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Jay-z Fan Alison Mosshart

12th May 2010

Alison Mosshart is influenced by Jay-Z.The Dead Weather singer - who is also a member of The Kills with Jamie...

Cale: 'No Plans For Velvet Underground Reunion'

2nd March 2010

JOHN CALE has ruled out a reunion with former VELVET UNDERGROUND bandmates LOU REED and MO TUCKER - because the...

Velvet Underground Stars Reteam For Library Chat

18th November 2009

The original members of the VELVET UNDERGROUND are to reteam for a public chat about their music and art.Lou Reed...

Lydon's Warning For Wannabes

16th November 2009

Tragic punk icon SID VICIOUS would still be alive and well today if he had met rocker LOU REED -...

Smooth Jon Mcclure

12th October 2009

Jon McClure wants to be called "Photobooth Man."The Reverend and the Makers frontman was amazed at the ease in which...

Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

31st July 2008

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated...

Reed Axes Trademark Glasses

9th July 2008

Former VELVET UNDERGROUND star LOU REED can no longer wear his trademark sunglasses onstage - in case he falls off....

Fascinating Fact 5025

14th March 2008

Dance star MOBY paid tribute to veteran rocker LOU REED at Austin, Texas' South By Southwest festival on Wednesday (13Mar08),...

Lou Reed Criticises Mp3 Format At South By South-west

14th March 2008

Lou Reed has said the rise of downloadable music and MP3 players has taken music "backwards".The Velvet Underground legend, speaking...

Fascinating Fact 2862

16th February 2007

British actress THANDIE NEWTON's children, RIPLEY and NICO, are named after SIGOURNEY WEAVER's ALIEN heroine and the VELVET UNDERGROUND's muse...

U2 Make Girls Scream With Bay City Rollers Tribute

4th December 2006

Rocker BONO's decision to cover a BAY CITY ROLLERS hit during the group's first ever show gave the Irish foursome...

Reed Swaps Singing For Tai Chi

28th November 2006

Legendary rocker LOU REED has snubbed his music career to teach martial arts for his legion of fans The former...

Kilmer Pens Lou Reed Tribute And Then Hosts The Rocker Himself

6th November 2006

Movie star VAL KILMER is beginning to think he can get whatever he wants if he sings about it -...

Lou Reed Revisits Berlin

6th November 2006

LOU REED is to perform his critically-slammed 1973 album BERLIN at upcoming shows in his native New York and Australia....

Abc Star Fry Gives Hugh Grant Vocal Lessons

27th July 2006

ABC frontman MARTIN FRY has become HUGH GRANT's unlikely voice coach as the movie star attempts to hit the high...

Bangles Star Hoffs' Sweet Return To The Sixties

23rd February 2006

The BANGLES star SUSANNA HOFFS and cult singer/songwriter MATTHEW SWEET have teamed up to become the new SONNY and CHER...

Weezer Stars To Play Velvet Underground Founders

24th January 2006

WEEZER stars PAT WILSON and BRIAN BELL have landed roles in the star-studded EDIE SEDGWICK biopic FACTORY GIRL - as...

Hegarty In Rock 'N' Roll Tug-of-war

25th November 2005

Singer ANTONY HEGARTY hails BOY GEORGE and LOU REED as his musical muses, and he was stunned when both his...

Lost Velvet Underground Demo Found At Flea Market

16th December 2004

The lost demo album VELVET UNDERGROUND used to land a record deal back in the late 1960s has been discovered...

Bittersweet Glastonbury For Ferdinand's Kapranos

28th June 2004

FRANZ FERDINAND rocker ALEX KAPRANOS enjoyed his band's triumphant performance at Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL on Friday (25JUN04) - despite confronting...

Corgan + Cale Aid Escovedo

29th April 2004

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN and VELVET UNDERGROUND founder JOHN CALE are among the stars performing on a new...

Beatles Top New Immortals Poll

25th March 2004

Legendary stars THE BEATLES and BOB DYLAN have unsurprisingly topped a new ROLLING STONE poll of immortal music artists....

Adams And Dando Form Supergroup

21st November 2003

American music heroes RYAN ADAMS and EVAN DANDO are joining forces to form a rock supergroup. The pair are...

Blur Disappointed By Album Reaction

23rd September 2003

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is disappointed his group's new album failed to set the charts alight - because he thinks...

Lou Reed's Walk On The Wild Side

29th June 2003

Veteran rocker LOU REED was so riled by abusive fans during a show in Los Angeles his tai chi teacher...

Lou Reed Honoured On Rockwalk

25th June 2003

Veteran rock star LOU REED paid tribute to artist ANDY WARHOL as he was honoured for his musical achievements with...

U2 To Take To Stage With Lou Reed.

21st April 2003

Rock heavyweights U2 could soon be sharing the stage with legendary rocker LOU REED - according to reports. Reed...

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