Tag: The Great Escape Artist

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.

Readers Poll 2011: Best albums of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best albums of the year

As 2011 quickly winds to an end, we’re happy to roll out our fourth and final days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite music of the year. Today, we bring you the big one: The best albums of 2011.

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.

Free MP3: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Underground’ — opening track from ‘The Great Escape Artist’

Free MP3: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Underground’ — opening track from ‘The Great Escape Artist’

The new Jane’s Addiction album ‘The Great Escape Artist’ arrives in stores today in the U.S., and to mark the occasion, the band is offering up the record’s opening track — the throbbing rocker ‘Underground’ — as a free download via Lollapalooza’s website. Get it here.

New releases: Jane’s Addiction, The Smiths, R.E.M., Robert Smith, PWEI, The Proclaimers

New releases: Jane’s Addiction, The Smiths, R.E.M., Robert Smith, PWEI, The Proclaimers

This week’s new releases include Jane’s Addiction’s new studio album (‘The Great Escape Artist’), the U.S. release of The Smiths’ ‘Complete’ box set, R.E.M.’s ‘We All Go Back To Where We Belong’ digital single, The Japanese Popstars’ remix EP of the Robert Smith-assisted ‘Take Forever’ and reissues form Pop Will Eat Itself and The Proclaimers.

Video: Jane’s Addiction plays ‘Irresistible Force,’ ‘Stop!’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Video: Jane’s Addiction plays ‘Irresistible Force,’ ‘Stop!’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Making their first U.S. television appearance in eight years, Jane’s Addiction appeared on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ last night to perform their new single ‘Irresistible Force,’ off the upcoming ‘The Great Escape Artist,’ as well as a show-closing take on the classic ‘Stop!’ See both performances here.

Cover art: Jane’s Addiction, ‘The Great Escape Artist’ — due out Oct. 18

Cover art: Jane’s Addiction, ‘The Great Escape Artist’ — due out Oct. 18

Jane’s Addiction has done a fairly good job keeping details of its forthcoming album ‘The Great Escape Artist’ under wraps — a tracklist has yet to be revealed, for example — but the band’s label, Capitol Records, has now released the cover art for the record.

Video: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Irresistible Force’

Video: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Irresistible Force’

Jane’s Addiction this morning premiered the second video for a track off their upcoming album ‘The Great Escape Artist’: ‘Irresistible Force,’ which, while featuring some scantily clad ladies, isn’t quite as NSFW as the ‘End to the Lies’ clip.

Stream: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Irresistible Force’ — new single from ‘The Great Escape Artist’

Stream: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Irresistible Force’ — new single from ‘The Great Escape Artist’

Jane’s Addiction this week released the second track from their upcoming album ‘The Great Escape Artist’: the slow-burning ‘Irresistible Force,’ which premiered yesterday on Los Angeles’ KROQ and is available to purchase starting today. You can stream it here.

Video: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Whores,’ ‘Mountain Song’ — from live New York City webcast

Video: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Whores,’ ‘Mountain Song’ — from live New York City webcast

Earlier this evening, Jane’s Addiction took the stage at New York City’s Terminal 5 for an LG-sponsored concert that was webcast live on YouTube and will be assembled into ‘the world’s first user-generated 3D concert.’

Video: Jane’s Addiction, ‘End to the Lies’

Video: Jane’s Addiction, ‘End to the Lies’

Last week, Jane’s Addiction debuted the first video from its forthcoming album ‘The Great Escape Artist,’ a somewhat NSFW clip (there’s a naked lady!) for the track ‘End to the Lies’ that was directed by ShadowMachine Films.