Iggy Pop (born James Newell Osterberg) played in several Ann Arbor, Michigan-area bands as a teenager, including The Iguanas and later The Prime Movers. The Prime Movers nicknamed Osterberg 'Iggy' in reference to his earlier band.
Osterberg was first inspired to form The Stooges after meeting blue
The Sex Pistols stepped on to the London stage in 1975 fit to offend. The sneering, spitting brats sent the mainstream listening audience, the media, and even the London rock-hall owners screaming for safety from the band's raw, corruptive sound and brutal image. The Sex Pistols marked the rise of pu