In the days following Lou Reed's death, seemingly everyone who's ever heard a Velvet Underground record paid tribute to the rock legend. But the band whose name shared the cover of Reed's final recording was noticeably absent.
If you've been listening to a lot more Lou Reed since hearing of the rock legend's death, you're not alone. Album sales from Reed and the Velvet Underground's catalog have spiked since he passed away on Oct. 27.
When a famous person dies, too often the tributes from colleagues past and present read like canned statements, with little insight into the deceased’s life or character. However, Moe Tucker, former drummer for the Velvet Underground, went into considerable detail about Lou Reed, who…
The rock world was stunned over the weekend after learning Lou Reed had passed away. The musician's cause of death was not originally confirmed with the news of his passing, but the details have now been made public.
There is now a confirmation of the cause of Lou Reed’s death. It has been revealed that the Velvet Underground and solo star died at his home on Long Island yesterday (Oct. 27) of an ailment that stemmed from his recent liver transplant.
As expected, many Metallica fans are not happy with the collaboration that the band did with Lou Reed. The album launched yesterday and Lou Reed says he;s been getting death threats from hardcore Metallica fans, while Metallica the band defends their musical interests.