Since its debut in 2016 on the Speed channel, “Iron Resurrection” is a popular reality TV show among car enthusiasts and reality TV fans with its unique blend of car restoration and creative storytelling. The show features Joe Martin, his wife Amanda, and his team at Martin Bros Customs transforming rusty old cars into beautiful, powerful machines. Over the years, the show has gained a devoted following, eagerly awaiting news on the next season. However, after a stellar sixth season that aired in September 2022, fans were wondering if there will be a season seven. What exactly happened?
What is “Iron Resurrection”?
Each episode follows the team as they take on a new project, tackling everything from vintage hot rods to classic muscle cars.
One of the unique aspects of “Iron Resurrection” is its focus on the creative process of car restoration. Rather than simply showing the final product, the show takes viewers behind the scenes to see the painstaking work that goes into each build. From custom paint jobs to handmade upholstery, the Martin Bros Customs team takes pride in every detail of their work, and the show showcases their craftsmanship to perfection.
In addition, the series shows how the Martin Bros Customs team interacts with customers and shares the stories behind each vehicle. These personal stories add depth and emotional resonance to the show, making it more than just a simple car restoration show.
Here’s a closer look at some of the main Iron Resurrection cast members:
Martin Bros Customs founder Joe Martin is the heart and soul of “Iron Resurrection”. With over 25 years of automotive industry experience, Joe is a master builder and painter who can transform even the most worn car into a beautiful work of art. His passion for cars and dedication to quality craftsmanship make him a fan favorite at the show.
Joe’s wife Amanda is an artist and designer who brings a creative touch to the restoration process. She oversees the upholstery and redesign of each vehicle’s interior, making sure every detail is perfect. Amanda also helps with customer interactions and adds a personal touch to each build.
Jayson “Shag” Arrington is the chief mechanic in “Iron Resurrection” and a skilled engineer. With his extensive knowledge of mechanics and his attention to detail, Shag is a crucial member of the team. He is also known for his sense of humor and infectious personality, making him beloved by other cast members and fans alike.
Joe’s brother Jason Martin is a master metalworker and painter. With his years of experience in the automotive industry, Jason is a star on the show, helping to bring some of the most complex structures to life.
Some cast members left the show in Season 4
When season 4 of “Iron Resurrection” premiered in 2019, fans were surprised by some of the cast changes — some of which included Pompa, Shorty, Manny, and Cato, mysteriously left the show. Their departure was unexpected and there was no official statement from the producers about their departure. However, it was eventually revealed that their departure was mainly due to personal reasons such as family-related issues.
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Their departure may have had an impact on the show’s dynamic, with some fans speculating that it may have played a role in the show’s subsequent drop in ratings. Nevertheless, the show continues to gather a devoted fan base and has been praised for its unique take on car restoration. The remaining cast members have continued to deliver high-quality restorations, and new members have been added to the team to keep the show fresh and exciting.
What we know about Season 7
Although season 6 of “Iron Resurrection” was also delayed, it did not leave fans disappointed when it finally aired and received great reviews, with viewers praising the team for their impressive car restorations and thrilling challenges. The show’s ratings have risen to 7.8 stars on IMDb, perfectly demonstrating the loyalty of “Iron Resurrection” fans and their love for the show.
Given the show’s success over its six seasons, it’s very likely that the show will return for one more season before the end of 2023. no official announcement from Velocity or the “Iron Resurrection” production team regarding the next season. All fans can do now is wait and see.
Restoring cars is a labor intensive process that requires a lot of time and work. This, in turn, can contribute to the long wait times between seasons of shows like “Iron Resurrection” – the team at Martin Bros Customs often takes on complex and challenging restorations that require even more time and effort. They pay close attention to detail and want every car that comes out of their shop to be perfect, focusing on quality rather than quantity, which doesn’t happen overnight.
The highly anticipated 7th season of Iron Resurrection promises to deliver the same high-quality car restorations and thrilling challenges that fans have come to love. With a talented team at Martin Bros Customs and a commitment to excellence, viewers can expect nothing less than the best. While the wait for the new season can be long, fans can rest assured that the team is working hard to ensure it meets and exceeds their expectations.