Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Lead Life Is Beautiful Fest

May 19, 2016

Mumford & Sons, J. Cole and Major Lazer are headlining this year's Life Is Beautiful Festival, set to return to downtown Las Vegas September 23rd through 25th. The stacked lineup will features an eclectic range of bands like the Shins,...


Jane's Addiction Plot Tour With Dinosaur Jr., Living Colour

April 7, 2016

Jane's Addiction will celebrate their 1990 LP Ritual de lo Habitual with a short tour leading up to a performance at Lollapalooza on July 30th. "The Sterling Spoon Anniversary Tour" — Ritual turned 25 last year —...


Perry Farrell: David Bowie Was 'On a Godlike Level'

January 11, 2016

Jane's Addiction singer Perry Farrell is among the countless artists who have paid tribute to David Bowie following the legendary rocker's death Sunday at the age of 69. "I placed him on a godlike level. His grace on the stage was...



Jane's Addiction Look Back at 'Ritual de lo Habitual'

August 20, 2015

In the eyes of the cultural mainstream (and most of the music business), 1980s Los Angeles was simply a sea of spandex, a synthetic breeding ground for cookie-cutter hair-metal hopefuls vying to be the next Ratt, Poison or Warrant. But the music...


Perry Farrell Talks Mystery Project, Kurt Cobain Meetings

May 21, 2015

Lollapalooza is still two months away, but festival founder and Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell is already getting excited about headliners Paul McCartney and Metallica. "I was so influenced by Paul McCartney and the Beatles that, when I was in...


Jane's Addiction, D'Angelo Lead Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup

May 28, 2015

Fun Fun Fun Fest will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year with a lineup featuring numerous, eclectic performances. To help celebrate the lineup's diversity, the Texas festival enlisted Bill Nye the Science Guy as spokesperson in the unique...



CBGB Festival Returns With Jane's Addiction, Devo

September 4, 2014

The 3rd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival will return to New York on October 8th through 12th with a wide array of bands that includes Devo, Surfer Blood and Jane's Addiction, the latter of whom will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their breakthrough...


Weezer, Slayer, Jane's Addiction to Perform Full Albums at Riot Fest

May 15, 2014

Weezer, Slayer, Jane's Addiction and several other groups will be playing albums from their respective catalogs in full at the Chicago edition of Riot Fest this summer, with one more unannounced band set to round out the festival's "10 Years....


Jane's Addiction Performing 'Nothing's Shocking' Shows

January 29, 2014

Last year marked the 25th anniversary of one of alt-rock’s landmark albums, Jane’s Addiction’s Nothing’s Shocking. The date was commemorated last October, when the band received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but something...


The Palm Squad: 15 Years of Coachella

June 18, 2014

Ever since 1999, countless music fans have trekked to the desert of Indio, California, in search of good tunes, good vibes, and the least offensive Port A Potty experience possible. And while hundreds of bands have played the Coachella Valley Music and...


Riot Fest Lineup: The Cure, Wu-Tang Clan, Rise Against, Weezer

May 13, 2014

Riot Fest will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in three cities this year, with the lineups for its Chicago and Denver editions joining the previously announced Toronto festival in showcasing a diverse roster of talent. The Cure, Jane's Addiction, Wu-Tang...


Inside Perry Farrell's Wild Vegas EDM Musical: Sex, Drugs and War

January 15, 2014

Now that EDM has infiltrated the pop charts and has its own upcoming EDM Awards show (by way of Dick Clark Productions, of all companies), what else does it need in its push to dominate the world? A musical. In Vegas. Behind the scenes photos...



Perry Farrell Is Blending Dance Music With Theater

November 1, 2013

This past Wednesday, Jane’s Addiction were presented with the 2,509 star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, fittingly being placed right in front of Playmates of Hollywood, a lingerie store.  The thirty-minute ceremony featured speeches from Foo...


Song Premiere: Jane's Addiction Find and Lose 'Another Soulmate'

August 8, 2013

Click to listen to Jane's Addiction's "Another Soulmate" Jane's Addiction have a busy end of the summer ahead. They will hit the road tomorrow with the Uproar Festival, joining Alice in Chains, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive, Walking Papers and more....


Nine Inch Nails' Eric Avery Leaves Band

May 15, 2013

Nine Inch Nails and Trent Reznor will have to find a new bassist for their upcoming tour: Eric Avery has left the band. "It's been a tough call and I don't know if it's the right one," Avery, a founding member of Jane's Addiction, wrote in a Facebook...


Perry Farrell Jams with Taylor Hawkins

April 8, 2013

The Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins brought a host of surprises to Lollapalooza Chile yesterday, not least by showing up in the first place and unexpectedly performing on the Kidzapalooza stage with this Seventies rock cover band Chevy Metal. Fellow Foo...


Jane’s Addiction to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

October 22, 2013

Los Angeles' alt-rock progenitors Jane's Addiction are set to receive a serious form of hometown credibility: a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The band's ceremony will take place on October 30th, according to Variety, and the group has yet to comment...


Album Premiere: Jane's Addiction Go 'Live in NYC'

June 24, 2013

Jane's Addiction's 2011 album The Great Escape Artist was the band's first in eight years, and the alt-rockers celebrated with a free show at New York's Terminal 5 on July 25th, 2011. Live in NYC captures the 2011 show with live-wire performances of hits...


Who Should Make the Rock Hall Next Year?

April 19, 2013

The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is less than a day behind us, but our thoughts are already turning to next year. Long overdue acts like Rush, Randy Newman and Donna Summer got in last night, but who should be next? Chuck D told...



Perry Farrell Plots Next Jane's Addiction Album

November 21, 2012

For the better part of the last two months Perry Farrell has been confined to a bed in his Los Angeles home, the result of recent surgery. But as the Jane's Addiction frontman tells Rolling Stone, the extensive time "holed up" allowed him to flex his...