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The Velvet Underground

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  1. ‘Industrial Soundtrack for the Urban Decay’: Film Review

    3:02 pm 5/18/2015

    This fan-friendly music documentary charts the rise of ear-bashing industrial rock from underground cult to influential global subcultureRead more

  2. Parquet Courts are Young, Fast and Ter-RIFF-ic: Concert Review

    11:47 am 5/30/2014

    Mathematical, minimally precise rockers roar through 16-song, 50-minute set, leaving the crowd wanting more. Read more

  3. Macaulay Culkin Forms Pizza-Themed Velvet Underground Tribute Band

    2:46 pm 12/9/2013

    The actor's new band is called The Pizza Underground, whose songs ooze with cheesy puns.Read more

  4. John Cale Remembers Friend Lou Reed: 'We Have the Best of Our Fury Laid Out on Vinyl'

    8:17 pm 10/27/2013

    The two musicians co-founded The Velvet Underground in 1965. Read more

  5. Lou Reed's Death: 5 Memorable Music Moments (Audio)

    1:29 pm 10/27/2013

    The Velvet Underground co-founder, who later embarked on a solo career, died Sunday at age 71.Read more

  6. Lou Reed's Death: Hollywood Mourns the Rock Icon

    12:22 pm 10/27/2013

    "He was a master," writes David Bowie, while John Cusack tweets that he was "inspired" by the singer-songwriter, who died Sunday at 71.Read more

  7. Rock Icon Lou Reed Dies at 71

    3:37 pm 10/12/2013

    UPDATE: The acidic singer, songwriter and guitarist founded and fronted Andy Warhol's The Velvet Underground and had solo hits including "Walk on the Wild Side" and "Perfect Day."Read more

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