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Lou Reed’s Influence: 8 Classic Covers of His Songs

Brian Eno’s famous quote about the Velvet Underground is stitched into the band’s legacy: “The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band.” Whether or not that […]

10/28/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: Lou Reed RIP

Want the real story on Lou Reed? Read “Please Kill Me” by Legs McNeil…

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Lou Reed, Velvet Underground Frontman And Solo Star, Dies At 71

Lou Reed, lead singer and founder of pioneering ’60s rock group the Velvet Underground, has died. Rolling Stone reports that the cause of his death has not yet been released, but Reed was hospitalized in July following a liver transplant in May. Reed was 71.

10/27/2013

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Peter Gabriel Enlists Arcade Fire, Lou Reed, Paul Simon For Covers Album, ‘And I’ll Scratch Yours’

Peter Gabriel is finally getting some of that quid pro quo.

07/25/2013

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Lou Reed ‘Stronger Than Ever’ After Liver Transplant

Lou Reed is in high spirits after a recent liver transplant that took him off tour earlier this spring.

06/03/2013

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Lou Reed Drops Off Coachella

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.

03/27/2013

Neil Young: Still rocking in the free world (and not space), despite NBC's death rumor. (photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

NBC Falsely Reports Neil Young Dead – Plus 5 More Rock Star Death Rumors

In honor of NBC’s Neil Young/Neil Armstrong mix-up this weekend, here are five other rock star death rumors through the years.

08/27/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: The Cult

The Cult got their big break playing with Guns’n Roses in 1989–now they’re comin’ full circle with a stint opening for Guns this Spring. See, kids? Dreams really DO happen!

03/12/2012

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Peter Gabriel To Release New Live Album

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 […]

03/05/2012

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JACK’s Inside Track: Lou Reed & Metallica

Lou Reed & Metallica? I’m not sure who’s responsible for THIS ill-conceived pairing.

11/08/2011

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