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Iggy Pop Pines For His Poor Days

Rock legend Iggy Pop pines for his poor days as a young musician living in dives.The punk icon has been famous for more than 40 years, after shooting to fame with his band The Stooges,...

Iggy Pop Compares Music To Cheap Drinks

Iggy Pop compares today's music to ''cheap drinks you get in a bad supermarket.''The 'Lust for Life' rocker is wary of today's rock stars, and thinks most modern records are missing integrity and authenticity. He...

Off Festival 2012: Iggy And The Stooges And Kim Gordon To Perform At Polish Festival

OFF Festival 2012 have announced more acts playing at the event in the summer. The House of Love, King Creosote, Jon Hopkins, and Nerwowe Wakacje are just a few of the names that will be...

Carl Barat: Libertines Will Perform Again

Carl Barat is ''sure'' The Libertines will perform together again.The 'Time For Heroes' hitmakers - Carl, Pete Doherty, Gary Powell and John Hassall - have not shared a stage since their one-off comeback shows at...

Mike Kelley Found Dead At Los Angeles Home, Aged 57

The contemporary artist Mike Kelley has been found dead at his Los Angeles home at the age of 57. BBC News reports today (February 2, 2012) that the Gagosian gallery, who represented him, have released...

Iggy Pop Is Record Store Day Ambassador

Punk icon Iggy Pop is giving a boost to struggling music stores as the newly-appointed ambassador of Record Store Day 2012.The Stooges star is championing small shops ahead of the celebration on 21 April (12),...

Florence + The Machine Announce Us Tour

Florence + the Machine have announced a string of US tour dates.The 'No Light, No Light' hitmakers insist the shows will not be "extravagant", opting instead to focus on the strength of the music during...

Johnny Depp's Guards Accused Of Tackling Woman

Johnny Depp is wanted for questioning by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) regarding an alleged incident involving his bodyguards and a disabled woman. The 'Rum Diary' actor attended an Iggy Pop concert at the...

Johnny Depp's Bodyguard Accused Of Injuring Gig-goer

One of Johnny Depp's bodyguards has been accused of injuring a woman at an Iggy Pop concert after she strayed too close to the actor, according to a U.S. report.Robyn Ecker, 52, has filed a...

Cee Lo Green Inspired By Jacksons

Cee Lo Green's life changed when he saw The Jacksons perform.The 'Forget You' hitmaker was taken to see the singing siblings - formed by late King of Pop Michael Jackson - when he was a...

Iggy Pop Breaks Foot

Punk icons The Stooges have been forced to postpone their upcoming U.S. tour to allow frontman Iggy Pop to recover from a broken foot he sustained during a concert last month (Aug11).The group was performing...

Iggy Pop And Williamson Write New Tracks

Iggy Pop and his The Stooges bandmate James Williamson have written an album's worth of new material.Punk legend Pop invited the guitarist to his house in Miami, Florida earlier this year (10) where they came...

Iggy Pop Writing New Tracks

Iggy Pop has been working on new songs with The Stooges.The 'Lust for Life' singer has been writing tracks with guitarist James Williamson, who played on the group's definitive 1973 album 'Raw Power' and rejoined...

Slash Records With Mary J. Blige

Slash has recorded a track with Mary J. Blige. The 'Paradise City' rocker went back into the studio this week to start work on his second solo album, and has recorded a session with Mike...

Slash Starts Second Solo Album

Slash has started work on his second solo album. The 'By the Sword' rocker tweeted this morning (03.08.11) to say production has begun on the record, after arriving back in Los Angeles from playing a...

Kesha's Prolific Output

Kesha has written "about 200" songs in preparation for her second album. The 'Tik Tok' singer's experiences touring around the world have inspired a creative surge and she has now prepared so many tracks she...

Alice Cooper Scared Of Brian Wilson

Alice Cooper was too afraid to argue with Brian Wilson.The 63-year-old rocker and his pal Iggy Pop were left bemused when they visited the former Beach Boys star at home and he played for them...

Kate Moss Wedding: Supermodel Marries In John Galliano Dress

Kate Moss married he rock star beau Jamie Hince this morning in Southrop, England. The ceremony took place in the picturesque Cotswolds setting of St Peter's Church, and Kate Moss looking stunning in a dress...

Brandon Flowers Performs With Bandmate

Brandon Flowers was joined on stage by his Killers bandmate Mike Stoermer during a solo show yesterday (01.07.11).The 'Crossfire' singer was midway through his set of material from his recent solo album 'Flamingo' when he...

Kate Moss Wedding Has Village On Lockdown

Kate Moss's wedding to the British rocker Jamie Hince has seen the quiet village of Southrop on lockdown with disgruntled residents being stopped at roadblocks and redirected by security staff, reports the UK's Daily Mail....

Kasabian Rock Isle Of Wight

Kasabian closed the Isle of Wight Festival in style last night (12.06.11).The British band ended their headline slot by blasting out 2009 single 'Fire' to more than 70,000 rain-soaked fans, and entertained the crowd with...

Kate Moss Ends Hen Party With Luxury Dinner

Kate Moss' friends paid for her to enjoy a luxury meal at the end of her hen party yesterday (12.06.11).The 37-year-old supermodel - who is set to wed The Kills frontman Jamie Hince on July...

Alice Cooper Thinks Kids ''Afraid'' To Rock

Alice Cooper thinks the kids of today are "afraid" to rock.The 'Elected' singer pioneered the shock rock genre with his theatrical shows which famously featured him having his head 'guillotined' off, but he feels the...

Iggy Pop Promotes Seal Campaign At Festival

Iggy Pop used his performance at Britain's Isle of Wight Festival to promote his campaign against seal clubbing in Canada.The punk pioneer is a keen supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' drive...

Iggy Pop Joined Onstage By Dancing Stars At Isle Of Wight Festival

Iggy Pop treated revellers at Britain's Isle of Wight festival to a special musical guest during his band The Stooges' set on Saturday (11Jun11) - Dave Grohl joined his pal onstage.The Foo Fighters frontman was...

Carine Roitfeld: 'Iggy Pop Has Great Style'

Carine Roitfeld is aware of her resemblance to rocker Iggy Pop.The former editor-in-chief of French Vogue admitted people often compare her to the 64-year-old 'Real Wild Child' hitmaker, famed for his olive skin, bulging veins,...

Prince Announces First UK Show In Four Years

Prince is to play his first UK show in four years at the Hop Farm Festival. The 'Little Red Corvette' rocker will headline the newly announced third day of the event on July 3, which...

Duff Mckagan Wants Prince Duet

Duff McKagan is keen to collaborate with Prince.The former Guns 'N Roses bassist - who now performs wtth rock bands Velvet Revolver and Loaded - admitted while there are a whole host of stars he...

Tony Danza Shares Birthday With The Queen

Tony Danza, the Italian-American actor, is celebrating his 60th birthday today, the same day that Queen Elizabeth Ii turns 85. The actor rose to fame playing the cab driver turned part time boxer 'Tony Banta'...

Iggy Pop Pays Tribute To Late The Stooges Guitarist

Iggy Pop hushed the crowd at his band The Stooges' tribute show for late guitarist Ron Asheton on Tuesday night (19Apr11) to give his own heartfelt thanks to his late pal.The punk icon and his...

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