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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Rock Hypnotically To Their First #1 Album In 37 Years

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The careers of many a classic rock band can be divided into two eras: their prime years – where they made their reputation and issued hit records, and then “everything after.” Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are somewhat of an anomaly, in that their commercial success and critical acclaim has stretched over decades, pouring out hit albums and singles as the musical landscape continued to evolve around them. And close to 40 years and 12+ albums into their lifespan, they’re still rocking, even if their releases don’t make as much of a splash as they used to. This makes it an unexpected yet ideal time for them to strike with Hypnotic Eye, one of the band’s most solid efforts to date, and their first release the #1 spot on the Billboard album charts, which it did this week. Read more…

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Stevie Wonder Cries, Flavor Flav Drums And 8 Other Reasons We Love Hangout Fest

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Our sunburned skin is peeling and we’ve got a mix of sand, glitter and cake (we’ll get to that) in our ears, but damnit if we don’t miss Hangout Music Fest already! Cue Boyz II Men, ya’ll, because we’re not ready to say goodbye. So don’t. Instead, let’s recap our three-day adventure in Gulf Shores, Alabama with a countdown of things we obsessed over the most at the best only beachside event like it. Read more…

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Model Employee‘s Chrissy Teigen To Join VH1 At Hangout Fest 2013 As Correspondent

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VH1′s very own Model Employee host Chrissy Teigen has just signed on to be our model correspondent on the sandy beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. Chrissy will be joining Jersey Shore‘s Vinny Guadagnino, Miss Alabama USA Katherine Webb and many more as part of our attractive elite team of eyes and ears on the ground at  Hangout Music Festival May 17-19. Read more…

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Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Tom Petty + More To Perform At Hangout Music Festival

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What if we could arrange for you to watch Stevie Wonder kick in the chorus of Kendrick Lamar‘s “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” live from the comfort of your living room. Okay, we can’t guarantee that collaboration, but we can give round-the-clock coverage of the Hangout Music Festival from Gulf Shores, Alabama where both K.Dot and Stevie will be performing sets along with Kings of Leon, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers,  Ellie Goulding, Imagine Dragons and so many more. Read more…

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Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, The Breeders Lead An Eclectic Lineup At The 2013 Hangout Music Fest

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Anyone who has ever attended a music festival — be that Coachella, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Glastonbury, what-have-you — knows that there are few things better in life than spending an entire weekend surrounded by great friends (both old and new!) and even better music. What could possibly make a weekend like this any better? How about spending it ON A BEACH? Ladies and gentleman, we present to you the 2013 Hangout Music Festival, which will takes place this May on the “sugar-white sand beaches” of Gulf Shores, Alabama!

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