perry farrell

Watch Foo Fighters Cover “Mountain Song” With Perry Farrell at Lollapalooza Aftershow

Foo Fighters aren’t on the official Lollapalooza bill, but that didn’t stop them from performing a three-and-a-half hour, 32-song surprise show at Chicago’s 1,100-capacity Metro…
Taylor Berman / August 5, 2017

Jimmy Page, Elton John, Q-Tip and Other Musicians React to Chris Cornell’s Death

Chris Cornell, iconic frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died unexpectedly at age 52 Wednesday night. As news spread, scores of musicians took to social media to pay tribute. Here are…
Anna Gaca / May 18, 2017

Tom Morello, Jimmy Chamberlin Perform With Jane’s Addiction at Lollapalooza

The Sterling Spoon Anniversary Tour brought Jane's Addiction home to Lollapalooza last night. The festival founded by frontman Perry Farrell celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and…
Anna Gaca / July 31, 2016

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
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