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Gerard Way Explains Mcr Split

12th July 2014

Gerard Way was too depressed to continue with My Chemical Romance.The 'Black Parade' rockers split in March 2013, and the frontman admits he knew it was time to call it a day because the band...

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Deryck Whibley Staying Sober With Help Of Iggy Pop And Tommy Lee

10th July 2014

Rocker Deryck Whibley is overcoming his booze battle with the help of reformed hellraisers Iggy Pop and Tommy Lee.In May (14), the Sum 41 star revealed he had been hospitalised in an intensive care unit...

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Amnesty Say Sorry For Using Iggy Pop’S Face On Anti-torture Campaign

By Jack de Aguilar | 25th June 2014

Amnesty International have apologised for using the likeness of Iggy Pop on an anti-torture campaign in Belgium. The poster featured The Stooges frontman as a battered, bruised figure, quoting him as saying Justin Bieber was...

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Amnesty International Bosses Apologise To Iggy Pop Over Bieber Ad

24th June 2014

Amnesty International bosses have apologised to Iggy Pop for attributing a statement to him about Justin Bieber as part of an anti-torture campaign.The billboard, which featured a photo of the punk icon's beaten face, suggested...

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Johnny Depp Doesn't Want To Be Safe

6th April 2014

Johnny Depp changes his look for film roles because he doesn't want to play it ''safe''.The Hollywood icon is famed for his radical character transformations - namely as eccentric swashbuckler Captain Jack Sparrow in 'Pirates...

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Johnny Depp Recalls Bad Jobs

5th April 2014

Johnny Depp was a terrible telemarketer.The 'Transcendence' star tried out a multitude of jobs before finding fame as an actor, but none was less suited to him than selling pens to strangers over the phone...

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The Stooges Rocker James Williamson Resurrects Lost Album

2nd April 2014

The Stooges rocker James Williamson has resurrected a collection of songs he wrote with Iggy Pop four decades ago.The iconic punk band enjoyed a prolific creative period while they toured their now-legendary 1973 album Raw...

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Johnny Depp Claims Music Is A 'Lifesaver'

1st April 2014

Johnny Depp says making music is a ''lifesaver''.The Hollywood star's ''first love'' was rock 'n' roll after getting a guitar aged just 12 and after years devoted to his film career, the 'Rum Diary' actor...

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Iggy Pop: 'I Miss My Parents'

25th March 2014

Rock wildman Iggy Pop wishes his parents had lived long enough to enjoy his success.The punk icon fears his folks died believing their foul-mouthed son would never achieve his dreams. In a candid new...

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Espressos Help Get Iggy Pop Through High-energy Gigs

24th March 2014

Punk icon Iggy Pop gulps down espressos before gigs so he has the energy to perform full sets like an aged wildman.The 66-year-old Lust For Life singer is known for his crazy stage antics that...

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The Things They Say: 4123992

24th March 2014

"It's still a very good earner. That was the beginning of my having any sort of success. I bought a place on Bleecker Street (in New York), and then I bought a house in Miami...

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Iggy Pop Wants To Die By Shark Attack

21st March 2014

Iggy Pop says he would rather be eaten by a shark than die in an old people's home.The 66-year-old Stooges frontman ''seriously'' hates the idea of entering into ''assisted living'' as a pensioner and claims...

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Iggy Pop Hopes For Shark Attack Death

21st March 2014

Punk icon Iggy Pop is hoping for a death at sea, courtesy of a hungry shark.The Lust for Life singer, 66, admits he hates the idea of dying in a nursing home in his 90s...

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The Things They Say: 4119198

21st March 2014

"Long ago, during my different bachelor periods , some sexual partners didn't understand. They'd say, 'Come on, you're Iggy Pop. Whip me! Beat me! Hurt me!'" Iggy Pop's past lovers expected the punk icon to...

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The Things They Say: 4118892

21st March 2014

"He called me one night... and left a message on my phone: 'Let's get together in the studio'. I called him back to be polite. I was not dying to record with him." Iggy Pop...

