Foo Fighters are back!
The diverse list features Pearl Jam, Kraftwerk, Janet Jackson and more.
The Soundwave festival has come a long way from its humble origins as a one-day-only event on the far side of Australia. Since debuting in Perth all the way back in ’04, Soundwave has watched other music festivals come and go while it surged on to become one of the most anticipated annual music events
Jane’s Addiction frontman and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell‘s relationship with Metallica has the makings of a romantic comedy. Though the legendary singer and the world’s biggest metal band have ultimately ended up happily ever after, it took them a long and bumpy ride to get there. Like the proverbial Elizabeth Bennett in rock n’ roll’s
Watch a cavalcade of surprise guests smash a massive setlist!
As has been the tradition for the past few weeks, following the screening of the the Los Angeles episode of their Sonic Highways documentary series, Foo Fighters took to an intimate club stage in the same city and were joined on stage by two iconic rockers – Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell and The Eagles’ Joe
Arcade Fire‘s recent California shows made headlines after the band serenaded a man as he proposed to his girlfriend during their Mountain View concert, then performed a hard rock medley two nights later in Los Angeles. The band covered songs by Jane’s Addiction and Guns N’ Roses. During the Canadian art rockers’ show at the
Punk and alt rock extravaganza Riot Fest has revealed hugely impressive lineups for its Chicago and Denver festivals, which once again has many of us seething at our unavoidable geographical handicap. Key players on this year’s bill include the incomparable The Cure, Jane’s Addiction, The National, Rise Against, Slayer and the Wu-Tang Clan. Celebrating its
UPDATE: Blur replacements have finally been announced – full details here! Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro has denied that his band will be one of the two US acts that promoter AJ Maddah told Triple J are set to replace the cancelled Blur at BDO 2014. Navarro told a fan via Twitter that rumours of
Dave Navarro has now done the most ‘Dave Navarro’ thing you could ever possibly do. In a tribute to his deceased mother, the legendary musician has bled from a cut to his forehead into a wine glass, with the blood then being used to immortalise an image of his mother. What’s more the whole thing
Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell has made the most of his forced bedrest, penning a massive stack of new songs while he recovers from surgery. As reported by Rolling Stone, the 53-year-old musician has scribed over 60 tunes while on the mend. “I haven’t written this much or been this prolific since I started when
Jane’s Addiction have covered The Rolling Stones’ Sympathy for the Devil for the Sons of Anarchy soundtrack volume 2, due out next Monday, November 19. The cover is fairly faithful to the original, just with perhaps a little less sass and a little more suspense, while Consequence of Sound aptly describe it as ‘highway bluegrass’
I guess we’ve found some SAMCRO supports in Jane’s Addiction. Along with news that a band member will actually feature in the hit series, it has now been announced that the band will be covering a song especially for the season’s finale. Now in its 5th season, Sons of Anarchy – the TV program revolving
In light of the recent news that the Fooies would be pumping the breaks a bit in terms of the live shows, the band are having to look elsewhere to get their on-stage rush. The Foo Fighters much-adored man on the sticks, Taylor Hawkins, teamed up with legendary rock outfit Jane’s Addiction recently, to chase
Last year Jane’s Addiction released only their fourth studio album The Great Escape Artist despite the band’s debut record coming out approximately 24 year’s ago. The band’s well-documented off-again, on-again history has seen fans endure prolonged periods of inactivity with a 13-year gap between Jane’s Addiction second record, 1990’s Ritual de lo habitual and their
In 1983, John Riccardi turned on his then girlfriend and Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro’s mother, Connie Hopkins Navarro. Hopkins was found dead in her home alongside her friend Susan Marshall Jory. Riccardi spent years on the run but was caught after Navarro made a plea on a 1991 episode of America’s Most Wanted.
Jane’s Addition has announced today that the band, who is already featured in the Hollywood Rock Walk for musicians, will now have a permanent star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Perry Farrell from Jane’s Addiction, Serj Tankian, Warren G, and Meat loaf have all appeared in a recent Funny or Die sketch about potential celebrities being judged on a reality TV show so they can be picked as potential judges themselves for various music themed shows like American Idol, The Voice etc. Although it’s probably
Jane’s Addiction‘s first album since 2003, The Great Escape Artist is due out on October 18th, but for the next week you can stream it on itunes for free.