IGGY POP has collaborated with GREEN DAY on two songs for Pop's forthcoming album, due in April through Virgin Records. The titles of the songs were not known at press time. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2001's "Beat 'Em Up" will also include appearances by two of Pop's old bandmates from THE STOOGES, Ron and Scott Asheton, who recorded several tracks with Iggy at Pop's Miami studio last year. It's their first work together since the 1973 STOOGES classic "Raw Power".GREEN DAY and Iggy have shared a relationship of sorts in the past. Last summer, the Bay Area pop-punkers headlined the Distortion 2002 punk fest in Nottingham, England, with Iggy featured as "GREEN DAY's special guest." Aside from working on the new album, Iggy has been keeping busy with his acting career, appearing on an episode of Fox's "Fastlane" this November as well as an episode of the Sci Fi Channel's "Tales From The Crypt" in October.
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).