Perry Farrell celebrated his 50th birthday Saturday night in Las Vegas with "Perrypalooza," a musical extravaganza featuring performances from Jane's Addiction, Billy Idol, Debbie Harry, Juliette Lewis, Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello, and others. Farrell even reunited his band Porno for Pyros, who performed for the first time in 12 years! Read our full live review here.
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »