Metal Blade Records is pleased to welcome comedian and fellow metalhead JIM FLORENTINE
roster. JIM FLORENTINE
is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, comedian, voice artist, and performer, who is currently co-hosting VH1 Classic’s
hit heavy metal talk show series "That Metal Show
" alongside Eddie Trunk
and now label-mate Don Jamieson. JIM FLORENTINE
is best known for his work on Comedy Central’s
show Crank Yankers
performed the voice of Special Ed, a mentally challenged teenager, and Bobby Fletcher, a despicable, alcoholic slob who is the older cousin of Ed. Recently, JIM FLORENTINE
opened up the American Carnage Tour
, and Slayer
in arenas across the country. JIM FLORENTINE
comments; "performing in front of 13,000 Slayer fans every night was insane! It was like emceeing a rape!" JIM FLORENTINE also
appears in the feature film A Little Help
(in theaters June 24) starring Jenna Fischer
(Pam Beesley of The Office
) and Chris O’ Donnell
(Scent of a Woman
). JIM FLORENTINE
plays the character Brian, who is Jenna Fischer’s
love interest in the film. A Little Help
has already won best film in several different film festivals and JIM FLORENTINE
appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel Live!
on June 22 to promote the movie.
"Being a fan of the Metal Blade label since its inception, it is truly an honor to be part of the family now. I will try my hardest to make the heaviest comedy album ever. So expect plenty of fat jokes!"
comments JIM FLORENTINE
Metal Blade Records CEO Brian Slagel
adds: "I have always been a big fan of comedy and Jim is a great comedian. He is also a metal head and friend so I am so excited to welcome him to the Metal Blade Family!"
has also been in involved in shows such as HBO Inside the NFL
, Late Late Show
withCraig Kilborn, Chelsea Lately
on E, The Howard Stern Radio & TV Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live
on ABC, MTV Music Video Awards
, Spike TV Video Game Awards
, HBO Down and Dirty Comedy Show
, and The Apprentice
just to name a few.