The first round of the May 2013 Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame includes two '60s bands that have shaped and influenced rock music for more than 45 years. The winner will go on to tackle other legendary artists to determine who'll be the third act immortalized in Ultimate Classic Rock's Hall of Fame.
The Velvet Underground and Rush -- as disparate classic rock bands as you can find - will nonetheless soon find themselves on the same album. Both groups will be featured on the soundtrack to 'The Lords of Salem,' a new film by Rob Zombie.
The Velvet Underground were one of the 1960s most influential bands -- right up there with the Beatles and the Stones -- even though practically nobody paid attention to them back when they were making re
If you look up the phrase 'glorious racket,' chances are a picture of the Velvet Underground's second album, 'White Light, White Heat' will appear. That description fits each and every one of its 40 minutes perfectly. Unlike the haunting beauty of their flawless debut album, 'White Light,' which was released on Jan. 30, 1968, drops a bit of the artiness and supplements it with rage and raw power.
It look as though the curator of the music for the upcoming film 'Lawless' has a fondness for a particular Velvet Underground song, as there are two cover versions of 'White Light/White Heat' that turn up on the soundtrack, due this Tuesday (Aug. 29).
Pink Floyd might have denied rumors they would be appearing at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, but they can't deny the flattery that comes when someone creates a tribute to one of their most famous albums covers -- with socks!
‘What Goes On’ in your mind when you see a Velvet Underground single such as this? One quick glance at this rare picture sleeve is enough to get dollar signs dancing in your head if you're a collector. Need proof? Well, one sold for $1675.00 during an eBay auction last week.
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