Metallica/Lou Reed Abum Info
2011-09-02 by fish CONTRIBUTOR | 104 Comments

Metallica and Lou Reed have released the cover artwork for their upcoming collaboration album, Lulu.

The artwork can be viewed here-
http://www.loureedmetallica.com/lulu.php

Lulu will be released on October 31st worldwide, and on November 1st in North America.

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InFiction
September 2nd 2011

3586 Comments


Righto.

CrackTheSkye
September 2nd 2011

726 Comments


Looks horrible.

TheNotrap
September 2nd 2011

7815 Comments


humm I'm curious....

Inveigh
September 2nd 2011

24180 Comments


that wasn't the type of album art I was expecting at all

doesn't really affect my skepticism towards this at all though

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seifer
September 2nd 2011

1006 Comments


well atleast we know that its got 10 tracks and a mannequin died during the making of the album

ZilbelPing
September 2nd 2011

5788 Comments


What the fuck?

ZilbelPing
September 2nd 2011

5788 Comments


Oh hey! 1000th comment!

Odal
September 2nd 2011

334 Comments


ARTSY AS F*CK. THIS WILL BE THE BOYS' MY BEAUTIFUL DARK TWISTED FANTASY

theacademy
September 2nd 2011

27669 Comments


here's a preview:

Album Rating: 1

Ikarus14
September 2nd 2011

519 Comments


I couldn't help but cringe when I saw that cover. Seriously, it's even more tacky then anything you would see in Showgirls.

Well, my faith in Metallica died ages ago anyway. I only like the first four or five albums anyway.

MO
September 2nd 2011

17353 Comments


LOL WTF.

yea this'll suck

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Cipieron
September 2nd 2011

3508 Comments


wtf is this shit?

Emim
September 2nd 2011

26195 Comments


Abum Info


psykonaut
September 2nd 2011

3913 Comments


Abum Info

mods are half-asleep right now
this will be aoty guaranteed

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2011

20199 Comments


"" Abum Info"


mods are half-asleep right now
this will be aoty guaranteed"

I put album info cos nothing else would fit with the character limit. And the link does include some album info


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BlackLlama
September 2nd 2011

1351 Comments


This looks like something that would have been released in 1993 and you would have still passed up in a Bargain bin in 1999.

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Pharoh
September 2nd 2011

3326 Comments


WTF kind of artwork is that?



scissorlocked
September 2nd 2011

3479 Comments


this is sick

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Tyrael
September 2nd 2011

20394 Comments


Ugly as fuck wtf

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IrishJay91
September 2nd 2011

688 Comments


uhm

Carnifex
September 2nd 2011

1918 Comments


soooooooooooooo pretentious, what the fuck.

Myles7
September 2nd 2011

169 Comments


that is so different from the cover art we're used to seeing from Metallica

Scoot
September 2nd 2011

17479 Comments


GIMME FUE GIMME FAI GIMME DABAJABAZA

OOOH

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sleepyhead
September 2nd 2011

593 Comments


i know there's a 99.9% chance it will be awful, but don't judge until you listen. who knows? it could be a 1.5/5 instead of a 1/5

Myles7
September 2nd 2011

169 Comments


I just cant get over the fact that its called Lulu ...

UnderJOath
September 2nd 2011

64 Comments


While I have always been a staunch Metallica fan, I am cringing.

coneren
September 2nd 2011

11110 Comments


AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Hawks2
September 2nd 2011

22 Comments


LMFAO

fr33convict
September 2nd 2011

11678 Comments


Finally my dog has an album named after it.

Myles7
September 2nd 2011

169 Comments


"Finally my dog has an album named after it"

lol... I'm sure you're kiddin' though

Clamface
September 2nd 2011

105 Comments


lol loureedmetallica

paxman
September 2nd 2011

4083 Comments


I think I'm the only one who really likes the artwork. Though I can see why Metallica fans would hate it.

GeoffJesterPemberton
September 2nd 2011

209 Comments


Lolo

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2011

48524 Comments


What the fuck is this

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Acanthus
September 2nd 2011

9506 Comments


Weird...

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Gmork89
September 2nd 2011

5402 Comments


"who knows? it could be a 1.5/5 instead of a 1/5"


Why, because Metallica has a history of releasing albums worthy of that rating?

Photon
September 2nd 2011

1288 Comments


their last album cover wasn't any good either meh

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Ikarus14
September 2nd 2011

519 Comments


Lol. Louallica

EpsilonJSTC
September 2nd 2011

247 Comments


*conclusions*

theacademy
September 2nd 2011

27669 Comments


Why, because Metallica has a history of releasing albums worthy of that rating?


is this a trick question?

newjunkaesthetic93
September 2nd 2011

1871 Comments


I find that as time passes and I grow older, I hate Metallica a little bit more each day.

