Tag: Jane’s Addiction

The Week in Rock: Jan. 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: Jan. 22-28, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Ministry, They Might Be Giants, The Chameleons, The Cure, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Kate Bush, Social Distortion, Black Francis, Pulp and Dinosaur Jr — plus our Q&A with Howard Jones.

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.’

The Week in Rock: Jan. 8-14, 2012

The Week in Rock: Jan. 8-14, 2012

This week’s edition of The Week in Rock features headlines about Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore and Vince Clarke, The Cure, World Party, Peter Murphy, Morrissey, Bob Mould, fIREHOSE, IanMcCulloch, David Bowie, Grinderman, Jane’s Addiction and more.

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.

Readers Poll 2011: Best singles of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best singles of the year

Today we roll out the third of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. This time, it’s your Top 10 singles of the year.

The Week in Rock: Oct. 23-29, 2011

The Week in Rock: Oct. 23-29, 2011

This week’s round-up of headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs includes posts about R.E.M., Talking Heads, New Order, Magazine, John Peel and Elvis Costello, plus not one but three contests involving Robert Smith, Peter Gabriel and Jane’s Addiction.

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.

The Week in Rock: Oct. 16-22

The Week in Rock: Oct. 16-22

This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included posts about the reunited New Order, David J, X, The Dead Milkmen, Skinny Puppy and R.E.M., plus our interview with the Pixies’ Joey Santiago, and quite possibly the biggest news of the year: the long-awaited reunion of The Stone Roses.

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.

The Week in Rock: Oct. 2-8, 2011

The Week in Rock: Oct. 2-8, 2011

Our round-up of last week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about New Order, R.E.M., Wall of Voodoo, Pet Shop Boys, Peter Murphy, INXS, Kate Bush and more, plus a new Slicing Up Eyeballs mixtape and a contest to win the new B-52s live album.

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.