“I feel like I’m closing up after this. That’s what I feel. It’s my gut instinct.”
With a little help from QOTSA members Dean Fertita and Troy Van Leeuwen, Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders, and Chavez’s Matt Sweeney.
Well played, sirs.
It’s scary how spot-on these are.
Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins, Eagles Of Death Metal’s Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes, Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, Slayer’s Tom Araya, Slash, Mark Lanegan, Nina Hagen, Justice and Volbeat. No it’s not the slightly ill-advised lineup of Soundwave 2016, it’s the newly-announced cast of Swedish director Björn Tagemose’s new silent film, Gutterdämmerung. Dubbed “the loudest
In sad news, Steve Mackay, the saxophonist who played on Fun House, the seminal 1970 album by The Stooges, and a longtime touring member of the group died recently at 66, following a month-long fight with sepsis. Responding with an outpouring of sentiment, the music industry has taken to social media today to mourn his
Aussie pop princess Kylie Minogue has announced the details of her forthcoming Christmas album, which includes an all-star collaboration with proto-punk icon Iggy Pop. The album has been dubbed Kylie Christmas and will feature a host of seasonal covers, duets and original tunes alongside some impressive guest cameos. As NME reports, The Stooges legend will
It’s been eight years since the death of Manchester’s Factory Records founder Tony Wilson who was instrumental in some of the most iconic releases in British history including records by New Order, Joy Division and Happy Mondays. In a pretty heart-warming show of respect, a number of British musicians and actors have gathered together to
In what has to be one the more bizarre pieces of new this week, Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins and Eagles of Death Metal‘s Jesse Hughes have all been announced to feature in a silent film titled Gutterdämmerung. Billed as “the loudest silent movie on earth,” Gutterdämmerung is definitely not your conventional film. It’s
If the prospect of New Order‘s first album in a decade was not enough to get you excited, September’s Music Complete will also feature rock royalty Iggy Pop, as well as Brandon Flowers of The Killers, and La Roux‘s Elly Jackson. Music Complete will be New Order’s first album without Joy Division co-founder Peter Hook,
Remember the good times
The Belgian branch of human rights organisation Amnesty International has publicly apologised to Godfather of punk Iggy Pop for featuring his image in a controversial new anti-torture campaign without his permission. The original advertisement’s image featured the singer’s bloodied and beaten face, accompanied by the quote: “The future of rock & roll is Justin Bieber“.
Always one to give a good quote, punk rock icon Iggy Pop has revealed that in lieu of ending life in a manner that would more befit the gentry (passing away quietly in an old folks’ home), he’s going to go out like the Ann Arbor, Michigan daredevil he is and get eaten by a
Drummer and founding member of Iggy And The Stooges, Scott Asheton, 64, died earlier this week from a heart attack. For the first time since the announcement of the death, Stooges frontman Iggy Pop has spoken out, reflecting on his relationship with his former bandmate, and shedding light on the future of the band. In
Founding member passes after period of ill health
New Order were slated to perform at New York’s Carnegie Hall on Tuesday night for the 24th annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert and decided to recruit the one and only Iggy Pop to play frontman for the night (who better?). Pop crooned over a few Joy Division classics like Transmission. New Order frontman Bernard
Fresh from a lifetime of rolling around in peanut butter, performing death-defying leaps into irate crowds of Hells Angels and inventing something called punk rock, BBC‘s digital radio station 6 Music have announced Iggy Pop will be hosting a Christmas Day radio show for the channel. Having just completed a tour with his legendary band,
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins is getting all dolled up like the godfather of punk rock Iggy Pop in an upcoming film about historic New York punk rock club CBGB, and a recent publicity shot (below) sees Taylor in full Iggy mode posing next to actor/model Malin Akerman, getting her Blondie on as Debbie Harry.
Iggy Pop has confirmed details of the new record he has made with his band The Stooges. Ready To Die, the first record from The Stooges since The Weirdness in 2007, will be out 26th April in Australia, four days before its international debut, and contains tracks such as Burn, Sex & Money and Job.
Jos Grain has long been the road manager for Iggy and The Stooges. Coming up through the punk days of the 70s, Grain became Iggy Pop’s road manager in ’86. Grain was with Iggy during the success of his solo album Blah Blah Blah and has toured with the Stooges since their reformation in 2003.