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Stooges drummer Scott Asheton dead at 64

Scott Asheton, drummer for Iggy & the Stooges, passed away Saturday (3/15). Iggy Pop announced the death of his friend and founding member of the Stooges via Facebook.

Scott Asheton, drummer for Iggy & the Stooges, passed away Saturday (3/15). Iggy Pop announced the death of his friend and founding member of the Stooges via Facebook.

"My dear friend Scott Asheton passed away last night," Pop posted on Sunday.

"Scott was a great artist, I have never heard anyone play the drums with more meaning than Scott Asheton. He was like my brother. He and Ron have left a huge legacy to the world. The Asheton's have always been and continue to be a second family to me."

Asheton's brother Ron, guitarist and also original member of the Stooges, died in 2009.

Scott Asheton was still active with the band and performed on last year's "Ready To Die" album.

 

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