Tag: Jane’s Addiction

The Week in Rock: Sept. 11-17, 2011

The Week in Rock: Sept. 11-17, 2011

This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included news of a new Kate Bush album, tour dates from X and Dinosaur Jr, new music from Simple Minds, INXS and The Waterboys, and a very cool contest for fans of The Smiths.

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.

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.

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.’

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.

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.

Video: Watch 42-minute Jane’s Addiction set from Google I/O conference afterparty

Video: Watch 42-minute Jane’s Addiction set from Google I/O conference afterparty

Last night, Jane’s Addiction plugged in for a 42-minute set at an afterparty for the Google I/O 2011 developers’ conference in San Francisco — an event that the search giant didn’t just see fit to stream live online, but also post to YouTube.

Video: Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan performs Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’

Video: Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan performs Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’

Last night in Los Angeles, Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan played an eight-song set that included covers of Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart,’ David Bowie’s ‘Cracked Actor’ and the Damned’s ‘New Rose,’ plus Depeche Mode hits ‘I Feel You’ and ‘Personal Jesus,’ the latter with guest Martin Gore.

Video: Go behind the scenes with Jane’s Addiction recording ‘End to the Lies’

Video: Go behind the scenes with Jane’s Addiction recording ‘End to the Lies’

Couple weeks ago, Jane’s Addiction dropped the first track off its forthcoming album ‘The Great Escape Artist,’ and now the band has released a behind-the-scenes video of the recording sessions that yielded “End to the Lies.”

Lollapalooza at 20: Big Audio Dynamite, The Cars join headliners Eminem, Foo Fighters

Lollapalooza at 20: Big Audio Dynamite, The Cars join headliners Eminem, Foo Fighters

The organizers of Lollapalooza tonight unveiled the lineup for this year’s 20th anniversary festival, and while there are no throwbacks to that inaugural 1991 fest, there are a couple acts on the bill older than the event itself: Big Audio Dynamite and The Cars.

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.’