Carnifex
September 2nd 2011

1918 Comments


I just made this in photoshop and was saving it for release day, but what the hell. Have at it :]

http://i52.tinypic.com/4twwet.png

Skweetis
September 2nd 2011

548 Comments


With a cover like that you know it'll be boss.

Gmork89
September 2nd 2011

5402 Comments


"is this a trick question?"

Nah, ST Anger is the only album they have done that could be less than a 3 imo.

theacademy
September 2nd 2011

27669 Comments


kill em all is the only album that could be over a 2

theacademy
September 2nd 2011

27669 Comments


also the mission impossible 2 soundtrack

Gmork89
September 2nd 2011

5402 Comments


"kill em all is the only album that could be over a 2"

whaaaaaaat

theacademy
September 2nd 2011

27669 Comments


hey hey hey here i go now

theacademy
September 2nd 2011

27669 Comments


limp's song was better on that record anyway

FearThyEvil9
September 2nd 2011

11330 Comments


Terrible album name and the cover is horrible.

Gmork89
September 2nd 2011

5402 Comments


What was it called again? I can't remember limps.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2011

48524 Comments


It doesn't even say Metallica on the cover
Who's gonna buy that shit?

FilthyBorgir
September 2nd 2011

1334 Comments


"kill em all is the only album that could be over a 2"

You must be from texas cuz you don't sound like a steer, so that narrows it down to queer.

On a serious note, the artwork for LuLu sucks.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2011

20199 Comments


"I just made this in photoshop and was saving it for release day, but what the hell. Have at it :]

http://i52.tinypic.com/4twwet.png"

haha

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2011

48524 Comments


This is some Spinal Tap shit right here

fromtheinside
September 2nd 2011

16359 Comments


Lol what legacy

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Parallels
September 2nd 2011

6640 Comments


That is epic AnarchistFish. Props

Carnifex
September 2nd 2011

1918 Comments


that's my creation dawg

wakeupdead
September 2nd 2011

2196 Comments


hmmm on the same day that Megadeth releases their album... cmon Metallica, just... cmonnn

Toadstool
September 2nd 2011

134 Comments


I'm actually very excited for this. Lou Reed is the man, he's just never had a great band backing him up. And we all know how great Metallica is (;

Death Magnetic got old fast; I'm glad they are doing something different. And the group picture is epic.

Ikarus14
September 2nd 2011

519 Comments


"It doesn't even say Metallica on the cover
Who's gonna buy that shit?"

Well, for every one dissenter there's at least fifty fanboys who are more then willing to eat up any shit this band puts out. Like I said before, Metallica are total money whores these days.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2011

20199 Comments


"Why don't you go and sue Napster, you little Danish twat"

Ikarus14
September 2nd 2011

519 Comments


"And we all know how great Metallica is (; "

Even though Metallica stopped being cool in 1996?

Ovrot
September 2nd 2011

10251 Comments


i like the art

DarthMann
September 2nd 2011

13467 Comments


this is horrifying

Andrewffcc
September 2nd 2011

171 Comments


Some people are forgetting this really isn't a metallica record

jayfatha
September 2nd 2011

2882 Comments


Fucking lol jesus christ

Andrewffcc
September 2nd 2011

171 Comments


Won't be checking this out

Cipieron
September 2nd 2011

3508 Comments


yeah... will this get filed under 'metallica' or 'lou reed' or fucking 'loutallica'?

DarthMann
September 2nd 2011

13467 Comments


then i hope metallica make a solo album.
fuck lou reed, i want metallica. I hope they don't go tour this shit for like 3 years before writing another record

Ovrot
September 2nd 2011

10251 Comments


thrashtallica > lou reed

tables
September 2nd 2011

124 Comments


lulol

CakeWithCream
September 2nd 2011

1005 Comments


is it just me or does 'Lulu' kinda look like Lars Ulrich hahaha

CakeWithCream
September 2nd 2011

1005 Comments


Hello, Metallica, look at your album cover, now back to Master of Puppets, now back to Lulu, now back
to Ride the Lightning. Sadly, Lulu isn’t either one of them, but if you stopped collaborating with Lou
Reed and switched back to your old songwriting style, you could have a record that doesn't totally
suck. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on Sputnik checking the rating for your latest album,
which is a 1. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an album designed by Ed Repka with
songs that you wish you could write. Look again, the album has now gone triple platinum. Anything is
possible when your band pulls its shit together and goes back to its thrash roots instead of [insert
everything Metallica has done wrong here]

Ovrot
September 2nd 2011

10251 Comments


lol


krig9412
September 3rd 2011

791 Comments


LA DA DA DA DA, LA LA LA DA DA, LA LA LA LA LA

My high school football team has been playing that fucking song at every one of their games.

