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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...

Pop's Rant Against Modern Rock

IGGY POP has blasted the state of modern rock music, blaming SMASHING PUMPKINS and LIMP BIZKIT for lowering standards.The Lust for Life hitmaker started a backlash against the genre on his website by branding certain...

Pop: 'I Wish I Was Dumb Enough To Enjoy Drugs'

Former addict IGGY POP hated his days as a drug-addled hellraiser - because he wasn't "dumb enough" to fully enjoy a high.The punk idol battled for years with substance abuse and a growing need for...

Iggy Pop's Raw Reunion

Iggy Pop is set to reform the original line-up of The Stooges to play 'Raw Power'.The 'Lust For Life' star has been in discussions with former guitarist James Williamson about getting together al the members...

Pop Plans To Push On With The Stooges

IGGY POP is considering reteaming with guitarist JAMES WILLIAMSON as THE STOOGES' potential replacement for late rocker RON ASHETON. Asheton, 60, died from a heart attack on 6 January (09) - just months after reconciling with...

Iggy Pop Embarrassed To Be 'Somebody You Can't Help But Like'

IGGY POP has cleared up the embarrassment of appearing in a banned TV ad campaign for an online U.K. insurance company - explaining he found out too late he's someone you can't help but like. The...

Iggy Embarrassed By U.k. Ad Campaign Controversy

Punk icon IGGY POP is "embarrassed" by the furore over banned insurance company ads he shot for the British market. The Lust For Life singer was signed up to represent U.K. firm Swiftcover as part of...

Iggy Pop Plans Christmas Album

IGGY POP is giving Christmas classics a punk rock makeover - he's planning to release a record of holiday tunes. The Stooges frontman has embraced a new musical direction in recent months with an album of...

Iggy Pop's Ad Campaign Axed

A British advertising campaign starring punk icon IGGY POP has been banned after it was branded "misleading". Pop became the unlikely face of Internet insurance company SwiftCover.com earlier this year (Feb09). The promo showed the star...

Jones And Iggy Still Talking About Stooges Plans

Punk icon IGGY POP is taking SEX PISTOLS star STEVE JONES' offer to join THE STOOGES seriously. Jones offered to step in and fill the void left by the death of Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton. He...

Iggy Pop To Release Jazz Album

Hellraiser IGGY POP is deserting his rock roots to record an album of jazz songs. The Stooges frontman claims he is "sick" of uninspiring guitar music, and is embracing a new musical direction inspired by the...

Jones To Join The Stooges?

British punk icon STEVE JONES has offered his services to IGGY POP as the LUST FOR LIFE hitmaker contemplates life after the death of THE STOOGES guitarist RON ASHETON. Asheton, 60, reportedly died from a heart...

Iggy Pop Fronts Car Insurance Firm's New Ads

Punk icon IGGY POP has followed SEX PISTOLS star JOHN LYDON's lead and signed up to front a new TV campaign for a British firm. After Lydon promoted Country Life butter in 2008, Pop has become...

Editors Promise 'Electronic' Album

EDITORS have been discussing their new album, claiming that it will have an "electronic" sound.The Birmingham indie band's last album AN END HAS A START went to number one when it was released in July...

By on 16 January 2009

The Stooges Lead Tributes To Late Asheton

IGGY POP and the remaining members of THE STOOGES have paid tribute to late guitarist RON ASHETON after he was found dead at his Michigan home on Tuesday (06Jan09). The 60-year-old's body was discovered by...

Moby 'Aspired To Be Scientist'

MOBY has confessed that he had aspirations to be a scientist before forging his musical career.The New York-born musician – whose 1999 album PLAY went on to sell five million copies – said he was...

By on 30 December 2008

Rockers Get Ready To Suck In Vampire Film

Rockers MOBY, IGGY POP, ALICE COOPER and HENRY ROLLINS are teaming up to star in a new big-screen project - a horror/comedy about vampires. The slew of rock stars will join actors Malcolm MCDowell and...

Iggy Collaborates With Asian Dub Foundation

Iggy Pop has collaborated with ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION on a cover of THE STOOGES track No Fun.The band managed to get the legendary punk on board for the track after meeting him at a recent...

By on 15 August 2008

Iggy Pop Trashed Grizzly Bear's Dressing Room

The theft of IGGY POP's tour equipment left cult act GRIZZLY BEAR sheltering from a storm in their tourbus - because the punk icon trashed their dressing room after learning his gear was missing. Grizzly...

Iron Maiden Appeal For Return Of Guitar

IRON MAIDEN have appealed for the return of a guitar belonging to the band after it was stolen at a concert in Greece.Via their website, the band have offered a reward of an IRON MAIDEN...

By on 06 August 2008

Stooges' Van Is Found

LATEST: The stolen van belonging to punk icons IGGY POP + THE STOOGES has been recovered - but the band's equipment has yet to be found. The truck - containing the group's gear - was...

Stooges Launch Website For Stolen Gear

LATEST: Punk icons IGGY POP + THE STOOGES have launched a website in a bid to get their stolen equipment back. A truck containing the group's gear was stolen outside their hotel after a concert...

Stooges' Equipment Stolen

IGGY POP and THE STOOGES' world tour is facing a major setback - after a truck containing their musical equipment was stolen. The 15-foot (4.5-metre) vehicle vanished after a concert in Montreal, Canada on Monday...

Iggy Pop's Instruments Stolen

A truck full of instruments belonging to IGGY POP and THE STOOGES has been stolen after they played at a festival in Montreal.Speaking to the Detroit Free Press, the band's road manager Eric Fischer said...

By on 05 August 2008

Noah And The Whale Added To Get Loaded Lineup

Noah and the Whale have been confirmed as the final addition to the Get Loaded in the Park lineup.The nu-folk four piece - whose debut album Peaceful The World Lays Me Down is released on...

By on 04 August 2008

Iggy Pop: 'Tai Chi Keeps Me Fit'

IGGY POP has revealed the secret behind his lean and fit physique at the age of 61 - tai chi and a beautiful girlfriend. The veteran rocker discovered the Chinese martial art in his forties...

New Additions To Get Loaded In The Park Lineup

Electro stars Metronomy and chart-denting grime MC Wiley are among the latest additions to the Get Loaded in the Park lineup.The one-day event takes place on London's Clapham Common on Sunday August 24th and features...

By on 24 July 2008

Madonna Asks Iggy To Vogue For Her

MADONNA has reportedly asked fellow Michigan maverick IGGY POP and his reformed THE STOOGES to perform for her at the Rock + Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony next week (10Mar08). Justin Timberlake will introduce...

Stars Design T-shirts For Charity

IGGY POP, DURAN DURAN and DAFT PUNK are among the musicians who have designed T-shirts to raise money for political charity Rock The Vote. The stars have all come up with their own take on...

Cbgbs To Become Boutique

Legendary New York club CBGB is to become a boutique fashion shop, it has been confirmed.The club, on the Bowery in the East Village, was forced to close last year after its lease expired and...

By on 23 December 2007

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