R.I.P Scott Asheton, of The Stooges, 1949-2014

scott-ashetonSCOTT ASHERTON, co-founder and longtime drummer of proto-punk legends THE STOOGES, who, in recent years, was sidelined by unspecified medical issues, died Saturday night at age 64, bandleader Iggy Pop announced today via the group’s Facebook page, saying Asheton and his late brother Ron “have left a huge legacy to the world.”

““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 Ashetons have always been and continue to be a second family to me.”  said Iggy

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