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Iggy Pop , James Newell Osterberg - Iggy Pop performs at the Isle of White Festival at Isle of Wight Festival - Isle Of Wight, United Kingdom - Saturday 11th June 2016

Iggy Pop and James Newell Osterberg
Iggy Pop and James Newell Osterberg
Iggy Pop and James Newell Osterberg
Iggy Pop and Guest
Iggy Pop and James Newell Osterberg
Iggy Pop and James Newell Osterberg

Iggy Pop - "Gimme Danger" photo call during the 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais de Festivals, Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Thursday 19th May 2016

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Iggy Pop
Carter Logan, Iggy Pop, Jim Jarmusch and Fernando Sulichin
Carter Logan and Iggy Pop
Carter Logan, Iggy Pop, Jim Jarmusch and Fernando Sulichin
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Iggy Pop - "Gimme Danger" photo call during the 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais de Festivals, Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Thursday 19th May 2016

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Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch
Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch
Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch
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Iggy Pop - Celebrities attends a photocall for "Gimme Danger" at the Palais Des Festival in Cannes during the 69th Cannes Film festival. - Cannes, France - Thursday 19th May 2016

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Gabriel Alcala - Gabriel Alcala of Jacuzzi Boys performs as the opening act for Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression Tour at Fillmore Miami Beach at Fillmore Miami Beach - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Tuesday 19th April 2016

Iggy Pop and Gabriel Alcala
Iggy Pop and Gabriel Alcala
Iggy Pop and Gabriel Alcala
Iggy Pop and Gabriel Alcala
Iggy Pop and Gabriel Alcala

Blood Orange Trailer


Bill's life as a rock n' roll star seems like a distant memory, he's no longer the talk of the town and now leads a more sedentary life in Spain with his significantly younger partner, Isabella. Living remotely, the couple live a life that more suits Bill rather than Isabella and her promiscuous ways. 

When one of Isabella's ex-lovers tracks her down and pays her a visit, he requests that Isabella repays money that he believes is rightfully his. Isabella is reluctant to give in to his demands and soon the three are caught in a complicated tryst which no one looks like they'll come out from unscathed. 

Blood Orange is a psychological thriller which sees Iggy Pop play the role of Bill. Iggy has appeared in a number of films before but this is his first lead role. 

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Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression Album Review


Don't let the title fool you. Post Pop Depression is presented very deliberately as an Iggy Pop record, but, like the famous albums he made in Berlin with David Bowie, this is very much a collaborative effort and is all the stronger for it. 

Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression Album Review

With Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme on production and guitar duties, his QOTSA bandmate Dean Fertita on bass, and Arctic Monkeys' Matt Helders on drums, this isn't quite an exhibition supergroup in the mould of Them Crooked Vultures, but rather a collection of accomplished musicians who have created a nuanced record, by turns brooding and buoyant, which bears the hallmarks of its creators.

It was Homme who Pop approached to bring the album into existence, and his fingerprints in particular are all over this record from the get go. The creeping minor-key guitar riffs of brilliant opener 'Break Into Your Heart' bring to mind Lullabies to Paralyze-era QOTSA, and 'American Valhalla' opens with tinkling toy piano which gives way to a lurching bass riff in a manner vividly reminiscent of 'Tangled Up in Plaid'. In this context, even Pop's baritone growl doesn't sound a million miles away from that of longtime Queens collaborator Mark Lanegan.

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Iggy Pop And Josh Homme Announce Collaboration Album 'Post Pop Depression'


Iggy Pop Josh Homme Matt Helders

Punk veteran Iggy Pop and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme have revealed that they’ve recorded an album together, and are planning to release it in the next few months.

Recorded in secrecy in both of Homme’s studios – one in Joshua Tree and the other in Pink Duck, Los Angeles – with the help of Arctic Monkeys’ drummer Matt Helders and Homme’s QOTSA bandmate Dean Fertita on guitars, Post Pop Depression is set for release on March 18th.

Speaking to the New York Times, Iggy said that the record’s themes were informed by his own advancing age and the idea of usefulness in modern society. “What happens after your years of service? And where is the honour?”

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Foo Fighters Announce Return To UK With Three September Shows


Foo Fighters Dave Grohl Taylor Hawkins Iggy Pop Royal Blood

Foo Fighters have announced they'll be returning to the UK in September, just months after Dave Grohl’s broken leg forced the band to cancel arena shows and pull out of their Glastonbury headlining slot. The band ended up having to cancel the rest of their European tour in June when Grohl broke his leg after falling from the stage during a gig Sweden.

foo fightersFoo Fighters will return to the UK in September.