MAKE IT STOP

CrackwhoreBatshit
September 3rd 2011

95 Comments


ha. ha. ha. ha.

Gassman3268
September 3rd 2011

165 Comments


God you guys don't understand music

Irving
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2011

7008 Comments


Holy shit that is ugly.

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KronosRage
September 3rd 2011

367 Comments


First Opeth's cover and now this

nebg11
September 3rd 2011

24 Comments


What, no Unforgiven IV? hahaha

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jizzatboz666
September 3rd 2011

33 Comments


"GIMME FUE GIMME FAI GIMME DABAJABAZA

OOOH"


lol



PostModernJellyfish
September 3rd 2011

459 Comments


I'm calling it now:

This album will get a 1.5

KILL
September 3rd 2011

67023 Comments


m/

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Detective Dan
September 3rd 2011

158 Comments


i literally laughed out loud

zaruyache
September 3rd 2011

4799 Comments


"GIMME FUE GIMME FAI GIMME DABAJABAZA

OOOH"


i literally laughed out loud [2]

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TechieCore
September 3rd 2011

662 Comments


Will Metallica ever die. I swear to God. They've sold like 70 million albums, it's time to give it a rest. They died with St. Anger.

As Aldous Snow puts it: "You danish twat".

DarthMann
September 4th 2011

13467 Comments


needs moar unforgiven

anuspudding
September 4th 2011

403 Comments


"Even though Metallica stopped being cool in 1996?"


pshhhhh don't flatter them, '91 at the very latest

foreverendeared
September 4th 2011

14678 Comments


Artwork isn't that bad.

Transcend
September 4th 2011

361 Comments


What in the name of fuck is this?

Pharoh
September 4th 2011

3326 Comments


Metallicas trolling us

CrackwhoreBatshit
September 5th 2011

95 Comments


But why is she called Lulu?

Nifkin
September 5th 2011

89 Comments


oy gevalt

Oathbreaker
September 5th 2011

1649 Comments


Some people are forgetting this really isn't a metallica record [2]

FenixZero
September 5th 2011

379 Comments


The song titles are even more of an lol. Dragon? Cheat on me? The View? What the fuck is that shit.

TTF4eva
September 5th 2011

4 Comments


Artwork is.....different, but that doesn't bother me. It's all about what's in it for me that will either put me off it, or get me sucked into it.

mattgomez01
September 6th 2011

1 Comments


I showed this to my girlfriend and her first reaction was, "Intravenous De Milo?" :-D

Anyway, everyone I'm holding out to hear this because I did earn back some regard for the old boys after Death Magnetic...but keep in mind this supposed to be a 90-minute soundtrack to a film called Lulu...it isn't like they all sat around and said, "Hey what should we call the next effort? How about Lulu?"

It doesn't help my confidence that I saw the Youtube of them performing "Sweet Jane" with Lou at the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame show a couple years ago and it was....um...well "bad" would be a fair assessment.

Let's all hope they really surprise everyone and pull off something interesting and artistic.


Ichigo900
September 7th 2011

67 Comments


"Junior Dad"? I'm really curious as to the context of that song title. Maybe it's a Junior in high school or something who unexpectedly had a child. Maybe it's about a sub-par dad that can only be classified as "Junior". Maybe it's a midget dad.

fuckthatnoise
September 8th 2011

1479 Comments


EDIT: nvm

KyokushinMaster
September 20th 2011

182 Comments


The Part Where Lou Reed Sing is bit weird but James's part sounds Good, i think this would be a interesting Album. and from what i read on http://www.loureedmetallica.com/index.php
Lou wrote this songs inspired by German expressionist writer Frank Wedekind's plays "Earth Spirit" and "Pandora's Box" Metallica is Just playing the music and putting their touch on the arrangement. so although its not a Metallica Album i'm going to get it.

fuckthatnoise
October 13th 2011

1479 Comments


I swallow your sharpest cutter
Like a colored man’s dick
Blood spurting from me


^Those are actual lyrics on this album. Not joking. Click on the link in the article, then click on the icon next to the track Pumping Blood.

Cipieron
October 13th 2011

3508 Comments


Junior Dad"? I'm really curious as to the context of that song title. Maybe it's a Junior in high school or something who unexpectedly had a child. Maybe it's about a sub-par dad that can only be classified as "Junior". Maybe it's a midget dad"

Maybe it's about that Arnold/Devito movie. This actually make too much sense

Gmork89
October 14th 2011

5402 Comments


If those are really the lyrics then this is pathetic.



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