MTV Europe's version of the US show featuring Music Video's, Interviews, Live gig updates and on the road segments from the world of Hard-rock and Heavy Metal, including viewers requests from all parts of Europe.
The music video was shot in London, England and later Los Angeles. Directed by Steve Barron, it was nominated for the 1985 MTV Video Music Awards in five different categories: Best ... See full summary »
In 2010, for the first time ever, four giants of metal shared one stage for seven European shows. "Big Four," Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax, the final night, at the Sonisphere ... See full summary »
In the music video for "Don't Cry", GNR front man Axl Rose has a tempestuous relationship with his girlfriend, including a scene in which she takes a gun away from him. She is jealous, and he is self-destructive, a volatile combination.
The promotional video was shot in a Dutch military training camp, the band performing the song on a stage in front of a backdrop of fires and explosions provided by the Dutch army. Towards ... See full summary »
The music video features scenes from the film Top Gun intermingled with Berlin's singer Terri Nunn performing the song in blue coveralls walking between pieces of planes in a windy aircraft... See full summary »
ZZ Top performs in the music video "Legs" from the album "Eliminator" recorded for Warner Brothers Records. A employee of a shoe store is harassed as she goes to see her boyfriend who is a ... See full summary »
The music video, released in 1985, was directed by Irish director Steve Barron. In 1985 the music video was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award in the category for Best Male Video. While... See full summary »
Wow, great memories! Headbanger's Ball was the late night showcase for hard rock and heavy metal videos on Mtv. Very similar to "Alternative Nation" and "120 minutes", with a VJ or two (mostly, it was Riki Rachtman) presenting videos, goofing around and talking with various musicians.
Some people are surprised by the fact that Mtv used to show something other than N'SYNC videos and garbage.
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