Guys date outside their league all the time, and our girlfriend would totally agree (rimshot). Perhaps this is simply because women are, generally speaking, much more emotionally intelligent dudes, and less apt to base a romantic partnership around something as superficial as looks. Ladies are drawn to more important qualities like inner beauty of the soul…but in some cases, being an internationally renowned rock star helps a bit, too!
We all know what a metalhead looks like, right? They’re big, hairy dudes, covered in tattoos and wearing the prerequisite uniform of denim and leather, as Saxon sang of, covered in patches of their favorite heavy metal bands. Well, take a gander at the following glamorous, well-coiffed, self-professed heavy metal maniacs from the world’s of TV, film, sports and politics and prepare to have your narrow-minded prejudices shattered into a million pieces. Read more…
Eric Church is no outsider: His latest album stomps a mudhole on this week’s SoundScan sales chart, earning the North Carolina cowboy his second No. 1 album. Elsewhere, Pharrell makes a move and controls the singles chart with his latest smash “Happy,” as if last year’s success of “Blurred Lines” and “Get Lucky” weren’t enough for him. For more, here is this week’s SoundScanner.
Queen Beyonce channeled her inner Marilyn Monroe at the 2014 BRIT Awards yesterday, where she took to the stage in a stunning dark-blue outfitto deliver the live debut of her anthemic single, “XO.” The 32-year-old kept her supporters close to her heart as she launched into the performance, saying ”I’d like to dedicate this song to my incredible fans. I love y’all.”
Things take a turn for the serious this Saturday night when the boys of That Metal Show welcome Randy Blythe and Chris Adler from New Wave of American Heavy Metal pioneers Lamb Of God. Find out how the band dealt with the 2012 arrest of Blythe on manslaughter charges, his subsequent acquittal and the band’s upcoming documentary As the Palaces Burn, which deals with the incident and its fall out. On top of that, Anthrax great Charlie Benante stops by to absolutely kill it on the drums and guitar and Don, Ed and Jim chat with neo-’70s hard rockers Scorpion Child via Skype. Check out pictures from this week’s shoot and don’t forget to tune in to VH1 Classic this Saturday night at 11/10C to watch the latest episode of the only show on television on all things heavy metal and hard rock.
Rihanna famously begins her song “Birthday Cake” with the lyric, “It’s not even my birthday,” but that’s not the case today. The iconic pop star just turned 26, and, if her past is any indication, her future holds a lot of exciting moments. RiRi thrives on being an unpredictable, hard to nail down type of celebrity, but we’ve been watching her moves for long enough to make a few educated guesses about where she’ll take her career (and personal life) over the next 12 months. Blow out the candles and make a wish; we’re Predicting Rihanna’s 26th Year.
Algebra Blessett sure knows a thing or two about love. You know, the hopes and hurts, regrets and revelations of love — and she sings about it all on her sophomore release, Recovery. In fact, virtually every song on the Atlanta native’s new album addresses that complicated four-letter word in some fashion, and from some perspective.