Metallica Start Their Own Label, Releasing Concert Blu Ray & DVD

Former heavy metal and current Rick Rubin act Metallica have gone independent (maybe blink 182 will do the same?). They have formally announced they have started their own label – although they haven’t said if the still untitled label will be signing other acts, or just being used as a means to release their new […]

Metallica To Start Work On New Album

80s metal, 90s rock, and present day eh band Metallica have released their intentions to begin working on a new album. Drummer Lars Ulrich said it is unlikely to arrive until 2014 – but based on the history of the band, it might even be longer. Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett told Rolling Stone “Right now, […]

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 […]

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 […]

STREAM: Lou Reed & Metallica – The View

The first single from the much-hyped collaborative effort from Lou Reed and Metallica, Lulu, has arrived. We won’t say much now, but don’t hold your breath for greatness or you won’t finish this post alive. “The View” made its’ way online earlier this evening following a week of promotional clips and (far too much) press. […]

Lou Reed and Metallica reveal ‘Lulu’ cover artwork

Over the past month, details regarding the collaboration album between Lou Reed and Metallica, Lulu, have slowly been released. Now the artists have decided to unveil the cover artwork for the album that is due out October 31 worldwide and November 1 in North America. Click through to see the cover artwork!

Lou Reed brings Metallica guitarists to tears

Metal rockers Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield have collaborated with Lou Reed on the upcoming album, Lulu. It seems that, during the recording process, the lyrics in one of Reed’s songs caused the two guitarists, and members of Metallica, to sob. This news is not so much a jab at Hammett and Hetfield as it […]

Lou Reed & Metallica Reveal Collaborative Album Title has undergone a few changes since we last mentioned it here on UTG. For starters, we learned the collaborative effort between Lou Reed and Metallica will hit stores November 1 in the US (October 31 everywhere else) and now we can announce the album title as well. Ladies and gents, get ready for: Lulu […]