Tag: Jane’s Addiction

Video: Jane’s Addiction makes public debut with ex-Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan

Video: Jane’s Addiction makes public debut with ex-Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan

The members of Jane’s Addiction this week effectively confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in rock: namely that former Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan has replaced original member Eric Avery, who earlier this month left the band for the second time.

Erasure’s Andy Bell to release ‘Non-Stop’ solo album featuring Perry Farrell duet

Erasure’s Andy Bell to release ‘Non-Stop’ solo album featuring Perry Farrell duet

Erasure singer Andy Bell will show off his “his more clubby, nocturnal, disco-glam side” on ‘Non-Stop,’ his forthcoming second solo album — which features a duet with Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell.

Bassist Eric Avery quits Jane’s Addiction again, ‘with equal parts regret and relief’

Bassist Eric Avery quits Jane’s Addiction again, ‘with equal parts regret and relief’

Bassist Eric Avery made it official this morning, announcing via Twitter that he has quit Jane’s Addiction for a second time as the rockers have now wrapped up their rescheduled tour of Australia — the final dates of a reunion that started with last year’s joint trek with Nine Inch Nails.

Vintage Video: Jane’s Addiction rehearses ‘Chip Away’ for ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1997

Vintage Video: Jane’s Addiction rehearses ‘Chip Away’ for ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1997

Here’s video of Jane’s Addiction — with Flea subbing for Eric Avery — rehearsing “Chip Away” for the band’s Nov. 8, 1997, appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” In the end, Jane’s only played one song that night, “Jane Says.”

Perry Farrell: Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Gift’ film coming out on DVD for first time this year

Perry Farrell: Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Gift’ film coming out on DVD for first time this year

The long-out-of-print Jane’s Addiction film “Gift” — a semi-autobiographical, drug-and-music filled feature created by frontman Perry Farrell and then-girlfriend Casey Niccoli — will receive its first-ever DVD release this year, Farrell announced via Twitter tonight.

Eric Avery quits again? Jane’s Addiction writing new songs without original bassist

Eric Avery quits again? Jane’s Addiction writing new songs without original bassist

Tweet Core Jane’s Addiction members Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins are writing new material for what would be the band’s first album since […]

Video: Trailer for ‘Fix: The Ministry Movie’

Tweet Al Jourgensen may be hard at work on a purported synthpop album (and recording Christmas songs), but he’s not quite done with Ministry, the […]

Quick Spins: Jane’s Addiction, Alison Moyet, Morrissey, Ian McCulloch, Roger O’Donnell

Quick Spins: Jane’s Addiction, Alison Moyet, Morrissey, Ian McCulloch, Roger O’Donnell

Photo by John Darwin Kurc Tweet The early-2000s lineup of Jane’s Addiction — with Chris Chaney manning the bass instead of original member Eric Avery […]

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Tweet For music fans of a certain stripe, Christmas — and its Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping splurges — is a great time of […]

‘This is it’: Trent Reznor retires Nine Inch Nails from the concert stage in Los Angeles

‘This is it’: Trent Reznor retires Nine Inch Nails from the concert stage in Los Angeles

Trent Reznor retired Nine Inch Nails from the concert stage last night in Los Angeles with an epic three-plus-hour, 37-song, guest-filled set at the Wiltern […]

Jane’s Addiction cancels Australian dates after drummer Stephen Perkins hospitalized

Jane’s Addiction cancels Australian dates after drummer Stephen Perkins hospitalized

Jane’s Addiction yesterday canceled the Australian leg of its reunion tour after drummer Stephen Perkins was hospitalized with an elbow infection, although the band is […]

Nine Inch Nails’ final tour dates revealed

Nine Inch Nails’ final tour dates revealed

Trent Reznor this week unveiled Nine Inch Nails’ final tour dates, making good on a promise to retire the industrial-rock juggernaut after 20 years — […]

In stores Tuesday: New Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, plus Jane’s Addiction box set

In stores Tuesday: New Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, plus Jane’s Addiction box set

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Depeche Mode ALBUM: Sounds of the Universe BACKSTORY: Preceded by […]

In stores Tuesday: Jane’s Addiction, Talking Heads and Misfits vinyl reissues

In stores Tuesday: Jane’s Addiction, Talking Heads and Misfits vinyl reissues

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Jane’s Addiction ALBUM: Nothing’s Shocking, Ritual de lo Habitual BACKSTORY: […]