Metal Machine Music, Parts I-IV

Album: Metal Machine Music (1975)

Songfacts®:

  • This song/album is over an hour long and consists entirely of guitar feedback. The list of instruments on the album cover is fictitious.
  • The noise on this album was created by placing two guitars on an amplifier. The sound created by the feedback vibrated the strings, so the guitars were basically playing themselves.
  • Many believe that Reed was confronting his record company and his pop-oriented fans when he made this album, but over the years Reed has maintained that it was a serious idea that he came up with when he was high out of his mind. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Erik - Bloomfield Hills, MI, for all above

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