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?
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Check out Dave Navarro of Jane’s Addiction in the full, unaired pilot for a proposed MTV reality show called ‘Grounded’ that apparently was going to follow different celebrities each week as they moved back home with their parents.
Following appearances by Peter Gabriel and Jane’s Addiction earlier this fall, satellite provider DirecTV’s new performance and Q&A show ‘Guitar Center Sessions’ this month spotlights The Cult.
Former Joy Division bassist Peter Hook brought the U.S. leg of his somewhat controversial ‘Unknown Pleasures’ tour to a close Saturday night in Los Angeles, where he was joined onstage by Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell to perform ‘Transmission.’
Bassist Eric Avery, who has now twice quit Jane’s Addiction, has decided to open up for the first time about his experience on last year’s reunion tour by submitting to a series of video interviews conducted by long-running fan site Xiola.org.
The second episode of DirecTV’s new performance and discussion show ‘Guitar Center Sessions’ — capturing the short-lived Jane’s Addiction lineup with Duff McKagan — premieres next weekend, and the series has posted this video of the band doing an unplugged ‘Jane Says’ as a preview.
In a cryptic tweet late Sunday night, Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell hinted that ex-Guns N’ Roses member Duff McKagan — who joined the alt-rockers earlier this year to replace on-again, off-again bassist Eric Avery — may have parted ways with the volatile band.
Twenty years ago tonight, Robert Smith and the rest of The Cure — aided by a pair of American DJs and shadowed by MTV and the music press — set up a pirate radio station at the headquarters of Fiction Records with plans to illicitly premiere their soon-to-released remix album ‘Mixed Up’ over the London airwaves.
This week’s new releases include ‘Live Voodoo,’ a concert DVD/Blu-ray from Jane’s Addiction; ‘Collection,’ a new 16-track compilation from The Stone Roses; a 2CD reissue of ‘Love: And a Million Other Things,’ the only solo album by Propaganda’s Claudia Brücken; and ‘Neon Mirage,’ a new CD from Wall of Voodoo’s Stan Ridgway.
DirecTV next week launches a new performance-and-discussion show called ‘Guitar Center Sessions’ that will feature Peter Gabriel in its debut episode; here’s a clip taken from that episode featuring Gabriel, sitting alone at a piano, performing ‘Here Comes the Flood.’
Bassist Eric Avery’s final U.S. concert with Jane’s Addiction will be preserved on ‘Live Voodoo,’ a new DVD and Blu-ray release arriving this summer that captures the briefly reunited band’s 13-song set at New Orleans’ Voodoo Experience music festival last Halloween.
Erasure’s Andy Bell talks to Slicing Up Eyeballs about ‘Non-Stop,’ his dancefloor-ready second solo album that, in some ways, is actually Bell’s third, after his record label forced him to scrap a Stephen Hague-produced effort that ‘sounded too much like Erasure.’
Check out Jane’s Addiction’s own pro-shot, HD footage of its performance of ‘Ritual de lo Habitual’ track ‘Ain’t No Right’ from the band’s Cinco de Mayo concert in Hollywood, at which it debuted new bassist Duff McKagan.
Playing its first official public concert with new bassist Duff McKagan, alt-rockers Jane’s Addiction debuted a brand-new song, ‘Soulmate,’ at a short Hollywood club show last night — the first new Jane’s tune to emerge since 2003’s ‘Strays.’