AMERICA’S HARD 100, Day 9: Vote To Determine The Greatest Hard Rock Song Of All-Time

by (@BHSmithNYC)

VH1 Classic Presents America's Hard 100

The VH1 Classic America’s Hard 100 Countdown Poll is nearing its end but we’ve still got more classic hard rock and heavy metal tunes that need sorting and we need your help! We’ve put together a list of 100 essential rockers but we need you to vote on them to let us know where they should fall in the America’s Hard 100 Countdown when it airs this November.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You can vote AS MANY TIMES and for AS MANY SONGS as you want, simply click on “Return To Poll” after your initial ballot. If your favorite hard rock jam is missing from today’s list please click on one of the previous days polls which are still open and keep checking back daily as we add new songs to new lists.

Today “The Boys Are Back In Town” by seminal Irish hard rockers Thin Lizzy goes up against Soundgarden’s grunge metal opus “Black Hole Sun,” Ozzy Osbourne’s metal standard “Crazy Train” featuring the late guitarist Randy Rhoads and technical thrash act Megadeth’s “Sweating Bullets” plus more.

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P!NK and Gwen Stefani Perform “I’m Just A Girl,” One Of Many Surprises At iHeartRadio Music Festival

by (@E_Meds)

How does one even begin to recap a concert that lasted five and a half hours and featured 10 of the biggest names in music today? The second annual iHeartRadio Music Festival kicked off it’s two-day extravaganza yesterday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and fans weren’t disappointed. Usher, Rihanna, Green Day, No Doubt, and P!NK were just a few of the artist who brought hits, both old and new, to the stage.

The first major surprise of the night belonged to No Doubt.

When we heard from a few insiders that No Doubt would open the show with a little help from our friend and Storytellers subject P!NK, we had no idea how our wildest dream would actually come true. Would P!NK fly through the arena on her magic scarves and join Gwen and the crew for a revamped version of “Don’t Speak” or would she simple walk out on stage during the chorus of “Spiderwebs?” Neither one of those things happened. P!NK actually didn’t join No Doubt until midway through their set.

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AMERICA’S HARD 100, Day 8: Vote To Determine The Greatest Hard Rock Song Of All-Time

by (@BHSmithNYC)

The VH1 Classic America’s Hard 100 Countdown Poll is nearing its end but we’ve still got more classic hard rock and heavy metal tunes that need sorting and we need your help! We’ve put together a list of 100 essential rockers but we need you to vote on them to let us know where they should fall in the America’s Hard 100 Countdown when it airs this November.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You can vote AS MANY TIMES and for AS MANY SONGS as you want, simply click on “Return To Poll” after your initial ballot. If your favorite hard rock jam is missing from today’s list please click on one of the previous days polls which are still open and keep checking back daily as we add new songs to new lists.

Today shock rocker Marilyn Manson’s “The Beautiful People” faces off against “Motorhead’s speed rock standard “Ace Of Spades,” unstoppable blooze rockers Aerosmith’s poetic power ballad “Dream On” and rabble-rousing rap-metal pioneers Rage Against The Machine’s “Bulls On Parade” among others.

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Billie Joe Armstrong Smashes Guitar, Declares He’s Not “F–king Justin Bieber” At The iHeartRadio Music Festival

by (@E_Meds)

Green Day - iHeartRadio Music Festival

We don’t know what happened before Green Day took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival last night, but whatever it was sure put Billie Joe Armstrong in a mood. From the moment he spoke his first words into the mic, Billie Joe was in full rock star mode.

Billie Joe greeted the audience with, “Get your f–king lazy a–es in the air!” And they listened like obedient little rockers overcome with the intoxicating air of a band that is just as influential today as they were when they first started a couple of decades ago (more on that later). The crowd was dancing, singing, and playing along with Billie’s I-don’t-give-a-f–k attitude. Nearly every other word he spoke was a certain expletive that begins with an “f” and rhymes with “duck”. There wasn’t a person in the arena who didn’t feel sorry for the poor guy manning the dump button. The MGM Grand Garden Arena was electrified.

