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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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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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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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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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Iggy Pop & Yoko Ono Team Up To Record Track For The Animals

2nd August 2013

Iggy Pop and Yoko Ono have teamed up on record to benefit a Miami, Florida animal rescue organisation.The pair hit the stage together as part of an Ono tribute gig in Los Angeles in 2010...

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Ageing Rocker Iggy Pop Quits Stage-diving

2nd July 2013

Punk rocker Iggy Pop has toned down his live shows in his old age after suffering a number of injuries while stage-diving last year (12).The 66 year old has been known for his crazy onstage...

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Iggy Pop Feels 'Crazy' About America

28th June 2013

Iggy Pop's new music lashes out at America.The so-called 'Godfather of Punk', who released his fifth album 'Ready To Die' with The Stooges earlier this year, wanted to include tracks that mock his home country.Speaking...

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The Things They Say: 3726266

19th June 2013

"I reckon I can get myself down to that ridiculous degree of skinniness for Iggy." British actor Daniel Radcliffe dreams of playing veteran rocker Iggy Pop in a film and would agree to slim down...

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Iggy Pop: Ready To Die Explores 'Glory' Of Recovering From Depression

19th May 2013

Iggy Pop wrote 'Ready To Die' about the ''glory'' of recovering from depression.The 67-year-old rocker chose the title of The Stooges' follow-up album from 2007's 'The Weirdness' after battling with the illness himself and has...

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Iggy Pop: James Williamson Is A 'Brutal' Guitarist

15th May 2013

Iggy Pop describes James Williamson as a ''brutal'' guitarist.The Stooges frontman notices distinctive differences between his bandmate's instrumental skills compared to original guitar player Ron Asheton, who passed away in 2009, and feels there is...

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Super-human Iggy Pop

30th April 2013

Iggy Pop is ''almost super-human''The punk rock singer is still giving his all at every performance, despite being 66, and astounds even his own band, The Stooges, with his energy. Guitarist James Williamson told FasterLouder.com.au:...

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Iggy And The Stooges Ready Or Die Faces The Critics

By Contributor | 26th April 2013

Iggy Pop by rights should be long dead by now, given the rock and roll lifestyle he’s led during near 50 years of pushing his body to the limit in the name of punk, so...

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