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September 1, 2010 Yoko Ono's star-studded We Are Plastic Ono Band concert in Los Angeles this October will boast guest appearances from Lady Gaga, Sonic Youth, Iggy Pop, and many more.
At the gigs, set for October 1-2 at L.A.'s Orpheum Theatre, Ono, 76, will perform Plastic Ono Band material she wrote and recorded with her husband, Beatles great John Lennon, playing with a band featuring her son, Sean Lennon, Yuka Honda (of Cibo Matto fame), and Japanes …
June 3, 2010 The Beastie Boys have been dormant since Adam "MCA" Yauch began his battle against cancer in summer 2009, but the musician has kept busy with his Oscilloscope Laboratories production company, which has acquired the rights to release a new documentary film about influential Beat poet-writer, junkie extraordinaire, and counter culture icon William S. Burroughs.
According to Indie Wire, William S. …
March 25, 2010
Rock stars get all the perks. But sometimes even they don't get the chance to compare notes with their greatest influences without a little help. …
March 25, 2010 Here are some of the weirdest web stories we've seen this week:
--Iggy Pop, inventor of the stage dive, officially retires his classic move at age 62 but assures fans, "I'll still dive off other things." [Jam!]
--"Wall of Sound" creator and California inmate Phil Spector gets his front teeth knocked out for dissing a fellow prisoner. …
March 25, 2010 With his wild onstage antics and upcoming "sleazy Detroit rock" album, My Chemical Romance's frontman is a true disciple of The Stooges. "I didn't want the girls to want to f--k me, I wanted the straight guys to want to f--k me," Way says. "I got that from Iggy."
SPIN: Gerard, when did you first hear Iggy's music?
GERARD WAY: This is kind of a crazy story. …
December 19, 2009 This week, the Stooges, Genesis, and ABBA earned Rock Hall spots for 2010, Rihanna dropped a brand new video for "Hard," John Frusciante officially announced his departure from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Twilight's Kristen Stewart sang in a new trailer for The Runaways.
Plus, don't forget to check out all of SPIN's year-end lists -- including 2009's best songs and albums -- right here. …
November 2, 2009 Iggy Pop has always been a survivor -- even if his rag-tag, 60-year-old physique is showing its mileage.
So it comes as no surprise that his band, the Stooges, will carry on, even after the death of guitarist Ron Asheton earlier this year.
James Williamson, who joined the Stooges in the early '70s alongside Asheton, will take over lead guitar duties as the band prepares to tour in 2010, according to a report by the BBC. …
October 6, 2009 On her sweetly sassy solo debut, former Be Your Own Pet frontwoman Jemina Pearl makes the big pop move BYOP always seemed suspicious of, singing about good times and bad boys over fuzzy girl-group guitars that collapse the distance between the Ronettes and the Runaways. …
August 17, 2009 Ida Maria's killing it in 2009: Her album, Fortress Round My Heart, is one of this year's best albums so far -- and now she's reeled in one of her idols to collaborate on a new single.
Iggy Pop contributes guest vocals on a brand new version of Fortress track "Oh My God" that hits radio this week -- and is available for your exclusive listening pleasure below.
"I've been loving Iggy Pop since I first heard him," Maria gushed to SPIN.c …
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