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Paramount+ Documentary to Explore the Iconic ’80s Hair Metal Era

Paramount+ is set to rock the streaming world with a new docuseries titled Nöthin’ But a Good Time: The Uncensored Story of ’80s Hair Metal, as revealed exclusively via Billboard. The three-part series, directed by Jeff Tremaine, is based on the book of the same name by Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock. It delves into the bold era of 80s hard rock, featuring interviews with key figures and fans of the genre.

Among those interviewed are Poison frontman Bret Michaels, Ratt frontman Stephen Pearcy, Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt, Skid Row guitarist Dave “Snake” Sabo, TV and radio personality Riki Rachtman, Slipknot lead vocalist Corey Taylor, and Jackass star Steve-O. The series promises a candid look behind the scenes of one of music’s most iconic eras, showcasing the wild ambition and craziness that captivated music enthusiasts and continues to shape culture today.

Director Jeff Tremaine expressed his enthusiasm for the project, calling it a tribute to the outrageous decade of rock ‘n’ roll. The series aims to provide viewers with a fresh and unfiltered perspective on the era, offering insights into the music industry’s iconic moments. Each episode is designed to capture the essence of the era and its lasting impact on music culture.

Nöthin’ But a Good Time: The Uncensored Story of ’80s Hair Metal is a collaborative effort produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, Gorilla Flicks, and Spoke Studios. The docuseries promises to take audiences on a nostalgic journey through the flamboyant and electrifying world of 80s hair metal, offering a glimpse into the era that continues to resonate with music lovers and influence contemporary culture.

With its star-studded lineup of interviews and a focus on the era’s most memorable moments, the series is poised to be a must-watch for fans of 80s rock music and anyone interested in the history of music. Stay tuned for the release of Nöthin’ But a Good Time: The Uncensored Story of ’80s Hair Metal on Paramount+ later this year.