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Tag Archives: Lou Reed

David Bowie considered Lou Reed’s Metallica collaboration ‘Lulu’ as one of his greatest

Posted by on August 9, 2017

LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy was a guest on last night’s streaming radio show The Best Show. Murphy spoke with host Tom Scharpling for three full hours and topics varied within that long timespan. Murphy discussed subjects ranging from his career, T-shirt designs, Oreo cookies to David Bowie and Metallica. During the conversation, Murphy reflected on the […]

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Iggy Pop and Metallica’s Lars Ulrich reflect on working with Lou Reed

Posted by on April 26, 2017

Whether you hate them or love them for it, Metallica are one of the biggest risk takers in metal. People have been disappointed with them from things ranging from 2003’s St. Anger to cutting their hair and going commercial with 1991’s Black Album, or thinking they went pop when collaborated with Lady Gaga during the Grammy’s. Speaking of […]

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Green Day in, Nine Inch Nails not for Rock Hall of Fame

Posted by on December 16, 2014

You might find this hard to believe, but today the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees were announced, and there aren’t any heavy acts being inducted into it! Well, that’s not entirely true. Green Day’s pop-punk is definitely a little more amped up than the Bill Withers and Lou Reed, who are also being […]

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Nine Inch Nails, Green Day among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Posted by on October 9, 2014

It’s fitting that in a year when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies will be held in Cleveland, home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and museum, that Cleveland’s Trent Reznor leads the list of nominees for 2015 as Nine Inch Nails. To be eligible for the Hall of Fame, an […]

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Metallica to tour with holographic Lou Reed, will play ‘Lulu’ in its entirety

Posted by on April 1, 2014

If you were hoping that Metallica’s next tour would be in support of a new album, it looks like that won’t be the case. Instead, the band has announced plans for a tour that will celebrate the life of Lou Reed, who passed away last year. The celebration will involve Metallica playing Lulu in its […]

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In Defense Of Their Good Name: Metallica and Lou Reed’s misunderstood ‘Lulu’

Posted by on March 6, 2014

In Defense of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. If you have a band or album that you think should be defended, let us know. Metallica exists in a reality distortion field as strong as any created […]

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In honor of Lou Reed’s passing, here’s ‘Lulu’

Posted by on October 27, 2013

Earlier today, rock legend Lou Reed passed away at the age of 71. One of the forefathers of rock and roll, his work in the Velvet Underground. and then as a solo artist, is deified by many. However, his last recorded work was 2011’s Lulu, a collaboration with Metallica. The double album was long, pretentious, and […]

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Are These Two Of The Worst Band Shirts Ever?

Posted by on October 26, 2012

Music podcast Low Times recently had a genius idea after viewing a TV ad for a custom T-shirt company. After seeing the ad for CustomInk during a viewing of Good Will Hunting, Daniel Ralston came up with an idea – Design The Worst Band Shirt Ever. Using CustomInk’s cheesy clip-art, contestants were encouraged to create the worst possible […]

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“Master Of Puppets” Gets The Funk Mash-Up It Deserves

Posted by on July 5, 2012

God bless Metal Sucks. They’ve found the latest mash-up by Australian artist Wax Audio, which takes Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” and marries it to “Doin’ It,” a 1976 track  by jazz/funk artist Herbie Hancock. While on paper, the two artists sound about as compatible as, say, Metallica and Lou Reed (wait a minute), it works […]

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Morbid Angel Announce Tour; Lou Reed And Metallica Not Opening

Posted by on June 1, 2012

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Morbid Angel. Their most recent album, last year’s Illud Divinum Insanus, wasn’t exactly their most popular album. In fact, until Lou Reed and Metallica’s Lulu came out, was considered by many to be the year’s worst metal album (in it’s defense, there were a handful of good tracks […]

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