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15 Stars Who Got Naked In Music Videos

10/22/2013 8:00pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus took it all off for her "Wrecking Ball" video, swinging nude -- save for a pair of work boots -- on the title object. She received plenty of flak for the racy video, most likely because of her age and the fact that she's a role model for millions of young girls.

But she's definitely not the first to bare all in a music short, plenty of other artists have either gone nude or had a model, a girlfriend -- even a model girlfriend -- strip down for one of their videos.

See who else shed their clothes in the name of art after the jump...

Miley Cyrus in "Wrecking Ball" and rapper ...

Sigur Rós To Make Guest Appearance On 'Game Of Thrones'

9/10/2013 2:28pm EDT
Sigur Ros
According to reports, Icelandic rockers Sigur Rós are set to make an appearance on the upcoming season of HBO's hit TV series Game Of Thrones.

The post-rock band is currently in Croatia shooting scenes for the fantasy drama, but details surrounding their appearance and roles remain unknown.

This isn't the first american TV show appearance for the group. In May, they appeared on an episode of The Simpsons.

Earlier this year, Coldplay star Will Champion appeared on Game of Thrones' third season as a drummer, and cancer-stricken rocker Wilko Johnson portrayed a silent executioner.

Top 20 Albums Of 2013 (So Far)

9/3/2013 9:45pm EDT
The 1975
The amount of excellent music releases this year has been staggering, and it’s been almost impossible to figure out what music to get and what to skip. So, here is a list of the twenty most essential records of the year so far:

“Run the Jewels” (El-P + Killer Mike) - “Run the Jewels”

Killer Mike and El-P unite after individually putting out two of the best hip-hop releases of last year. The results: one of the most focused, fun, and aggressive hip-hop albums of 2013.

Jon Hopkins - “Immunity”

Saying that something is a journey in musical form may be an antiquated means of describing ...

7 Bands At Coachella You Don't Want to Miss

4/12/2013 8:00am EDT
BRIT Awards 2012 - Arrivals
The Coachella Festival has an awesome lineup this year. With so many great artists to hear, you need a plan to help you plot your day. Make sure you catch these musicians on this list, which covers some of the latest must-see groups as well as some legends.

1.) Blur

Blur led the second British Invasion during the 1990s. While American bands like Nirvana were trying to avoid musical excess, Blur indulged liberally to create a new form of pop music that melded the best aspects of rock, funk, and noise.

They came onto the scene around the same time that Oasis hit the international stage. An...

Shia LaBeouf Is Totally Naked In New Sigur Ros Music Video - Watch It!

6/18/2012 3:00pm EDT
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf has taken off his clothes for Icelandic band Sigur Ros. He stripped naked for their arty video for instrumental song "Fjogur Piano."

In the video, the actor seductively embraces blonde actress Denna Thomsen. The erotic seven-minute promo portrays "a man and woman locked in a never-ending cycle of addiction and desire." How sexy!

The video was directed by filmmaker Alma Har'el. LaBeouf reportedly approached her about working with her after watching her film "Bombay Beach," which won the documentary feature prize at the Tribeca Film Festival last year, according to the Wall S...

Q&A: Marianas Trench's Mike Ayley

9/28/2011 2:27pm EDT
Marianas Trench
You may not have heard of Canadian pop-punk rockers Marianas Trench, but you should remember their name. After enjoying plenty of success in their native country - they garnered three MuchMusic Video Award nominations this year - they're on their way to take the United States by storm.

They've appeared as themselves on ABC Family's Kyle XY, and their music has been heard on the CW hit The Vampire Diaries (the song "Cross My Heart" was included in season 1) and Degrassi: The Next Generation.

As the band prepares to release their third album, Ever After (set for November 29), and head...

Matt Damon Had Special Music Interests While Filming 'We Bought A Zoo'

8/6/2011 10:30am EDT
Matt Damon
Matt Damon's new movie "We Bought A Zoo" was a very musical experience because he insisted director Cameron Crowe play Sigur Ros star Jonsi's soundtrack tunes on the set.

In the film, Damon plays real-life widower Benjamin Mee, who brought a dilapidated zoo back to life in honor of his late wife - and he found the Icelandic star's music, and other tunes Crowe played on the set, helpful for his character building.

Crowe tells WENN, "We played Jonsi's music a lot in the making of the movie, along with some Pearl Jam, too, and Neil Young. Matt Damon is a big fan of all this music, so we lite...

Michael Vartan Weds

4/3/2011 12:30pm EDT
Michael Vartan
Actor Michael Vartan is a married man - he walked down the aisle with fiancee Lauren Skaar in California on Saturday.

The Monster-in-Law star proposed to Skaar in March last year, 12 months after the pair first met while shopping in a supermarket in Los Angeles.

