Friday, April 8, 2011

The original HEADBANGERS BALL - revisited!!!



Ahh, happy days! I miss the old Headbangers Ball! (from UK/Euro MTV*). Back in the day I don't think I watched one single episode without thinking Vanessa Warwick was embarrassing but in retrospect she was actually pretty cool (and she was on MTV and I wasn't so who's the real douche here, eh. LOL). This clip contains two segments with SLAYER. I actually remember watching the first one but I have no memory of the second one. I wish someone had full episodes and would upload them somewhere.

- an old intro fra '93:





*from before MTV decided that every little shit country should have their own version. What the fuck do we need a Danish MTV for!? Gimme back the original UK/Euro version!

9 comments:

  1. Yeah! I remember them days... vaguely, but I do occasionally miss sunday nights with Headbangersball and was it wednesdays with Marcel's 120 Minutes... that was the shit!

    Bring back the past!

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  2. Fuck I miss that old intro with you eatin' Pizza Jack too.

    ;D

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  3. I'm still stuffing my face with those pizzas. T-shirt the same too.

    "120 minutes", ahhh, where are you now, my friend!! Yep, those were the days (and mine were less drunken than yours apparently).

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  4. 'What the fuck do we need a Danish MTV for!? Gimme back the original UK/Euro version!'
    Hear! Hear!

    Although I don't watch MTV anymore... haven't since the glory days of Ray Cokes & 'MTV Most Wanted'.

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  5. I hear ya! In the words of Dire Straits gimme back my MTV!!!

    Btw, I was on Ray Cokes' "Most Wanted"! Yeah!!! Stick den hvis du can!! Well, not that I was actually ON the show but I requested a song and he played it. I taped it but I don't even know if I still have the tape. The video I asked for was "Jerry Was a Race Car Driver" by Primus!!

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  6. Lucky bastard... ;)

    I wonder what has become of the lovely Nina.

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  7. Yeah, Ray pretended to doze off cos my letter was too long. LOL.

    Naughty Nina!! I'd forgotten all about her! I have no idea what she does today. IMDb doesn't give any answers. Davina McCall on the other hand has become a bit of a celeb in her own rights in the UK. Just do a Google and you'll see.

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  8. 'Yeah, Ray pretended to doze off cos my letter was too long. LOL.'

    Ha, that is so cool! I probably watched it back then but did you record it?

    I only vaguely remember Davina but with regards to Nina I'm quite certain she is Danish (although IMDB states she was born in Uganda) because I remember Ray often commented on her nationality.

    By the way I stumbled upon Rays blog from 2010:
    http://small-things.eu/?p=2819
    Such a sad story...

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  9. Thanks for the link. Hmm, why do people in Ireland say "tanks"? Hmmm. But anyhoo, you're right it's a sad story. He OUGHT to be on television! And he's right; TV of today is the pits. I wish a channel would rerun all his old MTV shows (and 120 min. too, and Headbangers Ball).

    Yes, I taped the show but I have no idea where the tape is. Somewhere in the piles. :-/

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