Tag: Eric Avery

Vintage Video: Perry Farrell bares all for the (not so) final Jane’s Addiction show in 1991

Vintage Video: Perry Farrell bares all for the (not so) final Jane’s Addiction show in 1991

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we offer up what was, at the time, the final performance by Jane’s Addiction, a concert on Sept. 26, 1991, in Honolulu that saw frontman Perry Farrell and drummer Stephen Perkins strip completely naked for several songs at the end of the main set. Watch it here.

Nine Inch Nails announces ‘Hesitation Marks,’ debuts single, unveils North American arena tour

Nine Inch Nails announces ‘Hesitation Marks,’ debuts single, unveils North American arena tour

Trent Reznor’s resurrected Nine Inch Nails tonight announced that it will release a brand-new album titled Hesitation Marks on Sept. 3 — nearly four years to the day after Reznor “retired” the live incarnation of that band with an epic, guest-filled concert at Los Angeles’ Wiltern Theatre.

Trent Reznor resurrects Nine Inch Nails for U.S. arena tour, concerts worldwide

Trent Reznor resurrects Nine Inch Nails for U.S. arena tour, concerts worldwide

Four years since retiring the live incarnation of Nine Inch Nails, frontman Trent Reznor this morning announced he is resurrecting the band with a new lineup that includes King Crimson guitar whiz Adrian Belew and former Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery, and will mount a U.S. arena tour this fall and dates worldwide in 2014.

Video: Bassist Eric Avery calls Jane’s Addiction reunion ‘complicated emotional experience’

Video: Bassist Eric Avery calls Jane’s Addiction reunion ‘complicated emotional experience’

Bassist Eric Avery, who has now twice quit Jane’s Addiction, has decided to open up for the first time about his experience on last year’s reunion tour by submitting to a series of video interviews conducted by long-running fan site Xiola.org.

Duff McKagan leaves Jane’s Addiction

Duff McKagan leaves Jane’s Addiction

In a cryptic tweet late Sunday night, Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell hinted that ex-Guns N’ Roses member Duff McKagan — who joined the alt-rockers earlier this year to replace on-again, off-again bassist Eric Avery — may have parted ways with the volatile band.

New releases: Jane’s Addiction live DVD, Stone Roses best-of, Claudia Brücken reissue

New releases: Jane’s Addiction live DVD, Stone Roses best-of, Claudia Brücken reissue

This week’s new releases include ‘Live Voodoo,’ a concert DVD/Blu-ray from Jane’s Addiction; ‘Collection,’ a new 16-track compilation from The Stone Roses; a 2CD reissue of ‘Love: And a Million Other Things,’ the only solo album by Propaganda’s Claudia Brücken; and ‘Neon Mirage,’ a new CD from Wall of Voodoo’s Stan Ridgway.

Jane’s Addiction’s final U.S. concert with Eric Avery on new ‘Live Voodoo’ DVD, Blu-ray

Jane’s Addiction’s final U.S. concert with Eric Avery on new ‘Live Voodoo’ DVD, Blu-ray

Bassist Eric Avery’s final U.S. concert with Jane’s Addiction will be preserved on ‘Live Voodoo,’ a new DVD and Blu-ray release arriving this summer that captures the briefly reunited band’s 13-song set at New Orleans’ Voodoo Experience music festival last Halloween.

Video: Jane’s Addiction makes public debut with ex-Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan

Video: Jane’s Addiction makes public debut with ex-Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan

The members of Jane’s Addiction this week effectively confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in rock: namely that former Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan has replaced original member Eric Avery, who earlier this month left the band for the second time.

Bassist Eric Avery quits Jane’s Addiction again, ‘with equal parts regret and relief’

Bassist Eric Avery quits Jane’s Addiction again, ‘with equal parts regret and relief’

Bassist Eric Avery made it official this morning, announcing via Twitter that he has quit Jane’s Addiction for a second time as the rockers have now wrapped up their rescheduled tour of Australia — the final dates of a reunion that started with last year’s joint trek with Nine Inch Nails.

Vintage Video: Jane’s Addiction rehearses ‘Chip Away’ for ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1997

Vintage Video: Jane’s Addiction rehearses ‘Chip Away’ for ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1997

Here’s video of Jane’s Addiction — with Flea subbing for Eric Avery — rehearsing “Chip Away” for the band’s Nov. 8, 1997, appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” In the end, Jane’s only played one song that night, “Jane Says.”

Eric Avery quits again? Jane’s Addiction writing new songs without original bassist

Eric Avery quits again? Jane’s Addiction writing new songs without original bassist

Tweet Core Jane’s Addiction members Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins are writing new material for what would be the band’s first album since […]

Quick Spins: Jane’s Addiction, Alison Moyet, Morrissey, Ian McCulloch, Roger O’Donnell

Quick Spins: Jane’s Addiction, Alison Moyet, Morrissey, Ian McCulloch, Roger O’Donnell

Photo by John Darwin Kurc Tweet The early-2000s lineup of Jane’s Addiction — with Chris Chaney manning the bass instead of original member Eric Avery […]

Jane’s Addiction, Nine Inch Nails offer free Trent Reznor-produced EP for download

Jane’s Addiction, Nine Inch Nails offer free Trent Reznor-produced EP for download

Continuing its new retro-’80s bent, the recently re-reunited Jane’s Addiction on Friday issued its first new recordings since 1990’s Ritual de lo Habitual to feature […]

Report: Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode and Beastie Boys to headline Lollapalooza

Report: Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode and Beastie Boys to headline Lollapalooza

While Lollapalooza is a decidedly ’90s cultural event, this year’s installment— according to Chicago Tribune rock critic Greg Kot’s sources — will take on a […]