Tagged: The Stooges


R.I.P. The Stooges’ Scott Asheton

Scott Asheton, drummer of the seminal proto-punk band The Stooges, died from an unspecified illness on Saturday at the age of 64. Born in Washington D.C., Asheton would move with his family to Ann Arbor, … read more »

POSTED March 16, 2014 10:26PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: ,

Will Metallica’s Induction Into The Rock Hall Of Fame Open Doors For Other Metal Acts?

Metallica‘s inclusion, though absolutely deserving in every conceivable way, poses a wider question to my ever curious mind: Will the inclusion of now two “metal” acts, (Black Sabbath being the other) clear the way for other metal and proto-metal acts? read more »

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On The Cover – Screaming Females

“If I saw me, I’d say ‘Look at that lesbian shredding!’ But you know, I would automatically assume that any girl that shreds is a lesbian. I’m going to assume that Marnie Stern is a lesbian, and who else plays guitar? Yeah, they’re all lesbians.” read more »

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Stooges Lose Founding Member, Hall Of Fame Bid All In The Same Week

The Stooges were ground breakers, revolutionaries in a revolutionary time and with songs like “Raw Power”, “Search and Destroy” and “I Wanna Be Your Dog”, they birthed a million punk and metal bands. So, it’s a no brainer that they should be inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, right? read more »

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Stooges Guitarist Ron Asheton Found Dead

According to a Police report today in the Ann Arbor News, famed rock-and-roll guitarist of The Stooges, Ronald “Ron” Asheton was found dead in his home this morning. He was 60 years old. read more »

POSTED January 6, 2009 3:18PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

Greatest Song At This Moment – The Stooges "No Fun"

“No Fun” is primal. I could romanticize The Stooges and tell myself they couldn’t read music, and they just came up with riffs and they made noise as close to elemental neanderthal sounds as an electric guitar can get… so I will. Their image begs for it more than any other band I can imagine. read more »

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