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Nate Botsford

June Artist of the Month

Meet Nate Botsford, a upcoming artist out of the Portland, Oregon area. He has just released a new album Hourglass…
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Nate Botsford

An interview with an amazing artist out of Portland, Oregon. Nate Botsford has been playing for years and has come out with a new album Hourglass.
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The Little Monsters Are Losing It In A BIG Way Over Lady Gaga’s ‘Cheek To Cheek’ PBS Special

MTV News Caitlin White
Friday, October 24th, 2014

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett performed a PBS Special for their joint album “Cheek To Cheek”—and the Little Monsters loved every minute of it.

Did You Know The G-Unit House Has A Stripper Swing?

MTV News Maurice Bobb
Friday, October 24th, 2014

XXL documentary goes behind the scenes with G-Unit at the compound in Farmington, Connecticut.

When Their Principal Forbid Cross-Dressing During Spirit Week, These Students Revolted

MTV News Adam Fleischer
Friday, October 24th, 2014

Two male students were sent home after dressing up like women for Spirit Week, but their classmates rallied behind them the next day.

Justin Bieber And Khalil Are Done Playing Games In The ‘Playtime’ Video

MTV News Adam Fleischer
Friday, October 24th, 2014

Justin Bieber and Khalil release the video for “Playtime.”

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Do Beyonce’s ‘Crazy In Love’ Walk Better Than She Can

MTV News Maurice Bobb
Friday, October 24th, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch imitates Beyoncé’s ‘Crazy In Love’ walk.

Las Vegas Is Giving Britney Spears The Holiday She Has Always Deserved

MTV News Caitlin White
Friday, October 24th, 2014

Britney Spears is getting her own holiday. Celebrate accordingly.

Quiz: Which Katy Perry Are You?

MTV News Chrissy Mahlmeister
Friday, October 24th, 2014

Guys, Katy Perry turns 30 tomorrow (bb is growing up so fast! *sniff sniff*), and one of the things we love most about our girl is her ever-evolving style. She’s transformed seamlessly from a brace-faced ’80s teenager to retro pin-up beauty to ’90s raver icon over the course of her career, so to celebrate, we… Read more »

Kim Kardashian Reveals Kanye West Is Hard To Shop For, No One Is Suprised

MTV News Marissa G. Muller
Friday, October 24th, 2014

If you thought gift-giving was hard, imagine trying it for God Level Perfectionist™ Kanye West. In a new interview with 15,000 fashion images a day—he apparently is steadfast about his uniform, which has lately consisted of very minimal, though pricy, items. “He likes to dress so simple — you know, he has his favorite jeans….. Read more »

Former SCORPIONS Drummer HERMAN RAREBELL To Release ‘Herman’s Scorpions Songs’ In November

Metal News - Blabbermouth BLABBERMOUTH.NET
Friday, October 24th, 2014

Former SCORPIONS drummer Herman Rarebell will release a new album under the HERMAN RAREBELL & FRIENDS banner on November 7. Titled “Herman’s Scorpions Songs”, the CD will feature 14 cover versions of classic SCORPIONS songs sung by different vocalists, including Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Jack Russell (GREAT WHITE), Tony Martin (BLACK SABBATH) and Doogie White (MICHAEL SCHENKER, RAINBOW).

“Herman’s Scorpions Songs” track listing:

01. Rock Of You Like A Hurricane (Bobby Kimball of TOTO)
02. Passion Rules The Game (John Parr)
03. Loving You Sunday Morning (Michael Voss of MAD MAX)
04. Is There Anybody There? (Alex Ligertwood of SANTANA)
05. You Give Me All I Need (Don Dokken of DOKKEN)
06. Make It Real (Doogie White of RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER)
07. Dynamite (Johnny Gioeli of AXEL RUDI PELL)
08. Arizona (Thomas Perry)
09. Love Is Blind (Paul Shortino of QUIET RIOT)
10. Don’t Make No Promises (Jack Russell of GREAT WHITE)
11. Falling In Love (Gary Barden of MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP)
12. Another Piece Of Meat (Tony Martin of BLACK SABBATH)
13. Animal Magnetism (Michael Nagy)
14. Let It Shine (Al Crespo of UNBREAKABLE)

The official video for “Let It Shine” can be seen below.

Rarebell last year released an album, “Acoustic Fever”, containing all-acoustic versions of 12 SCORPIONS songs he co-wrote while in the band.

In an interview with Classic Rock Revisited, Rarebell stated about the huge commercial success of SCORPIONS‘ 1982 album “Blackout”: “Mercury Records was totally behind us and they believed in us. They wanted us to keep making albums. They wanted us to grow and do better each time out. ‘Lovedrive’ went gold. ‘Animal Magnetism’ went gold and then ‘Blackout’ was the first one to go platinum. Schenker/ Meine/ Rarebell was a great songwriting team. You can see that from how many successful albums we had. After I left the band, they didn’t have any more hits.”


Not-So-Friendly Fire: The Biggest Fights Among ‘Awkward’ BFFs

MTV News Matthew Scott Donnelly
Friday, October 24th, 2014

Look back at the biggest ‘Awkward’ battles between BFFs.