Lou Reed might be remembered as a master songwriter, sonic pioneer and a bonafide Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, but he wasn’t perfect.
As rock gods go, Lou Reed remained an odd fit in rock music’s pantheon. In a popular art form that so persistently champions the thoughts and feelings of rebellious outsiders, Reed always stood far out from the pack.
Can you guess what is frightening me this Halloween? Like a ghost haunting my mind, I have an old, spooky Marilyn Manson in my head and I can’t get rid of it.
While 1960s-era garage rock remains a beloved touchstone to many in the underground-rock world, there are very few contemporary takes on the form that even come close to besting the originals.