Tag Archives: Perry Farrell

Lollapalooza & Woodstock skimp on metal

Posted by on March 20, 2019

While celebrities use metal t-shirts as a fashion trend, major award ceremonies and festivals have sadly been snubbing the heavy genre. Within the last two days, we’ve seen major festival announcements that have very few heavy artists on the lineup despite how both festivals originated. And of course, we’re talking about Woodstock and Lollapalooza. Despite […]

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Perry Farrell wants you to watch him have virtual sex in ‘Kind Heaven’ project

Posted by on March 16, 2018

There’s a thin line between genius and insanity. While many of us are questioning whether we want to see holograms of a dead artist performing across the globe, has anyone stopped to ask yourself if you would want to see a hologram of Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell having “delightful sex?” Most likely, the answer would […]

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Foo Fighters cover Jane’s Addiction with help from Perry Farrell

Posted by on August 7, 2017

If you’ve seen the Foo Fighters live, you know that they always give 110%. Whether you like them or not, it’s not out of the realm of impossibility that they’ll play for 2 1/2 hours every night, with not just deep cuts from their extensive catalog, but also some covers. Their Lollapalooza after-party at the […]

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After 25 years of Lollapalooza, even Perry Farrell hates EDM

Posted by on July 25, 2016

Nothing lasts forever, but this weekend’s Lollpalooza marks the 25th anniversary of the festival. However, Lolla co-founder and Jane’s Addiction singer Perry Farrell appears to be kind of over it, and is starting something new in 2018. Actually, he didn’t even intend on it lasting beyond it’s first year, in which Nine Inch Nails, Ice-T, the […]

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Perry Farrell was not a fan of Metallica playing Lollapalooza in 1996

Posted by on May 22, 2015

Metallica are making a return to this year’s Lollapalooza, their first time back since 1996 when Lollapalooza was actually a tour. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Lollapalooza founder (and Jane’s Addiction vocalist) Perry Farrell admits he wasn’t much a fan of Metallica. Said Farrell: “I was very angry the first time they played Lollapalooza. I helped create the […]

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Foo Fighters joined by David Lee Roth, Zakk Wylde & more at Los Angeles show

Posted by on January 11, 2015

This past Wednesday (7), Foo Fighters announced a special one-off show for Dave Grohl’s 46th birthday at the Forum in Los Angeles. And while those purchasing tickets for the in the round performance last night (10) were told there were no openers, the band delivered over four hours of music with a star-filled  arsenal of […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Defunct Touring Festivals

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, Gigantour kicked off its fifth installment and Mayhem Fest is well into gear. And while the summer is packed with other treks like the Summer Slaughter Tour, the All Stars Tour, and other tours (hell, even the Warped […]

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