The Stooges

  1. Iggy Pop on Tonight's Ron Asheton Tribute Concert, 'American Idol'

    April 19, 2011 7:45 AM EDT If it wasn't already clear to those who have seen or heard Iggy Pop during the past four decades, his latest moves confirm he's not one to back down from a challenge. The punk pioneer and sonic provocateur returns to the Michigan town th ...

  2. Iggy Pop: 'American Idol' Contacted Me About Being A Judge

    April 11, 2011 3:48 PM EDT The world is still buzzing about his performance of Johnny O'Keefe's "Real Wild Child (Wild One)" on "American Idol" last week, but Iggy Pop says "it was just a gig" to him -- albeit a good one. "I enjo ...

  3. WMG Marks 60 Years Of Elektra Records

    August 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Elektra Records was created in 19-year-old Jac Holzman 's dorm room at St. John's College in Maryland on Oct. 10, 1950. The first release followed in March 1951 with an album entitled "New Songs by John Gruen." The label blurb ...

  4. ABBA, Hollies, Genesis, Iggy Pop Enter Rock Hall

    March 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT An English band steeped in harmony, a reggae pioneer, progressive rockers who thrived despite a defection, four Swedes who combined their nation's traditions with their rock heroes and a man who prowled a ballroom floor singing "I Wanna ...

  5. The Stooges Gain Entry Into Rock Hall

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Iggy Pop was starting to feel like the Susan Lucci of rock 'n' roll. Just as the veteran soap actress believed she might never win a Daytime Emmy, the godfather of punk was certain his groundbreaking band The Stooges wouldn't ever e ...

  6. Stooges, Genesis, ABBA Get Rock Hall Of Fame Nods

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Stooges, Genesis, ABBA, the Hollies and Jimmy Cliff will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the shrine's 25th annual ceremony on March 15 at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York. They'll be joined by David Geffen and ...

  7. Iron Maiden, Rammstein To Headline Sonisphere

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST International touring rock festival Sonishphere will expand to three days in the U.K. in 2010 following its launch this summer, with headline appearances from Iron Maiden and Rammstein. The festival will call at 11 international locations next sum ...

  8. Kiss, Chili Peppers, LL Cool J Nominated For Hall

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Kiss, LL Cool J and the Red Hot Chili Peppers could be among next year's inductees at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They are part of an eclectic group of 12 acts in contention for the 2010 class. Other first-time nominees include Genesis, J ...

  9. Stooges Guitarist Ron Asheton Dead At 60

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead this morning (Jan. 6) at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich., according to local police. He was 60. Ann Arbor Detective Bill Stanford tells Billboard.com that police were called to Asheton's house early t ...

  10. Iggy & The Stooges Robbed

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Iggy & the Stooges had their gear stolen on Aug. 4 outside the Embassy Suites hotel in Montreal. The band had played the Osheaga Festival in Montreal the night before. The truck and all backline equipment were stolen. The band has a show Wedne ...

  11. Performances Of Classic Indie Albums Generating Box-Office Bumps

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Built to Spill announced its fall tour in May, fans took notice. That's because rather than a typical jaunt around the country promoting a new album, the three-month trek will find the band performing its 1997 release, "Perfect From ...

  12. Winehouse Wins At MOJO Awards

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse, the Stooges and Joy Division were among the winners at MOJO magazine's annual gathering of rock legends in London last night. The MOJO Honours List pays tribute to both classic artists and new music and always draws a heavyweig ...

  13. The Stooges Share Formative Tales At SXSW Panel

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Iggy Pop and his Stooges bandmates Ron and Scott Asheton reminisced about their formative late '60s days in Ann Arbor, Mich., and discussed their improbable comeback today (March 16) during a South by Southwest Q&A with journalist David F ...

  14. Iggy, Kaiser Chiefs Lord It Over Fuji Fest

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Iggy and the Stooges, the Shins, the Kaiser Chiefs and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are among the first group of acts confirmed to play at this year's Fuji Rock Festival, which takes place July 27-29 in Naeba, Japan. Also confirmed is leading Jap ...

  15. Review: The Stooges' 'The Weirdness'

    March 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Stooges: "The Weirdness" Producer: Steve Albini Virgin Release Date March 6 The Stooges don't reinvent their particular sonic wheel on their first all-new album in 34 years -- and that's just fine. "The Weirdness" ...

  16. Sonic Youth, Slint 'Look Back' In London

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Don't Look Back, the London-based live music season that features bands playing classic albums in full, today (Feb. 20) unveiled three dates for 2007. Slint will play their critically acclaimed 1991 album, "Spiderland", on Aug. 22 a ...

  17. 6 QUESTIONS WITH IGGY POP

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Punk icon Iggy Pop says he has been holed up in "a little cottage in the boonies on a little river" in Florida writing music with his old band the Stooges. Punk icon Iggy Pop says he has been holed up in "a little cottage in the boo ...

  18. MVD Europe Launches

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Division formed to enhance MVD worldwide. Music DVD label and distributor Music Video Distributors has established a new division called MVD Europe. Based in London, the division will be responsible for increasing the efficiency of MVD's worl ...