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'Jane's Addiction' is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1985. The band's original line-up featured lead singer Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro, bassist Eric Avery and percussionist Stephen Perkins. After breaking up in 1991, Jane's Addiction briefly reunited in 1997 and again in 2001, both times with Avery declining to participate. In 2008, the band's "classic" line-up, featuring Avery, reunited and embarked on a world tour. Avery subsequently left the band in early 2010 as the group began work on new material.

Jane's Addiction was one of the first bands to emerge from the early 1990s alternative rock movement, and gain both mainstream media attention and commercial success in the United States. Their initial farewell tour launched the first Lollapalooza which has since become a perennial alternative rock festival. As a result, Jane's Addiction became icons of what Farrell dubbed the "Alternative Nation." The band was ranked 35th on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock" list.

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Life sentence upheld for the killer of Dave Navarro's mother

Life sentence upheld for the killer of Dave Navarro's mother

John Riccardi will continue to serve life without parole

  • Jul 6, 2014

Jane's Addiction announce London and Manchester dates

Band will perform 'Nothing's Shocking' album in full during August gigs

  • Apr 29, 2014

Jane's Addiction to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters and John Densmore of The Doors will be guest speakers at the induction ceremony

  • Oct 24, 2013

Perry Farrell working on Jane's Addiction musical

Frontman plans to launch 'immersive theatre' show later in the year

  • Jan 7, 2013

Jane's Addiction start work on new album

Frontman Perry Farrell says he's written over 60 songs for 'The Great Escape Artist' follow-up

  • Nov 22, 2012

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