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Iggy Pop Goes Wild On American Idol

Iggy Pop gave a typically wild performance on last night's American Idol. The 63-year-old Iggy And The Stooges front man left 'Idol judge Jennifer Lopez red faced after "gyrating his hips" just inches from her...

Iggy Pop Urges University Of Michigan To Stop Experimenting On Animals

Punk icon Iggy Pop has fired off a letter to officials at the University of Michigan urging them to stop using laboratory animals in its Survival Flight course.The Lust For Life singer, who attended the...

Lady Gaga Loves Left Tattoos

Lady Gaga only has tattoos on the left side of her body to please her father.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker made the decision to only be inked on one side so she can look "slightly...

Morrissey To Headline Hop Farm Festival

Morrissey has been announced as headliner of this year's Hop Farm Festival.The 'Every Day Is Like Sunday' singer will headline the Saturday night of the British festival, held on July 1 and 2, alongside 'Hotel...

Mccartney Working On Surfing Film

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is working on a secret surf movie with the Aussie who taught IGGY POP how to hang 10.The former Beatle befriended Jack MCCoy over lunch after the surfing pioneer asked MCCartney for...

The Stooges Refusing To Record New Album

Fans have been warned not to expect any more albums from IGGY POP and THE STOOGES - the band now sees full-length recordings as "irrelevant", according to guitarist JAMES WILLIAMSON.The group has only released four...

Pop's Drummer Dead After Hit-and-run

IGGY POP's former drummer ALEX KIRST has died following a hit-and-run accident in Cathedral City, California.The 47 year old was hit by an SUV while he was out walking last week (13Jan11) - and left...

Slash Brings Genres Together

Slash said he's so successful because he's not afraid to embrace a number of different musical genres. The legendary guitar player said his eclectic approach is the reason his self-titled debut album - released earlier...

Iggy Pop Shelves His Own Biopic

IGGY POP has pulled the plug on a biopic because filmmakers wanted him to be involved in the promotion of the project.The Passenger was to star Elijah Wood as the Stooges leader, but now Pop...

Lady Gaga To Perform At Lennon Celebration

Lady Gaga and Iggy Pop will take part in a performance to mark John Lennon's 70th birthday.The late musician's wife, Yoko Ono, is organising two concerts with her We Are Plastic Ono Band in Los...

Steve Jones Almost A Stooge

Former Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones nearly joined Iggy and The Stooges last year. The punk musician was in line to become the group's guitarist after original band member Ron Asheton passed away last year...

Jarmusch Planning Stooges Documentary

Moviemaker JIM JARMUSCH is planning a new movie about IGGY POP's punk icons THE STOOGES.The reformed group approached Jarmusch to capture the essence of the band in a documentary and the director is onboard. He...

Clooney's Girl Explains Aniston Tweet

GEORGE CLOONEY's Italian girlfriend ELISABETTA CANALIS has addressed a Twitter.com mix-up, in which she inadvertently appeared to be agreeing that JENNIFER ANISTON looks like wrinkly rocker IGGY POP.The model and TV personality didn't realise what...

Lindsay Lohan Crashes Pop Concert

Lindsay Lohan crashed an Iggy Pop concert on Wednesday (12.05.10) night. The troubled actress made her way into a Ray-Ban sponsored event with a large number of friends after swearing at door staff to let...

Pop Is Top In Ugly Survey

Wrinkly rocker IGGY POP has the ugliest face in showbiz, according to a new poll.The 63-year-old Stooges star has landed the dishonour in a survey of celebrities the public believes has the "worst" face. The...

Iggy Pop's Arty Beginning

Iggy Pop said when The Stooges started they were "too wildly arty and creative".The legendary frontman of the US punk group - famed for their primal rock and uncompromising, simple songs - had a highbrow...

Slash Too Shy To Approach Singers

Slash was scared to call up stars and ask them to guest on his solo record. The former Guns 'N' Roses guitarist is set to release his debut solo album - which features a range...

Iggy Pop Quits Stage Diving After New York Flop

IGGY POP has vowed to quit crowd surfing following an unfortunate incident in New York which left him battered and bruised.The veteran rocker is well known for leaping into the audience at his gigs, but...

Abba Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

The Stooges, Genesis, ABBA, The Hollies and Jimmy Cliff were inducted into the Rock 'N' Roll hall of fame last night (15.03.10).The legendary performers were all honoured with a dinner in New York, and representatives...

Vedder & Green Day Give Iggy & The Stooges A Hall Of Fame Boost

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER and the members of GREEN DAY showed their punk rock credentials at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony when they joined IGGY POP and THE STOOGES onstage.Pop...

Iggy And The Stooges Banned From The UK

Iggy and The Stooges were not allowed into the UK when they first appeared at the border. The legendary rock group - fronted by Iggy Pop - were relocated from Michigan in the US to...

Slash Bored By Bureaucracy

Slash spent more time dealing with bureaucracy than recording for his new album.The former Guns 'N' Roses guitarist assembled an all-star cast for his first solo effort, 'Slash', but says although it meant a lot...

Iggy Pop Wants Xmas Hit

Iggy Pop wants to release a Christmas single.The 'Lust For Life' singer would love to add a festive hit to his catalogue and considers recording a version of Bing Crosby's seasonal classic 'White Christmas' every...

Abba's Hall Of Fame Nod

Benny Andersson never expected ABBA to make it to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The four piece Swedish band - who are set to join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next...

Iggy Pop Finds 'Lost' Stooges Material

Iggy Pop is to record a host of 'lost' Stooges songs.The legendary singer has recently reconciled with Iggy and the Stooges guitarist James Williamson and the pair are keen to record songs they wrote together...

Iggy Pop Honoured

Rock icon IGGY POP is to be crowned a 'living legend' at this year's Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards.The Stooges frontman has been singled out for the prize and will join a list of...

Williamson Rejoins The Stooges To Replace Asheton

IGGY POP has revamped his band THE STOOGES by inviting former guitarist JAMES WILLIAMSON to join a reunion following the death of RON ASHETON.Williamson, who hasn't performed since The Stooges split in 1974, was considering...

Jet Singer Collapses On Stage

JET frontman Nic Cester collapsed on stage last night (10.08.09).The Australian rocker was half-way through a concert at London's Hard Rock Café when he suddenly fell to the ground.He quickly stood up, joking he had...

Iggy Pop's Rock Album Retreat

IGGY POP retreated to a countryside hideaway to pen songs for his new album - in a desperate bid to escape his wild lifestyle.The punk icon - who's blasted the state of modern rock music...

Iggy Pop Blasts Brainy Rockers

Iggy Pop hates rock stars who "think they've got brains".The legendary singer - dubbed 'the godfather of punk' for the sound he created with garage band The Stooges - has blasted pretentious musicians for airing...

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