Perry Farrell will sweep the dust off Lollapalooza this summer with
a line-up that includes Jane’s Addiction, Audioslave, Incubus,
Queens of the Stone Age and Jurassic 5.
Dormant since 1997, the Lollapalooza format encouraged the
cross-pollination of bands from different genres and became one of
the leading summer package tours in the Nineties.
Jane’s Addiction will be out in support of Hypersonic,
the band’s first release since 1990’s Ritual de lo
Habitual, and the first with a reconfigured line-up that
features Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins
and newcomer bassist Chris Chaney.
Navarro credited a recent string of reunion shows as the impetus
for writing new songs. “We love playing together and we play great
shows,” he told Rolling Stone last year. “But we knew that
if we’re ever going to do it again we needed some new