After pummeling record buyers with three albums between 1969-1973, The Stooges quickly dissolved yet left a remarkable legacy as one of the most influential bands of the era. While Iggy went on to a successful solo career, the concept of a full on Stooges reunion seemed pretty implausible, especially in light of original bassist Dave Alexander’s death in 1975. Suddenly, The Stooges reemerged in 2003, with the legendary Mike Watt taking over bass duties. Following a series of well received […]
Fred Schneider of the B-52’s followed up the success of “Love Shack” with a re-release of a 1984 solo album featuring the synth pop treasure “Monster.” Despite the band’s newfound cultural relevance, the song was too weird or too dated to hit big.