Don Jamieson (comedian)
|Born||September 27, 1966|
Don Jamieson (born September 27, 1966) is a stand-up comedian and television host, known as one of the hosts of That Metal Show on VH1 Classic. He is also the member of acoustic death metal band Gunfire-N-Sodomy.
Don is currently co-hosting VH1 Classic’s hit heavy metal talk show series, That Metal Show where legends of rock hang out to discuss their past and current projects in front of a live studio audience full of metal maniacs. Rolling Stone Magazine dubbed That Metal Show one of the 50 Best Reasons To Watch TV! He is also a co-host on “Beer Money” a fast-paced, non-traditional sports quiz show airing on SNY (SportsNet New York).
Amongst his many accomplishments, Jamieson’s stand-up CD “Live & Hilarious” on Metal Blade Records hit the Top 20 on iTunes and Top 10 on the Billboard comedy charts. He also recently performed stand-up at Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival and was introduced by drummer Lars Ulrich. He is sponsored by Monster Energy Drinks.
Jamieson’s proudest moment is becoming an "Emmy Award-Winner" for his work on HBO's "Inside The NFL." Don and long-time comedy partner, Jim Florentine, lent their brand of humor to the popular sports show; writing, producing and performing sports-themed comedy sketches.
The two have also collaborated on the hidden-camera DVD and Comedy Central web series, "Meet The Creeps" as well as a series of prank call CD's, "Terrorizing Telemarketers," which get a lot of airplay on the Howard Stern radio show. He is also a joke writer for the country’s best celebrity roaster, Lisa Lampanelli and has lent his voice to MTV2’s “Crank Yankers.”
Jamieson is currently working on the 13th season of That Metal Show on New York, Ny which will air on VH1 Classic starting January 19th.