For movie songs week, “American Idol’s” resident rocker James Durbin chose to tackle “Heavy Metal” from the movie of the same name. Bold choice, to be sure.

As we said in the recap, while we’re sure our parents were at home pulling a Huey Lewis and saying it was “too darn loud,” we thought it was pretty darn entertaining. THe judges agreed. Randy said it was like being at James Durbin’s concert, J.Lo thought it was crazy, but it made her very excited. And Steven Tyler had his patented word nonsense, but it seemed complimentary.

What do you think, “Idol” fans? Did it rock? One of James’ best so far? And do you think it’s enough to keep him safe? We think it probably is.

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."