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Iggy & The Stooges Gear Robbed In Montreal

Iggy and the Stooges had their gear stolen yesterday (Aug. 4) outside the Embassy Suites hotel in Montreal. According to the band, all the equipment was in a rented Penske 15-foot yellow truck with Michigan plates number AC46493. The theft happened in the morning, they say between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. EST.

Among the missing equipment is a red road case containing: a red Gibson 1963 EB-3 bass; a black road case containing a volcano black Reverend Flying V guitar; a black road case containing a Reverend orange guitar; two black road cases containing Marshall vintage amplifiers; several Marshall 4-by-12 cabinets; an orange Calzone road case containing guitar pedal board and pedals; a Gretsch silver sparkle Catalina drum kit and drum heads, a green clamshell suitcase containing Yamaha drum pedals and Zildjian cymbals, along with two mic stands, assorted strings and spares, two Boss chromatic tuners, a Crybaby wah, tuner pedals, tambourine and maracas, tools and many other items.

The band had played the Osheaga Festival in Montreal the night before. Iggy and the Stooges have a show tonight at Toronto’s Massey Hall and will purchase and/or rent replacement gear for the remaining three dates of its tour, according to tour manager Eric Fischer.

Pictures of the stolen gear can be seen on bassist Mike Watt’s Web site. Anyone with any information about the incident should contact Fischer at