The music world is mourning the death of legendary Stooges drummer Scott Asheton, and perhaps no one more so than his longtime musical partner and Stooges frontman Iggy Pop. The iconic rocker, who revealed Asheton's death over the weekend, took the time to reflect on his history with Asheton and his plans moving forward in an open letter penned at RollingStone.com.
There are lead singers ... and then there are frontmen. And it could be argued that the greatest frontman in a live setting is the godfather of punk himself, Iggy Pop. Along with his iconic band the Stooges, Iggy wowed a crowd Sunday (April 28) at the small club (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City during a gig that was filmed for a live NPR stream.
Iggy and the Stooges came, they saw and they conquered Austin's South by Southwest Wednesday night (March 13). The band, who are currently ramping up to the release of their 'Ready to Die' album, played both new songs and classics at Austin's Mohawk club.
Punk rock legends Iggy and the Stooges are heading back to stores this spring with their latest studio album, 'Ready to Die,' and we're now getting our first taste of the disc, courtesy of the new track 'Burn.'