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Green Day One Of Six Artists To Be Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

by Ed Biggs | News | Music / Festivals | 21st December 2014

Esteemed musical institution the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its class of 2015. The six musical acts to be inducted are: Green Day; Bill Withers; Joan Jett & The Blackhearts; Stevie Ray...

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Macaulay Culkin's Pizza-Themed Tribute Act Receives Death Threats From Fellow Pizza-Themed Act

by Joe Wilde | News | Music / Festivals | 15th December 2013

Few people could have seen Macaulay Culkin's pizza-themed Velvet Underground tribute act, the imaginatively called The Pizza Underground, coming when it emerged on Bandcamp last month, but even fewer people would have seen the latest...

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Lou Reed - I'm Waiting for the Man Audio

Video | 19th November 2013

In commemoration of the late legend Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground's 1967 track 'I'm Waiting for the Man' has been re-released alongside his 1975 album 'Lou Reed Live' on which it also features.

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New Yorkers Remember Lou Reed With Song Instead Of Speech

by Lauren James | News | Music / Festivals | 15th November 2013

Fans of the late rocker Lou Reed gathered in New York to pay their respects by singing some of the former Velvet Underground frontman's songs yesterday afternoon. Pedestrians walking through New York's Lincoln Center and...

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Lou Reed's Estate: What He Left, And Who He Left It To

by Michael West | News | Music / Festivals | 6th November 2013

Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed has left his estate to his musician wife Laurie Anderson and other relatives.Reed left his West 11th Street Manhattan penthouse, his $1.5million home in East Hampton, New York and the...

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Lou Reed Aims To Continue Caring For His Mother, Sister & Wife Following His Death

by Joe Wilde | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 6th November 2013

As we continue to mourn the death of one of the most iconic and influential rock stars of the last 50 years, it has been easy to forget that underneath all the tales of excess...

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Laurie Anderson Pays Tribute To Late Husband Lou Reed

by Nick Hill | News | Music / Festivals | 2nd November 2013

Laurie Anderson's husband, Lou Reed, died on Sunday (Oct 27th) of an ailment following a liver transplant earlier this year in May.The rock & roll legend was 71 years old.Tributes poured in from all around...

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A Week In News: Lou Reed Dies, Celebs Go All Out For Halloween & Marvin Gaye's Kids On The Warpath

by Lauren James | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 1st November 2013

The Loss Of Lou Reed: Legendary Velvet Underground rocker Lou Reed died on Sunday 27th October after succumbing to liver disease, having battled with poor health for months. The world reacted with sorrow to the...

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Lou Reed Music Sales Soar In Wake Of Death

by Lauren James | News | Music / Festivals | 31st October 2013

Lou Reed, the 71 year-old singer and musician who died last Sunday, has experienced a massive surge of interest to his music and has seen sales spike, sending his albums Transformer and Rock 'N' Roll...

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How The Hell Did Anyone Confuse Lou Reed with Lou Bega?

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 29th October 2013

If you’re the journalist responsible for confusing the identities of LOU REED and LOU BEGA, then, that’s pretty funny. You made a bad mistake, but, it’s a funny mistake, and certainly not the end of...

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Lou Reed Hailed As Greatest Rock Influence In The Past 50 Years

by Elinor Cosgrave | News | Music / Festivals | 29th October 2013

The outpouring of grief for the late Lou Reed has continued since his death was announced on Sunday 27th October.Lou Reed died on Sunday aged 71.The songwriter and guitarist died at his home at Amagansett...

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"Oh Lou, Why Did You Leave Us?" Morrissey on the Late, Great Lou Reed

by Michael West | News | Music / Festivals | 28th October 2013

Morrissey is leading the tributes to the late great Lou Reed, who died this week from unknown causes. The legendary Velvet Underground man had been in ill health for a while though his death sent...

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Lou Reed Dead Aged 71: The Velvet Underground Rock Legend Died Sunday

by Nick Hill | News | Music / Festivals | 28th October 2013

Lou Reed died on Sunday (Oct 27th) of an ailment following a liver transplant earlier this year in May (2013).The unfortunate death occurred in Long Island, USA.Reed is widely considered as a massively influential singer/song-writer...

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Lou Reed Dead at 71: One Of History's Great Rock n' Roll Stars

by Michael West | News | Music / Festivals | 27th October 2013

Lou Reed - one of the most influential rock singer-songwriters of all time - has died aged 71. The legendary Brooklyn born musician had suffered serious health problems earlier this year, though the cause of...

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Amanda Seyfried Has Make-Up Fixed At 'Lovelace' Screening - Part 2

Footage | 1st August 2013

Main star Amanda Seyfried receives a warm greeting from fans and paparazzi as she arrives at a screening for her new movie 'Lovelace' at the Museum of Modern Art in New York where she signs...

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Something That Lou Reed Likes: Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Album

by Lauren James | News | Music / Festivals | 4th July 2013

Habitually crusty crab, Lou Reed, has cast his musician's ear over Kanye West's new Yeezus album and (drum roll) he enjoyed it! Yes indeed Reed, the bane of interviewers worldwide, has actually said some rather...

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Lou Reed Still Recovering From Life-Saving Liver Transplant In Hospital [Update]

by Joe Wilde | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 2nd June 2013

Singer/songwriter/rock God Lou Reed is currently in Ohio's Cleveland Clinic recovering from an apparently life-saving liver transplant he underwent several weeks ago. According to an interview with his wife, Laurie Anderson, published in The Times,...

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What, No Holograms? Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Coachella 2013

by Hayley Avron | News | | 25th January 2013

How do you top having a dead man headline your festival? Well, in all honestly, you’re not going to. Coachella’s talent bookers must have been scratching their heads in bewilderment when it came to topping...

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Various Artists - Rave On Buddy Holly

by Natalie Kaye | Review | 3rd August 2011

Rather than a clever name for a new band or album (which would work quite well, I think), this is in fact a tribute album. In celebration of his 75th Birthday, someone has put out...

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Lou Reed - Berlin

by Andy Peterson | Review | 24th November 2008

Review of Lou Reeds album Berlin. For those of you born this side of Never Mind The Bollocks, Lou Reed's Berlin was originally released in 1973, directly following the noir-ish (And strong selling) glam rock...

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