This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. This week includes titles from Clan of Xymox and more.
Tag: Jane’s Addiction
Dave Navarro, Chris Connelly join Ministry for first ‘(Everyday Is) Halloween’ performance in 30 years
Ministry is wrapping up its fall tour with concerts last night and tonight in Los Angeles, and has pulled out something of a shocker: Al Jourgensen brought Chris Connelly and Dave Navarro onstage last night to perform “(Everyday Is) Halloween” in concert for the first time in more than 30 years.
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.
The Cure’s penchant for topping festival bills continues as Robert Smith and Co. were announced this evening as the headliners of all three Riot Fests — set for Toronto, Chicago and Denver this September — joining the band’s appearance at Bottle Rock in Napa Valley, Calif., this month.
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.
Last week Jane’s Addiction received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of debut studio album Nothing’s Shocking, the band played a short set for “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” part of which was aired on last night’s show and posted on the program’s YouTube channel.
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.
Jane’s Addiction last month released Live in NYC, a multi-format document capturing 12 songs performed at the band’s July 25, 2011, concert at New York City’s Terminal 5 — and we’ve got one copy each of the new release on double-vinyl and Blu-ray to give away to two lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers.
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.
For this week’s ‘120 Minutes Rewind,’ we offer up a clip of unusually good video quality, a nine-minute reel from summer 1990 that saw Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore and drummer Steve Shelley sitting down to talk about the band’s just-released ‘Goo’ album with host Dave Kendall.
This week’s new releases include a 3CD reissue of Bob Mould’s ‘Bob Mould,’ ‘The Last Dog and Pony Show’ and ‘Love Dog 98,’ plus a Mobile Fidelity reissue of Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Nothing’s Shocking,’ an expanded reissue of Vicious Pink’s debut, and the CD of Men Without Hats’ new ‘Love in the Age of War.’
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.’
This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Jesus and Mary Chain, Paul Weller, Dexys, fIREHOSE, Dead Can Dance, World Party, Fields of the Nephilim, Mark E. Smith, Cocteau Twins and much more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.
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.