Whitey Kirst

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Whitey Kirst
Birth nameWhitehorn Kirst
Also known asThe Mighty Whitey
Genreshard rock, Punk rock, garage rock, glam rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar,
Years active1987–present
LabelsWos Records
Associated actsIggy Pop, The Trolls, The Nymphs, Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson, Goon Moon, Mike Starr (musician), Tommy Clufetos, Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor

Whitehorn "Whitey" Kirst is an American-Canadian rock guitarist, singer and songwriter, primarily known for his long collaboration with Iggy Pop as lead guitarist from 1990 to 2003, and co-composer from 1996 to 2003.[1][2][3]

Since 2007, he has formed his own band "The Web of Spider", a straight-ahead rock and roll power trio featuring notably (and chronologically) Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, Max Noce, Chris Wyse, Mike Starr, Stefan Adika and Tommy Clufetos.[4]



With Iggy Pop[edit]




  1. ^ Egraz, Ludovic & Valiadis, Nicolas (September 1997). "Iggy's family" (PDF). Guitare et claviers (N° 188). Retrieved June 25, 2012.
  2. ^ Graff, Garry (July 17, 2001). "Iggy Pop rocks again". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved June 25, 2012.
  3. ^ Brigaudiot, Gui (2003). "Whitey Kirst". Iggy-Pop.com. Retrieved June 25, 2012.
  4. ^ Wilton, Lisa (July 1, 2010). "Iggy guitarist no stooge". The Calgary Sun. Retrieved June 25, 2012.