ALBUM REVIEW: Jane’s Addiction | Live In NYC

by Chris Familton Recorded at Terminal 5 in New York in July 2011, Live In NYC marked the release of Jane’s Addiction’s most recent studio album The Great Escape Artist. As with most live albums you are left with a ‘you had to be there’ feeling but as far as aural representations of live shows go this is a dynamic, visceral and sonically engaging recording. … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Jane’s Addiction | Live In NYC

ALBUM REVIEW: Jane’s Addiction | The Great Escape Artist

written by Chris Familton Jane’s Addiction cemented their place in music history with their seminal albums Nothing’s Shocking and Ritual de lo Habitual, both over 20 years ago. Since then they’ve made a few attempts to reignite the band and re-capture some of that magic with only limited success. 2003’s Strays had moments of brilliance but too often lost focus and cohesion. When they re-connected … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Jane’s Addiction | The Great Escape Artist

NEWS: Listen to a new Jane’s Addiction song…

Jane’s Addiction are currently touring Lollapalooza in South America and Perry Farrell debuted the track End To The Lies on Chilean radio. The song comes from their forthcoming album The Great Escape Artist which was produced by TV On The Radio’s Dave Sitek who also played bass on the record. Bassist Chris Chaney has returned to JA for the current tour. Continue reading NEWS: Listen to a new Jane’s Addiction song…

ON TOUR: HEALTH, CALEXICO, JANE’S ADDICTION, DEAD WEATHER, HORRORS and more…

The summer tours are coming thick and fast now and alongside festival appearances, most acts are fitting in sideshows across Australia… JANE’S ADDICTION Tuesday 23 February – Sydney, Enmore Theatre [Licensed All Ages] Wednesday 24 February – Melbourne, The Palace [18+] HEALTH Wednesday February 24 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne Thursday February 25– The Step Inn, Brisbane Friday February 26 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney Saturday … Continue reading ON TOUR: HEALTH, CALEXICO, JANE’S ADDICTION, DEAD WEATHER, HORRORS and more…

NEWS: SOUNDWAVE 2010 line-up announced…

The lineup for the 2010 festival has been announced and what a killer day its going to be. For those, like ourselves, that aren’t into the angsty emo metal side of things there are still plenty of bands worth checking out. Here is the full list with our faves in bold. FAITH NO MORE, JANES ADDICTION, SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE, ISIS, ANVIL, CLUTCH, EAGLES OF … Continue reading NEWS: SOUNDWAVE 2010 line-up announced…

NEWS: JANE’S ADDICTION to tour Australia…

The news is out on the lineup for 2009’s Splendour In The Grass (see HERE) but one of the biggest surprises is that the original lineup of Jane’s Addiction will play and hopefully do sideshows in other cities. The original lineup featuring bassist Eric Avery reformed for some small LA club shows in 2008 and have since joined forces with NIN for a Nth America … Continue reading NEWS: JANE’S ADDICTION to tour Australia…

NEWS: Original JANE’S ADDICTION lineup reform…

UPDATE 19th Nov:  Filter Magazine are reporting that Jane’s are playing another small club gig this Thursday: LA’s own Jane’s Addiction will be playing in their original form this Thursday at the relatively tiny venue, El Cid, in Silverlake.  The show serves as an apology to fans and family who were unable to attend their packed gig at La Cita in downtown LA last month. … Continue reading NEWS: Original JANE’S ADDICTION lineup reform…