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

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...

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

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...

Blondie Stars Pay Tribute To Lou Reed

Blondie stars Debbie Harry and Chris Stein have added their names to the long list of celebrities paying tribute to the late Lou Reed, who died on Sunday (27Oct13) at the age of 71.The punk...

"Oh Lou, Why Did You Leave Us?" Morrissey On The Late, Great Lou Reed

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...

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

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...

Lou Reed Dead At 71

Rock legend Lou Reed has died at the age of 71, five months after receiving a liver transplant.The exact cause of death was not available as Wenn went to press, but reports suggest the former...

Lou Reed Dead At 71: One Of History's Great Rock N' Roll Stars

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...

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

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...

Lou Reed: 'Kanye West's Yeezus Is Majestic And Inspiring'

Veteran rocker Lou Reed has praised Kanye West as a "really, really, really talented guy" after turning music critic to review the rapper's new album, Yeezus.The Velvet Underground icon has shared his take on the...

Lou Reed Hospitalised In New York - Report

Veteran rocker Lou Reed has been hospitalised in New York just months after undergoing a life-saving liver transplant, according to a U.S. report.The 70 year old was rushed to a medical centre in Southampton early...

Lou Reed: 'I Am Stronger Than Ever After Liver Transplant'

Veteran rocker Lou Reed is plotting his stage comeback after undergoing a liver transplant, declaring: "I am bigger and stronger... than ever."The former Velvet Underground singer scrapped a string of live dates in April (13)...

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

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,...

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

Velvet Underground Lawsuit Partially Dismissed

Velvet Underground stars Lou Reed and John Cale have been dealt a setback in their court battle over the use of the band's iconic banana logo.The pioneering 1960s rockers launched legal action against officials at...

Lou Reed Pays Poem Tribute To Mentor Schwartz

Rocker Lou Reed has paid tribute to his former Syracuse University professor in a new published poem.The former Velvet Underground frontman studied under literary great Delmore Schwartz in the early 1960s and still clearly has...

The Killers Sample Lou Reed Classic On New Album

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Ulrich: 'Reed Took Metallica Album Criticism Personally'

Lou Reed struggled to deal with criticism over his recent collaboration with Metallica as he took fans' negative comments "personally", according to Lars Ulrich.The veteran musician teamed up with the heavy rockers to record 2011's...

Stars Turn Out For Glass' 75th Birthday

Music legends Lou Reed, Michael Stipe and Paul Simon turned out in New York on Sunday night (29Jan12) to celebrate composer PHILIP GLASS' 75th birthday.The classical writer was the guest of honour at Le Poisson...

Reed: 'Working With Metallica Was Thrilling'

Veteran singer Lou Reed had the time of his life recording an album with Metallica, likening the experience to receiving "a Ferrari for free".The ageing musician teamed up with the heavy rock group to record...

Lou Reed & Tom Morello Sign Up For Occupy Website

Lou Reed, Tom Morello and punk icons Ian Mckaye and Jello Biafra have signed up to support the Occupy movement online as part of a new website which alerts protesters and activists to rallies and...

Reed Receives 'Death Threats' Over Metallica Album

Lou Reed has received a barrage of "threatening" letters from Metallica fans angry over his collaboration with the rockers.The veteran musician teamed up with the group to record new album Lulu, but Reed admits many...

Metallica Collaberate With Lou Reed For New Lp

Metallica have combined forces with American rockstar Lou Reed for a new album, titled 'Lulu'. Both Metallica and Lou Reed have produced this collaborative effort, set for release this Halloween (31st Oct 2011).However it is...

Lou Reed Tops Most Overrated Lyricist List

Lou Reed has been named the Most Overrated Lyricist in a new online poll.The former Velvet Underground frontman, who has penned classic tunes like Walk on the Wild Side and Perfect Day, 'beat' Interpol's Paul...

Reed & Metallica's Lulu Posters Banned From London's Underground

Promotional posters for Metallica and Lou Reed's new album Lulu have been banned from London Underground stations - because officials fear they'll encourage graffiti art.The billboards feature the picture of an armless, dirty mannequin bust...

Metallica Reduced To Tears By Lou Reed

Metallica were reduced to tears by Lou Reed during the recording of 'Lulu'.The legendary New York musician teamed with the Californian heavy metal group for the collaborative album, and guitarist Kirk Hammett admitted he started...

James Hetfield And Hammett In Tears Over Reed Song

Metallica rockers James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett broke down in tears when they first heard an emotional track Lou Reed penned for their joint album.The Enter Sandman hitmakers teamed up with the former Velvet Underground...

Metallica Eye Reed Tour

Rockers Metallica are considering heading out on tour with music veteran Lou Reed to promote their joint album.The Enter Sandman hitmakers shocked fans in June (11) when they announced they have been laying down tracks...

Metallica Announce 'Lulu' Release

Metallica and Lou Reed's 'Lulu' album will be released on October 31. The 'Enter Sandman' group collaborated with the former Velvet Underground singer earlier this year -which Lou described as "a marriage made in heaven"...

Brandon Flowers Performs With Bandmate

Brandon Flowers was joined on stage by his Killers bandmate Mike Stoermer during a solo show yesterday (01.07.11).The 'Crossfire' singer was midway through his set of material from his recent solo album 'Flamingo' when he...

Metallica Record Album With Reed

Heavy rockers Metallica have recorded an album with music veteran Lou Reed.The band performed with the Perfect Day hitmaker during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th anniversary concerts in New York City in...

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