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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions: Lou Reed, Green Day and more

Green Day at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre in August 2010. Photos by Joe McCabe, heyreverb.com.

The punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and “Lean on Me” singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.



Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 nominations: Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Lou Reed

NIN/Soundgarden at Red Rocks

The punk trio Green Day, the short-lived British band The Smiths, “Lean on Me” singer Bill Withers and Sting are among the first-time nominees for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015.



Lou Reed, Velvet Underground leader, dead at 71

Velvet Underground leader Lou Reed has died at 71. Photo by Fritz Reiss, AP.

The Velvet Underground leader, Lou Reed, has died at at the age of 71, Rolling Stone is reporting.



Lou Reed reviews Kanye West’s “Yeezus”: “No one’s near doing what he’s doing”

ACL 2011 Friday

Most fans were polarized by Kanye West’s “Yeezus,” and rightly so. But Lou Reed? He loved it, as he wrote in this compelling and lengthy review.



Coachella 2013 lineup announced: Blur, Red Hot Chili, the Lumineers and more

Red Hot Chili Peppers @ Pepsi Center

The Coachella 2013 lineup has been announced and along with the main headliners like Blur, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Phoenix are two Colorado bands, the Lumineers and Pretty Lights.



Happy Birthday: Lou Reed, Chris Martin and Jon Bon Jovi

Velvet Underground leader Lou Reed has died at 71. Photo by Fritz Reiss, AP.

Happy Birthday: Lou Reed, Chris Martin and Jon Bon Jovi



I Might Be Wrong: Film’s top 5 musical moments

More in common than you think. Courtesy of Gannett Photo Network.

From Pixies to Lou Reed, a look at the best song usage in film history



CD reviews: Gorillaz, Peter Paul and Mary, Rogue Wave, Xiu Xiu

CD reviews: Gorillaz, Peter Paul and Mary, Rogue Wave, Xiu Xiu

Gorillaz, “Plastic Beach” (Virgin) The gentle waves, seagull sounds and orchestral washes that herald Gorillaz’ third album are a ruse. “Welcome to the World of the Plastic Beach (featuring Snoop Dogg & Hypnotic Brass Ensemble)” is the real intro, a dark-minded, brassy track that lays the plan for the rest of the album. Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s (literally) cartoonish hip-hop act suffers a bit without the fingerprints of past producers (Dan the Automator, Danger Mouse) but makes up for it with a bevy of […]



Popwreck @ the Meadowlark

[photopress:popwreck.jpg,full,pp_image] Popwreck, fronted by scene veteran Aaron Hobbs on the left, debuted at the Meadowlark with a surprising punk rock/power pop set. Photo by Chiara Hobbs. Music fans can’t help but remember and celebrate an artist’s past. And there’s nothing wrong with that. When we see Morrissey, we hope he’ll play at least a couple Smiths songs. We hope Lou Reed will indulge his fans with a song — a mention, even — of his time fronting the Velvet Underground. And we hope that Chris […]



SXSW 2008: Julio Enriquez's journal

[photopress:el_guincho.jpg,full,pp_image] El Guincho was the first band (of many) that Reverb contributor Julio Enriquez caught during his four, jam-packed days at SXSW. Photos by Julio Enriquez. The Denver Post asked various people throughout Colorado’s music scene to write about their experiences at the South by Southwest music festival. Julio Enriquez is an avid music blogger based out of Denver. And while he’s not your traditional music journalist — see his own Cause = Time – his jubilant love for live music that makes you dance […]