Ever since the news broke yesterday that music and cultural icon passed away at the age of 71, tributes have been pouring in from around the world for the musician and front-man of , a seminal and incalculably influential rock band. Check out a few of these below.

busted out ’s “I’m Waiting For My Man” in Baltimore:

’s issued a statement on their website just before taking the stage in Hartford before opening with The ’s “Rock and Roll” (LISTEN).

An article titled “The Aches And Pains of Touring” penned by Lou Reed for The New Yorker was re-published 17 years after first going to print today. Click here to read the PDF.

tweeted a brief tribute to Lou Reed:

credits Jane’s Addiction’s cover of VU’s “Rock and Roll” for introducing him to Lou Reed:

tweeted out the “Street Hassle” music video after a brief message of gratitude to Reed:

Later Sunday night, was joined by at the for a big performance of ’s “Oh! Sweet Nuthin”:

The final tweet from Lou Reed’s account:


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