Ron Asheton - Stooges Legend Dies

6th Jan 2009 | 17:08

We've just received this official statement concerning the sad death of Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton:

We've just received this official statement concerning the sad death of Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton:

From The Stooges, Management and Crew

We are shocked and shaken by the news of Ron's death.

He was a great friend, brother, musician, trooper. Irreplaceable.

He will be missed.

For all that knew him behind the façade of Mr Cool & Quirky, he was a kind-hearted, genuine, warm person who always believed that people meant well even if they did not.

As a musician Ron was The Guitar God, idol to follow and inspire others. That is how he will be remembered by people who had a great pleasure to work with him, learn from him and share good and bad times with him.

Iggy, Scott, Steve, Mike and Crew

Personal statement from Iggy


I am in shock. He was my best friend.

Iggy Pop

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