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Show Alert: Rockstar UPROAR Festival featuring Jane’s Addiction & Alice In Chains

Now in it’s fourth year, the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival is coming to the Bay Area and Los Angeles in September- stopping by Shoreline in Mountain View and then the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine two days later.  This year the one-day festival boasts it’s most impressive lineup yet.  Featuring two stages at most of the tour’s stops, the Main Stage is being graced by alternative rock legends Jane’s Addiction and Alice In Chains.  Over on the Ernie Ball stage, you can catch Danko Jones and also Duff McKagan’s new band of the moment Walking Papers.  Eight other bands round-out the festival that gets started in the early afternoon for one day of rock and roll.  We’re going for Jane’s of course, but there’s something there for almost everyone.  Check out the full details and ticket links on both shows! (more…)

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Show Alert: Jane’s Addiction @ The Warfield SF 10/18 & The Wiltern LA 10/27

Jane’s Addiction are starting to fill up October with shows across California, and those proper LA and San Francisco dates that we have been waiting so long for since the Ford Theater shows are finally scheduled.  Over a year later from those two nights at the Ford, Jane’s returns to Los Angeles and stops in San Francisco earlier in the month.  The Wiltern show is being billed as the last show of the tour, so expect madness during the ticket sales.  Ticket info and pre-sale links after the jump. (more…)

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Doheny Days 2012: Jane’s Addiction, The Flaming Lips, Edward Sharpe and more this weekend

Think Summer is over? Think again my friend! The festival season is still going strong in Orange County, where Jane’s Addiction, the Flaming Lips, Jimmy Eat World, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes and many more will be appearing at Doheny Days 2012 this weekend. With a rocking lineup, perfect weather forecast and plenty of tickets still available, now’s the time to grab your shades and some friends and head south for the weekend.

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Watch the official Jane’s Addiction lyric video for “Twisted Tales”

Sometimes things get past our radar, and the official lyric video for “Twisted Tales” did back in late April.  Hey, we were a little busy covering the actual Theatre of The Escapists tour in person from city to city.  The video didn’t get a lot of hype because it’s not your usual high production music video, but it is one of the more poignant ones we have seen in a long time.  Check out the official lyric video for one of the best songs from one of 2011’s best albums. (more…)

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Live Review: Jane’s Addiction & Black Box Revelation @ The Rave (Milwaukee) 3/24

“The Rave? Oh, you’ll have a blast at that dump.” That’s how the teenage girl working the front desk at our hotel sold the legendary Milwaukee venue to Rabbits Black. But she said the word “dump” with such . . . I don’t want to say affection . . . more of a fond recollection of stories she could never share. Well, after spending a night at The Rave with Jane’s Addiction and Black Box Revelation, it’s safe to say we now know what she meant. Check out the full experience after the jump. (more…)