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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.

Jane’s Addiction to perform ‘Nothing’s Shocking’ at 3 concerts in Las Vegas this May

Jane’s Addiction to perform ‘Nothing’s Shocking’ at 3 concerts in Las Vegas this May

Less than two weeks after Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell proclaimed to Rolling Stone that “it’ll be a couple of years before you see Jane’s again,” the band has been confirmed to perform its classic 1988 studio debut Nothing’s Shocking over three nights in Las Vegas this May.

Stream: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Another Soulmate’ — band’s new ‘short attention span’ single

Stream: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Another Soulmate’ — band’s new ‘short attention span’ single

Jane’s Addiction has just embarked on the Uproar Festival package tour with Alice in Chains, and while a new album doesn’t appear to be imminent, Perry Farrell and Co. last week released a standalone digital single, a two-and-a-half-minute rocker that you can check out right here.

Pixies in the studio? Perry Farrell suggests they are, tweeting, ‘Pixies r recording’

Pixies in the studio? Perry Farrell suggests they are, tweeting, ‘Pixies r recording’

Last night, Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell may have revealed the Pixies are in the studio, replaying to a tweet from @leCultVult — ‘@perryfarrell back in the day the cool kids at my high school it was all about Jane’s Addiction and the Pixies’ — by writing, ‘Still is Pixies r recording.’

Jane’s Addiction extends ‘Theatre of the Escapists’ tour through May

Jane’s Addiction extends ‘Theatre of the Escapists’ tour through May

Less than 10 dates into the first leg of its “Theatre of the Escapists” tour, Jane’s Addiction has announced another U.S. leg this May, with 14 more shows added after the band — Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins, along with bassist Chris Chaney — plays South America and Mexico next month.

Video: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Underground’ — third clip from ‘The Great Escape Artist’

Video: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Underground’ — third clip from ‘The Great Escape Artist’

With their North American tour set to open in less than two weeks, Jane’s Addiction — Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins, along with bassist Chris Chaney — today released the third video off new album ‘The Great Escape Artist,’ a fairly straightforward performance clip for the record’s opening track, ‘Underground.’

Jane’s Addiction announces 17-date ‘Theatre of the Escapists’ North American tour

Jane’s Addiction announces 17-date ‘Theatre of the Escapists’ North American tour

Jane’s Addiction today announced it’ll head out onto the road early this year to support 2011’s ‘The Great Escape Artist’ with its “Theatre of the Escapists” tour, an 17-date North American trek that will find the band — Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins and Chris Chaney — playing theaters and small venues.

Video: Jane’s Addiction plays ‘Underground’ on ‘Late Show with David Letterman’

Video: Jane’s Addiction plays ‘Underground’ on ‘Late Show with David Letterman’

With their fourth album, ‘The Great Escape Artist,’ arriving in stores today, Jane’s Addiction — Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins and Chris Chaney — hit the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ last night to deliver the record’s opening track, ‘Underground.’

Contest: Win a Jane’s Addiction ‘The Great Escape Artist’ signed guitar — and new CD

Contest: Win a Jane’s Addiction ‘The Great Escape Artist’ signed guitar — and new CD

To celebrate the release of ‘The Great Escape Artist,’ alt-rock pioneers Jane’s Addiction have teamed up with Slicing Up Eyeballs to give away a Paul Reed Smith SE Custom 24 guitar signed by Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney.

Moby, Perry Farrell join Peter Hook to play Joy Division in L.A. (photos, video)

Moby, Perry Farrell join Peter Hook to play Joy Division in L.A. (photos, video)

When Peter Hook & The Light played their first of this week’s two shows in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, the band was joined by a pair of special guests: Moby and Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, who helped the legendary bassist perform a total of four Joy Division classics at The Music Box.

Milestones: Lollapalooza debuted 20 years ago today; watch MTV ‘120 Minutes’ coverage

Milestones: Lollapalooza debuted 20 years ago today; watch MTV ‘120 Minutes’ coverage

Twenty years ago today, the Perry Farrell-spawned Lollapalooza festival — which, in retrospect, joins Nevermind as perhaps the best historical encapsulation of ‘the year punk broke’ — made its debut in the sun-baked Arizona desert with performances by Nine Inch Nails, Living Colour, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Jane’s Addiction.

Free MP3: Jane’s Addiction, ‘End to the Lies’

Free MP3: Jane’s Addiction, ‘End to the Lies’

After Perry Farrell debuted a brand-new Jane’s Addiction track on South American radio during the run-up to the band’s headlining appearance at the inaugural Lollapalooza Chile, the track spread across the web — so the group decided to give away the finished version for free.

Stream: Jane’s Addiction, ‘End to the Lies,’ off Dave Sitek-produced ‘Great Escape Artist’

Stream: Jane’s Addiction, ‘End to the Lies,’ off Dave Sitek-produced ‘Great Escape Artist’

With Jane’s Addiction in South America for this weekend’s inaugural Lollapalooza Chile, frontman Perry Farrell took to the airwaves to debut ‘End to the Lies,’ a track off the band’s forthcoming album ‘The Great Escape Artist.’

Milestones: Perry Farrell is 52 today; watch Jane’s Addiction live at UCSB in 1989

Milestones: Perry Farrell is 52 today; watch Jane’s Addiction live at UCSB in 1989

Peretz Bernstein, aka Perry Farrell, turns 52 today, and to celebrate, how about some heavily bootlegged video from a Jane’s Addiction performance at the University of California at Santa Barbara in the spring of 1989?