‘That Metal Show’ Hosts Eddie, Don And Jim Share Their Top 5 Metal Albums Of The Year

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The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah started last night and Christmas is just a week away so what better time to stuff your stockings with the gift that keeps on giving, that’s right, HEAVY F**KING METAL! And who better to tell you about the greatest metal albums of the year than Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, the hosts of That Metal Show, the only show on television about all things heavy metal and hard rock. Whether your tastes run from old schoolers like Judas Priest and Ace Frehely, or newer bands such as Kyng or King 810, it’s been a great year for loud guitars and killer riffs. See what albums the TMS boys rocked to in 2014 and tune in to VH1 Classic next year when That Metal Show returns. Read more…

Justin Timberlake & Jimmy Fallon Sing In Hilarious Third Eye Blind Skit, Kendrick Lamar Performs New Song On ‘Colbert Report’ + More On First Dibs

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Taylor Swift made a toy company a lot of money thanks to her star studded birthday party, Nicki Minaj shows off adorable high school pictures, The Band Perry knocks their cover of “Gentle on my Mind” out of the park and more on First Dibs.

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The 12 Best A-List Cover Songs Of 2014

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Artists are just like us —when they really like a song, they aren’t shy about belting it out. But instead of merely singing in the shower, they actually perform it with instruments, lights, an audience and the whole bit! December You Oughta Know artist Hozieras well as fellow YOK alums Ed Sheeran and Lordeare just a few of the talented musicians who have covered other artists this year, and their renditions are still stuck in our head. Find out whose covers might have bested the original.

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“Madonna” Talks Kate Middleton, Britney Spears & Charles Manson

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Did Christmas change…or just me?!?”
Of course it changed….and so did I! What did you think? I was gonna be the same as you scoundrels?!?! Huh? Exactly. Silence. It’s golden. Let’s make silence platinum, just like my next album. Multi-platinum to be exact. My groundbreaking show, “Madonna Dearest” is pissing off the subjects who fall at my mercy…and guess what? They should. Get into this week’s episode as I discuss how I really feel about these….what’s the best adjective can one use to describe today’s pop culture….Ah, yes: REDUCTIVE!
Remember to send me your video questions via Instagram and YouTube. Now, do as I say and not as I do. Imitation is not the best form of flattery. All offense Lady GooGa!

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Announce 2015 Inductees Including Green Day, Joan Jett And Stevie Ray Vaughan

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced it’s “Class of 2015″ inductees today, and as befitting of the genre’s 60 year legacy, those being honored stretch from 1950′s R&B vocal group The “5″ Royales to 1990′s pop punk revivalists Green Day. Other first time honorees include Texas blues guitar hero Stevie Ray Vaughan and his backing band Double Trouble,  hard rockers Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, soulful ’70s singer-songwriter Bill Withers, and pioneering ’60 rockers The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Making return appearances will be “punk Godfather” Lou Reed, who was inducted in 1996 as a member of The Velvet Underground, and Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, who will receive the Award For Musical Excellence. Read more…

Nicki Minaj’s 15 Fiercest Rap Verses

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Nicki Minaj’s third studio album The Pinkprint is finally out and we’re celebrating by taking a look at 15 of her best verses through the years. From collaborating with Beyoncé with a remix of “Flawless” to showing up Rich Homie Quan, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill in “My N-gga,” Nicki has proven that she is the Rap Queen (at least of 2014). Read on for a list of Barbie’s game-killing verses!

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EXCLUSIVE: A Great Big World’s “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” Video Will Get You Stoked For The Holidays

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The holidays are here and A Great Big World is ready with their Christmas list. Are you? Check out this 24-hour exclusive clip from our YOK alum’s “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” and do whatever you can to stay on the nice list so Santa can bring you a hippopotamus too– if you’re into that.

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