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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

Pop, Chaney + Karloff Inspire Depp's Sweeney Todd

JOHNNY DEPP credits punk icon IGGY POP and horror movie stars LON CHANEY and BORIS KARLOFF with helping him create the character of SWEENEY TODD for pal TIM BURTON's new movie musical. The actor, who...

Bbc Slammed For Pop Race Slur

LATEST: The BBC has been slammed by a broadcasting watchdog for airing a racist comment by IGGY POP. The Lust For Life star - real name James Osterberg - was being interviewed at the Glastonbury...

Iggy Pop To Receive Live Music Award

Decades of crowd-pleasing around the world have landed Iggy Pop with official recognition from a panel of music industry insiders.The American punk rocker is to be handed the Freddie Mercury lifetime achievement gong at this...

By on 19 September 2007

Ex-ramones Manager Sues Gay Magazine

The former-manager of rock legends the RAMONES and IGGY POP has filed a $100 million (GBP50 million) lawsuit against an American gay magazine for publishing fake quotes portraying him as a "sexual predator". Danny Fields...

Rainy Finish For V

The Chelmsford leg of this year's V festival concluded with the odd shower or two, but the crowd continued to lap up the Killers' hit-packed set.Playing an opening sequence of tracks from their latest album...

By on 20 August 2007

Controversial Iranian Film To Close N.y. Film Festival

The Iranian animated film Persepolis, which tied for the Cannes Film Festival's Jury Award last May despite protests from the Iranian government, but was yanked from last month's Bangkok Film Festival following similar protests by...

Pop + Jones To Judge At Independent Film Festival

Veteran rockers IGGY POP and THE CLASH's MICK JONES will form part of the judging panel at the upcoming 2007 Raindance Film Festival in London. Pop and Jones will follow in the footsteps of previous...

Pearl Jam And Iggy Conclude Lollapalooza

Legendary surf rockers Pearl Jam concluded Chicago's Lollapalooza festival yesterday with a two-hour set.The band played a huge number of tracks from their extensive back catalogue to a tired and somewhat groggy crowd.Chicago's mix of...

By on 06 August 2007

Pop Blasts Stooges Biopics

Singer IGGY POP has hit out at the two biopics of his band THE STOOGES currently in pre-production, wishing "they'd both f**k off". The Gimme Danger rocker is upset nobody has asked him to give...

Pop Apologises For Racial Blunder

Veteran rocker IGGY POP has apologised for using a derogatory racial term during a live BBC interview at the Glastonbury Festival in June (07). The Lust For Life star - real name James Osterberg -...

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