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Beathard tries to "Rock On" in video

Thursday, May 5, 2016 – Tucker Beathard premiered his first-ever full-length music video for his debut single "Rock On"" on People today.

Directed by Good One, a filmmaking collaboration between brothers Ry and Drew Cox from Los Angeles, the Big Machine Label Group artist reflects on a past love interest, who he is unaware is struggling herself since they parted ways in the video from his single.

Beathard co-wrote the song and plays both lead guitar and drums on the track.

"Making a music video definitely felt surreal," said Beathard. "Even though it isn't really natural for me and the band to have a bunch of cameras around when we're playing, we had some fun with it. Having a song on the radio, and now a music video makes it all feel real. We'll be out on the road with Dierks (Bentley) this summer, which is crazy too. I can't wait!."

Beathard joins Bentley for his 2016 Somewhere on a Beach Tour kicking off on May 12 in Holmdel, N.J. Beathard is currently working on his debut album, being overseen by producer Angelo Petraglia (Kings Of Leon). Beathard released an EP last fall.

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