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The Top Stories of 2011

The Top Stories of 2011

Black Sabbath, the West Memphis Three, Dave Mustaine and Metallica, and more! Look back on the crazy year that was…

Metallica Reunite with Dave Mustaine and Their Original Lineup for 30th Anniversary Festivities

Metallica Reunite with Dave Mustaine and Their Original Lineup for 30th Anniversary Festivities

For the finale of Metallica’s four-night 30th Anniversary concert extravaganza on Saturday night at San Francisco’s the Fillmore, the legendary thrash band reunited onstage with the musicians of its earliest lineups for a rendition of the song “Hit the Lights.” Guitarist Dave Mustaine, who’s made his name with Megadeth in this years since his departure […]

Metallica and Lou Reed Post Video for “The View”

Metallica and Lou Reed Post Video for “The View”

Metallica and Lou Reed have released a video for their song, “The View,” from their collaborative album, Lulu. It is directed by Darren Aronofsky, who is known for dark movies like Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream, and The Wrestler. “The first time I heard ‘The View’ I was stunned,” Aronofsky told IFC.com, where the […]

Viral Video of the Day: A Cat Reacts to Lou Reed and Metallica’s “The View”

Viral Video of the Day: A Cat Reacts to Lou Reed and Metallica’s “The View”

Metallica and Lou Reed’s collaborative video, Lulu, came out yesterday. Below, you can watch a video of a cat reacting to the song “The View.”

Kirk Hammett Talks About Metallica and Lou Reed’s ‘Lulu,’ Cliff Burton, and Not Playing Lead Guitar

Kirk Hammett Talks About Metallica and Lou Reed’s ‘Lulu,’ Cliff Burton, and Not Playing Lead Guitar

Metallica and Lou Reed are releasing their collaborative album, Lulu, today. The album tells the tale of a girl, Lulu, who falls from her place in high society into prostitution and other questionable activities—she even has a run-in with Jack the Ripper. Reed took the concept from a pair of plays by 20th Century German […]

Metallica and Lou Reed Release Extended Video Discussing ‘Lulu’

Metallica and Lou Reed Release Extended Video Discussing ‘Lulu’

Metallica and Lou Reed have released a full electronic press kit, discussing their upcoming collaborative album Lulu. The video shows each member of Metallica, as well as Reed, talking about the process of creating the record, which will be released on November 1. Let us know what you think of it in the comments section.

Metallica’s Robert Trujillo Says the Band Is Working on a New Album

Metallica’s Robert Trujillo Says the Band Is Working on a New Album

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo has revealed that the band have commenced work on a new record. Speaking to Gulf News, while on tour in Abu Dhabi, Trujillo commented: “We’ve been busy writing and recording. We’ve got a couple of new songs we have been working on the past couple of weeks. The writing process for […]

Metallica and Lou Reed Stream Whole New Album, ‘Lulu’

Metallica and Lou Reed Stream Whole New Album, ‘Lulu’

Metallica and Lou Reed have posted their collaborative album, ‘Lulu,’ due out on November 1, for streaming. You can hear it by clicking here. You can also read the lyrics to every song on the album here. Let us know what you think of it in the comments.

Metallica and Lou Reed Post Samples of All the Songs on ‘Lulu’

Metallica and Lou Reed Post Samples of All the Songs on ‘Lulu’

Metallica and Lou Reed have posted 30-second samples of every song on their forthcoming collaborative album, Lulu, to Soundcloud. Listen to it below (if you want to hear more, you can click here to hear the full version of “The View”) and let us know what you think of it in the comments.

Metallica and Lou Reed Release Second ‘Lulu’ Preview

Metallica and Lou Reed Release Second ‘Lulu’ Preview

Metallica and Lou Reed have released another teaser video for their collaborative album, Lulu, which comes out November 1. Check it out below and let us know what you think of it.