Great news for people who like killer bass lines: Jane's Addiction's 1988 album Nothing's Shocking is coming to Rock Band as a full-album download next week. Jane's album will join the 14 other full records currently available for gameplay, which include Guns n' Roses' Chinese Democracy, Pearl Jam's Ten and the Pixies' Doolittle. Rock Band's first full album was Judas Priest's Screaming For Vengeance.
It's fitting that aspiring Dave Navarros (or people who just like screaming "Sex ... is ... violent!") will get the chance to rock out to Nothing's Shocking as the recently fully reunited band — with original bassist Eric Avery — is currently prepping to hit the road with Nine Inch Nails next month, plus headline August's Lollapalooza. When Rolling Stone caught Jane's at SXSW, the crew tore through a handful of Shocking tracks and Perry Farrell admitted that 21 years after the album was first released, he has finally been shocked: by the Octomom.
Fans will be able to pay homage to Avery's monster bass lines starting April 28th; the album's tracks will be available for purchase as an album or as individual tracks for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and as individual tracks for Wii.
• A Brief History of Jane's Addiction
• Reunited Jane's Addiction Still Face Rocky Road, Says Farrell
• Perry Farrell Gets Shocked: Jane's Addiction Frontman on SXSW Gig, Reznor Sessions, Lollapalooza