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Ron Asheton, the guitarist for the Stooges, has passed away unexpectedly, from what appear to be natural causes. He was 60. Asheton’s raw, driving sound helped to define the protopunk band, and the bold precedent he set helped to spawn -- in the words of Pitchfork’s Stuart Berman -- “every guitar-based subgenre you’ll find inRead more...

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