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Debbie Harry Wishes She'd Written A Muse Song

Debbie Harry wishes she had written a Muse song.The Blondie frontwoman has praised the rock band - comprised of Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme, and Dominic Howard - for having ''beautiful songs'', and picked them out...

Lulu Jokes Her James Bond Theme Is 'As Bad' As Madonna's

Lulu has joked that her James Bond theme song is just ''as bad'' as Madonna's effort.The 68-year-old 'Shout' hitmaker is a member of an exclusive club of artists, which includes Sam Smith, Adele, Dame Shirley...

Iggy Pop Gets 'The Creeps' Thinking About Drugs Now He's Sober

The Lust for Life hitmaker used to be known for his wild lifestyle both on and off the stage, but at 69, the singer has settled into a clean and healthy lifestyle -...

Patti Smith And Iggy Pop To Appear In Terrence Malick's New Rock Film

The rockers will join actors Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender, and Natalie Portman in the movie about two rock 'n' roll songwriters trying to achieve success in Austin, Texas. Mara and Gosling...

Ben Walton's Top Ten Albums Of 2016

Some great bands made awful albums and other surprising bands put out great work.Putting this list together was pretty hard work and near misses on the top ten go to CRX, Banks and Steelz, Suede...

Iris North's Top Rock Albums Of 2016

Rock royalty deaths easily earned the "least favorite musical moments of 2016" award. Despite the loss of talented artists, the music that came into being in 2016 had quite a few highlights. Here are ten...

Iggy Pop & Danger Mouse Team Up For Matthew Mcconaughey Film Theme

The odd couple collaborated on Gold, the theme tune for the upcoming drama about a geologist searching for gold in Indonesia. The pair co-wrote the tune with director Stephan Gaghan and composer...

Niall Horan Working With Don Was

Niall Horan has been working with Rolling Stones producer Don Was. The 23-year-old singer was introduced to the 64-year-old star through his pal Ronnie Wood and has gone on to record an acoustic version of...

Iggy Pop's Radio Tribute To Bowie

Iggy Pop has paid tribute to David Bowie with a special radio show.The 'Lust for Life' singer discussed his memories of his late friend - who died of cancer in January - and had a...

Iggy Pop: 'I'll Step Back From Music Soon'

The 69-year-old singer has been a big name in the music industry since the late Sixties, and frequently hit headlines due to his partying and drug taking over the years. But while Iggy is still...

Iggy Pop: 'I Feel Better Now Than I Did At 18'

The rock star turns 70 in April next year (17), but is still on top form despite his former reckless antics involving partying and drugs. During a discussion at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity,...

Arctic Monkeys Star Matt Helders' Iggy Pop Pictures On Display

The drummer was recruited to Iggy's band as the former Stooges frontman recorded his acclaimed new album Post Pop Depression with Queens of the Stone Age leader Josh Homme, and he came armed...

Iggy Pop's Eyesight Forcing Punk Hero To Slow Down

The punk icon, who turns 69 later this month (Apr16), is currently touring to promote his acclaimed new album Post Pop Depression, and admits his astigmatism has forced him to slow down onstage....

Iggy Pop Scores First Solo Number One In U.s.

Post Pop Depression, which the punk icon recorded with Queens of the Stone Age star Josh Homme, has debuted at the top of the Billboard Rock Albums chart. It's the former Stooges...

Iggy Pop Explains Naked Art

The 68-year-old rocker has never been shy about getting his lithe body out on stage, and despite has advancing years still appears sans his shirt at gigs. Iggy took things one step further by stripping...

Iggy Pop Goes Nude For Art

The veteran punk rocker is known for performing without a shirt on, but last week (21Feb16), he took things to a new level by shedding all his clothes for a life drawing class...

Iggy Pop Pays Tribute To Bowie At Tibet House Gig

Backed by the Patti Smith Group, the punk icon performed Bowie's Jean Genie and Tonight - the song he co-wrote with the Thin White Duke for his Lust For Life album - at...

Iggy Pop Drops Retirement Hint

The veteran rocker has teamed up with the Queens Of The Stone Age frontman to produce a new album titled Post Pop Depression, and they are planning to head out on tour together...

Iggy Pop's Wife Bought Him Pyjamas To Prevent Flashing Josh Homme

The 68-year-old, who performs topless, typically sleeps in the nude and his wife Nina feared he would give Josh and the other members of their new supergroup, Post Pop Depression, a shock if...

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

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...

Iggy Pop & Josh Homme Create New Supergroup

Post Pop Depression will release a self-titled album in March (16) and tour, according to The New York Times. The punk icon reveals he and Homme started recording together at the beginning...

Iggy Pop & Elton John Add Tributes To David Bowie

The music world was stunned by the news of the singer/songwriter's death and many of his closest friends, peers and collaborators have poured out tributes since the news broke on Monday (11Jan16)....

Iggy And The Stooges Saxophonist Steve Mackay Dies At 66

Iggy and The Stooges saxophonist Steve Mackay has died aged 66.The Michigan-born musician was admitted into hospital in Daly City, California, last month with sepsis, an infection that can lead to organ failure, but it...

The Stooges Collaborator Steve Mackay Dies At 66

The saxophonist had been hospitalised in California in September (15) with life-threatening infection sepsis, a complication that can lead to multiple organ failure, and on Sunday (11Oct15), Iggy announced he had passed away....

Slash For Bizarre GutterdäMmerung Movie

Slash is set to star in a bizarre ''dark fairytale'' movie.The iconic guitarist is the latest musician to join the strange 'Gutterdämmerung' film, which has been described as a ''rock 'n' roll/film/gig concept'' from visual...

Kylie Minogue Recruits Iggy Pop For Christmas Album

The Spinning Around singer was rumoured to be making the Christmas disc in September (15) and reports suggested she had been in the studio with her sister Dannii to record some covers....

Kylie Minogue To Release Christmas Album

Kylie Minogue is releasing a Christmas album.The pop star has been snowed under recording classic Yule Tide tracks for her LP 'Kylie Christmas' and will be joined by her sister Dannii Minogue for a duet...

Alice Cooper: I Came Within Two Or Three Weeks Of Dying

Alice Cooper was told he would die if he didn't give up alcohol. The 'Poison' hitmaker revealed he was drinking so heavily at one point that his doctor gave him an ultimatum that if he...

Iggy Pop Features In Tony Wilson Video Tribute

Wilson, a co-founder of Factory Records and the man behind famed U.K. dance club The Hacienda, was best known for promoting bands from his native Manchester, England, including New Order and Happy Mondays....

New Order Unveil New Song

New Order have unveiled the first song from their new album.Then band - featuring Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman - have premiered 'Restless' online, with the track being their...

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