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The 45th anniversary reissue of the Velvet Underground's self-titled album is upon us, and the six-disc Super Deluxe Edition is stacked: Not only does it include the band's lost fourth LP, presented…   Read Story »
Among the goodies in the massive 45th anniversary reissue of the Velvet Underground's self-titled LP are two discs of live material recorded at San Francisco club the Matrix in November 1969.…   Read Story »
Today marks the one-year anniversary of Lou Reed's death, and Reed's former Velvet Underground bandmate John Cale has released a new video for an old song in Reed's honor. Cale recorded a more upbeat…   Read Story »
The Velvet Underground's self-titled third LP is getting a "super deluxe" reissue for its 45th anniversary, and part of the bonus material is an entire unreleased album the band recorded in 1969 to…   Read Story »
From the looks of the R.E.M. setlist site remtimeline.com, early R.E.M. gigs were glorified bar-band hootenannies. Before they'd written Murmur and Chronic Town, the band cut their teeth seemingly as…   Read Story »
Here's something Wikipedia just taught me: "RocKwiz is an Australian television quiz show series, focused on rock music and featuring different guest artist musicians who perform live in each…   Read Story »
Have you ever wondered what famous album covers might look like from a different perspective? A user on Flickr by the name of Harvezt has worked to answer that question with a new series called The…   Read Story »
A few days ago, we learned the perplexing news that former child star Macaulay Culkin has a new band called the Pizza Underground, which plays Velvet Underground covers but changes the lyrics so that…   Read Story »
Considering the true breadth of Lou Reed's legacy, the guy would actually probably be genuinely honored to know that he's spawned a pizza-themed band featuring Macaulay Culkin. The Pizza Underground…   Read Story »
During last night's Pearl Jam show at the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena, Eddie Vedder took a break from the band's usual setlist to pay tribute to Lou Reed. Vedder crooned the Velvet Underground's…   Read Story »