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Hands down the best Iggy Pop biography written thus far.
I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in Jim, his musical styles, anyone who enjoys reading biographies, and especially anyone who loves excellent writing!
Paul Trynka does an admirable job of telling the story of James Osterberg and the rise, fall, and rise of the band, The Stooges.
OK Im Listening to a hard show in Barcelona 1981(years that Iggy gets trashed (physically/critically)in this book. Read morePublished 13 months ago by walter
For fans of a certain raw attitude, aesthetic, and delivery, Iggy Pop has few equals. Maybe no equals. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Adrian Smith
The first half of the book dealing with Iggy's early days and the formation of the Stooges up until their eventual demise was very captivating. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Richard S. Biegaj
Lots of good info and photos on Iggy. The data seems too fragmentary and unsynthesized and the books style was reminiscent to me of a textbook or "WWII" history book -- a... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Michael Cohen
You know the part in Beetljuice when that douchebag Alec Baldwin says, "this book reads like stereo instructions"; he was talking about "Open Up And Bleed." What a snoozefest. Read morePublished on December 20, 2012 by Mr. Kisses
A must for any fan of Iggy Pop.
Very informative and indepth review of Iggy Pops' career and life to this point. Read more
I wanna read about iggy in the late seventies and early eightes , I like the albums party, zombie birdhoues, soldier, lust for life, the idiot. Read morePublished on January 25, 2011 by S. Guertin
The onstage persona of Jim Osterberg, Iggy Pop, is -- like many other such fictional stage personas (Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson, Gene Simmons, Ozzy Osbourne, Criss Angel) -- a... Read morePublished on August 23, 2009 by Robert Carlberg
A fair, accurate and complete "warts and all" portrait of probably the world's most under rated rock icon. Read morePublished on April 6, 2009 by Some Guy