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 a 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 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 celebrity roaster, Lisa Lampanelli and has lent his voice to MTV2’s “Crank Yankers.”