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Who Said It Best: X Factor‘s Britney Spears Vs. The Voice‘s Christina Aguilera

by (@fdot415)

The addition of Britney Spears to The X-Factor judging panel did more than boost ratings for the Simon Cowell-helmed talent show. It reignited one of the greatest pop rivalries of all time: Britney vs. Christina Aguilera. With X-Tina back as a judge on rival hit talent show The Voice, the pop juggernauts are, once again, going head-to-head to see who is the best judge after years of duking it out on the charts.

Of course we’re going to help stir the pot a little by combing through Britney and Christina’s commentary, comebacks and and crazy moments on their respective shows each week to decide who was the better judge. You can join in by voting for who you think was the bigger star, too.

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A$AP Rocky Didn’t Think You Noticed His VMA Butt Grab

by (@zaragolden)

A$AP Rocky kicked off this year’s MTV Video Music Awards in high style, taking the stage with Rihanna to perform their new collaboration “Cockiness (Remix)” — and then taking a big ole’ handful of her behind. Rocky turned away laughing when Rihanna pushed him off, and the moment that soon thereafter spread across the internet via YouTube clip and of course .gif since then. Rather, Rocky seems content to brush off the moment as just that. “I thought it was just one of those moments,” he said, speaking with V-103. “I didn’t know everyone was really talking about it.” Read more…

Ed Sheeran Brings His “Lego House” To VH1′s Big Morning Buzz Live

by (@zaragolden)

Lucky us! The ever charming Ed Sheeran spent his morning here at VH1 headquarters, indulging his new BFF, VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown’s Jim Shearer, in a “beautiful Ed Sheeran thigh” talk and treating us all to a performance of “Lego House” on Big Morning Buzz Live. Tonight the You Oughta Know artist past and Posted star present is playing New York’s Terminal 5, and as Shearer points out, he’ll play without a backing band because — as he proved with this morning’s performance — he sounds impressive enough with just a guitar and his voice. “Eventually,” he says, he might get a band because it’s “healthy to leave yourself space to evolve.” Until then, we’ll continue to enjoy him as is!

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AMERICA’S HARD 100, Day 7 – Vote To Determine The Greatest Hard Rock Song Of All-Time

by (@BHSmithNYC)

It’s Day 7 of the VH1 Classic America’s Hard 100 Countdown Poll and we’ve got another batch of classic hard rock and heavy metal tunes that need sorting! We’ve put together a list of 100 essential rockers but we need you to vote on them to let us know where they should fall in the America’s Hard 100 Countdown when it airs this November.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You can vote AS MANY TIMES and for AS MANY SONGS as you want, simply click on “Return To Poll” after your initial ballet. If your favorite hard rock jam is missing from today’s list please click on one of the previous days polls which are still open and keep checking back daily as we add new songs to new lists.

Today Nirvana’s grunge anthem “Smells Like Teen Spirit” goes up against Metallica’s breakthrough hit “Enter Sandman,” Zeppelin’s epic “Kashmir” and classic tunes by Van Halen, Def Leppard and more!

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LMFAO Split, Which Only Means One Thing: Shots, Shots, Shots, For Everybody

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LMFAO Call It Quits

Oh, no. Hollywood Life is reporting the uncle and nephew duo that make up LMFAO are calling it quits. Redfoo and his nephew Sky Blu have been making party music since the group formed in 2006. Redfoo said the two are taking a break from one another to pursue their separate interests personally and professionally. “I feel like we’ve been doing this for so long, five or six years. And we’re kind of like saying, well, let’s just do what’s natural and just kind of explore that, instead of like forcing it all the time,” he said. Read more…

BRACKET MADNESS: Do You Go Crazy For Justin Timberlake’s Hits Or Weezy’s Crazy Flow?

by (@zaragolden)

This next Bracket Madness face-off finds Lil Wayne going up against Justin Timberlake; Wayne’s ever expanding catalog against Justin’s carefully tailored hits. Mostly we would love to hear a collaboration from these two, Justin’s smooth croon playing foil to Wayne’s infamous croaky flow, together in male artist greatness. But we are here to crown just one, so which of the two deserves the title? As we mentioned, polls for this round of Bracket Madness will be open until MONDAY at 4PM, meaning you now have a few extra days to mull over who you think deserves the Greatest Male Artist crown. If there can only be one, who should it be? Read more…