The Stooges

  • Biography: In the late Sixties and early Seventies, the Stooges helped invent punk rock. The band — singer Iggy Stooge (later Pop) guitarist Ron Asheton), his drummer brother Scott Asheton and bassist Dave Alexander — formed in Detroit, Michigan, and debuted in Ann Arbor on Halloween 1967. Drawing from the groove of electric blues, the primitive noise of early garage-rock bands like the Sonics, and the wildman stage antics of the Doors and Rolling Stones, the Stooges delivered raw, meta...