Lou Reed

A brief history of out-of-touch musicians

When rock stars lose the plot.

Lou Reed box set

Lou Reed solo albums collected in new box set

Lou Reed’s solo albums are being collected in a new box set. Titled The RCA/Arista…

33 1/3 series of books announces new publishing lineup

Jawbreaker, Björk, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Twin Peaks among the new titles.

The Smiths

The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 nominees

Lou Reed, Bill Withers and Green Day also nominated.

10 Essential Berlin Albums

10 great albums by Berlin artists, recorded in Berlin, or inspired by Berlin.

Lou Reed

R.I.P. Lou Reed

The Velvet Underground founder and musical provocateur is dead at 71.

Lou Reed and Metallica - Lulu

History’s Greatest Monsters: Lou Reed & Metallica – Lulu

The painful disaster that started this masochistic series.

Treble’s Top 200 Songs of the ’70s

The first 50 of our favorite tracks from the 1970s.

David Bowie as Aladdin Sane

10 Essential Glam Rock Albums

Featuring Ziggy, Freddie, Bolan and Lou.

Radiohead

10 False-start Debut Albums

When the first album doesn’t come out quite right.

Pop Music Urban Legends

10 Pop Music Urban Legends

10 of our favorite tales of rock ‘n’ roll folklore.

History's Greatest Monsters

Monster #1: Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Music

Our inaugural monster bash begins with an infamous noise.

Fall album preview 2011

Fall Album Preview 2011

A summary of music to look forward to in the months ahead.

10 Most LOL/WTF moments of 2010

Most LOL/WTF Music Moments of 2010

The best of the weirdest moments in the music world this year.

All Time Lows

All Time Lows: When good artists release bad albums

When good artists go bad: examining the worst of our favorite artists.