Watch Iggy Pop Perform “Frenzy” On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Iggy Pop was the musical guest during Monday’s (January 9) episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!.” You can see footage of him performing “Frenzy” on the show below. Notably, the singer’s backing band consisted of Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Josh Klinghoffer (ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers). Pop’s new album, “Every Loser,” is available now.

Iggy Pop Claims He Was Once Approached About Joining AC/DC

During a recent interview with The New York Times, Iggy Pop claimed that he once received an offer to join AC/DC. The frontman said the following about that:

“They had a manager many years ago, when I hadn’t reformed The Stooges, I hadn’t moved to England. And this guy said, ‘Are you interested in joining AC/DC?’ They were looking for a singer. I listened to their record. I thought, I can’t fit that bill. I wasn’t, like, ‘Ugh, I don’t like them.’ It was quite well made. They do careful work, but I’m not what they needed.”

Ozzy Osbourne, Chris Cornell, Axl Rose, Etc. Make Rolling Stone’s List Of “200 Greatest Singers Of All Time”

Rolling Stone have unveiled their list of “The 200 Greatest Singers Of All Time.” Notably, a number of rock artists made the cut including the following:

#12 – John Lennon (The Beatles)
#14 – Freddie Mercury (Queen)
#26 – Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
#32 – David Bowie
#52 – Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones)
#63 – Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin)
#80 – Chris Cornell (Soundgarden)
#82 – Steve Perry (ex-Journey)
#105 – Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)
#109 – Roger Daltrey (The Who)
#112 – Ozzy Osbourne
#129 – Rob Halford (Judas Priest)
#134 – Axl Rose (Guns N’ Roses)
#165 – Ronnie James Dio
#176 – Iggy Pop
#181 – Bob Seger
#199 – Glenn Danzig (Misfits)

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2023 North American And European Tours

Red Hot Chili Peppers have booked two new tours for next year. This includes new dates in North America and Europe.

Tour Dates:

With City And Colour & King Princess:

03/29 Vancouver, BC – BC Place Stadium

With St. Vincent & King Princess:

04/01 Las Vegas, NV – Allegiant Stadium

With The Strokes & King Princess:

04/06 Fargo, ND – FargoDome
04/08 Minneapolis, MN – US Bank Stadium
04/14 Syracuse, NY – JMA Wireless Dome

With The Mars Volta & Thundercat:

05/12 San Diego, CA – Snapdragon Stadium

With The Strokes & Thundercat:

05/14 Phoenix, AZ – State Farm Stadium
05/17 San Antonio, TX – Alamodome

Red Hot Chili Peppers:

05/19 Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Music Festival

With The Strokes & Thundercat:

05/25 Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park

Red Hot Chili Peppers:

06/18 Landgraaf, NET – Pinkpop

With Iggy Pop:

06/21 Warsaw, POL – PGE Narodowy

Red Hot Chili Peppers:

06/24 Odense, DEN – Tinderbox

With Iggy Pop:

06/26 Mannheim, GER – Maimarktgelande

Red Hot Chili Peppers:

06/30 Werchter, BEL – Rock Werchter
07/02 Milan, ITA – I-Days
07/06 Lisbon, POR – NOS Alive
07/08 Madrid, SPA – Mad Cool

With Iggy Pop & King Princess:

07/11 Lyon, FRA – Groupama Stadium
07/14 Vienna, AUT – Ernst Happel Stadium

Red Hot Chili Peppers:

07/17 Carhaix Plouger, FRA – Les Vieilles Charrues

With The Roots & King Princess:

07/21 London, UK – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
07/23 Glasgow, UK – Hampden Park

Iggy Pop To Release New Album “Every Loser” In January

Iggy Pop will be releasing a new album, titled “Every Loser,” on January 6. If you missed it, the effort’s first single, “Frenzy,” can be found HERE. Notably, the album will also be accompanied by a relaunch of Punk Magazine.

“Every Loser” Track Listing:

01. “Frenzy”
02. “Strung Out Johnny”
03. “New Atlantis”
04. “Modern Day Rip Off”
05. “Morning Show”
06. “The News For Andy”
07. “Neo Punk”
08. “All The Way Down”
09. “Comments”
10. “My Animus Interlude”
11. “The Regency”

Iggy Pop Signs With Gold Tooth Records

Iggy Pop has signed a new deal with Gold Tooth Records, the label founded by producer Andrew Watt (Post Malone, Ozzy Osbourne). This news comes on the heels of the new partnership between Gold Tooth and Atlantic Records.

Pop commented:

“I’m the guy with no shirt who rocks. Andrew and Gold Tooth get that, and we made a record together the old-fashioned way. The players are guys I’ve known since they were kids and the music will beat the shit out of you. Have a great day.”

Watt continued:

“Iggy Pop is a fucking icon. A true original. The guy invented the stage dive. I still can’t believe he let me make a record with him. I am honored. It doesn’t get cooler. This album was created to be played as loud as your stereo will go. Turn it up and hold on.”

Craig Kallman, CEO of Atlantic Records, added:

“We’re incredibly excited to welcome Andrew and Gold Tooth into the Atlantic family. As a brilliant producer and stellar musician, Andrew has the gift of elevating every project into a work of art. And, of course, we’re over the moon to have the legendary and phenomenal Iggy Pop as our first joint signing. Iggy’s groundbreaking work forever changed the rock landscape, and he continues to make boundary-crashing music. This also marks his return to the Warner family, more than 50 years after he made his recording debut with The Stooges on our sister label Elektra. Iggy’s never stopped evolving, and he’s made a fantastic album that we can’t wait for the world to hear.”

