The worlds of action-sports and rock collide on MTV2 beginning on May 2nd from 10 PM to 3AM with Rail ‘N’ Rock Saturdays. MTV2’s Rail’ N’ Rock is the ultimate destination on Saturday nights for those who want to check out the hottest, most hardcore videos, performances and shows in rock and action sports.
With the highest concentration of young males in all of television, MTV2 will continue to be the place to be for guys on Saturday nights with upcoming Rail ‘N’ Rock specials from Red Bull, Revolver Magazine, Dew Tour, Maloof Money Cup, ALLI: Alliance of Action Sports and more alongside MTV2 / MTV favorites such as Nitro Circus, Bully Beatdown & Rob Dydrek’s Fantasy Factory. At 1AM, music takes over Rail ‘N’ Rock on MTV2 with Rock the Deuce and Headbangers Ball. Upcoming May music highlights include Green Day, Theory Of A Deadman, and Ida Maria hosting Rock The Deuce and upcoming Headbangers Ball hosts Lamb of God and Heaven and Hell.
Upcoming MTV2 Rail ‘N’ Rock Original series/specials to include:
Premiering on Saturday, May 2nd:
· Red Bull X-Fighters -10 PM ET/PTRed Bull X-Fighters is a 5 part series on MTV2 that takes viewers to the most insane freestyle motocross competitions in the world featuring the best FMX riders going head to head in bullfighting arenas. With events from Mexico City, Calgary, Alberta, Fort Worth, TX, Madrid, and London, X-Fighters is one of the most prestigious and most challenging freestyle motocross (FMX) competitions in the world. http://www.redbullxfighters.com
· Revolver Golden Gods Awards – 11 PM ET/PT
MTV2 will serve as the exclusive broadcast partner for the one – hour REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS special on Saturday, May 2nd at 11 PM ET/PT. America’s first-ever hard rock and heavy metal music award show comes to MTV2 and will be highlighted by performances from Hatebreed, Killswitch Engage, All That Remains, Suicide Silence and feature Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. http://www.GoldenGodsAwards.com
Premiering on Saturday, May 9th:
· Red Bull Rampage - 10 PM ET/PTRed Bull Rampage, the premier freeride mountain biking competition, will be featured in a one-hour special on MTV2. Held annually from 2001 to 2004, Red Bull Rampage blasted back onto the scene in 2008 highlighted by October 2008’s Red Bull Rampage: The Evolution drawing the greatest and most fearless riders in the world to a new venue just outside Virgin, Utah. This special gives viewers a look at the most challenging terrain mountain bike competition ever seen expanding the frontiers of the sport and re-imagining what is possible on a mountain bike. http://www.redbullrampage.com
Premiering on Saturday, May 23rd:
· Disposable Hero: The Brian Deegan Story – 10 PM ET/PT
Disposable Hero follows the infamous Deegan through the struggles and rewards that accompany the freestyle motocross sport and lifestyle. Guinness World Record holder for most motocross medals won by an individual, Deegan has claimed more X Games and Gravity Games victories than any other competitor, has appeared in several motion pictures and on the cover of numerous industry and mainstream publications, and has accumulated more x-rays, pins, rods, casts, gashes and screws than many of his fellow freestyle motocross athletes. Indeed, Disposable Hero shows how one rider’s ambitions translate into both triumph and injury.
Upcoming MTV2 Rail &’N’Rock Music Specials:
May 9th: 12:30 AM ET/PT
MTV LIVE: HIM
Exclusive live performances by HIM from MTV's Winter Show in Valencia.
May 16th: 12:30 AM ET/PT
MTV LIVE: GREEN DAY
Green Day performs fan favorites while in tour in Italy.
May 23rd: 12:30 AM ET/PT
MTV LIVE: QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE
Live performances featuring material from the new album Era Vulgaris and essential QOTSA classics from the band's exclusive show at the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion as part of Gonzo's 5th Birthday party.
May 30th: 12:30AM ET/PT
MTV LIVE: KINGS OF LEON
Exclusive footage of Kings of Leon at the 2008 Oxegen Festival. MTV Live will air the live performances of "The Bucket," "On Call," "Knocked Up," "Charmer," "and Slow."