It was 35 years ago - May/June 1978 - when the two greats of high energy Detroit rock ‘n roll, Fred Smith and Iggy Pop, got together to bring a roadshow to Europe.
With successful tours of Japan, Australia, London and the U.S. last year under their belt and a new studio album pending, the Flamin’ Groovies have announced extensive runs of shows in the U.S., Spain and France.
The Golden Age of Iggy and The Stooges continues unabated. With the band on indefinite hiatus, “Raw Power” era guitarist James Williamson is shining new light on a batch of mostly unreleased or never-properly-recorded gems from the band’s back-pages.
Pierced Arrows and Dead Moon frontman Fred Cole is on the mend after undergoing major heart surgery, he and his wife Toody report.
Much-loved garage-cum-country rockers The Supersuckers are revisiting Australia with a new album in tow and a bunch of hardcore fans to play to.
Plans are underfoot to make a movie about the Flamin' Groovies with a Kickstarter campaign raising more than $US10,000 of its $70,000 target with a month to go. Watch the promo below, then make a donation here.
Photographer, chronicler of New York City's punk scene and onetime minder for Iggy & the Stooges and manager of Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers, Leee Black Childers, has died.
Episode 2 of Bob Short's Complete History of Rock 'n' Roll podcast is live for your listening pleasure.
Good to see one of the folks from Aztec Music are back from their legal/financial woes and up and running again with a new label, Sandman.
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