Paramount+ Lines Up Docuseries on ’80s Hair Metal


Paramount+ has ordered the docuseries Nöthin’ But a Good Time: The Uncensored Story of ’80s Hair Metal, directed by Jeff Tremaine (jackass, The Dirt).

Set to premiere exclusively on the service later this year, the three-part series showcases the ’80s hard rock phenomenon and features interviews with, among others, Bret Michaels, Stephen Pearcy, Nuno Bettencourt, Dave “Snake” Sabo and Riki Rachtman, along with Corey Taylor and Steve-O.

The series is based on the book Nöthin But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the ’80s Hard Rock Explosion by rock journalists Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock. It promises a candid behind-the-scenes look at one of music’s most iconic eras.

The docuseries is executive produced by Jeff Tremaine and Shanna Newton for Gorilla Flicks; Eric Wattenberg, Scott Lonker and Will Nothacker for Wheelhouse’s Spoke Studios; Erik Olsen; and Bruce Gillmer and Michael Maniaci for MTV Entertainment Studios. Bienstock and Beaujour serve as co-executive producers.