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Bbc Slammed For Pop Race Slur

23rd October 2007

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...

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Iggy Pop To Receive Live Music Award

19th September 2007

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...

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Ex-ramones Manager Sues Gay Magazine

12th September 2007

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...

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Fascinating Fact 3909

10th September 2007

The former manager of DAVID BOWIE, IGGY POP and LOU REED is releasing a tell-all autobiography. TONY DEFRIES promises his memoirs, titled GODS AND GANGSTERS, will include "candid revelations and private insights"....

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Rainy Finish For V

20th August 2007

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...

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Controversial Iranian Film To Close N.y. Film Festival

16th August 2007

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...

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Pop + Jones To Judge At Independent Film Festival

8th August 2007

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...

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Fascinating Fact 3697

6th August 2007

IGGY POP prompted a stage invasion at Sunday's (05Aug07) Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois when he invited the audience to join him for a sing-along....

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Pearl Jam And Iggy Conclude Lollapalooza

6th August 2007

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...

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Pop Blasts Stooges Biopics

21st July 2007

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...

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Pop Apologises For Racial Blunder

21st July 2007

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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Fascinating Fact 3556

13th July 2007

IGGY POP will voice a character alongside Oscar winner SEAN PENN in upcoming animated movie PERSEPOLIS....

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Melbourne Venue The Palace Destroyed In Fire

11th July 2007

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,...

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Cooper And Pop Recall The Moment They Quit

9th July 2007

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...

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Killers 'Win Glastonbury'

2nd July 2007

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...

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

27th June 2007

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...

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Iggy Pop Blasted For Race Outburst

26th June 2007

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...

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Fascinating Fact 3427

19th June 2007

IGGY POP has provided his voice for hit new U.S. animated series LIL' BUSH. The punk icon plays former Defense Secretary DONALD RUMSFELD as a child....

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White Still Puzzled About Stooges Snub

18th June 2007

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...

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'Attitude' Is The Answer To Tyler's Longevity

15th June 2007

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...

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The Stooges Set For V Festival

5th June 2007

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...

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Iggy Pop Waives Gig Fee For Children's Charity

30th May 2007

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...

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Punk Garden Scoops Chelsea Medal

23rd May 2007

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...

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Wood Lands Pop Role

17th May 2007

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,...

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Wood To Star In Passenger

16th May 2007

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...

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Pop Renovates Burnt House To Ensure Band Survival

4th May 2007

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...

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The Things They Say 4599

4th May 2007

"I didn't want a reunion. I did not want to have a picnic anywhere and run through our old s**t." Punk icon IGGY POP admits he initially didn't want to be part of a Stooges...

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Iggy Defends Penis Songs

2nd May 2007

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...

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Iggy Pop Goes From Punk To Flower Power

30th April 2007

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...

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Cobain's Collaboration Voicemail For Pop

27th April 2007

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...

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