Tag Archives: Lulu

In Defense Of Their Good Name: Metallica and Lou Reed’s misunderstood ‘Lulu’

Posted by on March 6, 2014

In Defense of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. If you have a band or album that you think should be defended, let us know. Metallica exists in a reality distortion field as strong as any created […]

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Headbangers Brawl 5/11: Is There Still Genre Prejudice?

Posted by on May 11, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Hardcore. Screamo. Doom. Grindcore. Death Metal. Stoner Rock. Crabcore. Pirate metal. Heavy music may have more sub-genres than just about any other kind of […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Things Metallica Could Announce On February 7

Posted by on February 6, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxtMp1Nhat8[/youtube] This past weekend, Metallica released a 30 second video that’s been causing quite a buzz online. The video, titled “Save The Date,” teases about a special announcement that will be made tomorrow (February 7) on the band’s website at […]

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Lou Reed To Perform ‘Lulu’ On European Tour

Posted by on February 2, 2012

It’s quite possibly one of the most infamous albums from 2011, and for all the wrong reasons. While some applauded them for experimenting, the majority consensus in the metal community was that Metallica and Lou Reed’s joint album Lulu was a musical bomb. And first week sales further proved that point. But far be it […]

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Video: This Is Darren Aronofsky’s “View” On Lou Reed and Metallica

Posted by on December 5, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJlU_9Vyvqs[/youtube] Last month, we learned that award winning director Darren Aronofsky (best known for the films Black Swan, The Wrestler, and Requiem For A Dream) would be filming a music video for a song off of Lou Reed and Metallica’s Lulu. And this past Saturday (December 3), Aronofsky’s video for “The View” (though earlier reports had […]

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Video: Metallica And Lou Reed Perform On BBC’s ‘Later… With Jools Holland’

Posted by on November 9, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toP57rDQtPE[/youtube] Not too fond of Lulu? Apparently, not a lot of people are. Those who actually liked the album will enjoy Metallica and Lou Reed’s performance on BBC’s Later… With Jools Holland. The two performed “Iced Honey,” the latest single off of Lulu, and a cover of The Velvet Underground’s “White Light/ White Heat.” This […]

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Video: GrampTallica Strikes Again!

Posted by on November 7, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98h0SyL8TiQ[/youtube] You heard what Metallica sounds like with Lou Reed, and even with Grandpa Abe Simpson thanks to YouTube user GrampTallica. Now take a listen to what Metallica’s “Senior Dad” would sound like with the insightfulness of Statler and Waldorf, the critical old guys in the balcony from The Muppets. Take a listen as Statler and […]

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Director Darren Aronofsky To Film New Metallica And Lou Reed Music Video

Posted by on November 3, 2011

This may be the most promising thing to be connected to Lulu. It’s been revealed that award winning director Darren Aronofsky will be filming a music video with Metallica and Lou Reed. Aronofsky will be shooting a video in the San Francisco Bay Area for the track “Iced Honey,” one of the only bearable songs […]

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Danko Jones Says He Was Joking About Selling Metallica Collection

Posted by on November 2, 2011

As you may recall, Canadian rocker Danko Jones made headlines with a few simple tweets. Not only did he critique Metallica and Lou Reed’s Lulu, but he also claimed that he was putting his entire collection of Metallica up for sale. Well, almost two weeks later, Jones cleared the air via a new podcast and […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 10/21: Now That We’ve Heard Lou Reed & Metallica’s ‘Lulu’…

Posted by on October 21, 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. When Lou Reed and Metallica announced that they were working on material together, it seemed like an odd combination to everyone (other […]

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