Artist: Lou Reed and Metallica
Label: Warner Bros.
Rarely do musical collaborations come along as perplexing and strange as Lou Reed and Metallica’s. Perhaps the Jonas Brothers and Common, or Nelly and Tim McGraw, perhaps Eminem and Elton John–no matter the collaboration you name, “Loutallica” ranks near the top in amount of head-scratchiness contained within. It’s pretty important to note that this is first and foremost a Lou Reed album featuring Metallica (meaning it’s not really a Metallica album). Lou Reed more or less asked Metallica to be his band for the project he’d written many …