt, the three-part docuseries will explore the wild and hedonistic realm of ‘80s hard rock. Featuring interviews with iconic figures from the era such as Bret Michaels from Poison, Stephen Pearcy from Ratt, Nuno Bettencourt from Extreme, Dave “Snake” Sabo from Skid Row, and MTV host Riki Rachtman, the series will also include insights from individuals influenced by the era like Corey Taylor and Steve-O.

According to the press release, the series promises an unfiltered and candid look behind the scenes of one of music’s most legendary periods. Each episode aims to capture the madness and unbridled ambition that captivated music enthusiasts and continues to shape culture today.

Director Tremaine expressed his enthusiasm for the project, calling it a tribute to the most outrageous decade in rock n’ roll. Nöthin But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the ‘80s Hair Metal is executive produced by Tremaine and Shanna Newton for Gorilla Flicks, along with a team of producers from Wheelhouse’s Spoke Studios, MTV Entertainment Studios, and others. Beaujour and Bienstock, the authors of the original book, are serving as co-executive producers.

In related news, the annual Monsters of Rock Cruise has unveiled its 2025 lineup, featuring several prominent ’80s hard rock and hair metal acts. Among the performers are Stephen Pearcy from Ratt and Nuno Bettencourt’s band Extreme, both of whom are also part of the docuseries.

Fans can anticipate more updates on the docuseries, including its release date and trailer, on Heavy Consequence. The series promises to provide a comprehensive and captivating look into the electrifying era of ’80s hair metal, offering viewers a nostalgic journey through a pivotal period in music history.