The band will play two shows at Milton Keynes Bowl on September 5th and 6th, with support coming from legendary Stooges frontman Iggy Pop. Then on September 8th they’ll head to Edinburgh's Murrayfield Stadium, will Royal Blood opening.

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New Order Album To Feature Guest Stars Including Brandon Flowers


New Order Brandon Flowers Iggy Pop La Roux JOY DIVISION

As well as announcing a short UK tour this autumn, the returning indie veterans New Order have revealed that their upcoming album will feature a number of guest stars from musical past and present.

Music Complete, their ninth studio album, will be coming out on September 25th, the band confirmed last month. On Tuesday (July 7th), however, they teased some more details about the album’s sound, and that it will contain appearances from Brandon Flowers, Iggy Pop and La Roux.

Iggy PopIggy Pop is one of the guest stars who'll appear on the upcoming New Order album 'Music Complete'

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Super Duper Alice Cooper Trailer


It's fair to say that Vincent Furnier made musical history when he became Alice Cooper; an androgynous shock rocker who spent his teenage years pursuing a career in rock, and certainly not following in his preacher father's footsteps. From his inception, Alice Cooper went against the grain of what is accepted in modern music with over-the-top, gore-filled live shows which at one point saw a chicken get unwittingly murdered by his audience. However, the fun soon got out of hand when Alice Cooper and his band got fully submerged in the rock 'n' roll world of alcohol and drug abuse. Setting up the drinking club The Hollywood Vampires, Alice Cooper would be hospitalised more than once for his substance abuse issues, getting so obsessed with that world that he would not even be able to remember large chunks of his recording career.

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Iggy Pop Talks U2, Free Music And That Insurance Advert, During John Peel Lecture


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Punk icon Iggy Pop has criticised U2 for their free album give away, while also addressing the culture of file sharing during this year’s John Peel Lecture. Hosted by BBC Music, the annual lecture is held in memory of the late radio DJ who helped popularised punk music in Britain.

iggy PopIggy Pop gave this year's John Peel lecture

Speaking about the Irish band’s decision to give away free copies of their new album to to over 500 million iTunes customers, Pop said, “The people who don’t want the free U2 download are trying to say, ‘Don’t try to force me,’ and they’ve got a point. Part of the process when you buy something from an artist, it’s kind of an anointing, you are giving that person love.”

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Could Daniel Radcliffe Successfully Play Iggy Pop?


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Following Daniel Radcliffe's recent announcement that he wouldn't mind playing the unpredictable and irrational Iggy Pop in a film, it's interesting to wonder whether Radcliffe could actually pull off the part of the drug-addled rock star. 

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Daniel Radcliffe admits there are similarities between him and Iggy Pop

The comment came from an interview with radio host Eric J Lawrence, in which Radcliffe stated "we've got a similar, gnarly sort of, slightly strange skinny bodies." Perhaps the twenty five year old's star power would be the perfect draw for an Iggy Pop film, as the last time Pop was portrayed on screen was by Foo Fighters drummer, Taylor Hawkins last year. The film, CBGB, received negative reviews, with review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes rating the film only 6%. 

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Raw Power: Remembering The Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton


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In the words of his Stooges bandmate Iggy Pop, Scott Asheton ‘left a huge legacy to the world’. The 64 year old drummer of the influential early punk band died on Saturday (March 15, 2014) leaving the music world in mourning. As stars line up to pay their respects we remember The Stooges drummer and the music he left behind. 

The Stooges Rock and Roll Hall of FameScott Asheton (in baseball cap), alongside Iggy Pop at The Stooges Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

'Scott Asheton passed away. Stooges albums on full’, the words tweeted by Black Flag’s Henry Rollins after learning of the death of Scott Asheton. Like Rollins, many fans and famous admirers have taken to twitter to express their feelings on not only the drummer but what the music of The Stooges meant to them. The band have taken on legendary status since their formation in 1967 when Asheton, his brother Ron, Dave Alexander and the then James Osterberg, better known as Iggy Pop came together to change rock and roll.

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Iggy Pop Says Farewell To "Dear Friend" Scott Asheton


Iggy Pop The Stooges

Iggy Pop has led the tributes to his late friend and band-mate, The Stooges drummer Scott Asheton, who has died aged 64. Pop confirmed the news on his Facebook page on Sunday (March 16, 2014), saying, "He was like my brother. I have never heard anyone play the drums with more meaning."

Iggy PopIggy Pop Has Paid Tribute To His Friend and Bandmate Scott Asheton

Asheton was an integral part of the pioneering punk band The Stooges from their early says in Detroit in the late 1960s. His bother Ron - with whom he co-founded the band - died in 2009.

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Iggy Pop

Date of birth

21st April, 1947

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.71






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