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QOTSA will be supported by Iggy Pop, Run The Jewels and The Hives on June 30th, 2018.
The desert rockers, who released their seventh studio album Villains earlier this year, will play in front of 40,000 fans on June 30th 2018, in an event that promises to be one of the biggest rock shows of the summer that was announced on Wednesday morning (November 22nd).
The group are currently in Britain on the European leg of the Villains World Tour, having completed two shows in the capital and one in Manchester, with a show at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall set for Thursday. The Finsbury Park gig, however, will be their only British date in 2018.
Continue reading: Queens Of The Stone Age Announce Huge Finsbury Park Gig For June 2018
The Stooges frontman Iggy Pop awarded France's 'highest honor'.
Iggy Pop has been made a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government.
The Stooges frontman has been awarded the country's ''highest cultural honour'' and joined the likes of rock legends David Bowie and Bob Dylan after receiving the title on Wednesday (25.04.17).
Writing on his Twitter account, the 70-year-old star said: ''Iggy presented with France's highest cultural honour the Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters by French Consul General.''
Continue reading: Iggy Pop Awarded France's 'highest Cultural Honour'
"Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression: Live At The Royal Albert Hall" is a DVD which shows the world what audiences who attended the springtime "Post Pop Depression" concerts knew intimately. Iggy Pop, a dynamic frontman, rightfully called an icon by the Grammy awards-granting body, is backed by talented sidemen who work through material from two eras of rock and roll.
Winner of Best Live Music Coverage by the UK Music Video Awards, "Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression: Live At The Royal Albert Hall"'s full-scale production runs through 22 songs. Splinter Films captures and celebrates a spectacle, a snapshot in time. With no excess fanfare or lavish post-production, it attempts to simply illustrate music in the making. Fans who witnessed this show in-person have almost unanimously agreed that it was one of their favorites, and this DVD attempts to show the rest of the world 'why'.
The concert runs a sliver shy of two hours, and the camerawork shows the toil the musicians sweat through under diffuse, hot stage lights.
Continue reading: Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression: Live At The Royal Albert Hall Review
The band had to cancel UK appearances last month after singer Dave Grohl broke his leg in Sweden.
Foo Fighters have announced they'll be returning to the UK in September, just months after Dave Grohl’s broken leg forced the band to cancel arena shows and pull out of their Glastonbury headlining slot. The band ended up having to cancel the rest of their European tour in June when Grohl broke his leg after falling from the stage during a gig Sweden.
Foo Fighters will return to the UK in September.
The band will play two shows at Milton Keynes Bowl on September 5th and 6th, with support coming from legendary Stooges frontman Iggy Pop. Then on September 8th they’ll head to Edinburgh's Murrayfield Stadium, will Royal Blood opening.
Continue reading: Foo Fighters Announce Return To UK With Three September Shows
The Killers frontman will be appearing on the first New Order album in a decade, alongside Iggy Pop and La Roux's Elly Jackson.
As well as announcing a short UK tour this autumn, the returning indie veterans New Order have revealed that their upcoming album will feature a number of guest stars from musical past and present.
Music Complete, their ninth studio album, will be coming out on September 25th, the band confirmed last month. On Tuesday (July 7th), however, they teased some more details about the album’s sound, and that it will contain appearances from Brandon Flowers, Iggy Pop and La Roux.
Iggy Pop is one of the guest stars who'll appear on the upcoming New Order album 'Music Complete'
Continue reading: New Order Album To Feature Guest Stars Including Brandon Flowers
It's fair to say that Vincent Furnier made musical history when he became Alice Cooper; an androgynous shock rocker who spent his teenage years pursuing a career in rock, and certainly not following in his preacher father's footsteps. From his inception, Alice Cooper went against the grain of what is accepted in modern music with over-the-top, gore-filled live shows which at one point saw a chicken get unwittingly murdered by his audience. However, the fun soon got out of hand when Alice Cooper and his band got fully submerged in the rock 'n' roll world of alcohol and drug abuse. Setting up the drinking club The Hollywood Vampires, Alice Cooper would be hospitalised more than once for his substance abuse issues, getting so obsessed with that world that he would not even be able to remember large chunks of his recording career.
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The punk icon delivered the lecture titled “free music in a capitalist society”, on the 10th anniversary of the DJ’s death.
Punk icon Iggy Pop has criticised U2 for their free album give away, while also addressing the culture of file sharing during this year’s John Peel Lecture. Hosted by BBC Music, the annual lecture is held in memory of the late radio DJ who helped popularised punk music in Britain.
Iggy Pop gave this year's John Peel lecture
Speaking about the Irish band’s decision to give away free copies of their new album to to over 500 million iTunes customers, Pop said, “The people who don’t want the free U2 download are trying to say, ‘Don’t try to force me,’ and they’ve got a point. Part of the process when you buy something from an artist, it’s kind of an anointing, you are giving that person love.”
The Harry Potter star, all set to appear in the upcoming rom-com 'What If?' recently stated he wants to play Iggy Pop. But is this a match made in heaven, or a casting nightmare?
Following Daniel Radcliffe's recent announcement that he wouldn't mind playing the unpredictable and irrational Iggy Pop in a film, it's interesting to wonder whether Radcliffe could actually pull off the part of the drug-addled rock star.
Daniel Radcliffe admits there are similarities between him and Iggy Pop
The comment came from an interview with radio host Eric J Lawrence, in which Radcliffe stated "we've got a similar, gnarly sort of, slightly strange skinny bodies." Perhaps the twenty five year old's star power would be the perfect draw for an Iggy Pop film, as the last time Pop was portrayed on screen was by Foo Fighters drummer, Taylor Hawkins last year. The film, CBGB, received negative reviews, with review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes rating the film only 6%.
Continue reading: Could Daniel Radcliffe Successfully Play Iggy Pop?
Remembering The Stooges drummer who passed away on Saturday.
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) leaving the music world in mourning. As stars line up to pay their respects we remember The Stooges drummer and the music he left behind.
Scott Asheton (in baseball cap), alongside Iggy Pop at The Stooges Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction
'Scott Asheton passed away. Stooges albums on full’, the words tweeted by Black Flag’s Henry Rollins after learning of the death of Scott Asheton. Like Rollins, many fans and famous admirers have taken to twitter to express their feelings on not only the drummer but what the music of The Stooges meant to them. The band have taken on legendary status since their formation in 1967 when Asheton, his brother Ron, Dave Alexander and the then James Osterberg, better known as Iggy Pop came together to change rock and roll.
Continue reading: Raw Power: Remembering The Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton
Iggy Pop has paid tribute to the late Stooges drummer Scott Asheton.
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), saying, "He was like my brother. I have never heard anyone play the drums with more meaning."
Iggy Pop Has Paid Tribute To His Friend and Bandmate Scott Asheton
Asheton was an integral part of the pioneering punk band The Stooges from their early says in Detroit in the late 1960s. His bother Ron - with whom he co-founded the band - died in 2009.
Continue reading: Iggy Pop Says Farewell To "Dear Friend" Scott Asheton
Inductees James Williamson, Iggy Pop and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - Inductees James Williamson, Iggy Pop and Scott Asheton of The Stooges at the Waldorf Astoria hotel New York City, USA - 25th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony - Press Room Monday 15th March 2010
Date of birth
21st April, 1947
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