The first single from Pop’s upcoming album, “Frenzy,” will be released on October 28.

Iggy Pop Postpones Two European Shows

Iggy Pop has postponed his shows in Mantova, Italy and Vienna, Austria due to vocal issues. The concerts have been rescheduled for later this year.

The following statement was issued about the Italy show:

“Iggy is forced to postpone his show in Mantova due to a problem with his voice. The new date is August 30th at the Esedra of Palazzo Te in Mantova and tickets will be still valid for the new date. More details to follow.

Here’s a message from Iggy:

‘If you were there, you know I croaked my way through my last show in Greece and my voice is still recovering.
I must postpone my next show in Mantova, Italy July 05.

I have not taken this decision lightly. I love my fans.

But I must protect my voice.

I’m so sorry but, I’ll come back and make it up to you.'”

A separate statement was issued about the Austria show:

“Iggy’s continued voice problem has forced the postponement of his show at the Vienna Konserthus on Thu July 07. New date announced is September 02 2022. Tickets are still valid and do not need to be exchanged. You also have the option of printing out your tickets with the new date from your personal ticket portal or showing them directly on your smartphone at the admission control.”

Nine Inch Nails, Fever 333, The Locust, Etc. Members To Be Featured On Danny Elfman’s New Remix Album “Bigger. Messier.”

Danny Elfman will be releasing a new remix album, titled “Bigger. Messier.,“ on August 12. The effort will feature a number of guests including Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Iggy Pop, Fever 333, The Locust, Ghostemane, HEALTH, Boris, and more. The effort’s latest single, “Kick Me” (feat. Iggy Pop), can be found below:

“Bigger. Messier.” Track Listing:

01. “We Belong” (Squarepusher Remix)
03. “Happy” (33EMYBW Remix)
04. “Sorry” (Kid606 Remix)
05. “We Belong” (Rafiq Bhatia Remix)
06. “Kick Me” (Zach Hill Remix)
07. “Insects” (Machine Girl Insecticidal Tendencies Remix)
08. “Serious Ground” (Xiu Xiu Remix)
09. “Cruel Compensation” (The Locust Remix)
10. “Everybody Loves You” (Boris Remix)
11. “True” (feat. Trent Reznor)
12. “In Time” (feat. Blixa Bargeld)
13. “In Time” (Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith Remix)
14. “Native Intelligence” (feat. Trent Reznor)
15. “Kick Me” (feat. Iggy Pop)
16. “Kick Me” (feat. Fever 333)
17. “In Time” (HEALTH Remix)
18. “Native Intelligence” (feat. Trent Reznor) (Ghostemane Natural Selection Remix)
19. “Happy” (Boy Harsher Remix)
20. “True” (feat. Trent Reznor) (Stu Brooks Remix)
22. “Serious Dub” (Scientist Remix) (digital bonus track)
23. “Happy” (A. Fruit Remix) (digital bonus track)

Elfman commented:

“At the onset of ‘Bigger. Messier.‘ I asked the same thing of every artist: ‘express me through your own eyes.’ Not only was I surprised at the artists that wanted to participate, but completely blown away by what everyone contributed. There’s a tremendous amount of diversity represented throughout, and I couldn’t be more excited to announce the record with Iggy’s version of ‘Kick Me,’ which not only serves as a reinvention of the song vocally, but instrumentally as well. This record became such an enjoyment of experimentation and relinquishing control of my own work in a way that I’ve never done before.”

ONI Share Music Video For New Song “Secrets” Featuring Iggy Pop & Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe

ONI have premiered a new video for their new song “Secrets.” The track, which features Iggy Pop and Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe, will appear on the band’s new album “Loathing Light,” which is set to be released on June 17.

Jake Oni said the following about working with Iggy Pop:

“He came down, we had some food and just chilled. And then he did his thing all over the song. He asked me for ideas about how to approach it, which was just crazy and cool. It all worked so well and came out sick.”

Randy Blythe added:

“It was awesome to work with Jake again, and of course the usual suspects, my compatriots Mark Morton and Josh Wilbur – always a good time. But to be on a track and film a video with one of my biggest influences as a frontman, the OG godfather of punk and living legend Iggy Pop? Completely priceless.”

Oni also commented on the new album:

“The songs are very much written from the first person, with a lot of ‘I’ and ‘me’ in the lyrics as opposed to ‘us’ or ‘you’. The music encompasses many different vibes, both light and dark. I really challenged myself to address difficult things I’ve gone through over the years.

Mark [Morton] helped me through a lot of stuff with mental health and addiction, things he’s gone through himself. He’s definitely been a big support for me. I worked with him before in a full band, but this time, it was just he and I, writing an entire album together, which was killer.

I don’t want anyone in there besides Mark and Josh [Wilbur] when I’m recording vocals. They get what I can do. They know my limitations and how to utilize my talents like nobody else really can fully.”

“Loathing Light” Track Listing:

01. “The Lie”
02. “Against My Sins”
03. “Secrets” (feat. Iggy Pop & Randy Blythe)
04. “Awaken”
05. “War Ender” (feat. City Morgue)
06. “Heart To Stone”
07. “Battery Tomb”
08. “Sequence Static”
09. “Gasoline”
10. “Golden”