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 […]
Want the real story on Lou Reed? Read “Please Kill Me” by Legs McNeil…
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.
Peter Gabriel is finally getting some of that quid pro quo.
Lou Reed is in high spirits after a recent liver transplant that took him off tour earlier this spring.
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.
In honor of NBC’s Neil Young/Neil Armstrong mix-up this weekend, here are five other rock star death rumors through the years.
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!
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 […]
Lou Reed & Metallica? I’m not sure who’s responsible for THIS ill-conceived pairing.