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Todd Haynes’ ‘The Velvet Underground’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

The filmmaker dives deep into the story of the influential rock 'n' roll band led by Lou Reed and John Cale and the creative ferment of 1960s New York City that spawned them in this documentary for Apple.

Cannes: Todd Haynes to Direct Doc on The Velvet Underground (Exclusive)

In the first secret project to hit Cannes this year, buyers will get to see footage from an untitled Todd Haynes documentary about seminal rock group The Velvet Underground.

‘How to be a Rock Critic’: Theater Review

Actor Erik Jensen's solo show on legendary Rolling Stone and Creem critic Lester Bangs gets a 12-performance run at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inducts Ringo Starr, Green Day, Joan Jett at Star-Studded Ceremony

Miley Cyrus discussed the time that she wanted to have sex with Jett.

Jian Ghomeshi Scandal: Toronto Police Probe Alleged Sex Abuse

The sex crimes unit is talking to three women who made allegations against the former radio host

Dick Wagner, Guitarist for Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and More, Dies at 71

"Dick Wagner was the consummate gentleman axeman," Kiss' Gene Simmons says.

East Village Radio to Close, Cites High Cost of Licensing

The influential outlet, which started airing in 2003 as a 10-watt pirate station, was the victim of its own success.

SXSW: Lou Reed Remembered in All-Star Tribute (Video)

Richard Barone and Alejandro Escovedo host Suzanne Vega, Lucinda Williams, Garland Jeffreys and Fleshtones in warm, but edgy homage.

A Last Goodbye to Lou Reed: Laurie Anderson, Paul Simon, Patti Smith Celebrate NYC Legend

Friends, family members, fellow musicians and loved ones gathered at the Apollo Theater in Harlem to mark 50 days since New York lost its favorite downtown son.

Stevie Van Zandt on Nelson Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Anthem ‘Sun City’: ‘We Named Names’ (Q&A)

A 1985 break from the E Street Band allowed the guitarist and actor to pull together an all-star record -- among the artists featured on the track: Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Bono and Lou Reed -- and raise awareness about the struggle in South Africa.

Macaulay Culkin Forms Pizza-Themed Velvet Underground Tribute Band

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

Morrissey To Release Cover of Lou Reed’s ‘Satellite of Love’

"Thank God for those, like Lou, who move within their own laws, otherwise imagine how dull the world would be," writes Morrissey of the late Velvet Underground frontman.