If you’re making the trek out to Indio, Cal. for Coachella with the aim of seeing the legendary Lou Reed perform, you may want to make other arrangements. The former Velvet Underground frontman has cancelled […]
Sometimes in music, it takes years for an album’s impact to be felt. Lou Reed and Andy Warhol recorded “The Velvet Underground and Nico” over a decade before it gained any recognition – but once it did, it changed rock and roll forever.
The Velvet Underground never experienced the commercial success of their peers. But Lou Reed’s band was ultimately one of the most influential in rock history, a principle example of which being their 1968 classic “White Light/White Heat” which turns 45 today.
After weeks of speculation that The Rolling Stones would play the indie/alternative rock/dance music festival Coachella, it turns out that they won’t be taking the stage at the California concert event after all. The festival […]
In honor of NBC’s Neil Young/Neil Armstrong mix-up this weekend, here are five other rock star death rumors through the years.
Peter Gabriel is continuing his streak of releasing orchestral albums with his upcoming Live Blood CD. Due April 24, the concert recording features Gabriel re-interpreting some of his best-known songs (including “In Your Eyes,” “Red […]
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich acknowledges the negative criticisms drawn from their collaboration with Lou Reed but isn’t taking it to heart. However, Lou Reed is.
The date was September 30, 1955. Rising young actor James Dean was killed in a traffic accident in California at age 24. Although his life overlapped what we consider to be the rock era by […]
A new book on David Bowie tells a story in which he and fellow rock legend Lou Reed came to blows back in 1979. What caused the fight?
A marriage made in surreal heaven? Lou Reed and Metallica, two music icons from verrrrry different worlds, decided in 2009 to make a record together from scratch.
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