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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 -...

Melbourne Venue The Palace Destroyed In Fire

Legendary Australian music venue The Palace, which has played host to NIRVANA, FOO FIGHTERS and IGGY POP, is to be demolished after it was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday (11Jul07). The popular Melbourne haunt,...

Cooper And Pop Recall The Moment They Quit

ALICE COOPER and IGGY POP both decided to give up drink and drugs when they found themselves coughing up strange coloured substances. Cooper has been sober since 1983 after suffering such severe alcoholism he was...

Killers 'Win Glastonbury'

The Killers have enjoyed a bigger boost to sales of their latest album after performing at Glastonbury than any other artist, a retailer said today.HMV claims that in direct comparisons between the Las Vegas band's...

By on 02 July 2007

Iggy Pop: 'I Want Wood To Play Me In A Biopic'

Veteran rocker IGGY POP has given the thumbs up to casting ELIJAH WOOD in a film based on his life. The Lust For Life star - real name James Newell Osterberg Jr - confesses he'd...

Iggy Pop Blasted For Race Outburst

Veteran rocker IGGY POP has been blasted after using a racist term during a live interview with the BBC. The Lust For Life star - real name James Newell Osterberg Jr - was being interviewed...

White Still Puzzled About Stooges Snub

THE WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE is still looking for answers as to why IGGY POP shunned his efforts to produce THE STOOGES reunion album last year (06). White, a huge fan of the punk...

'Attitude' Is The Answer To Tyler's Longevity

Rocker STEVEN TYLER has the answer to his SIR MICK JAGGER and IGGY POP's long successful careers - their attitudes. The Aerosmith singer insists he and his contemporaries are far from the most talented performers...

The Stooges Set For V Festival

Legendary US punks the Stooges have been added to the line-up for V Festival along with pop star Sinead O'Connor.Iggy Pop and Ron and Scott Asheton have a busy summer schedule ahead of them with...

By on 05 June 2007

Iggy Pop Waives Gig Fee For Children's Charity

Punk rocker IGGY POP is set to play a gig in aid of a children's charity this summer (07), and has waived his fee to benefit the kids. The singer offered to perform for free...

Punk Garden Scoops Chelsea Medal

LATEST: Punk rocker IGGY POP is "honoured" a garden inspired by his hit song LUST FOR LIFE has scooped a silver medal at Britain's prestigious Chelsea Flower Show. The singer lent his name to a...

Wood Lands Pop Role

Hollywood actor ELIJAH WOOD is set to play punk rocker IGGY POP in a movie about his life. The Lord Of The Rings star will take the lead role in the biopic, entitled The Passenger,...

Wood To Star In Passenger

Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood is set to play one of the king's of the punk movement in a new biopic.Wood will play Iggy Pop in the movie The Passenger, which will be...

By on 16 May 2007

Pop Renovates Burnt House To Ensure Band Survival

IGGY POP was so determined to ensure his group the Stooges would have a band home in their early days, he spent a day renovating a burnt out house. The band had no money for...

Iggy Defends Penis Songs

Punk rocker IGGY POP has defended writing songs about his penis insisting it is a "perfectly natural" subject. The Stooges singer has been blasted by critics for penning tracks about his appendage on the band's...

Iggy Pop Goes From Punk To Flower Power

Punk rocker IGGY POP will stun his loyal fanbase by supporting the famed British Chelsea Flower Show. The singer will lend his name to a garden created by the charity The Children's Society. He says...

Cobain's Collaboration Voicemail For Pop

Late rocker KURT COBAIN once left an early morning answer phone message for IGGY POP suggesting the pair hit the studio together - only to prove impossible for Pop to contact back. Pop - real...

Pop Tells Tv Audience Stooges Star's Phone Number

Veteran rocker IGGY POP poked fun at his Stooges bandmate RON ASHETON on US TV last night (24Apr07) - by revealing his phone number to fans. Pop, real name JAMES OSTERBURG, told chat show host...

Iggy Pop Dives Into Crowd To Celebrate 60th Birthday

Ageing punk icon IGGY POP has proved he is still young at heart - by diving into a crowd of fans to celebrate his 60th birthday. The event took place on Saturday (21Apr07), where Pop...

Iggy Pop's Dad Upset By Glass Shattering Incident

Punk icon IGGY POP found himself in trouble with his father after one show early in his career - when he showered a fan with broken glass. The rocker's teacher father was in the audience...

Iggy Pop Was A Hippie At Heart

Reformed punk icons THE STOOGES were a very different peaceloving act when they first started out - because frontman IGGY POP was a hippie at heart. Years before Pop became a punk godfather and marked...

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