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Lollapalooza Founder Perry Farrell Says He Hates EDM

Lollapalooza is set to power through its 25th anniversary next weekend, and the Chicago Tribune's Greg Kot took a look at the festival's evolution from a one-off touring event to…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

Watch Courtney Love, Carly Jae Jepsen, and More Pay Tribute at Fleetwood Mac Fest

It's tribute concert season in Los Angeles, it would seem, and Tuesday marked the beginning of a two-night festival to honor the music of West…
Andrew Unterberger / February 10, 2016

Perry Farrell’s Words of Wisdom: ‘Play Clubs, Play Parties, Play a Hot Dog Stand’

It's hard to miss Perry Farrell's blinding white teeth as the 56-year-old Jane's Addiction singer, Lollapalooza founder, and pioneering '90s Alternative Nation personality leans all the way in…
Rachel Brodsky / August 17, 2015

Zeds Dead and Perry Farrell Collaborate on Paranoid Dubstep Burner ‘Blink’

Zeds Dead have enlisted Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell for their new slow burner of a track, "Blink." At a glance, the partnership might seem…
Killian Young / June 30, 2014

Hear Perry Farrell’s Shockingly Tender Remix of Matthew Herbert’s ‘Addiction’

Any good scholar of dance music can tell you that its history is a dialectical one — an interplay between experimental techniques and visceral immediacy,…
Philip Sherburne / January 29, 2013

Perry Farrell Staging Jane’s Addiction Musical Theater Without a Theater

Perry Farrell's next musical project won't be a follow-up to Jane's Addiction's 2011 album, The Great Escape Artist, or a Porno for Pyros reunion, but…
Kyle McGovern / January 4, 2013

Perry Farrell Will Bring Lollapalooza 2013 to Israel

Lollapalooza is heading to the Holy Land. What began as a nomadic alternative music tour in the early '90s has become a globe-trotting multi-day event…
Daniel Kreps / August 6, 2012

Perry Farrell: Color-Coded Lollapalooza Lineup Is No Coincidence

What's black, white, and red all over? This morning, Lollapalooza officially announced their 2012 line-up, complete with the color-coded Crayola box daydream headliners of Red…
Christopher R. Weingarten / April 11, 2012

Perry Farrell Has Become Stefon

Did Perry Farrell morph into Saturday Night Live's lovably eccentric nightlife correspondent Stefon overnight, or was a slow evolution over the past decade? Jane's Addiction…
Caryn Ganz / January 25, 2012

Perry Farrell Lays Out Lolla Lineups, Plan to Save the Music Biz

This morning Perry Farrell announced the lineups for Lollapalooza Chile (Foo Fighters, Björk and Arctic Monkeys) and Lollapalooza Brazil (Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys and Jane's…
David Bevan / November 21, 2011

Perry Farrell Talks New Jane’s Addiction LP

Friday, January 28, was a very big day for alt-rock pioneer Perry Farrell.
William Goodman / February 4, 2011

Jane’s Addiction Recording With Dave Sitek

Jane's Addiction have been hard at work on their first album since 2003's Strays. And now Perry Farrell and his crew have roped in an…
Kevin O'Donnell / January 4, 2011

Gaga, Iggy, Yoko Set for John Lennon Tribute

Yoko Ono's star-studded We Are Plastic Ono Band concert in Los Angeles this October will boast guest appearances from Lady Gaga, Sonic Youth, Iggy Pop,…
Peter Gaston / September 1, 2010

Perry Farrell: Gaga is Lolla’s “Centerpiece”

Lollapalooza kicks off August 6 in Chicago's Grant Park, and while the line-up features big-name rock acts like Green Day, Soundgarden, and the Strokes, it's…
Patrck Darcy / July 16, 2010

Jane’s Addiction Play Intimate Surprise Show

"Even in this tiny little room," said Perry Farrell to the 150 or so folks sharing the confines of Hollywood club Bardot, "I can feel…
Liam Gowing / May 6, 2010

Jane’s Addiction, NIN Kick Off U.S. Tour

There's a thin line between being timeless and being dated -- and Friday night at West Palm Beach's Cruzan Amphitheatre, at the opening date of…
John Hood / May 11, 2009

Jane’s Addiction, Porno for Pyros Rock “Perrypalooza”

Nothing quite says "happy birthday" like a semi-tipsy dude dropping rhymes about banging your girlfriend.
Jason Bracelin / April 13, 2009
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