Scott Asheton Dead At 64

2014-03-16 by Mackinlay McBride | 29 Comments
Scott Asheton, the drummer of legendary garage rock/protopunk band The Stooges, has died at the age of 64.

A founding and constant member of the band, Asheton performed their 2013 release ''Ready
to Die''. The cause of death is as of yet unknown, although Asheton had previously
suffered a severe stroke that caused his temporary retirement from live duty in 2011.

Asheton and Iggy Pop were the last remaining founding members of The Stooges after the
death of Asheton's brother Ron in 2009. Pop has released a statement on his Facebook page
that can be read below:


''IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM IGGY:
My dear friend Scott Asheton passed away last night.

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.

My thoughts are with his sister Kathy, his wife Liz and his daughter Leanna, who was the
light of his life.

Iggy Pop''


https://www.facebook.com/iggypop/posts/605439719532515

Tagged: The Stooges

Comments:Add a Comment 
Green Baron
March 16th 2014
22505 Comments


RIP in peace

Digging: Misery Signals - Of Malice and the Magnum Heart

WhiteNoise
March 16th 2014
3466 Comments


Damn!

oltnabrick
March 16th 2014
35183 Comments


RIP


Digging: Oathbreaker - Rheia

SharkTooth
March 16th 2014
13535 Comments


RIP

CK
March 16th 2014
6104 Comments


"Scott Asheton Dead At 64"

..."has died at the age of 65."



Regardless, RIP

Muisc4Life26
March 16th 2014
3407 Comments


RIP

MasBarHigeuoris21
March 17th 2014
1756 Comments


RIP

beachdude
Contributing Reviewer
March 17th 2014
793 Comments


RIP

manosg
Contributing Reviewer
March 17th 2014
9607 Comments


RIP

Digging: Limbonic Art - Moon In The Scorpio

Hovse
March 17th 2014
1506 Comments


Sad news. R.I.P

Surtur
March 17th 2014
534 Comments


Apologies about the age mistake, fixed it now.

Digging: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

tempest--
March 17th 2014
18931 Comments


R.I.P. hard what a champion

FearThyEvil
March 17th 2014
14718 Comments


r.i.p.

henryChinaski
March 17th 2014
3468 Comments


RIP.

TheCrocodile
March 17th 2014
2344 Comments


RIP

FearTomorrow
March 17th 2014
1826 Comments


A damn shame. RIP. One of the unsung heroes of classic rock.

ReAnimator
March 17th 2014
356 Comments


RIP

rockandmetaljunkie
March 17th 2014
6013 Comments


One by one they depart....

RIP

One of the unsung heroes of classic rock [2]

BMDrummer
March 17th 2014
13725 Comments


Read about this at school. RIP, one of the most underrated drummers ever.

sputnik1
March 17th 2014
292 Comments


RIP, Legendary Band

Digging: Rush - Hemispheres

Gwyn.
March 17th 2014
16807 Comments


Rest in peace

someguest
March 17th 2014
27169 Comments


RIP Michigan Legend

peaks40
March 17th 2014
2825 Comments


RIP so hard

treefingered2
March 19th 2014
209 Comments


very sad news this has been one of my favorite bands for as long as I could remember RIP

MuhNamesTyler
March 20th 2014
5726 Comments


RIP

Makemebad35
March 20th 2014
831 Comments


RIP

tacos N stuff
March 21st 2014
1676 Comments


damn RIP

Digging: Kyte - Dead Waves

mindleviticus
March 21st 2014
8765 Comments


I guess he was Ready To Die

sorry that was bad ^ rip hard

Kronzo
March 22nd 2014
1235 Comments


rest in peace!



You have to be logged in to post a comment. Login | Create a Profile





MOST VIEWED NEWS

Michael Gira Accused of Rape
R.I.P. David Bowie
R.I.P. Lemmy
The Story So Far's vocalist dropk..
Scott Weiland dead at 48
Brand new Brand New Single
Killswitch Engage debut new single
Rush drummer retires
Deftones stream new single
Riverside guitarist dies



OTHER RECENT NEWS

New Story Of The Year in 2017
New John Browne song/album
Suicide Silence announce album
New TK music video
New Juicy J and Kanye West song
Mono release music video
Mayday Parade redo debut EP
New Night Riots Song
Dance Gavin Dance Revive the Robot
Napoleon share acoustic remake
Volcanic Queen releases new tape
Oathbreaker stream Rheia
First Song Written By AI Robot
Brand New delay album, reconfirm ..
The Devil Wears Prada stream new ..

» see all news

RELATED REVIEWS
The Stooges
Ready to Die
The Stooges
Raw Power Live: In the Hands of the Fans
The Stooges
Have Some Fun: Live at Unganos
The Stooges
The Weirdness
The Stooges
Heavy Liquid (Box Set)
FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2016 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy