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  • Album review: Lou Reed and Metallica, 'Lulu'

    Album review: Lou Reed and Metallica, 'Lulu'
    1 star (out of 4) Lou Reed and Metallica are not only two of the more exalted names in music – pioneers of punk and thrash metal, respectively – they’re among the most perverse. Though “Lulu” (Warner Bros.), their first...
  • Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released

    Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released
    "The Velvet Underground's first album only sold 10,000 copies," Brian Eno's famous quote posits, "but everyone who bought it formed a band." The Beach Boys were never remotely in the same universe of rock hipsterdom that the Velvets have long occupied,...
  • 'America's Got Talent' finale: Olate Dogs beat out William Close to take crown

    'America's Got Talent' finale: Olate Dogs beat out William Close to take crown
    Before we get going, here's a semi-spoiler alert: William Close and his earth harp did not win "America's Got Talent." I held off trying to predict winners the whole time I've been doing this and last night, I got a little confident, told everybody...
  • Get a discount on UR1 tix

    Get a discount on UR1 tix
    Promotion company Red Rabbit presents is offering $25 off the "Art Lovers" ticket level for UR1 Festival, happening Dec. 8 and 9 at Bayfront Park in Miami. The tickets are two-day passes and must be presented at the door before 2 p.m. To purchase with...
  • Get another discount on UR1 tickets

    Get another discount on UR1 tickets
    So you're not a big spender. No big deal. Here's how to save $15 off your Art Lovers pass for UR1 Festival, featuring Lou Reed, Kanye West and Animal Collective. Go to UR1Festival.com and head to the ticket-buying section. Type in POPLIFE in the promo...
  • Lou Reed and Metallica tease 'Lulu' with snippet of new song

     
    Lou Reed and Metallica tease 'Lulu' with a snippet of a new song....
  • Peter Gabriel's 'New Blood' tour documented on new CD, DVD/Blu-ray

     
    Peter Gabriel's 'New Blood' tour documented on new CD, DVD/Blu-ray set.British rock innovator Peter Gabriel embraces the limitations he put on himself for his latest project....
  • Buddy Holly all-star tribute concert to premiere on PBS on Dec. 3

     
    A Buddy Holly all-start tribute concert special will premiere on PBS on Dec. 3. Stevie Nicks, Graham Nash, Chris Isaak and other fans saluted Buddy Holly in Hollywood in September on what would have been the Texas rocker's 75th birthday....
  • The songs stuck in Florence Welch's head

     
    The songs stuck in Florence Welch's head: The singer for Florence + the Machine, whose ‘Ceremonials' is out Tuesday, has been listening to BeyoncĂ©, Suicide, Freddie King and more....
  • Critic’s Notebook: Lou Reed & Metallica’s ‘Lulu’ collaboration

     
    Their take on a work by German playwright Frank Wedekind is getting as rough a critical reception as the original did a century ago. Yet it has its moments. The German playwright Frank Wedekind had a theory about the connection......
  • Live: Mastodon at the Wiltern

     
    Matt Diehl reviews the Atlanta metal band Mastodon's gig at the Wiltern on Tuesday, Nov. 2....