If Americana is the new punk rock, Slim Cessna is its Iggy Pop. He not only serves as a dark ole granddaddy but defies our desire to file music into mothballed subgenres like gothic country or punkabilly. Fans often describe a Slim Cessna's Auto Club show as a religious experience -- yet even with e ... More >>
The White Stripes played their final show nearly four years ago, on July 31, 2007 in Southaven, Mississippi, bidding adieu to a decade requited with rock and roll and giving every guitarist with furious intentions a little breathing room. Now, through his successful vinyl-centric label Third Man, ... More >>
The NymphsAlex Kirst, drummer for the wild-eyed late-'80s and early-'90s rock band the Nymphs and later Iggy Pop, was killed in a hit-and-run in Cathedral City, California, about 10 miles south of Palm Springs.
The Year of Our Lord 2011 is shaping up to be an awesome year for long-awaited album releases, isn't it? Gang of Four! Gregg Allman! Wire! Wanda Jackson! Cake! A P.J. Harvey auto-harp album, even! But Gimme Noise is most stoked for Fiona Apple's as-yet-untitled fourth LP, of which we've yet to he ... More >>
Over the weekend Yoko Ono threw a seriously must-attend preparation celebration of her late husband's 70th birthday (and her first show ever in Los Angeles). In tow were: Lady Gaga, Iggy Pop, RZA, Perry Farrell, her son Sean Lennon, Thurston Moore, and...much more. Of course there were myriad Fli ... More >>
Barneys creative director Simon Doonan with Iggy PopLegendary Stooges front-man Iggy Pop just partnered up with Barneys New York's little sister store, Barneys Co-op to design a line of vintage inspired rock tees for the store's Archive 1887 line. Mr. Pop is definitely a style icon in his own rig ... More >>
Photo via First Ave's TwitterFor as long as I can remember First Avenue has been The Place. It's this way for all of us, whether your band aspires to play the Mainroom or your Dad tells smirky stories of smoking pot in the Entry basement with the 'Mats. Purple Rain? Yes, of course (how many peopl ... More >>