Fuse's Steven's Untitled Rock Show Celebrates 500th With Foo Fighters

posted November 1, 2007

Fuse's Steven's Untitled Rock Show Celebrates 500th With Foo Fightersfuse, the national music television network, celebrates the 500th episode of Steven’s Untitled Rock Show with special guest, Foo Fighters, on Thursday, November 8, at 8pm ET. Hosted by fuse veteran Steven Smith, Steven’s Untitled Rock Show features unconventional interviews, videos and hard-hitting performances.

“Reaching the 500th episode is a great milestone for us,” said Steven Smith, host and executive producer of Steven’s Untitled Rock Show. “There aren’t any shows on television that are completely devoted to music and interviewing bands. The people behind Steven’s Untitled Rock Show have worked really hard to create a forum for musicians and real music fans, and I’m damn proud to be a part of it.”

Since its inception in December 2004, Steven’s Untitled Rock Show, a name suggested by fans, has proven to be a force in rock and on television today. Credited with launching the careers of several of the bands featured on the show, SURS, as fans call it, is responsible for providing viewers with an inside look into some of today’s hottest indie, punk, rock, and hardcore acts. Hosted by Steven, who is also the show’s executive producer and the network’s in-house music encyclopedia, Steven’s Untitled Rock Show has featured in-studio appearances by Panic! At The Disco, Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance and Paramore before their mainstream success. Along with well known acts including global superstars, Green Day, guests have included Joan Jett, Depeche Mode, Linkin Park, AFI, Weezer, and Weird Al Yankovic. The show has also given viewers a bird’s eye look into the biggest festivals in the country including The Warped Tour, Lollapalooza, Bamboozle, and South by Southwest.

As part of the 500th episode achievement, the show re-launched its website to provide viewers with a heightened level of inclusion through interactive browsing. Newly featured is a decked out video player that provides a peek into never-before-seen show elements including hilarious outtakes of Steven’s on-set shenanigans. Also new to the site is the introduction of mobile text alerts, photo galleries and a “send your questions” portion for fans to ask today’s hottest rock acts their burning questions.

Steven’s Untitled Rock Show Top Moments:
First guest:
Punk rock super group Me First & The Gimme Gimmes (first TV interview ever), featuring members of NOFX, Lagwagon, Swingin’ Utters, and Foo Fighters.

First performance:
The Explosion performing their singles “Here I Am” and “No Revolution.”

First exclusive press moment:
Depeche Mode’s only press stop on their 2006 Playing the Angels Tour.

First global superstars:
Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt of Green Day appear to unveil the permanent show title, Steven’s Untitled Rock Show.

First makeup lesson:
While killing time on tour, lead singer of My Chemical Romance, Gerard Way, gave Steven a tutorial on the correct way to apply makeup.

First (and only) episode not featuring Steven:
AFI took over the show, guest hosting an episode from the Warped Tour, reminiscing about their long career and playing all of their favorite videos.

First non-musical guest:
Steven and crew headed out to Missoula, MT in late 2006 to tape with skate pioneer Tony Hawk, making him the first non-musical guest of the show.

Steven’s Untitled Rock Show airs weekdays at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT.