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Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop

Background information
Birth name James Newell Osterberg, Jr.
Born April 21, 1947
Born place Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Genre(s) Garage Rock
Hard Rock
Glam Rock
Years active 1967—present
Label(s) RCA Records
Virgin Records
Elektra Records
Associated acts Slash
David Bowie
The Stooges
The Iguanas
The Trolls
The Nymphs
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Iggy Pop (born James Newell "Jim" Osterberg, Jr.; April 21, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and occasional actor. He is considered an influential innovator of punk rock, hard rock, and other styles of rock music. Pop began calling himself "Iggy" after his first band in high school (for which he was drummer), The Iguanas.

Préliminaires (2009) Skull Ring (2003) Beat 'Em Up (2001) Avenue B (1999) Naughty Little Doggie (1995) American Caesar (1993) Brick By Brick (1990) Instinct (1988) Blah-Blah-Blah (1986) Zombie Birdhouse (1982)

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Iggy Pop Says Ron Asheton 'Peed Beautiful Music On Me' At Tribute Gig

April 20, 2011
Iggy Pop paid tribute to the late Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton at a tribute concert in Michigan last night (April 19). Asheton died at his home in Michigan in 2009 after suffering a heart attack. He was 60.   Read more 

Iggy Pop And Ke$ha Unite For PETA Seal Clubbing Campaign

April 14, 2011
Iggy Pop and Ke$ha have teamed up for the latest PETA campaign against the clubbing of baby seals. Both singers appear in a new campaign which aims to combat the Canadian government's attempts to market baby seal fur internationally.    Read more 

Iggy & The Stooges, Taio Cruz, Echo & The Bunneymen To Play Chester Rocks Festival 2011

February 24, 2011
Iggy & The Stooges, Echo & The Bunneymen and Taio Cruz are among the acts confirmed to appear at this year's Chester Rocks festival. The two-day festival takes place at Chester's Racecourse from July 2-4.  Read more 

Ex-Iggy Pop Drummer Killed In Hit And Run

January 21, 2011
Ex-Iggy Pop drummer Alex Kirst has been killed in a hit and run accident. The drummer, aged 47, was killed by a car as he was walking on foot in California on January 13. Kirst's body was found at the side of Date Palm Road.  Read more 

Plan B, Iggy And The Stooges To Play Evolution Festival 2011

November 30, 2010
Plan B and Iggy And The Stooges are set to headline the Evolution Festival next year, it has been announced. Iggy And The Stooges will headline the Saturday night whilst Plan B will play the Sunday night of the event, which runs from May 28-29 at Newcastle Gateshead Quayside.  Read more 

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