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.
While most are doubting a full tour, Metallica and Lou Reed recently hit Later ... With Jools Holland to perform "Iced Honey" off their new album, Lulu.
Taking the attitude of "go big or go home" to heart, Loutallica have enlisted Darren Aronofsky to direct a music video for "Iced Honey" off their new album, Lulu.
If you think Lou Reed was completely unaware of the backlash from Metallica fans surrounding their upcoming collaboration, Lulu, think again.
Just a day after posting 30-second samples of all ten tracks on their new album, Lou Reed and Metallica are now streaming Lulu in its entirety.
If a 30-second clip wasn't enough for you, Metallica & Lou Reed have now posted their new song, "The View," in its entirety for streaming. You can listen below.