Bust a gut rocking out!

Bust a gut rocking out! 

Posted: 1:53 pm Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

By Pete Rizzo

Jim Breuer

“Split a side”? Meet “ring a neck”!

Comedy, rock and metal are getting hitched again thanks to the folks at Comedy Central. There’s a new show that debuted earlier this week (March 22) called “The Comedy Jam” that marries rock and roll and stand-up in a way very similar to “Lip Sync Battle”, only this time around the stars will be actually singing.

And it’s nice to see rock and metal is well-represented thanks to Rob Halford, Sebastian Bach, Phil Collen and Richie Sambora, among others. Of the eight episodes planned, these performances are on my ‘Must-Watch” list:

April 12 – when Long Island’s own Jim Breuer and Rob Halford perform the Judas Priest classic “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” as Breuer can actually sing.

April 19 – when another stand-up with pipes (Hal Sparks) teams with Sebastian Bach on “You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC.

And April 26, when Malin Akerman, who’s no stranger to performing rock and metal onstage,  performs Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”.

Thoughts?

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