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  • Interview: Chief White Lightning bringing raw-power rock-n-roll to the masses with debut album

    Interview: Chief White Lightning bringing raw-power rock-n-roll to the masses with debut album

    Before our interview even began, Chief White Lightning aka Josh Logan took us on an impromptu audio tour of his Long Beach, California neighborhood as we waited on the phone while he grabbed a snack and from his local 7-Eleven. Whistling as he walked, you could hear the bing-bong of the convenient...
  • Foo Fighters announce Cal Jam 18 lineup, Dave Grohl and his daughter cover Adele

    Foo Fighters announce Cal Jam 18 lineup, Dave Grohl and his daughter cover Adele

    Cal Jam 18 is returning to Glen Helen Regional Park and Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California this year and the Foo Fighters are coming back as the headliners once again. The festival announced the entire lineup and several big-name bands will hit the stage this year.  Joining the Foo Fighters...
  • Punk icon Iggy Pop (The Stooges) teamed with alt-rocker Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) on his most recent album, "Post Pop Depression.

    Iggy Pop breaks into your heart in Josh Homme documentary

    “I’m not good at mediocrity,” Iggy Pop confesses to interviewer (and TV chef) Anthony Bourdain in the documentary American Valhalla, out today (March 6) on DVD / Blu-ray from Eagle Vision. Co-directed by Andreas Neumann (along with his musical subjects), the film chronicles the writing and recording...
  • Record Store Day released the official list of exclusive releases that will go on sale next month, so AXS put together 10 albums that cannot

    10 Record Store Day exclusive albums that you shouldn’t overlook

    Don’t worry so much about any of the more strict and tedious holidays that are coming up this spring. The only holiday that music fans should really be counting down to is Record Store Day on April 22. The annual, one-day event returns for another year next month, and will be full of awesome music...
  • Iggy Pop & Metallica team up to perform 'TV Eye' live in concert

    Iggy Pop & Metallica team up to perform 'TV Eye' live in concert

    You never know what to expect when you go see Metallica on tour. As a special surprise to fans that made it to their third concert in Mexico City, Metallica brought the legendary Iggy Pop to share the stage with them at Foro Sol on March 5, 2017. Metallica welcomed the punk icon to perform the...
  • 5 best Iggy and the Stooges lyrics

    5 best Iggy and the Stooges lyrics

    Iggy and the Stooges are forever remembered for the enduring effect that their sound had on both rock and pop. What some might remember, however, is that they actually had some pretty clever lyrical abilities. The words behind all those punk songs had just as much power as the sound, after all....
  • 'Trainspotting' sequel reveals its soundtrack track list

    'Trainspotting' sequel reveals its soundtrack track list

    "Trainspotting" is getting a sequel more than 20 years after the original film, and the soundtrack albums are getting a sequel as well. Polydor Records issued a press release on Tuesday revealing the tracklist for T2 Trainspotting: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, which is headed for a vinyl and...
  • Queens of the Stone Age will supposedly be returning with new music in 2017.

    Queens of the Stone Age may return with new album in 2017

    Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme was a busy dude in 2016. In addition to being a member of Iggy Pop’s latest album and touring project with Post Pop Depression, the guitarist also helped produce the debut solo album for Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi and his solo band, CRX. Apparently he and the...
  • First trailer released from Iggy and the Stooges documentary, 'Gimme Danger'

    First trailer released from Iggy and the Stooges documentary, 'Gimme Danger'

    The Stooges never became household names like other bands that arrived the late sixties and early seventies like Led Zeppelin or the Sex Pistols, but their and Iggy’s place as pioneers in rock and roll and pop culture cannot be ignored. Their all or nothing style of life and music is captured in the...
  • Iggy Pop’s 'Post Pop Depression' concert to be released as a live album and concert film

    Iggy Pop’s 'Post Pop Depression' concert to be released as a live album and concert film

