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VICE Presents: Marshall Headphones On the Road

15 Nov 2011

“Picking up where Jesse left off, I plan to take you off the beaten track to meet some of the most legendary and colourful people of the road” Tim Harrington

For immediate release: 15th November, 2011.

Media Contact: Valerie Guerra |

Stockholm, (15th November) – Today VICE and Marshall Headphones premiere the first episode of series two from the epic documentary series On the Road. Tim Harrington, lead singer of New York City post-hardcore band Les Savy Fav will host the second series. Split over six episodes, On the Road takes viewers off the beaten track to discover epic tales behind iconic concerts, from Omaha to Austin and Oklahoma.

Watch the first episode of On the Road series two on here:

The first episode sees Tim Harrington meet one of the most respected behind-the-scenes guys in Rock n Roll, Pyro Pete, a pyrotechnician who has been blowing stuff up for years for legends including KISS, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Iron Maiden and Mötley Crüe. Pyro Pete shows Tim around his studio containing props from KISS concerts, while recalling the time when Gene Simmons called him up on stage mid-show only to yell at him. He also shows Tim a bazooka that was used by Eric (KISS Drummer), and jokingly reminisces about how Blacky Lawless’ (W.A.S.P) codpiece exploded on stage resulting in an early exit.

On the Road, is a documentary series produced by VICE and Marshall Headphones. Presented by Jesse Hughes for the first series, Tim Harrington presents the second series. On the Road celebrates the travelling rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle paying tribute to the unsung, behind-the-scenes heroes that make the gigs happen.

Stay tuned to and to watch the series, and witness the lives of the people who have carried the heavy sound of Marshall across the world for half a century.

Tim Harrington

Tim Harrington is the lead singer of New York City post-hardcore band Les Savy Fav. In the six episodes that Tim presents he travels off the beaten track to discover epic tales behind iconic concerts from Omaha to Austin.

Jesse Hughes

Jesse “The Devil” Hughes, aka Boots Electric is the epic front-man of Eagles of Death Metal.  Jesse has recently released his debut album under the name Boots Electric, called Honkey Kong. In Jesse’s six episodes he travels around his beloved home state of California from Hollywood to Coachella Valley.

About Marshall Headphones

The heavy sound of Marshall has been carried over the world for nearly 50 years. Breathless roadies and roaring trucks have worked hard to make Marshall heard all across the globe. Spending half a century on tour with the most prominent and untamed musicians builds experience and a feel for what really works. This unparalleled amount of wisdom has been distilled and fused into every part of Marshall Headphones; giving you the chance to carry this magnificent burden of rock ‘n’ roll all by yourself.

About Vice Media, Inc.

VICE Media, Inc. was launched in 1994 as a small punk magazine in Montreal, Canada, and has since grown into a global youth media brand operating in over 30 countries. VICE Media properties include VICE magazine, VICE.COM, VICE Music, VICE Films, VICE Books, AdVICE and VIRTUE Worldwide.

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