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Jane's Addiction was an influential alternative rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1986. The band's name refers to Jane Bainter, a now ex-heroin addict, who was a housemate of the band. The band dissolved in the early 1990s, and returned in the early 2000s, before breaking up yet again. The band was influenced by punk, gothic rock, metal, funk, hard rock, and psychedelic styles; lead singer Perry Farrell once described the band as a cross between Duke Ellington and Bad Brains. But then again he was also high quite a lot. Read more on Last.fm

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Album: Jane’s Addiction – The Great Escape Artist

October 7th, 2011

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Jane’s Addiction
The Great Escape Artist
EMI Records
17 October 2011

by Dan Pelic

When asked to review The Great Escape Artist, I was also offered the supposed real reason for the band’s last-minute cancellation at Reading — Dave Navarro’s horror in taking the stage to a near-empty tent while the sonic atrocity that is The Strokes were performing on the main stage. Apparently, right then and there, Mr Perry Farrell’s vocal cords decided to give way not only for that evening, but their subsequent performance at Leeds. *sniff sniff*

I guess we’re obliged to forgive them since they’re rock stars?

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