    Iggy Pop continues to entertain and wow rock and roll fans well into the sixth decade of his wild and iconic career. Always one to keep pushing the boundaries of rock and roll and societal norms, last March he released an impressive collaboration with members of Queens of the Stone Age and Arctic...
  • Berlin unveiled a memorial plaque to David Bowie on the singer's old apartment building on Monday

    David Bowie memorial plaque unveiled on his former home in Berlin

    It has been almost eight months since David Bowie left this planet, but his memory and music are still very fresh in the hearts and headphones of his fans all across the globe. On Monday, August 22, the mayor of Berlin, Michael Mueller, unveiled the city’s memorial to the late singer with a memorial...
  • Interview: Lipstick, pearls and punk -- the politics of Ezra Furman

    Interview: Lipstick, pearls and punk -- the politics of Ezra Furman

    Gender-fluid, Yarmulke-wearing, champion of human dignity and writer of poetic, pop-punk ditties delivered in a rebel rasp. Welcome to the world of Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends where lipstick, pearls and punk seamlessly entice. It's technicolor and hypnotic, like you were allowed to step into...
  • Iggy Pop celebrates the artistry and friendship of David Bowie on radio show

    Iggy Pop celebrates the artistry and friendship of David Bowie on radio show

    Iggy Pop devoted the latest episode of his radio show “Iggy Confidential” to the music of David Bowie, and ended up highlighting not only the late artist, but also a truly special friendship. For the two hour BBC program, Iggy Pop curated a diverse playlist of Bowie songs, which he said he chose...
  • Iggy Pop honors late friend David Bowie on two-hour BBC radio show

    Iggy Pop honors late friend David Bowie on two-hour BBC radio show

    David Bowie was a true artist in every sense of the word. The late songwriter/recording artist/actor was a living version of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper, becoming entirely different personas and creative aliases throughout his brilliant career. From his rise to fame in the late 60s into the early 70s...
  • Our chat with Chris Maxwell for his Beatles-inspired americana album

    Our chat with Chris Maxwell for his Beatles-inspired americana album

    Chris Maxwell is kind of an ironic figure in the world of music. Well-known in circles that have seen his work featured through show’s like Bob’s Burgers and Inside Amy Schumer, Maxwell’s additions to other people’s creativity have seen him leave musical fingerprints all over some of today’s...
  • Iggy Pop + Joshua Homme perform at Greek Theater

    Iggy Pop + Joshua Homme perform at Greek Theater

    Iggy Pop and Joshua Homme will perform at The Greek Theater on Thursday, April 28, 2016. The show starts at 8 p.m. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. For those AXS readers who remain unfamiliar with Iggy Pop and Joshua Homme, here is some additional information on the talent in question: Iggy Pop is...
  • This week's top concert tours: Iggy Pop, Wolf Alice

    This week's top concert tours: Iggy Pop, Wolf Alice

    This week's list of the top concert tours in America features legendary punk rocker Iggy Pop and four talented female artists whose sounds range from hard rock to alternative pop to traditional country music. These are the top five live acts in the country for the week of April 3. 5. Basia Bulat...
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    Flashback - Iggy and The Stooges take over St. James Park in San Jose

    With Iggy Pop due to release Post Pop Depression next Friday (March 18, 2016), and coming to the Masonic in San Francisco on March 31, it seemed fitting to look back to the last time Iggy and The Stooges made their way to the Bay Area. On the evening of September 28, 2013, a small park in the middle...
  • The Top 10 Best Iggy Pop songs

    The Top 10 Best Iggy Pop songs

    Iggy Pop is an American rock singer/songwriter who's best known for his work with The Stooges and collaboration with David Bowie. He has been involved in show business since his teens and has recorded such proto punk and rock anthems such as "Cry for Love," "Cold Metal" and "Candy." Iggy Pop's...
  • IGGY POP makes an early stop in Seattle on his latest tour

    IGGY POP makes an early stop in Seattle on his latest tour

    True rock & roll rebel and one of the fathers of the Punk Rock/Alternative music movement in the seventies, Iggy Pop is on the road again and is heading to the Great Northwest. This is going to be a nice opportunity to see a real cult legend in underground music. And even at this stage of his...
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