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John Cale To Lead Classical Tribute To David Bowie At Bbc Proms

The duo will be joined by Marc Almond and Laura Mvula at the David Bowie at the Proms event, which will feature fresh interpretations of classic works spanning the late star's career....

Drive Like Jehu's U.k. Festival Cancelled

The group were helping organise the All Tomorow's Parties 2.0 festival, which was due to take place in the city's Victoria Warehouse venue from Friday to Sunday (22-24Apr16). However Drive Like Jehu...

John Cale Pulls Out Of All Tomorrow's Parties Festivals

Cale was scheduled to perform at the ATP weekend event in Prestatyn, Wales on Saturday (16Apr16) and follow that show with another festival date at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on 22 April (16),...

John Cale Saddened By Bataclan Attack

The Velvet Underground co-founder was shocked by the "horrific" events in Paris last November (15) when gunmen and suicide bombers struck in a wave of attacks across the French capital, leaving 130 dead....

Lou Reed's Lost Song To Be Released

Lou Reed's lost Velvet Underground song has surfaced online and is set to be released. 'I'm Not A Young Man Anymore' was a live track co-curated by Velvet Underground musicians John Cale and Lou Reed,...

Lou Reed Died Of Liver Disease

Lou Reed died of liver disease.The legendary Velvet Underground frontman and pioneer of modern rock passed away on Sunday (27.10.13) aged 71, and it has now been confirmed he died of complications with his liver,...

Stars Pay Tribute To Lou Reed

Stars have rushed to pay tribute to Lou Reed, who passed away yesterday (27.10.13).The former Velvet Underground star died from complications stemming from a liver transplant earlier this year, and ex-bandmates, friends and fans have...

John Cale Says Goodbye To 'School-yard Buddy' Lou Reed

Velvet Underground co-founder John Cale has added his own tribute to those pouring in for Lou Reed, who died on Sunday (27Oct13), revealing he has lost his "school-yard buddy".The Welshman formed the influential group with...

Legendary Singer/songwriter Jj Cale Dies, Aged 74

The legendary artist JJ Cale passed away on Friday 26 July, an announcement made on his official website stated earlier this week. The man behind the Tulsa Sound, which blended blues, rockabilly, and country music...

Velvet Underground Lawsuit Partially Dismissed

Velvet Underground stars Lou Reed and John Cale have been dealt a setback in their court battle over the use of the band's iconic banana logo.The pioneering 1960s rockers launched legal action against officials at...

Velvet Underground Stars Sue Warhol Foundation Over Banana Logo

Velvet Underground founders Lou Reed and John Cale have filed a lawsuit against officials at the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts over the iconic banana image the pop artist created for their debut...

Cale Honoured By Charles, Prince Of Wales

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND star JOHN CALE paid a touching tribute to his late mum as he was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in London on Friday (19Nov10).The British rocker, a...

Eric Clapton Set To Release New Album

Guitar legend ERIC CLAPTON is set to release his new album 'Clapton' on 28th September 2010, his first since 2006's 'The Road to Escondido', a collaboration with JOHN CALE. The record is the musician's 19th...

Cale: 'No Plans For Velvet Underground Reunion'

JOHN CALE has ruled out a reunion with former VELVET UNDERGROUND bandmates LOU REED and MO TUCKER - because the band wouldn't sound the same without late guitarist STERLING MORRISON.Reed and Tucker recently joined forces...

Dash + Cale On Tax List

Rap mogul DAMON DASH and former THE VELVET UNDERGROUND star JOHN CALE have been named and shamed on a list of New Yorkers who owe tax dollars to the state. According to the New York...

Abc Star Fry Gives Hugh Grant Vocal Lessons

ABC frontman MARTIN FRY has become HUGH GRANT's unlikely voice coach as the movie star attempts to hit the high notes in a new movie. The POISON ARROW singer, famed for the gold lame suits...

Weezer Stars To Play Velvet Underground Founders

WEEZER stars PAT WILSON and BRIAN BELL have landed roles in the star-studded EDIE SEDGWICK biopic FACTORY GIRL - as THE VELVET UNDERGROUND founders LOU REED and JOHN CALE. The film stars SIENNA MILLER...

Patti Smith Sought Morrissey's Advice Over Meltdown

Punk icon PATTI SMITH got in contact with morose rocker MORRISSEY for advice when she landed the prestigious position as artistic director of this year's (05) MELTDOWN FESTIVAL in London. The BECAUSE THE NIGHT...

Smith Takes Horses To Meltdown Festival

Punk icon PATTI SMITH is to revisit her classic 1976 album HORSES for her performance at this summer's (05) MELTDOWN FESTIVAL in London. The punk poet will perform the album in its entirety on...

Corgan + Cale Aid Escovedo

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN and VELVET UNDERGROUND founder JOHN CALE are among the stars performing on a new ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO tribute album. The proceeds of the covers CD, POR VIDA, will go...

Stars Join Escovedo Benefit Album

LOS LOBOS, JACKSON BROWNE and BILLY CORGAN are adding their names to the list of pop musicians contributing songs to an album to benefit ailing singer-songwriter ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO. Others already signed up for the...

Cale And Reed Bond Over Spector

Former VELVET UNDERGROUND stars JOHN CALE and LOU REED are friends again - after bonding over the arrest of producer PHIL SPECTOR. The pair had a legendary feud following the collapse of The Velvet...

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