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Top 10 Stooges Songs

Elektra Records
Elektra Records

We count down the best songs by the legendary proto-punk band.

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Iggy Pop Puts Stooges on Hold: ‘It Would Just Be Wrong’

Carlos Alvarez, Getty Images
Carlos Alvarez, Getty Images

For the first time in many a year, Iggy Pop is planning on keeping a lower than usual profile."I definitely have no plans to be a touring musician for the next couple of years."

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Scott Asheton of the Stooges Dies

Scott Asheton
Matthew Peyton, Getty Images

The original drummer for the legendary Stooges, Scott Asheton, has died.

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Stooges Guitarist James Williamson Digs Up Old Songs For New Album

Columbia/Legacy Records
Columbia/Legacy Records

The life, death and rebirth of the Stooges stands as one of the more unlikely tales in rock and roll. Since reforming in 2003, the band have made two albums and toured regularly. When head Stooge Iggy Pop designated 2014 as time out for the band, guitarist James Williamson has decided to keep active during the downtime.

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The Stooges’ ‘Search & Destroy’ Covered By Talib Kweli

Iggy Pop Talib Kweli Frank Micelotta John Sciulli

So often we credit Iggy and the Stooges as a major inspiration on punk that it's easy to overlook just how far-reaching their influence has spread. It's even extended to hip-hop, where Talib Kweli has recorded a cover of their 'Search & Destroy.'

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40 Years Ago: Iggy & the Stooges Record ‘Metallic K.O.’ Show

KO feature

One of rock’s most harrowing and authentically violent recorded documents was captured live 40 years ago today when Iggy and the Stooges unknowingly committed their last will and testament to tape (as an active '70s band, anyway) by performing the show that would go down in infamy as ‘Metallic K.O.’

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Iggy & the Stooges, ‘Ready To Die’ – Album Review

Jim Dyson, Getty Images
Jim Dyson, Getty Images

Who would have ever guessed that in 2013, we would be talking about a new Stooges album? The odds were certainly not in that column, but then in 2003, the unexpected happened and Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton and brother Scott plugged in once again. They toured and wowed young and old fans alike with their brutal rock and roll assault, and even released a reunion album, although 2007's 'The Weirdness' was hardly the stuff of legend and kind of a false-start comeback.

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Iggy and the Stooges, ‘Burn’ – Song Review

Iggy Pop
Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

The ear-melting riff that opens 'Burn' -- Iggy Pop and the Stooges' new single -- makes it clear that this is no nostalgia act. Not only do these guys still have their edge, four decades after their crunchy punk rock classic of a debut, you could argue that 'Burn' is all edge.

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Iggy and the Stooges Announce ‘Ready to Die’ Release Details

Iggy Pop
Vimeo

The Iggy and the Stooges album 'Raw Power' turns 40 this month, and the group is also planning a new release. Iggy Pop, James Williamson and Scott Asheton have united to record 'Ready to Die,' their second album featuring the surviving members of that lineup. (2007's 'The Weirdness' featured the surviving members of the Ron Asheton-fronted Stooges lineup.)

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Iggy Pop & the Stooges Ron Asheton Tribute Concert Coming to DVD

Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Original Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton passed away in 2009, but his dynamic playing and presence has not been forgotten. On April 19, 2011, his former bandmates held a tribute concert to honor his legacy and music. A DVD from that night, appropriately titled 'Tribute to Ron Asheton,' is now making its way to DVD on June 4 via MVD.

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