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Metallica Record Album With Lou Reed

Metallica have recorded an album with Lou Reed. The unlikely pairing of the metal band and the avant-garde former Velvet Underground frontman has resulted in a ten track disc which Lou describes as "a marriage...

Lou Reed's Manager Arrested

Lou Reed's manager has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated harassment just days after New York cops confirmed they were investigating allegations he threatened a consultant.Tommy Sarig was detained by police on Sunday (20Mar11) after...

Yoko Ono And Lou Reed To Play Tsunami Benefit Shows

Yoko Ono, Lou Reed and Sonic Youth are to perform at special fundraising gigs to boost aid efforts in tsunami-hit Japan.The Japanese widow of John Lennon will be joined by their son Sean Lennon, rockers...

Lou Reed's Manager Accused Of Threatening Behaviour

Rocker Lou Reed's manager is under investigation by New York police officials amid allegations he threatened the life of a headhunter.Adrian Smith, who helps to source staff for celebrities, claims he began working with Reed...

Gorillaz Future In Question

Gorillaz may come to an end after their present tour. The cartoon band - which is masterminded by singer and musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - are presently completing their largest and most...

Gorillaz Put Through The 'Vocoder Of America'

The new Gorillaz album will sound like an "English voice put through the vocoder of America".The cartoon band's main songwriter has been recording while touring in the US, and described how his experience of being...

Susan Boyle And Lou Reed Team Up To Shoot New Video In Scotland

SUSAN BOYLE recently spoke of how she was hurt by LOU REED's refusal to let her cover his track 'Perfect Day' on an episode of America's Got Talent, but in a dramatic U-turn the former...

Reed Not To Blame For Susan Boyle's Perfect Day Snub

Representatives for LOU REED insist the rocker had nothing to do with the decision not to allow Scottish star SUSAN BOYLE to sing his PERFECT DAY anthem on a U.S. TV talent contest - a...

Gorillaz Shot Down By Sex Pistol

Damon Albarn was snubbed by punk legend John Lydon when he asked him to appear on the Gorillaz album.The animated band's frontman offered the Sex Pistols singer the chance to appear on latest LP 'Plastic...

Reed Is King Of Mermaid Parade

Veteran rocker LOU REED accepted a bizarre honour in New York on Saturday (19Jun10) - when he agreed to rule as king over the annual beachfront Mermaid Parade.The singer and his wife Laurie Anderson took...

Gorillaz To Quit?

Gorillaz latest album 'Plastic Beach' is likely to be the group's last. The animated band's bassist, Murdoc Niccals, said with the group's third album their work "feels complete" and it could be the last time...

Gorillaz Refused Perry Collaboration

Gorillaz refused to work with Katy Perry because she is dating Russell Brand.The animated group - created by Blur star Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - were apparently approached by the 'I Kissed A...

Lydon's Warning For Wannabes

Tragic punk icon SID VICIOUS would still be alive and well today if he had met rocker LOU REED - because he would have realised that the drug lifestyle the VELVET UNDERGROUND star sang about...

Reed & Anderson Move To The Beach

Rockers LOU REED and LAURIE ANDERSON have just treated themselves to a new holiday home in East Hampton, New York.The couple paid almost $1.5 million (GBP1 million) for the historic two bedroom pad near Amagansett....

Lou Reed Wants New York Street Named After Him

LOU REED is campaigning to have a New York street named after him. The 66-year-old rocker was born in Brooklyn and has spent all of his life living in Manhattan, where he was once nicknamed...

Moon Replacement Tops Absurd Moments List

A teenager's one night stand as THE WHO's drummer in 1973 has topped a new poll of rock's most absurd moments. Teenage drummer THOMAS HALPIN took over KEITH MOON's drum stool when the drugged-up...

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