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Iggy Pop Unsure Of The Stooges' Future After Asheton Death

19th March 2014

Iggy Pop has cast doubt on the future of his rock band The Stooges following the tragic death of Scott Asheton, insisting the group won't feel the same without the drummer and his brother.The punk...

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Raw Power: Remembering The Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton

By Stephanie Chase | 18th March 2014

In the words of his Stooges bandmate Iggy Pop, Scott Asheton ‘left a huge legacy to the world’. The 64 year old drummer of the influential early punk band died on Saturday (March 15, 2014)...

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Iggy Pop Says Farewell To "Dear Friend" Scott Asheton

By Michael West | 17th March 2014

Iggy Pop has led the tributes to his late friend and band-mate, the Stooges drummer Scott Asheton, who has died aged 64. Pop confirmed the news on his Facebook page on Sunday (March 16, 2014),...

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Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton Dies Aged 64

17th March 2014

Iggy Pop has paid tribute to The Stooges' drummer Scott Asheton, who died on Saturday (15.03.14). Scott - who retired from the band temporarily in 2011 after a stroke, but returned for their 2013 album...

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Stars Perform At Tibetan Culture Benefit

12th March 2014

Rock icons Iggy Pop, New Order and Patti Smith took to the stage in New York City on Tuesday night (11Mar14) to headline the 24th annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert.The event, in aid of...

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Iggy Pop Plays Joy Division Classics With New Order At Tibet Concert

By Michael West | 12th March 2014

Iggy Pop was backed by New Order for a rendition of classic Joy Division tracks including Love Will Tear Us Apart at the 24th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert at New York's Carnegie Hall...

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Iggy Pop To Take Over Jarvis Cocker's Bbc Radio Spot

24th February 2014

Iggy Pop has landed a year-long British radio show after signing on to temporarily replace Pulp star Jarvis Cocker as the singer takes a break from his popular Bbc 6 Music programme.Cocker will cut short...

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Fascinating Fact: 4017511

10th January 2014

Rocker Iggy Pop, former Eagles star Joe Walsh and British band New Order are set to headline the 24th annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert in New York. The gig, which takes place on 11...

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Iggy Pop Calls On Michigan Governor To Halt Wolf Hunting

15th November 2013

Punk icon Iggy Pop has made an impassioned plea to the governor of his native Michigan, urging the politician to stop wolf hunting in the state and prevent the "senseless killing" of the animals.The Lust...

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Iggy Pop Is Hitting The Radio Waves With Bbc 6music

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th November 2013

He’s not exactly associated with Christmas, but Iggy Pop will be hosting two special festival shows on BBC 6Music.It’s all part of a line up that includes Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of The Clash...

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Iggy Pop Taking To The Airwaves For Festive Radio Specials

13th November 2013

Rock legend Iggy Pop is giving music fans a special gift this festive season by hosting two shows on U.K. radio.The punk icon will take to the airwaves as part of a special Christmas line-up...

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Lou Reed Died Peacefully

1st November 2013

Lou Reed died ''looking at the trees'' while doing Tai Chi. The legendary Velvet Underground musician passed away from liver cancer at his home in New York last Sunday (27.10.13), and his wife, Laurie Anderson,...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Lou Reed

28th October 2013

Stars have rushed to pay tribute to Lou Reed, who passed away yesterday (27.10.13).The former Velvet Underground star died from complications stemming from a liver transplant earlier this year, and ex-bandmates, friends and fans have...

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Iggy Pop Replaces Roger Daltrey In Wonderland

17th September 2013

Iggy Pop will replace fellow rocker Roger Daltrey as the voice of a caterpillar in a new Tv series.The Lust For Life singer has joined the cast of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland....

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“50,000 Bands And 1 Disgusting Bathroom" - Rupert Grint Stars In Cbgb [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th August 2013

The highly anticipated movie surrounding New York’s infamous CBGB club is getting closer, and we’ve got some fantastic film stills to whet your punk-rock appetite. Rupert Grint stars alongside his Harry Potter nemsis Alan Rickman...

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