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The Velvet Underground was a pioneering band from New York City first active from 1965 to 1973. Its best-known lineup consisted of vocalist/guitarist Lou Reed, bassist/violist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison and drummer Maureen Tucker. The band also collaborated with Nico for their debut album in 1967, under the supervision of producer and pop artist Andy Warhol.

Some see The Velvet Underground as being a bridge between the pacifist themes of the late 60s and the… read more

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  • Avatar for anunaiaves
    white light / white heat is a fucking noise masterpiece
  • Avatar for Killerdwarf
    good? ... only with Nico ... :-)
  • Avatar for Bassarios
    Fabulous band!
  • Avatar for Schoolboy_Blues
    If the Beatles the first influental rock band of the century, then Velvets - second
  • Avatar for exeter232
    This band's musical offspring changed music, it wasn't done overnight, but slowly because it's not pop music.
  • Avatar for rhayader18
    @AtmosphericPhil wouldn't make your argument any better. "generic pop shit" lmao
  • Avatar for iamholgerczukay
    LEW REED KICKED DON KALE OUT OF VELVIT UNDERGROUND BCUZ HE JUST KEPT PLAYING 1 NOTE TEH HOLE TIME!!!!!!!!!!11
  • Avatar for AtmosphericPhil
    @rhayader18 lol dude take some sedatives
  • Avatar for Raddi27
    NOT EVEN A LITTLE BIT INFLUENTIAL
  • Avatar for GoatUser
    Literally nothing this band did on their first 3 albums was generic. I mean you think it is now, having inspired 50 billion bands, but at the time they were the antithesis of it.

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