Posted 19 September
VIDZONE UPDATE: The King of Pop, 25 Years Of Badness
If bad ever did mean good (which it increasingly does these days) then it’s now. Not only do we have a celebration of an album so bad it’s called, well… Bad, we have some more badness from the likes of all the VMA winners, Incubus, Breakbot, Lostprophets, Yeasayer and Two Door Cinema Club who all feature this week. The only actually bad meaning bad thing about this is that there are so many bad meaning good things to read about that it will keep you away from your PlayStation for precious extra minutes.
Enough of my unintelligible bibble… Over to Candice to make some sense of everything.
Artist Of The Week – Michael Jackson (Bad 25th Anniversary)
2012 marks the 25th Anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s legendary album, Bad. That’s right, the megastar released the album way back in 1987, which gave the world a mountain of classic hits including ‘Bad’ (duh!), ‘Man In The Mirror’, ‘Smooth Criminal’, ‘Dirty Diana’, ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’ and more! Here at VidZone HQ we thought what better way to celebrate this special occasion than by crowning the undisputed King Of Pop as our Artist Of The Week. Dust off that white rhinestone glove, lower that fedora hat, perfect your moonwalk and watch the full playlist now in our Featured and Pop Zones. Shamone!
Check out below for all the highlights of the next couple of weeks.
As well as our Artist Of The week, here are a few other additions to the Featured Zone this week:
- Hot New Videos TV
- VMA 2012 Winners Playlist – Rihanna, Drake, Coldplay, Katy Perry etc
- The Script – Artist Spotlight
- Usher – Centre Stage
- Taylor Swift – VidZone Recommends
- Professor Green – Artist Focus
- Breakbot – One To Watch
Another act who reached an important milestone recently are Californian rockers, Incubus. They’ve hit the 20-year mark for being a band and have released a 16-track CD + DVD titled Incubus HQ Live to celebrate. We’ve got a selection of live clips taken from the DVD which was filmed in Hollywood. Check out ‘Nice To Know You’, ‘Megalomaniac’ and other Incubus tracks like you’ve never seen them before.
- Incubus – HQ Live
- Lostprophets – Centre Stage
- Fearless Vampire Killers – VIP Playlist
- We Are The Ocean – Artist Focus
- AxeWound – One To Watch
- Fall Out Boy – Flashback
American experimental/psychedelic rock trio, Yeasayer recently released their third studio album Fragrant World. We’ve got our Artist Spotlight on the group this week so you can watch their latest cool and kooky video ‘Longevity’ as well as past hits including ‘Ambling Alp’ and ‘Madder Red’.
Also in Alternative Zone this week:
Ellie Goulding – Centre Stage (UK IE NO)
Two Door Cinema Club – Artist Focus (Ex. AU NZ DE)
Yeasayer – Artist Spotlight
Of Monsters and Men – VidZone Recommends (Ex. AU FR DE DK)
Lucy Rose – One To Watch
Coldplay – Greatest Hits
Check out our great selection this week…
- Taylor Swift – We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together (Pop)
- Usher – Dive (RnB)
- Bury Tomorrow – Knight Life (Metal)
- Lostprophets – Jesus Walks (Rock)
- Breakbot – One Out Of Two (Dance)
- Lucy Rose – Bikes (Alternative)
- Nas – Bye Baby (Hip-Hop)
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I’m off to work out if bad ever means bad…
Ben ft. Candice