Tag: Stephen Perkins

Vintage Video: Perry Farrell bares all for the (not so) final Jane’s Addiction show in 1991

Vintage Video: Perry Farrell bares all for the (not so) final Jane’s Addiction show in 1991

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.

Jane’s Addiction extends ‘Theatre of the Escapists’ tour through May

Jane’s Addiction extends ‘Theatre of the Escapists’ tour through May

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.

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.’

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.

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.

Video: Bassist Eric Avery calls Jane’s Addiction reunion ‘complicated emotional experience’

Video: Bassist Eric Avery calls Jane’s Addiction reunion ‘complicated emotional experience’

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.

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.”

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 […]

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 […]