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Iggy Pop and Josh Homme's L.A. Talk: 10 Things We Learned

April 28, 2016

"I'm always ready to take a risk. I don't work in a bank," Josh Homme said of Post Pop Depression, his new album with Iggy Pop, during a talk between the two collaborators Wednesday night at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. "I'm here to take a leap...

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See Iggy Pop, Josh Homme Tear Through 'Lust for Life'

April 27, 2016

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme, on the road in support of their collaborative Post Pop Depression, served as musical guest on the Monday night episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. For the broadcast itself, Pop delivered the new LP's "Sunday," and as a web exclusive,...

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Iggy Pop to Recount Stooges Story in New Book for Third Man

April 26, 2016

Iggy Pop will tell the story of the Stooges in a new book, Total Chaos, set for release via the publishing wing of Jack White's Third Man Records. The book was written by Jeff Gold and contributor Johan Kugelberg, who spent two...

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Joe Perry Enlists Iggy Pop, David Johansen for New Album

April 18, 2016

Joe Perry knows how to maximize his schedule. As he waits to kick off his upcoming tour with the supergroup Hollywood Vampires – which counts Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp among its ranks – the Aerosmith guitarist is hard at work in a California...

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Iggy Pop

March 28, 2016

Iggy Pop recently released Post Pop Depression, which marks his first record since his 2013 effort with the Stooges, Ready to Die. A collaboration with Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme, the release – Pop's 17th...

Album Review

Post Pop Depression

March 18, 2016

There’s a famous early-Seventies Mick Rock photo of Iggy Pop – wild-eyed in a T. Rex -T-shirt, a pack of Lucky Strikes clamped between his teeth – with his arms around David Bowie and Lou Reed: together, the troika who smacked rock...

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Iggy Pop, the Arcs Release Raucous Covers for 'Vinyl'

March 11, 2016

Iggy Pop, Julian Casablancas, the Arcs and the Kills' Alison Mosshart contributed new covers for the fifth installment of the mini-soundtracks for each episode of HBO's Vinyl. Volume 1.5 is now available to stream and download via all digital retailers. The...

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Hear Iggy Pop and Josh Homme's Winding, Scorching 'Sunday'

February 26, 2016

Iggy Pop has unveiled "Sunday," another new track off his Post Pop Depression, his surprise collaborative album with Josh Homme. The winding, six-minute track navigates around a slithering bass line and scorching guitar stabs as Pop croons,...

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Iggy Pop Remembers David Bowie: 'He Appreciated Oddballs'

January 27, 2016

In our new David Bowie memorial issue, out January 29th, various artists pay tribute to the late singer, songwriter and multimedia innovator. In this Rolling Stone exclusive, Iggy Pop recalls meeting Bowie in New York in the early Seventies...

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Hear Iggy Pop and Josh Homme's Smoky 'Break Into Your Heart'

January 25, 2016

Just a week after Iggy Pop and Josh Homme revealed they had secretly recorded an album together, the pair have unveiled "Break Into Your Heart," another new track from their upcoming Post Pop Depression. Speaking previously about their collaboration,...

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Iggy Pop, Josh Homme Team for New LP 'Post Pop Depression'

January 21, 2016

UPDATE: The album will be released on March 18th, according to Queens of the Stone Age's Instagram page. The duo will debut music Thursday night on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Iggy Pop and Josh Homme will release a new album,...

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20 Wildest Iggy Pop Moments

April 21, 2016

There is extreme, there is legendary — and then there is Iggy Pop. Beginning in his earliest days with the Stooges taunting Ann Arbor frat boys and small town Michigan folk, Iggy made an art of excess: self-mutilation, self-exposure and self-destruction....

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Hear Charli XCX's Raucous Cover of Stooges' 'No Fun'

April 15, 2016

Charli XCX channels the rabid punk spirit of Iggy Pop with her ferocious cover of the Stooges' 1969 track "No Fun," recorded for the soundtrack of HBO's Vinyl. "No fun to be alone," the electro-pop singer shouts over distortion and clattering drums,...

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Hear Iggy Pop, Josh Homme Break Down 'American Valhalla'

March 22, 2016

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme have provided an in-depth look at the creation of their Post Pop Depression cut "American Valhalla" in the latest episode of the Song Exploder podcast, with the duo breaking down the track's lyrics, arrangement and...

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20 Great Iggy Pop Collaborations

March 17, 2016

Iggy Pop's gift for improvising lyrics as muscular and sinewy as his body has made him a natural collaborator over his nearly 50-year career. Though David Bowie may have been his best-known musical partner, Iggy has sung with a ridiculously diverse crew...

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Iggy Pop Posed Naked for New York Art Class

February 29, 2016

Artists at a life drawing class at the New York Academy of Art were greeted by a naked Iggy Pop February 21st as the rocker was recruited by the Brooklyn Museum to serve as the class' nude model. Twenty-one artists, aged 19 to 80, participated in...

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See Iggy Pop, Patti Smith Group's Electric Bowie Tribute

February 23, 2016

Iggy Pop, a veteran of the annual Tibet House Benefit Concert, led a group of all-star musicians in tributes to David Bowie at the event Monday night. The Stooge dressed in a royal blue tux and wiggled his hand to the tremolo guitar in "The Jean...

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Iggy Pop, Josh Homme Plot 'Post Pop Depression' Tour

January 27, 2016

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme will take their surprise partnership on the road this spring with a 20-date tour in support of their forthcoming LP Post Pop Depression. The trek kicks off March 28th at Seattle's Paramount Theatre and visits historic...

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Watch Iggy Pop, Josh Homme Debut 'Gardenia' on 'Colbert'

January 22, 2016

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme unleashed "Gardenia," a slice of stratospheric punk-funk from their new collaborative LP, Thursday on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. The six-piece band debuted the Queens of the Stone Age-styled track, dressed in...

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Hear David Bowie Imitate Springsteen, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed

January 21, 2016

David Bowie impersonated a number of his peers, including Bruce Springsteen, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Tom Waits and Anthony Newley, on a newly unearthed 1985 outtake recorded around the time of his single "Absolute Beginners." For each version of the track,...

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