Walter Tunis: Lou Reed, 1942-2013

Rocker was a 'dark colossus' who pushed rock's boundaries

Contributing music criticOctober 28, 2013 

From early Velvet Underground staples 'Venus in Furs' and 'Heroin' in the ‘60s to any number of stark, uncompromising albums in the '70s, including 'Transformer,' 'Berlin,' 'Coney Island Baby' and 'Street Hassle,' Lou Reed rolled punk and glam, fashion and anarchy, into one renegade image.

Read the story at Walter Tunis' blog.

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