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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...

Iggy Pop Unsure Of The Stooges' Future After Asheton Death

Iggy Pop has cast doubt on the future of his rock band The Stooges following the tragic death of Scott Asheton, insisting the group won't feel the same without the drummer and his brother.The punk...

Raw Power: Remembering The Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton

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)...

Iggy Pop Says Farewell To "Dear Friend" Scott Asheton

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),...

Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton Dies Aged 64

Iggy Pop has paid tribute to The Stooges' drummer Scott Asheton, who died on Saturday (15.03.14). Scott - who retired from the band temporarily in 2011 after a stroke, but returned for their 2013 album...

Stars Perform At Tibetan Culture Benefit

Rock icons Iggy Pop, New Order and Patti Smith took to the stage in New York City on Tuesday night (11Mar14) to headline the 24th annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert.The event, in aid of...

Iggy Pop Plays Joy Division Classics With New Order At Tibet Concert

Iggy Pop was backed by New Order for a rendition of classic Joy Division tracks including Love Will Tear Us Apart at the 24th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert at New York's Carnegie Hall...

Iggy Pop To Take Over Jarvis Cocker's Bbc Radio Spot

Iggy Pop has landed a year-long British radio show after signing on to temporarily replace Pulp star Jarvis Cocker as the singer takes a break from his popular Bbc 6 Music programme.Cocker will cut short...

Iggy Pop Calls On Michigan Governor To Halt Wolf Hunting

Punk icon Iggy Pop has made an impassioned plea to the governor of his native Michigan, urging the politician to stop wolf hunting in the state and prevent the "senseless killing" of the animals.The Lust...

Iggy Pop Is Hitting The Radio Waves With Bbc 6music

He’s not exactly associated with Christmas, but Iggy Pop will be hosting two special festival shows on BBC 6Music.It’s all part of a line up that includes Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of The Clash...

Iggy Pop Taking To The Airwaves For Festive Radio Specials

Rock legend Iggy Pop is giving music fans a special gift this festive season by hosting two shows on U.K. radio.The punk icon will take to the airwaves as part of a special Christmas line-up...

Lou Reed Died Peacefully

Lou Reed died ''looking at the trees'' while doing Tai Chi. The legendary Velvet Underground musician passed away from liver cancer at his home in New York last Sunday (27.10.13), and his wife, Laurie Anderson,...

Stars Pay Tribute To Lou Reed

Stars have rushed to pay tribute to Lou Reed, who passed away yesterday (27.10.13).The former Velvet Underground star died from complications stemming from a liver transplant earlier this year, and ex-bandmates, friends and fans have...

Iggy Pop Replaces Roger Daltrey In Wonderland

Iggy Pop will replace fellow rocker Roger Daltrey as the voice of a caterpillar in a new Tv series.The Lust For Life singer has joined the cast of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland....

“50,000 Bands And 1 Disgusting Bathroom" - Rupert Grint Stars In Cbgb [Trailer + Pictures]

The highly anticipated movie surrounding New York’s infamous CBGB club is getting closer, and we’ve got some fantastic film stills to whet your punk-rock appetite. Rupert Grint stars alongside his Harry Potter nemsis Alan Rickman...

Iggy Pop & Yoko Ono Team Up To Record Track For The Animals

Iggy Pop and Yoko Ono have teamed up on record to benefit a Miami, Florida animal rescue organisation.The pair hit the stage together as part of an Ono tribute gig in Los Angeles in 2010...

Ageing Rocker Iggy Pop Quits Stage-diving

Punk rocker Iggy Pop has toned down his live shows in his old age after suffering a number of injuries while stage-diving last year (12).The 66 year old has been known for his crazy onstage...

Iggy Pop Feels 'Crazy' About America

Iggy Pop's new music lashes out at America.The so-called 'Godfather of Punk', who released his fifth album 'Ready To Die' with The Stooges earlier this year, wanted to include tracks that mock his home country.Speaking...

Iggy Pop: Ready To Die Explores 'Glory' Of Recovering From Depression

Iggy Pop wrote 'Ready To Die' about the ''glory'' of recovering from depression.The 67-year-old rocker chose the title of The Stooges' follow-up album from 2007's 'The Weirdness' after battling with the illness himself and has...

Iggy Pop: James Williamson Is A 'Brutal' Guitarist

Iggy Pop describes James Williamson as a ''brutal'' guitarist.The Stooges frontman notices distinctive differences between his bandmate's instrumental skills compared to original guitar player Ron Asheton, who passed away in 2009, and feels there is...

Super-human Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop is ''almost super-human''The punk rock singer is still giving his all at every performance, despite being 66, and astounds even his own band, The Stooges, with his energy. Guitarist James Williamson told FasterLouder.com.au:...

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