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Omar Rodriguez Lopez

Five times musicians gave themselves crazy workloads

Being a professional musician must be a pretty sweet gig, right? Touring the world, playing in front of thousands and writing music is the stuff of dreams for many averse to getting a ‘proper’ job. But there are those who go above and beyond, putting their workshy brethren to shame. One such music star is …

Music Lists July 8, 2016

Kylie Minogue's Christmas album to feature Iggy Pop

Why are we talking about Christmas already? With the usual social media suspects already posting annoying updates regarding the countdown to Christmas (It’s 84 sleeps, just in case anyone was wondering – thanks Facebook), there’s no escaping mention of the festive season. Never one to miss out on any festive fun, Kylie Minogue has revealed details …

Music News Virals October 2, 2015

15 reasons why we still love At The Drive-In

It’s been 15 years since the moment many consider the peak of the post-hardcore movement. We’re talking about the release of Relationship of Command on September 12, 2000, a blistering forty-five minute record of intense caterwauling, spidery guitar-work and bursts of ambient electronics. For many, it was a totally alien sound – a far-flung alternative to the rising …

Foo Fighters announce 2015 UK stadium tour

Foo Fighters have announced five huge stadium shows in the UK next year, with support from Iggy Pop and Royal Blood. [Foo Fighters hit the road next year – Getty Images] The US rockers, who have just released their new album Sonic Highways, will play five dates in the UK, in Sunderland, Manchester, Edinburgh and …

Gig Tickets November 13, 2014

Iggy Pop cast as serial killer in horror movie The Sandman

Rock star Iggy Pop has been cast as a masked murderer in The Sandman, an upcoming horror project from iconic Italian director Dario Argento. The Sandman (which is not affiliated with the popular comic series of the same name) tells the tale of Nathan, a young student who witnesses the murder of his mother one Christmas …

Film What's On October 10, 2014

The Stooges drummer Scott Asheton dies aged 64

Scott Asheton, the founding member and drummer of proto-punk pioneers The Stooges, has died aged 64. [Scott Asheton performing with The Stooges in 2007 – Getty Images] No cause of death has yet been confirmed, but Stooges frontman Iggy Pop revealed the news on Facebook last night. “My dear friend Scott Asheton passed away last …

Music What's On March 17, 2014

Iggy Pop to present Christmas radio show for BBC

Iggy Pop will delve back into his record collection for two festive shows on BBC Radio 6 Music this Christmas. [Iggy Pop will be taking to the airwaves this Christmas] The rock star, whose raucous records and no-holds barred live shows with The Stooges were a huge influence on punk and new wave acts in …

Music What's On November 14, 2013

Iggy Pop: ‘I admired Lou Reed very much’

Punk rock pioneer Iggy Pop has penned a tribute to his close contemporary and friend Lou Reed, who died on Sunday aged 71. [Iggy Pop has paid tribute to Lou Reed] Velvet Underground frontman Reed was a big champion of Iggy Pop in the early days of his career with The Stooges, and the pair …

Music What's On October 29, 2013

Elijah Wood ‘not playing’ Iggy Pop

It would have been one of the most unlikely pieces of casting in cinematic history. For years, diminutive Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood was set to play raucous, gangly punk-rock legend Iggy Pop in a biopic titled The Passenger. But after a troubled production and various setbacks, Wood has now confirmed that this most …

Film What's On March 8, 2013