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Inside The Rock Hall: A Live Blog From The 2015 Induction Ceremony

Taking place in Cleveland, Ohio this evening is the highly anticipated 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Slated to be inducted in rock’s highest honor this year are fan favorite and legendary acts the likes of Green Day, Ringo Starr, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double […]

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30 Essential Songs For The 30th Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

Editor’s Note: Under The Gun Review will be at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This is the second in a series of preview pieces set to highlight this year’s event. Read the first here. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is set to host its 30th annual induction party […]

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Five Must-See Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Performances From The Last Five Years

Editor’s Note: Under The Gun Review will be at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This is the first in a series of preview pieces set to highlight this year’s ceremony. The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, set to take place this Saturday in Cleveland, will undoubtedly […]

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Presenters and Performers

Yesterday, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the presenters and performers for this year’s ceremony, which is set to air on HBO this coming May. As reported by Rolling Stone, Sir Paul McCartney will aptly induct Ringo Starr, the always-awesome Stevie Wonder will chat about Bill Wither, and Patti Smith will introduce Lou […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Its 2015 Inductee Class

This time each year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces their annual inductee class that sees artists being recognized for their contribution to the wellness of music. Sometimes the class includes artists that seem premature for their induction while others are left in the dark to wait another year to be a part […]

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Hear How To Dress Well Cover Taking Back Sunday’s “You Know How I Do”

Tom Krell, aka the neo-R&B crooner behind How To Dress Well, will be dropping his third album, What Is This Heart?, on June 24 via Weird World. We’ve already heard “Words I Don’t Remember” and “Repeat Pleasure” (as well as it’s heartbreaking music video), but now we get a new mixtape of covers, edits, and […]

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Morrissey To Release Lou Reed Cover

According to Rolling Stone, the former Smiths frontman will release a cover of Lou Reed’s “Satellite of Love” as a tribute to the late Velvet Underground singer. The track’s release will coincide with the audio release of Morrissey’s autobiography, and will be released as a special seven-inch and digital download. A mini-set of tracks are […]

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The Killers Pay Tribute To Lou Reed

The band covered a song in honor of the late Velvet Underground singer at a homecoming show in Las Vegas at Life Is Beautiful Festival on October 27. Killers vocalist Brandon Flowers addressed the audience saying that Reed was a direct inspiration for the song “All These Things That I’ve Done.”  The band played a […]

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Legendary Musician Lou Reed Passes Away At 71

The world of rock and roll lost one of its most legendary and influential figures today in Lou Reed, who passed away at age seventy-one. The cause of his death has not been disclosed, but he had been experiencing health problems and underwent a liver transplant earlier this year. Reed is best known for his […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Lou Reed & Metallica – The View (Directed By Darren Aronofsky)

When released, the collaborative album from Lou Reed and Metallica was, to put it lightly, hated by pretty much everyone in the music industry. Today, thanks to Darren Aronofsky, Lulu gets just the tiniest bit better. “The View” is the first official video released from the troubled rock pairing, but that is not what was […]

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REVIEW: Lou Reed & Metallica – Lulu

Album: Lulu Artist: Lou Reed and Metallica Label: Warner Bros. Genre: Experimental Rarely do musical collaborations come along as perplexing and strange as Lou Reed and Metallica’s. Perhaps the Jonas Brothers and Common, or Nelly and Tim McGraw, perhaps Eminem and Elton John–no matter the collaboration you name, “Loutallica” ranks near the top in amount […]

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Former Ramones Bassist Turned Down Metallica

Former Ramones bassist, CJ Ramone a.k.a Christopher Ward has turned down the chance to join Metallica.  CJ joined The Ramones in 1989 to replace the infamous Dee Dee Ramone. After Metallica bassist Jason Newsted left the band, Metallica approached CJ in hopes he would fill the void.  He honorably turned down the position due to […]