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Former Cure & Iggy Pop Drummer Dies Aged 68

Andy Anderson, the drummer for the Cure and Iggy Pop, has died.

Just last week, the 68-year-old revealed he had stage 4 terminal cancer and that he was checking out treatment options.

"No boo-hooing here," he wrote on Facebook.

"Just be positive. For me it’s just another life experience and hurdle that one has to make yet another choice in life. Be cool, I most definitely am and positive about the situation."

Anderson drummed with the Cure from 1983 to 1984, playing on "The Love Cats" and 1984's The Top.

He also played on Blue Sunshine, the album Cure frontman Robert Smith made with Steven Severin of Siouxie and the Banshees, called the Glove.

In Never Enough: The Story of The Cure, Anderson, was maced by a hotel security for being mistaken for an intruder.

"There was definitely some issues with racism," Robert Smith had said.

"When we went to places like Japan, you'd notice things, people's attitudes, how difficult it was for him to get served in clubs. I think it really got to him."

He was part of Iggy Pop’s band when he toured in 1987 and also worked with Peter Gabriel, former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock.

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