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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:...

Iggy And The Stooges Ready Or Die Faces The Critics

Iggy Pop by rights should be long dead by now, given the rock and roll lifestyle he’s led during near 50 years of pushing his body to the limit in the name of punk, so...

The Flaming Lips And Ke$ha Record Album

The Flaming Lips and Ke$ha are making an album together.The indie rockers and the outspoken singer had such a ''blast'' the last time they worked together they have decided to team up again to record...

Ke$ha Was A Serial Breaker-and-enterer

Ke$ha was a ''serial breaker-and-enterer'' when she was younger. The 'Tik Tok' star was desperate to get her early tracks heard, and would stop at nothing to get the biggest stars to listen to her...

Rod Stewart & Iggy Pop Make It Onto Dull Men Of The Year List

Rod Stewart and Iggy Pop have been named Dull Men of the Year.The rockers have made the Dull Men's Club 2013 list for cooing about their love of model railways and slippers. Stewart is a...

Iggy Pop Wants David Bowie's Level Of Privacy

Iggy Pop wants to have David Bowie's level of privacy in his own life.The rock icons haven't spoken in a decade, which Iggy puts down to the 'Where Are We Now?' hitmaker's privacy - and...

Iggy Pop And David Bowie's Friendship To Hit The Big Screen In Biopic

Iggy Pop and David Bowie's friendship in 1970s West Berlin, Germany is to be explored in a new biopic adapted from two acclaimed biographies of the rockers.Lust For Life will focus on the pair's legendary...

An Impressive Display From The Rolling Stones At Brooklyn’S Barclays Centre

With a stage set inside the bands trademark open-lips logo, The Rolling Stones put on an impressive display at Brooklyn’s new Barclays Centre on Saturday night (December 8, 2012). The band may have 50 years...

Ke$ha's 'Spirit Journey' For Warrior

Ke$ha dived with sharks to get inspiration for 'Warrior'. The 'Die Young' singer went around the world on a ''spirit journey,'' getting close to nature to prepare for writing her second album. She told the...

The Rolling Stones Get Help From Mary J. Blige At London's O2 Arena

Mary J. Blige had ''so much fun'' appearing in the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary concert.The 'No More Drama' singer took to the stage at London's 02 arena last night (25.11.12) to join the band -...

Ke$ha Cried Meeting Iggy Pop

Pop star Ke$Ha felt like a fool the first time she met punk idol Iggy Pop because she broke down in tears.The TiK ToK hitmaker invited the legendary rocker to join her in the recording...

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