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Jane's Addiction

Formed: 1984 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Eric Avery, Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Chris Chaney, David Andrew Sitek
Biography: Jane's Addiction were one of the most hotly pursued rock bands when they gained notice in Los Angeles in the mid-'80s, with record companies at their feet. Flamboyant frontman Perry Farrell, formerly of the band Psi Com, had an undeniable charisma and an interest in provocative art (he designed the band's ...Read full biography
Nothing's Shocking
Released: 1988
Label: Warner Bros.
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Although Jane's Addiction's 1987 self-titled debut was an intriguing release (few alternative bands at the time had the courage to mix modern rock, prog rock, and heavy metal together), it paled in comparison ...Read full review
Ritual De Lo Habitual
Released: 1990
Label: Warner Bros.
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Ritual de lo Habitual served as Jane's Addiction's breakthrough to the mainstream in 1990 (going gold and reaching the Top 20), and remains one of rock's all-time sprawling masterpieces. While its predecessor, ...Read full review