Jane's Addiction


Jane's Addiction is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1985. The band consists of vocalist Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins and bassist Chris Chaney. Jane's Addiction was one of the first bands from the early 1990s alternative rock movement to gain both mainstream media attention and commercial success in the United States.

Founded by Farrell and original bass guitarist Eric Avery following the disintegration of Farrell's previous band Psi Com, Jane's Addiction's first release was a self-titled live album, Jane's Addiction (1987), which caught the attention of Warner Bros. Records. The band's first two studio albums, Nothing's Shocking (1988) and Ritual de lo Habitual (1990), were released to widespread critical acclaim, and an increasing cult fanbase. As a result, Jane's Addiction became icons of what Farrell dubbed the "Alternative Nation". The band's initial farewell tour, in 1991, launched the first Lollapalooza, which has since become a perennial alternative rock festival.

In 1997, the band reunited with Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers replacing Avery on bass guitar for a one off tour. In 2001, a second reunion took place, with Martyn LeNoble—and later Chris Chaney—occupying the role of bass guitarist. In 2003, the band released its third studio album, Strays, before dissolving again the following year. In 2008, the band's original line-up reunited and embarked on a world tour. Eric Avery, however, subsequently left the band in early 2010 as the group began working on new material. The band released its fourth studio album The Great Escape Artist in 2011, with Chaney returning to the band for its recording and subsequent tour, and featured the TV on the Radio's multi-instrumentalist Dave Sitek. In 2016, Jane's Addiction were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


May 29, 2022

Dave Navarro has been sick with long COVID since December

The Jane's Addiction guitarist said he will be back to his old self in "nobody knows how long" The post Dave Navarro has been sick with long COVID since December appeared first on NME.

May 23, 2022

Perry Farrell Reunites Porno for Pyros for First Full Show in Over 25 Years

The band reunited after Jane's Addiction had to drop out of the Welcome to Rockville fest as Dave Navarro continues to recover from Covid-19

May 23, 2022

Perry Farrell’s Porno For Pyros reunite at Welcome To Rockville

The periodically active project stepped in for Jane's Addiction at the last minute last night (May 22) The post Perry Farrell’s Porno For Pyros reunite at Welcome To Rockville appeared first on NME.

May 11, 2022

The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Fall 2022 North American Tour

The Spirit on Fire Tour features support from Jane's Addiction and Poppy

March 28, 2022

Perry Farrell Gets Emotional in Taylor Hawkins Tribute Video: ‘He Was My Best Friend’

"There's a large part of my heart that I had reserved for him," the Jane's Addiction singer added.

March 22, 2022

Dua Lipa, Metallica, Green Day & More to Headline Lollapalooza 2022

Other top-tier artists hitting the stage in Grant Park include Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly, J. Cole, Kygo and Jane's Addiction.

February 22, 2022

Eddie Vedder Taps Duff McKagan for Cover of The Pretenders’ ‘Precious’

This peak Nineties rock moment features members of Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jane's Addiction, and Gun N' Roses

January 24, 2022

‘Yellowjackets’ Music Supervisors Break Down Season 1’s ‘90s-Heavy Highlights – And How They Won Over Enya

Music supervisors Jen Malone and Whitney Pilzer discuss pivotal scenes featuring classics from Jane's Addiction, Tracy Bonham, Collective Soul and music from 'Cats.'


Alive at Twenty-Five - Ritual De Lo Habitual Live

August 4, 2017

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Live In NYC

January 1, 2013

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Irresistible Force (Mindless Faith Remix)

January 1, 2011

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The Great Escape Artist

January 1, 2011

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A Cabinet of Curiosities

January 1, 2009

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January 1, 2003

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So What! - EP

January 1, 1999

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Kettle Whistle

November 4, 1997

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Ritual De Lo Habitual

August 21, 1990

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Nothing's Shocking

August 23, 1988

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Jane's Addiction (Live)

January 1, 1987

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