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Queen Named Band Of The Year At Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards

Queen have been named Band of the Year at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification awards.Icons in rock music from past and present were celebrated at the event at The Avalon...

Noel Gallagher And Johnny Marr Team Up On Classic Tracks

Noel Gallagher joined his rock star pal Johnny Marr onstage on Thursday night (23Oct14) to 'duet' on classic tracks by Iggy Pop and The Smiths.The former Oasis star walked onstage to massive cheers for the...

Iggy Pop Hides Art Collection From Thieves

Rocker Iggy Pop had to mothball his priceless collection of Haitian art following a burglary at his home.The Lust for Life hitmaker was targeted by thieves when he was touring the world with his band...

Iggy Pop Unveils Sailor Jerry Clothing Line

Iggy Pop has unveiled his clothing line for Sailor Jerry.The 'Passenger' hitmaker has designed a range of three exclusive items entitled 'The Flash Collection by Iggy Pop' for the spiced rum brand which goes on...

Iggy Pop Scales Down Touring

Rock veteran Iggy Pop is scaling down his tour schedule for the sake of his health after the deaths of his peers Lou Reed and Tommy Ramone.The Lust for Life hitmaker has been regularly performing...

Iggy Pop Says New U2 Album Is A 'Veiled Advert'

Iggy Pop says U2's latest album, 'Songs of Innocence', is a ''veiled advert''.The Stooges vocalist says that although the album was made available to Apple's iTunes customers free of charge, it would be inaccurate to...

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

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...

Iggy Pop Launches Funding Campaign For Dario Argento Film

Iggy Pop has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for Dario Argento's next film.The punk rocker has been cast by the Italian horror mastermind to play the evil lead in his proposed movie 'The...

Jfk Assassination Wrecked Iggy Pop's Political Dreams

Punk icon Iggy Pop gave up his dreams of becoming a politician in his native Detroit, Michigan following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.The Lust For Life hitmaker admits he grew up wanting to...

Iggy Pop To Play The Sandman In Horror Master Argento's New Film

Iggy Pop has been cast as the eye-stealing Sandman in horror movie maestro Dario Argento's new film.The director and his star are now helping producers raise the money needed to make low-budget horror movie The...

Iggy Pop Designs Charity Guitar

Iggy Pop, Michael Stipe and Matt Bellamy have designed guitars for charity.The musical trio are among a host of famous faces - which also includes Eurythmics star Dave Stewart, former Cure guitarist Pearl Thompson, film...

Iggy Pop, Michael Stipe And Matt Bellamy Design Custom Guitars For Charity

Rockers Iggy Pop, Michael Stipe and Matt Bellamy are among the stars who have designed custom Carparelli guitars for a charity benefiting children who live in war zones.The instruments will be auctioned off at Bonhams...

Iggy Pop To Give Lecture On Free Music

Iggy Pop is to give a lecture on the controversial subject of free music at a radio conference in the U.K. next month (Oct14).The punk icon, who hosts a Bbc radio show, will give the...

Iggy Pop Designs Clothing Collection

Rocker Iggy Pop has designed a collection for a clothing line inspired by legendary tattooist Sailor Jerry.The punk icon has teamed up with Sailor Jerry Clothing to create its 2014 The Flash Collection, which comprises...

Kim Kardashian West Wins Woman Of The Year Award

Kim Kardashian West was crowned Woman of the Year at the GQ Awards on Monday night (02.09.14). The 33-year-old reality TV star took to the stage at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in...

Iggy Pop Teams Up With Sailor Jerry

Iggy Pop has teamed up with Sailor Jerry to create his own clothing line.The 'Passenger' hitmaker has designed a range of three exclusive items entitled 'The Flash Collection by Iggy Pop' - including a version...

Could Daniel Radcliffe Successfully Play Iggy Pop?

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...

Daniel Radcliffe Keen To Play Iggy Pop Onscreen

Daniel Radcliffe has put himself forward as a young Iggy Pop because he'd love to play the punk icon on the big screen.A big fan of punk music, the Harry Potter star admits he'd relish...

Gerard Way Explains Mcr Split

Gerard Way was too depressed to continue with My Chemical Romance.The 'Black Parade' rockers split in March 2013, and the frontman admits he knew it was time to call it a day because the band...

Deryck Whibley Staying Sober With Help Of Iggy Pop And Tommy Lee

Rocker Deryck Whibley is overcoming his booze battle with the help of reformed hellraisers Iggy Pop and Tommy Lee.In May (14), the Sum 41 star revealed he had been hospitalised in an intensive care unit...

Amnesty Say Sorry For Using Iggy Pop’S Face On Anti-torture Campaign

Amnesty International have apologised for using the likeness of Iggy Pop on an anti-torture campaign in Belgium. The poster featured The Stooges frontman as a battered, bruised figure, quoting him as saying Justin Bieber was...

Amnesty International Bosses Apologise To Iggy Pop Over Bieber Ad

Amnesty International bosses have apologised to Iggy Pop for attributing a statement to him about Justin Bieber as part of an anti-torture campaign.The billboard, which featured a photo of the punk icon's beaten face, suggested...

Johnny Depp Doesn't Want To Be Safe

Johnny Depp changes his look for film roles because he doesn't want to play it ''safe''.The Hollywood icon is famed for his radical character transformations - namely as eccentric swashbuckler Captain Jack Sparrow in 'Pirates...

Johnny Depp Recalls Bad Jobs

Johnny Depp was a terrible telemarketer.The 'Transcendence' star tried out a multitude of jobs before finding fame as an actor, but none was less suited to him than selling pens to strangers over the phone...

The Stooges Rocker James Williamson Resurrects Lost Album

The Stooges rocker James Williamson has resurrected a collection of songs he wrote with Iggy Pop four decades ago.The iconic punk band enjoyed a prolific creative period while they toured their now-legendary 1973 album Raw...

Johnny Depp Claims Music Is A 'Lifesaver'

Johnny Depp says making music is a ''lifesaver''.The Hollywood star's ''first love'' was rock 'n' roll after getting a guitar aged just 12 and after years devoted to his film career, the 'Rum Diary' actor...

Iggy Pop: 'I Miss My Parents'

Rock wildman Iggy Pop wishes his parents had lived long enough to enjoy his success.The punk icon fears his folks died believing their foul-mouthed son would never achieve his dreams. In a candid new...

Espressos Help Get Iggy Pop Through High-energy Gigs

Punk icon Iggy Pop gulps down espressos before gigs so he has the energy to perform full sets like an aged wildman.The 66-year-old Lust For Life singer is known for his crazy stage antics that...

Iggy Pop Wants To Die By Shark Attack

Iggy Pop says he would rather be eaten by a shark than die in an old people's home.The 66-year-old Stooges frontman ''seriously'' hates the idea of entering into ''assisted living'' as a pensioner and claims...

Iggy Pop Hopes For Shark Attack Death

Punk icon Iggy Pop is hoping for a death at sea, courtesy of a hungry shark.The Lust for Life singer, 66, admits he hates the idea of dying in a nursing home in his 90s...

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