Iggy And The Stooges to release DVD of Ron Asheton tribute concert
The official website for Iggy And The Stooges has announced plans to release a DVD of its 2011 tribute concert for band member Ron Asheton in April.
Asheton died in 2009 of a heart attack. He was the Stooges' original guitarist, but moved to bass for Raw Power, a position he held through the band’s reunion.
The concert was held on April 19, 2011 at the Michigan, Theater in Ann Arbor and featured Radio Birdman's Deniz Tek joining the Stooges on guitar. Henry Rollins hosted the show and also performs on the first song, “I’ve Got A Right”.
Profits from the sale of the DVD will benefit the Ron Asheton Foundation, a charity set up in his memory. In addition to his musical career, Asheton was a avid lover of animals known to provide a home for stray cats he would come across. The foundation honors both parts of his life – subsidizing public school music departments and veterinary care for families in need and supporting animal and music charitable organisations.
The DVD is available for pre-order at MVD Entertainment at a price of $12.71/£8.35.
The tracklisting for the DVD is:
I Got A Right (with Henry Rollins)
Search And Destroy
Beyond The Law
Open Up And Bleed
Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell
I Wanna Be Your Dog
Real Cool Time