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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...

Iggy Pop Credits Hellraising Days For Career Success

Veteran rocker IGGY POP has blasted critics who dislike his unconventional approach to music - and credits his artistic success to the hellraising early days of his career. The 59-year-old - who has since given...

Iggy Pop Works Hard To Maintain Healthy Life

Rocker IGGY POP insists it's much harder to relax now he is clean and sober - because he used to rely on smoking a joint to feel good. The 59-year-old has adopted a healthy lifestyle,...

Jackass Star Margera Marries

LATEST: JACKASS star BAM MARGERA married childhood friend MISSY ROTHSTEIN in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania last Saturday (03FEB07). Margera, a professional skateboarder and star of the MTV shows JACKASS and VIVA LA BAM, married Rothstein, 26, in...

Stooges Recording Sessions Uncovers Familiar Tensions

Punk pioneers THE STOOGES found recording their first album in 33 years tough, because inter-band rifts from their 1970s heyday resurfaced. Frontman IGGY POP reunited with brothers RON and SCOTT ASHETON for the LP. He...

Stars Unite For Johnny Cash

IGGY POP, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and BONO are among the stars featured in what will be JOHNNY CASH's last video release. The trio are among 36 celebrities featured in the promo for GOD'S GONNA CUT YOU...

Stars Line Up For Johnny Cash Video Swansong

IGGY POP, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and BONO are among the stars featured in what will be JOHNNY CASH's last video release. The trio is among 36 celebrities featured in the promo for GOD'S GONNA CUT YOU...

Cave Refuses To Let His Music Be Used For Commercials

Rocker NICK CAVE insists he will never allow his music to be used in an advertisement, although he was once tempted by the large amount of money one firm offered him. The Australian star finds...

Stooges Recording For First Time In 33 Years

Reformed group THE STOOGES are enjoying working on their first album together in 33 years, insisting the vibe between them is exactly the same as it was "in high school". Frontman IGGY POP admits age...

Cooper Aids Iggy's Mission For Mutilation

ALICE COOPER inadvertently aided rocker IGGY POP in his quest for self-mutilation when he supplied him with a switchblade from a trip overseas. The SCHOOL'S out singer didn't think twice about his old friend's request...

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