Tag Archives: Jane’s Addiction

Ready for Riot Fest?

Posted by on September 8, 2014

While summer festival season is almost a memory,  it’s not quite over yet, as Riot Fest is coming to Chicago this weekend. The festival will occur over the span of three days with headliners including The National and The Cure. Riot Fest began in 2005 when music fanatics looking to have a monumental concert booked a […]

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How much would it cost to book your favorite band?

Posted by on May 21, 2014

If you were wondering how much it might cost to book a band, website Priceonomics has got you covered. They’ve done some number crunching via Degy Entertainment, a third party booking agent. They admit up front that since they’re a third party booking agent specializing in college shows, the numbers are most likely inflated. The list […]

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Slayer, Samhain, Jane’s Addiction playing full albums at Riot Fest

Posted by on May 16, 2014

As we mentioned earlier this week, Chicago festival Riot Fest will be having their 10th anniversary this year. And in addition to spreading to two additional cities and possibly serving as the comeback for GWAR, the Fest has a few more tricks up it’s sleeve. One of the partners of the festival, Michael Petryshyn, has […]

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Is GWAR being resurrected for Riot Fest?

Posted by on May 14, 2014

For the past nine years, the Riot Fest has taken place in Chicago. For its tenth year, the Fest is tripling in size, also expanding to Denver and Toronto, with The Cure headlining all three. There are over 100 bands playing the festivals, some of them metal. But the biggest surprise is one addition to […]

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These freaks are here to party: Infectious Grooves playing another show

Posted by on November 14, 2013

One of the most popular sets at this past Summer’s Orion Music + More festival was the reunion of Infectious Grooves, initially a funk-metal side project of Suicidal Tendencies. While the band never technically broke up, interest fell way off after their disappointing second album, 1993’s Sarsippius’ Ark. Also, bassist Robert Trujillo joined some other band […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Hard Rock/Metal ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Cameos

Posted by on September 9, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. For better or worse, metal and hard rock has often been associated with motorcycles and biker gangs. So it’s unsurprising that there would be some sort of crossover between metal and FX’s Sons Of Anarchy, the crime drama following everyone’s […]

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Win Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Live IN NYC’ CD/DVD Combo

Posted by on July 25, 2013

On July 25, 2011, Jane’s Addiction celebrated the release of The Great Escape Artist with a free show  at NYC’s Terminal 5. And last month, the band gave fans the chance to relive that particular show on CD, DVD, double LP vinyl and Blu-ray in the form of Live In NYC. However, we’re giving one […]

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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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Orion Music + More Wraps Up Triumphant Second Year

Posted by on June 10, 2013

As soon as they announced the lineup of last year’s Orion Music + More Festival. it was apparent that Metallica were doing things differently. While anyone could have slapped together a solid two-day lineup of heavy bands, the world’s biggest metal band brought country, plenty of indie rock and a brass band to play the […]

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Nine Inch Nails Parts Ways With Adrian Belew; Announces U.S Tour

Posted by on June 7, 2013

Another one bites the dust! With the reformation of Nine Inch Nails, Adrian Belew is the next one to be out of the band. Belew posted a lengthier explanation about his departure on his Facebook page, but it has since been taken down and replaced with a simpler, “It didn’t work.” Here’s the original post: […]

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