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Watch Jane’s Addiction in “Underground” director’s cut

Drugs, girls, and rock n’ roll music- the underground.  Jane’s Addiction has never been one to stray away from the old mantra of rock n’ roll which included the necessary ingredients of sex and drugs.  The third video from The Great Escape Artist captures all of this in the director’s cut of the music video that debuted on Playboy.com today.  Check it out here, with a few NSFW moments. (more…)

Jane’s Addiction Contest: Win a Paul Reed Smith custom guitar signed by the band

Happy The Great Escape Artist release day!  The stellar new album is out today, and it’s contest time at Rabbits Black.  You may think we would give away the album, but nope- we are giving away the album and a signed guitar from the band!  You can win a Paul Reed Smith SE Custom guitar signed by the whole band- ya, that includes Perry, Dave, Stephen and Chris!  This contest is only be offered on specific sites, so you have a great chance to win here.  Enter the contest now, sit back and relax, and let the good mojo and vibes come your way!  Contest entry after the jump. (more…)

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Stream Jane’s Addiction’s new album The Great Escape Artist for free on iTunes

Not only did Jane’s Addiction provide us with one of the best albums of the Fall, they are also providing fans with a chance to hear it for free before the official release on October 18th.  Usually it’s the smaller bands who get the streaming thing right, so we have to applaud Jane’s Addiction for offering fans the chance to get acquainted with the new album before spending the cash.  The album is streaming now on iTunes until the official release next Tuesday. (more…)

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Album Review: Jane’s Addiction – The Great Escape Artist

Jane’s Addiction is back with their 4th studio album and their first in 8 years. The Great Escape Artist is a 10-track sonic tour de force due to be released everywhere October 18. This is classic Jane’s Addiction: sexy, dirty, and playful at times and epic at others. Like traveling through outer space surrounded by infinite calming beauty at one moment and flying through a supernova or an asteroid field the next.

The Great Escape Artist is a complete album that gets better with every listen. Original JA members Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, and Stephen Perkins with producer Rich Costey (Muse, Franz Ferdinand, Interpol) added TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek to write and play bass on the album. At 52 years old Perry is as vital as ever and accompanied by an inspired Dave Navarro to put together the next great chapter in the Jane’s Addiction legacy. (more…)

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Show Alert: Jane’s Addiction @ The John Anson Ford Theatres 10/3 & 10/4

We finally know where those two launch shows for Jane’s Addiction’s new album The Great Escape Artist are going to be in LA- the John Anson Ford Theatres.  Jane’s Addiction will be playing this outside theater on October 3rd and 4th for two special album launch shows in LA.  The Great Escape Artist is being released on October 18th, so these shows will provide a good listen to songs from the new album before it’s official release. (more…)

Jane’s Addiction partners with Citi for a two-night concert series in Chicago, LA, NYC; New release date for The Great Escape Artist

Jane’s Addiction will celebrate the release of their new album, The Great Escape Artist, with a return to the legendary Chicago venue, the Cabaret Metro, where they launched their groundbreaking album Nothing’s Shocking almost twenty-three years ago.

The September 24th and 25th 2011 shows kick off a unique two-night concert series at venues in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City. Citi will be offering exclusive pre-sale tickets for Chicago show. Read on for tour dates and more.


Jane’s Addiction are an “Irresistible Force” in outer space with naked women

Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro are obviously not phased by naked women around them while playing rock n’ roll music.  Even if they are floating in outer space and may be in the middle of a pretty intense acid trip.  We have the new music video for the single “Irresistible Force” from one of this fall’s most anticipated new albums, The Great Escape Artist.  Find out what all this psychedelic space talk is about after the jump. (more…)

Put your paper 3D glasses to work with Jane’s Addiction 3D concert

3D is everywhere these days, and it was also on the LG Thrill phones handed out to a few lucky concert goers in New York City a few weeks ago.  The concert goers got to experience Jane’s Addiction at Terminal 5 while they shot their own 3D footage using the LG Thrill phones.  The edited footage is now available on You Tube, along with HD quality non-3D footage too.  All the links are after the jump. (more…)