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TOP 10: PUNK ROCK BANDS OF ALL TIME

Scott Asheton, drummer for the influential punk rock band the Stooges, has died. He was 64. Publicist Michele Adler confirmed Monday that Asheton died Saturday. No other details were provided. Bandleader Iggy Pop posted on his Facebook page Sunday that he's "never heard anyone play the drums with more meaning than Scott Asheton." Asheton was part of the Stooges when they formed in 1967 in Ann Arbor, Mich. His older brother, Ron Asheton, who was the group's guitarist, died in 2009. The Stooges released their self-titled debut in 1969.

 

TOP 10: PUNK ROCK BANDS OF ALL TIME

 

1) THE RAMONES  

2) THE MC5

3) THE SEX PISTOLS 

4) THE NEW YORK DOLLS ( FEATURING DAVID JOHANSEN )

5) IGGY AND THE STOOGES 

6) BLACK FLAG ( FEATURING HENRY ROLLINS )

7) THE CLASH 

8) THE DEAD KENNEDYS

9) GENERATION X ( FEATURING BILLY IDOL )

10) THE PLASMATICS ( FEATURING WENDY O. WILLIAMS )

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