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'Motown The Musical' Tours The Us - But What Else Do We Love About Detroit Music?

By Holly Williams | 21st August 2014

If anywhere has a legendary music scene in North America, it's Detroit, Michigan. With a culture so rich in genre from Motown to rock, it's no wonder people write songs about it - even if...

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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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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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Rockers Pay Tribute To Late The Stooges Star Scott Asheton

17th March 2014

Punk icon Henry Rollins and Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea have posted tributes to late The Stooges drummer Scott Asheton following his death on Saturday (15Mar14).Bandmate Iggy Pop led the salutes after revealing the...

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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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The Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton Dies At 64

17th March 2014

The Stooges drummer and co-founder Scott Asheton has died at the age of 64.Asheton's death was confirmed by Stooges frontman Iggy Pop on Sunday (16Mar14), as the rocker took to his Facebook.com page to announce...

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Stooges Drummer And Co-founder Scott Asheton Dies At 64

By Nick Hill | 17th March 2014

Iggy & The Stooges are in mourning as one of their longest serving band member's has passed away.Scott Asheton, who was the band's drummer, died aged 64 on Saturday (March 15th).No cause of death has...

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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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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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Movie Reviews: Pain And Gain

26th April 2013

Critics are split just about down the middle over Michael Bay's Pain and Gain with some of them expressing their own mixed feelings about it. Slate critic Dana Stevens writes: I'm still not sure whether...

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Fascinating Fact 13611

19th June 2012

Former The Smiths star Morrissey has landed Iggy Pop & The Stooges as his support act for an upcoming November (12) gig at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Movie Reviews The Three Stooges

13th April 2012

It's likely that moviegoers' reaction to The Three Stooges will depend a lot on how they regarded the original shorts that the Stooges turned out with assembly-line rapidity more than a half century ago, because,...

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So, Can The Stooges Be Resurrected In 2012?

4th April 2012

The upcoming Three Stooges movie from the Farelly Brothers, Peter and Bobby, has received an endorsement from Deadline.com columnist Mike Fleming, who wrote a biography about the Stooges ( The Three Stooges An Illustrated History,...

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Mike Kelley Found Dead At Los Angeles Home, Aged 57

2nd February 2012

The contemporary artist Mike Kelley has been found dead at his Los Angeles home at the age of 57. BBC News reports today (February 2, 2012) that the Gagosian gallery, who represented him, have released...

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The Pixies Struggled With Reunion Sound

8th November 2011

The Pixies found it difficult to "sound good" when they reformed. The 'Here Comes Your Man' band - who split in 1993 and reunited in 2004 for a series of concerts and have been playing...

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Iggy Pop Breaks Foot

5th September 2011

Punk icons The Stooges have been forced to postpone their upcoming U.S. tour to allow frontman Iggy Pop to recover from a broken foot he sustained during a concert last month (Aug11).The group was performing...

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Iggy Pop And Williamson Write New Tracks

2nd September 2011

Iggy Pop and his The Stooges bandmate James Williamson have written an album's worth of new material.Punk legend Pop invited the guitarist to his house in Miami, Florida earlier this year (10) where they came...

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Iggy Pop Writing New Tracks

2nd September 2011

Iggy Pop has been working on new songs with The Stooges.The 'Lust for Life' singer has been writing tracks with guitarist James Williamson, who played on the group's definitive 1973 album 'Raw Power' and rejoined...

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Limit Oasis Songs For Live Dates

9th August 2011

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will only play "maybe four" Oasis songs live. The guitarist will revisit the back catalogue of his former band - which split up in 2009, after a falling out between...

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Iggy Pop Joined Onstage By Dancing Stars At Isle Of Wight Festival

12th June 2011

Iggy Pop treated revellers at Britain's Isle of Wight festival to a special musical guest during his band The Stooges' set on Saturday (11Jun11) - Dave Grohl joined his pal onstage.The Foo Fighters frontman was...

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Jennifer Hudson Joins Three Stooges

2nd June 2011

Jennifer Hudson has joined the cast of 'Three Stooges'.The Oscar-winning actress will play the role of a nun in an orphanage where the Stooges - played by Chris Diamontopoulos, Sean Hayes and Will Sasso -...

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Jane Lynch To Appear In Three Stooges

28th April 2011

Jane Lynch has signed on for the 'Three Stooges' movie.The 'Glee' actress has agreed to appear in the film as the long-suffering Mother Superior of the orphanage where the titular characters grew up, who has...

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Iggy Pop Pays Tribute To Late The Stooges Guitarist

20th April 2011

Iggy Pop hushed the crowd at his band The Stooges' tribute show for late guitarist Ron Asheton on Tuesday night (19Apr11) to give his own heartfelt thanks to his late pal.The punk icon and his...

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The Stooges Promise Uplifting Tribute

15th April 2011

The Stooges promise they will pay an "uplifting" tribute to late guitarist Ron Asheton next week.The band - led by vocalist Iggy Pop - will perform a belated tribute show to the guitarist, who passed...

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Sean Hayes Set To Star In Three Stooges Movie

7th April 2011

Sean Hayes has signed up to play Larry in the 'Three Stooges' remake.The former 'Will and Grace' actor will star as one third of the legendary comedy act alongside Will Sasso, who was cast as...

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Alex Winston Wants To Go Country

6th April 2011

Alex Winston wants to write country songs.The 'Locomotive' singer is best known for her offbeat pop tracks, but said she would like to write for other artists, and one day hopes to pen a country...

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The Stooges Refusing To Record New Album

21st January 2011

Fans have been warned not to expect any more albums from IGGY POP and THE STOOGES - the band now sees full-length recordings as "irrelevant", according to guitarist JAMES WILLIAMSON.The group has only released four...

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Crystal Castles Find The Cure

26th October 2010

Crystal Castles have recorded a track with The Cure singer Robert Smith. The song, a reworking of 'Not In Love' from the group's second album - which was released earlier this year - will be...

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Steve Jones Almost A Stooge

25th August 2010

Former Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones nearly joined Iggy and The Stooges last year. The punk musician was in line to become the group's guitarist after original band member Ron Asheton passed away last year...

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