The Stooges are notorious for their live performances—Iggy Pop has done everything from cut himself on stage to cover the crowd in peanut butter, as he does in a scene from the upcoming Stooges documentary by Jim Jarmusch.
After years of interviewing the band and gathering archival footage, Jarmusch premiered Gimme Danger at the Toronto Film Festival last week, and in the first clip from his doc, we see the band at Cincinatti Pop Fest in 1970, as Iggy goes back-and-forth between the stage and audience, throwing handfuls of peanut butter in-between.
“The way Iggy works a gig—it reminds you that life, big time is in the moment,” says bassist Mike Watt. “The moment is really intense about what’s going down.”
In theaters this October, Gimme Danger, combines live performances with interviews from the band, including the late guitarist, Ron Asheton. A big Stooges fan himself, Jarmusch hopes the film will provide the most extensive Stooges retrospective yet. The 1970 concert showcased in the clip is one of The Stooges most celebrated, where the band was first named the “Godfathers of Punk.” Watch the clip, below.