At the sun-soaked ceremony at The Resort in Newport Beach, Vartan's Alias co-star Victor Garber took on groomsman duties and the couple read out its self-penned vows.

A party followed, with Icelandic band Sigur Ros playing for friends and family, according to

And Vartan reveals now the big day is out of the way, the ...

The 25 Most Important Albums Of The Decade

12/23/2009 11:43am EST
Most Important Albums of the Decade
Pitchfork and Rolling Stone and Spin and all those other outlets have their lists of the best albums of the decade, and you know what? I'm going to let them. There's no point in me trying to come up with that list because there were so many great records to choose from. Who's to say that The Strokes' Is This It? was better than Muse's Absolution or any album by Arcade Fire? You can't! You can't! Best albums are invariably marked by an editor's (or staff's) preference in music. But what about qualifying the most important? I can tell you that Bob Dylan's Modern Times was probably the best re...

Dub Trio: These Cats Have Claws

3/21/2008 9:48am EDT
Dub Trio
As the backing band for Mike Patton's Peeping Tom, DP Holmes, Stu Brooks, and Joe Tomino have performed on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and in front of 10,000 fans at Madison Square Garden as openers for The Who; individually they've performed with 50 Cent, The Fugees, and Mos Def; and together, as Dub Trio, they create a sound Holmes describes " a cross between metal, punk, rock, ambient, and dub music." Starpulse spoke with Holmes about the trio's latest release, Another Sound is Dying, how fireworks make the recording process easier, and the notion of Funishment.

What significance ...

Feist Wins Shortlist Music Prize

2/5/2008 4:12pm EST
Canadian singer Leslie Feist is the winner of the Seventh Annual Shortlist Music Prize for her album The Reminder. Feist is the second female artist to win the prize, following Cat Power who won the award last year. Feist was chosen by a panel of five Listmakers: recording artists Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol) and Ronnie Vannucci (the Killers), journalist Rev. Moose (CMJ), radio DJ Chris Douridas (KCRW) and the hosts of Hunnypot Internet Radio.

In a statement, Listmaker Gary Lightbody called The Reminder “the album of the year for 2007 or any year I can think of: it’s modern and classic...

You Oughta Know Tour Features Brandi Carlile With Special Guest A Fine Frenzy

8/29/2007 5:44pm EDT
Brandi Carlile
Last spring, VH1 expanded its successful "You Oughta Know" new music promotion franchise to concert halls across the country with its first-ever "You Oughta Know" tour featuring Mat Kearney and special guests The Feeling and Rocco Deluca & The Burden. The tour was a hit and VH1 is proud to give the ladies a turn this time with the second YOK tour featuring Brandi Carlile with special guest A Fine Frenzy.

A Fine Frenzy is the music of 22 year-old Alison Sudol. Born in Seattle to dramatic-arts teacher parents, she developed a strong love for the fantastic literary worlds of CS Lewis, Cha...

Impressive Debut Single From Natalie Walker Drops June 26

6/19/2006 4:30pm EDT
No One Else' is the highly impressive debut single from Dorado signing Natalie Walker. Twenty-three-year-old Natalie Walker’s journey to recording artist has been a very determined one. Born and raised in Indiana to a Born Again Christian family, Natalie would be the first to admit her teenage years were a struggle. Shy and introverted, she found her escape in singing, recalling a key moment aged 13 when she performed at a banquet for 300 people as the turning point in her life.

At 18, young Natalie got her first break. Replying to an online ad for a singer, she sent some demos to a Ph...

Coachella 2006 Line-Up Announced

2/1/2006 4:11pm EST
Bloc Party
The official line up for the 2006 Coachella music festival has been announced! Tool, Depeche Mode, Franz Ferdinand, Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, James Blunt and dozens of other bands & artists will converge April 29th and 30th in Indio, California. Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 4th at Noon (PST). The complete line-up is below...

Saturday, April 29th

Depeche Mode, Daft Punk, Franz Ferdinand, Sigur Ros, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Common, Atmosphere, Carl Cox, My Morning Jacket, TV on the Radio, Ladytron, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Tosca, Cat Power, Animal Collective, HARD-Fi, De...

Sigur Ros Announce 2006 US Winter Tour Dates

12/9/2005 9:39am EST
Sigur Ros
Returning to the US to follow-up their previous coast-to-coast sold out US tour, Sigur Ros will be returning to the US for a series of dates beginning with a February, 6th appearance at Portland, ME's State Theatre and concluding at the end of the month at Fort Worth's bass Performance Hall.

'Takk ...' (click for review), the fourth album from Sigur Ros, released by Geffen Records on September 13 was written, performed and produced by the band (along with co-producer Ken Thomas) at their studio in Alafoss, Iceland. 'Takk ... ' is the record to justify every amazing claim ever laid at ...