He was the ghost player on Aerosmith's Train Kept a Rollin’, and defined many a classic Alice Cooper album with his stinging, melodic leads, but Lou Reed's ferocious Rock ’n’ Roll Animal live album may just be Steve Hunter’s finest hour – and contains one of the most underrated twin-guitar solos of the ’70s
The session veteran tells his greatest war stories: how he wrote the epic intro to Lou Reed’s Sweet Jane, what he taught Jason Becker for his stint with David Lee Roth, and why he believes losing his sight made him a better guitar player
Pickwick Records specialized in elevator music and clearance-rack recordings major labels wanted to rid themselves of. One of its releases, however, was not like the others… and featured Lou Reed
How Sugarhill Gang, Eminem and even Vanilla Ice introduced new generations to the basslines of Ron Carter, Nathan East, Lee Sklar, John Deacon and more
Despite the song hinging on the bass hook, Herbie Flowers received just £17 for his now legendary work with Lou Reed. But he's not bitter...
Ahead of the release of his upcoming album We Are People, the prolific bass session legend and solo artist shares a slew of stories from his remarkable career
As we reported yesterday, several artists have written and performed tributes to Lou Reed, who died Sunday at age 71.
Guitarist and songwriter Dick Wagner, a long-time Alice Cooper collaborator, will publish his memoir, Not Only Women Bleed: Vignettes from the Heart of a Rock Musician, in September.
Whether you thought Metallica's collaborative album with Lou Reed was a bold, artistic move or the last dying gasp of a once-great metal band, chances are you had something to say about it.
It's safe to say that, regardless of any artistic merits, Metallica and Lou Reed's collaborative album, Lulu, was one of the more coldly received albums in 2011.
In a new interview with The Quietus, Slayer's Tom Araya was asked about Lulu, Metallica's recent collaborative album with Lou Reed.
As promised, Metallica and Lou Reed now have a music video directed by Oscar-winner Darren Aronofsky. You can watch the video for "The View" below, courtesy of IFC.
Continuing their rounds on the European TV circuit, Metallica and Lou Reed recently made a stop on Italian television show Che Tempo Che Fa.
Metallica & Lou Reed's collaborative album, Lulu, moved over 13,000 copies in its first week on sale in the U.S., enough to land it at No. 36 on the Billboard charts.