Hunter Hayes Premieres “Tattoo” Music Video, Ladies Across The Country Rejoice

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Monday just got way cuter: Country hottie  Hunter Hayes’ latest music video “Tattoo” hit the web, and you can literally hear the women of America screaming for joy. “Tattoo” is the second single off Hayes’ sophomore album Storyline, which landed stores this past May. The mid-tempo acoustic banger gets a simple video; set in what looks like an abandoned warehouse, Hayes and his on-screen girlfriend play with some paint, a Samsung tablet and smile a lot at each other while he says her name would be a good tattoo. Provided it’s not a tramp stamp, he’s probably right! Read more…

SoundClash Music Seen: Episode Two Featuring Ed Sheeran, Grouplove and Sia

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A brand spankin’ new episode of SoundClash will hit this Wednesday on VH1 and Palladia at 9 PM ET/PT with all new performances from Ed Sheeran, Grouplove and Sia. Are you ready for round two? Check out highlights from the upcoming episode and stay tuned for more exclusive content for SoundClash.

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Classic Rock Kama Sutra: 18 Songs That Taught Us Everything We Needed To Know About Sex

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Sex. Rock n’ roll bands have been singing about it since the beginning, when the term “rocking and rolling” was an actual euphemism for the act of, in Shakespeare’s words, “making the beast with two backs.” There’s no shortage of classic rock songs specifically about having sex, from Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love” to AC/DC’s “You Shook Me All Night Long” (actually there are very few Led Zeppelin or AC/DC songs that aren’t specifically about having sex). Without getting too graphic however, there are many different ways one can have sex besides the good old fashioned way we all know and love.  Rock n’ roll being an innately rebellious form of musical expression has never shied away from talking about these…alternate means of getting one’s rocks off, as The Rolling Stones might say. Read more…

Your Guide to Free Concerts in New York City This Weekend

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Summer is in full swing and the best thing to do is to spend time outside enjoying the beautiful weather. If you’re having trouble thinking of fun and new events to check out, grab a friend, a blanket and a metro card and hit up outdoor concerts in New York City. The best part is that they’re FREE! Need we say more? Here’s a list of free concerts for this weekend.

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The Most Intense Guitar “O-Faces” In Rock History

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Playing guitar can be ecstasy for some people. Just check the expressions on Prince, Slash, John Mayer, Jimmy Page and other rockers as they get down with their axes! If that’s not the face of pure joy, we don’t know what is.

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Watch Eric Clapton And Friends Pay Tribute To Iconic Americana Songwriter JJ Cale

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You know his songs even if you’re not familiar with his name. “After Midnight,” “Cocaine,” “Call Me the Breeze,” these are just some of the rock n’ roll standards that came from the pen and tattered guitar of Tulsa, Oklahoma songwriter JJ Cale. Now the man responsible for making his music a staple of classic rock radio is celebrating his music on a new album of his songs and in a new half hour show, both entitled Eric Clapton – The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale, which aired last night on VH1 Classic and will air again tonight on Palladia at 9/8C. In the show, the storied English blues rock guitarist explores Cale’s life and music along with famous friends like John Mayer as well as live performances of some of JJ’s most well-known songs. Watch the full presentation now and learn the impact of one of America’s greatest songwriters.