Ron Asheton

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival at OC Fairgrounds

    Andrew YoussefNOFX performing SundayClick for slideshows of Day One, Day Two and Day Three.The Hype: Three days of tattoos, punk, metal, rockabilly and skateboarding descended upon the OC Fairgrounds under the umbrella of the Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival Friday through Sunday. The l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    New Stooges Videos

    ​After the death of guitarist Ron Asheton, many hoped Iggy Pop and his bandmates would recruit former axeman James Williamson and keep the band going. Well, they did and by clicking this link, they'll get to hear a bunch of professionally shot videos from the new lineup's first show. Of note is th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    The Stooges reform (again)

    The history of the Stooges is long and complicated. Basically, the original group (singer Iggy Pop, drummer Scott Asheton, guitarist Ron Asheton and bassist Dave Alexander) recorded two albums that you should have (The Stooges and Fun House).   Alexander left, then after running through a few ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Stooges Guitarist Ron Asheton, R.I.P.

    By RYAN RITCHIEI don't make a habit of waxing poetic about people I've never met, and I sure as hell won't pretend to know anything about Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton that doesn't involve his music. But I was still shocked when I popped on my computer this morning to discover the 60-year-old was fo ... More >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Mega Watt

    Mike Watt comes to town with a new band and an old sound