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Lou Reed & Metallica Video To Be Directed by Darren Aronofsky

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Multi-award winning director Darren Aronofsky has signed on to direct the video for 'Iced Honey,' the second single from Metallica and Lou Reed's 'Lulu' collaboration. Aronofsky had directed some of cinema's most celebrated films such as 'Black Swan,' 'The Fountain' and 'Requiem for a Dream.'

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Lou Reed & Metallica, ‘Lulu’ – Album Review

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What the hell would "Loutallica" sound like? That was the question on everybody's mind from the very moment Metallica and Lou Reed announced back in June that they had just finished recording an album together. Fans got a small taste of things to come when the art rocker and the metal masters hit the stage together in 2009 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Concert, tearing through raucous versions of 'Sweet Jane' and 'White Light / White Heat," both classics from Reed's former band, the Velvet Underground.

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Metallica and Lou Reed Talk Evolution of ‘Lulu’

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Now that Metallica and Lou Reed have given the public the full Monty on their double-disc collaboration ‘Lulu’ by streaming the entire album on their website, the music icons are talking about their brave, ambitious, Frankenstein.

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Lou Reed & Metallica Streaming ‘Lulu’ in Full

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Anton Corbijn, LouReedMetallica.com

A day after releasing 30-second clips of each song on their joint effort 'Lulu,' Lou Reed & Metallica are now streaming the entire album online in full.

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Lou Reed & Metallica Preview ‘Lulu’ With Clips of Every Song

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Anton Corbijn, LouReedMetallica.com

In a reaction to one of Metallica’s “friends in the digital retail world,” which prematurely uploaded 30-second snippets of all the tracks on ‘Lulu,’ the band’s upcoming collaboration with Lou Reed, “higher quality streams” of snippets of all the songs have officially been posted on the two acts' collaborative website.

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Listen to Metallica’s ‘The View’ Minus Lou Reed

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Thrash giants Metallica and former Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed recently joined forces to create 'Lulu,' an experimental project combining the styles of both acts. Lulu's first single, 'The View' was released on Sept. 27, receiving mixed reviews from critics, including our review of the track, and mostly negative feedback from listeners - 'The View' gathering three-times as many 'dislikes' as 'likes' on the official Lulu YouTube channel. Those metal fans who weren't digging the tune can now listen to the Lulu single without the Lou.

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Lou Reed & Metallica, ‘The View’ – Song Review

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After months of speculation and intrigue, Metallica and Lou Reed have released the first full song from their upcoming joint album, 'Lulu,' which is due out Nov. 1. The tune, 'The View,' sounds a lot like ... Metallica and Lou Reed.

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London Subway Rejects Metallica / Lou Reed Cover Artwork

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Whether fans will cry foul at the forthcoming collaboration between Metallica and Lou Reed remains to be seen. But at least one organization has rejected cover artwork for the experimental project which unites the ex-Velvet Underground frontman with the biggest band in heavy metal: the London Underground.

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