|Also known as||Scott "Rock Action" Asheton|
|Born||August 16, 1949|
Washington, D.C., US
|Died|| March 15, 2014 64) (aged|
Ann Arbor, Michigan, US
|Genres||Protopunk, garage rock, hard rock, psychedelic rock, punk rock, Detroit rock|
|Labels||Elektra, Columbia, Virgin|
|Associated acts||The Stooges, Sonic's Rendezvous Band, Iggy Pop, Sonny Vincent, Destroy All Monsters, The Baghdaddios, Dark Carnival|
Scott Randolph Asheton (August 16, 1949 – March 15, 2014) was an American musician, best known as the drummer for the rock band the Stooges.
The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, were an American rock band formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1967 by singer Iggy Pop, guitarist Ron Asheton, drummer Scott Asheton, and bassist Dave Alexander. Playing a raw, primitive style of rock and roll, the band sold few records in their original incarnation and gained a reputation for their confrontational performances, which often involved acts of self-mutilation by Iggy Pop.
Asheton was born in Washington, D.C. and moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan with his family at the age of 14. He co-formed the Stooges in 1967 along with his older brother Ron Asheton, Iggy Pop, and Dave Alexander. The primitive sound that Asheton made was a template for many punk bands to come. The original incarnation of the band released two LPs on Elektra Records before moving through several lineup changes, releasing a third LP on Columbia Records in 1973 and disbanding the following year.
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