Geoff Lloyd of Absolute Radio spoke to Iggy Pop backstage at the Isle of Wight Festival earlier this month about getting damaged when he plays, being friends with Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters, serenading supermodels, the status of his upcoming album, and how he likes rabbits. “We go back. I knew Dave when he was in Scream,” Iggy said. “That’s his band from the DC area before Nirvana. Dave and Scream backed me up on a club gig once. 1990.” Watch the interview via YouTube below.
Iggy Pop has comes out on top of a ‘worst face in showbiz’ poll taken by The Good Surgeon Guide, a British cosmetic surgery review website. The rocker is joined by Donatella Versace, Pete Burns and Cher. Watch a report from ITN, featuring a rundown of the worst faces below.
Jet and Iggy Pop are out with the music video for their new single ‘Wild One’, which serves as the 50th anniversary version of Australia’s first rock hit, Johnny O’Keefe’s ‘The Wild One’. “My introduction to Johnny O’Keefe came through Iggy Pop covering his song The Wild One,” Jet frontman Nic Cester tells The Age. “Although I don’t think we have been directly influenced by Johnny O’Keefe, the ripples that he created are enormous. If the only thing that comes of this is just alerting other Australians that this existed,that’s a good thing.” Watch the video below.
Iggy Pop and The Stooges performed live at the Maanes Festival in Fredrikstad, Norway on Friday (September 7). Watch a fan filmed highlight clip below.
Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes and Iggy Pop and The Stooges performed at the International Festival of Benicassim on Thursday (July 19) in Benicassim, Spain. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
Iggy Pop and The Stooges performed at the Open Air Festival on Saturday (July 7) at Elliniko Baseball Stadium in Athens, Greece. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Iggy Pop and The Stooges performed at the Peace and Love Festival on Sudnay (July 1) in Borlänge, Sweden. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Alice Cooper, Nick Cave, Noel Gallagher of Oasis, Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Iggy Pop and The Stooges, and Velvet Revolver were on hand for the 2007 Mojo Music Awards Honours List on Monday (June 18) at The Brewery in London, England. Check out pictures from PRPhotos, FilmMagic (arrivals / pressroom / departures), RexFeatures, GettyImages (arrivals / pressroom / party), and WireImage (arrivals / pressroom).