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A Brief History of Jane’s Addiction

Perry Farrell and Co. are back – again. Here’s a look at the band’s three-decade journey

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Jane's Addiction: 1/1/1987: performing

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Jane's Addiction performs, circa 1987.

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Jane's Addiction: 8/23/91: Lolla

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Lollapalooza

Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction performs during the first Lollapalooza Festival tour in August 1991.

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Jane's Addiction: 9/6/97: performs in LA

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Christmas Kisses

Dave Navarro and Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction perform during KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas in Universal City, California on December 6th, 1997.

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Jane's Addiction: 6/22/01: performance

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Dysfunctional Family Picnic

Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction perform during the K-Rock Dysfunctional Family Picnic at the Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York on June 22nd, 2001.

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Jane's Addiction: 8/1/01: backstage mtv

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MTV 20

Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Eric Avery and Stephen Perkins of Jane's Addiction pose backstage at the MTV 20th Anniversary party at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York on August 1st, 2001.

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Jane's Addiction: 7/22/03: CD signing

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Signing ‘Strays’

Dave Navarro, Perry Farrell and Chris Chaney of Jane's Addiction attend a signing event for their album Strays at Tower Records in New York in July, 2003.

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Jane's Addiction: 8/16/03: lolla perf2

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Lollapalooza 2003

Dave Navarro and Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction perform during the Lollapalooza tour at the Verizon Amphitheatre in Irvine, California on August 16th, 2003.

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Jane's Addiction: 8/21/03: SLC performance

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Lolla Tour

Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction performs during the Lollapalooza tour at USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley, Utah on August 21st, 2003.

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Jane's Addiction: 12/14/2003: Acoustic Christmas

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Almost Acoustic Christmas

Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction perform at KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California on December 14th, 2003.

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Jane's Addiction: 4/23/08: NME awards

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NME Awards

Dave Navarro and Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction perform at the NME Awards at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on April 23rd, 2008.

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Jane's Addiction: 4/23/08: NME awards backstage

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Backstage at the NME Awards

Eric Avery, Stephen Perkins, Dave Navarro and Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction relax backstage during the NME Awards at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on April 23rd, 2008.

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Rock the Rabbit

Dave Navarro and Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction perform at Playboy's Rock the Rabbit Party during SXSW in Austin, Texas in March, 2009.

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Lollapalooza Music Festival

Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction performs during the 2009 Lollapalooza Music Festival at Grant Park in Chicago on August 9th, 2009.

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Google Rock

Dave Navarro and Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction perform at Moscone Center West during the 2011 Google I/O Conference in San Francisco on May 10th, 2011.

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Party for Tim Burton

Dave Navarro and Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction perform at the opening party for Tim Burton at LACMA in Los Angeles on May 28th, 2011.

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Jump!

Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction perform at the 22nd Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Concert at Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California on December 11th, 2011.

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The Rolling Stone Volkswagen Rock & Roll Fan Tailgate Party

Jane's Addiction perform at the Rolling Stone Volkswagen Rock & Roll Fan Tailgate Party at the Crane Bay in Indianapolis before Super Bowl XLVI on February 5th, 2012.

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Kick-Off Concert

Jane's Addiction play to a sold-out house during the first concert of the band's 2012 tour at the Pageant in St. Louis on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012. 

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