Peter Hook and Perry Farrell Play Joy Division’s “Transmission” Live in L.A.

December 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I’m still a bit weirded out by the fact that Peter Hook is touring his former band’s debut album with a group of unknowns. That former band being Joy Division, whose legacy has remained untarnished all these years. It’s a questionable “tribute” to say the least. One can’t help but take the cynical view on […]

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Jane’s Addiction steal page from Axl, play karaoke live

May 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Haha. If you wondered whether the reunited Jane’s Addiction was living on the edge, think again. Teleprompters all around. Nothing says “rock ‘n’ roll” quite like reading your lyrics off a screen. Karaoke style. [via The Daily Swarm]

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Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s Addiction tour dates announced

March 4th, 2009 · Comments Off on Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s Addiction tour dates announced

Despite some individual members’ supreme awfulness over the years as well as the automatic lameness of the whole cash-cow reunion charade, I’m kind of intrigued to see the original line-up of Jane’s Addiction play again. Lone hold-out Eric Avery had long said he had no interest in pursuing the past, but I guess he caved […]

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