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    Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:52:12

    The Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton Dead at 64 - He passed away over the weekend

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    The reunited Iggy & The Stooges were dealt a devastating blow this weekend. Founding drummer Scott Asheton died Saturday, March 15, of an unspecified illness.

    Asheton, 64, had been dealing with a variety of medical problems for the past few years and had only taken the stage to perform with the band sporadically.

    R.I.P. "Rock Action"

    Will you listen to The Stooges today to honor Ashton's legacy? You should. They are one of the greatest rock bands.

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    —Katie Sheehan
    03.18.14



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