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News Roundup: Grimes Defends Beyonce, Psy and Mariah Carey, Eminem To...

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Futuristic singer Grimes, a.k.a. Claire Boucher, spoke out on behalf of Beyonce, Korean pop singer PSY and Mariah Carey this week. She wrote a thoughtful post on why these people matter. Also, Eminem is definitely releasing a new album this year. According to his label's president, it's coming very soon (like right after Memorial Day soon). All that and more...

Iggy Pop Thrills 'American Idol' Audience

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Iggy Pop and "American Idol" should not go together as well as they did last night, March 7. Whereas the former is a legendary star who combines a shockingly raw and untamed stage energy with the kind of music that made your parents worried, the latter is a contest designed, in it searly stages, to identify potential pop-stars who will likely...

Lady Gaga, Iggy Pop, Sonic Youth And More To Join Yoko Ono For John Lennon...

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Because a fan paying $15,000 dollars for his 40-year-old toilet isn’t enough, Yoko Ono is throwing a two-day, all-star bash for her late husband, John Lennon, this October in Los Angeles.  Set to be held at the Orpheum Theatre on October 1-2, the We Are Plastic Ono Band concerts will feature the pant-suited and blank-eyed stare of Ono’s caterwauling performing Plastic Ono Band tunes...

Iggy Pop Officially Retires From Stage Diving

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Alas, it's the end of an era--James Osterberg, Jr., a.k.a. Iggy Pop, age 62, has announced that he will no longer be stage diving at rock concerts. The geriatric, but still unarguably cool, frontman for the Stooges and all-round rock 'n roll wild one made one of his famous leaps at a show in Carnegie Hall last month, and the unusually staid crowd simply stood aside and led the man...

Iggy Pop Invades The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions tend to be fairly staid, meaningless affairs – unless Springsteen’s giving a speech, because he’s the Boss – comprised solely of industry backslapping, lackluster all-star jams, and generous amounts of ego massages for over-the-hill rock and rollers. Last night’s induction and awards dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in...

Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins Star In Vampire Flick Together

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If you're going to the film portion of SXSW this year, you may just get to see the new vampire flick that stars rock legends Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins (and Moby). The name of the film is blatantly Suck, as it takes on the the attitude of heavy rock and roll and then the world of vampires which so many teens and have fallen in love with thanks to films and TV shows such as...

Iggy Pop Honored as Living Legend

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Iggy Pop is mostly known for being the controversial frontman for the rock group The Stooges, but now he's being called a living legend. All those years of off the wall antics along with his great music has earned Iggy the prestigious title from the Marshall Classic Rock and Roll of Honor Awards.

CD Releases: Franz Ferdinand, Iggy Pop, Dave Matthews Band, Taking Back...

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This is an exciting list of albums coming out this week! It looks like old schoolers are taking over with new releases from Iggy Pop, Dave Matthews Band and Vanessa Williams (Still trying to prove she can sing too). After a slow week, it's nice to have all these different options. Here is a list of albums coming out the week of June 2nd...

CD Bargain Bin: Manchester Orchestra, TV on the Radio, Iggy Pop...

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You asked for it and you got it. More bargain CD's and Mp3's. And, as always, they are all gems. All from various genres, there is something in here you will love AND you will be able to afford it. No need to thank us. That is what we are here. As long as you're happy nothing could be wrong. Check out the collection below...

The Stooges' Guitarist Found Dead

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Ron Asheton, The Stooges' guitarist, was found dead in his Ann Arbor, Michigan home this morning. After Asheton's personal assistant was unable to get a hold of him, detectives found his body on his living room couch. It seemed to appear that he had been dead for several days. There is no confirmation for his reason of death, although police suspect a heart attack may have...

Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop, Moby to Star in Vampire film

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Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop and Moby are among the musicians set to star in a new vampire film called 'Suck', reports The Guardian. Slated to be a vehicle for comparison between the music industry and blood-sucking, the movie also is rumored to be ridiculous. Moby plays character Beef Bellows, lead singer for the band Secretaries Of Steak, and...