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Perry Farrell: 'I Didn't Want Metallica Headlining Lollapalooza In 1996'

James Hetfield and his bandmates return to headline Lollapalooza this year (15), and Farrell admits they'll have a much warmer welcome - because he has grown to like the band and its music....

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"I got high with him in the basement of the Palace when he came to Los Angeles, and I hung out with him at one of the MTV awards shows... We had a mutual respect....

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"I was so influenced by Paul MCCartney and the Beatles that, when I was in kindergarten, I faked a British accent and told everyone I was from England. I was born in 1959 and can...

Perry Farrell And Rufus Wainwright Line Up For David Byrne And Talking Heads Tribute

Rocker Perry Farrell, singer Rufus Wainwright and hip-hop band The Roots are set to salute David Byrne and the Talking Heads at a special tribute concert next year (15).ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, O.A.R., Steve Earle...

Lollapalooza 2015 Makes European Debut In Berlin!

Lollapalooza is set to make its European debut as the festival lands in Berlin in the latest expansion scheme. Known for its events in South America and Chicago, it will be a completely different change...

Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins And Perry Farrell Team Up For Impromptu Rolling Stones Cover In Nyc

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins provided a special treat for those in attendance at New York's McKittrick Hotel on Monday night (October 13th), joining Perry Farrell onstage to cover the Rolling Stones’ classic...

Norah Jones Headlines Stones Fest Tribute Show

Norah Jones, Jakob Dylan and Perry Farrell were among the stars who paid tribute to the Rolling Stones in New York on Wednesday night (22May13).The trio joined the likes of the Black Keys' Patrick Carney,...

Lollapalooza's Israel Launch Postponed

Rocker Perry Farrell's plans to launch his Lollapalooza festival in Israel this year (13) have been put on hold.The Jane's Addiction frontman was due to bring his popular event to Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park in...

Perry Farrell Working On Jane's Addiction Musical

Veteran rocker Perry Farrell is working on a Jane's Addiction musical to give fans a new way of hearing the band's songs.The frontman, who is the mastermind behind America's Lollapalooza music festival, has revealed his...

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Rocker and Lollapalooza festival mastermind Perry Farrell is in talks to develop a new primetime TV music programme featuring top acts performing live.

Lollapalooza Heading To Israel Next Year

Rocker Perry Farrell is set to launch his Lollapalooza festival in Israel next year (13).The popular 21-year-old event, which hit Chicago this weekend (03-05Aug12), will head to Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park in August, 2013 as...

Lollapolooza To Expand Into The Middle East

Day three of Chicago-based festival Lollapolooza is just about ready to kick start (CDT), but even before the first band has taken to the stage the festival's founder Perry Farrell has announced that the multi-genre...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Ready To Rock Lollapalooza

Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline this year's Lollapalooza festival. The 'Tell Me Baby' hitmakers will rock the three-day Chicago music event alongside a diverse range of bands including The Black Keys and Black Sabbath,...

Red Hot Chili Peppers To Headline Lollapalooza

The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys and Black Sabbath will headline this year's Lollapalooza festival.The trio will be joined at the three-day Chicago music event by a diverse range of acts which also...

Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers Top The Bill

Red Hot Chili Peppers have been announced as one of the headliners for this year's Lollapalooza Festival, which takes place in Chicago in August. The Californians have been together since the early 1980s and have...

Perry Farrell: 'Black Sabbath At Lollapalooza Is A Dream Come True'

Rocker Perry Farrell is overjoyed to have booked Black Sabbath for Lollapalooza in what will mark the band's only U.S. date of 2012.Ozzy Osbourne's legendary rock group was forced to cancel a number of shows...

Perry Farrell Renews Wedding Vows At Show

Veteran rocker Perry Farrell renewed his wedding vows this week (beg05Mar12) at a performance of interactive theatre show Sleep No More.The Jane's Addiction frontman attended the fictional MCKittrick Hotel in New York, where the promenade...

Breaking Dawn 'Wedding Song' Goes To Iron & Wine

'Breaking Dawn', the final instalment of the TWILIGHT movie franchise, will feature music from the likes of Bruno Mars, Christina Perri and The Noisettes, but the song played at the wedding of Edward and Bella...

Perry Farrell Returns To The Stage After Throat Problems

Perry Farrell returned to the stage with Jane's Addiction on Wednesday night (31Aug11) after his voice issues forced the band to axe two U.K. festival slots over the weekend (27-28Aug11).The rockers scrapped their appearance at...

Jane's Jane's Addiction Cancel Another Festival Slot

Veteran rockers Jane's Addiction have axed another U.K. festival slot due to frontman Perry Farrell's voice issues.The band scrapped their appearance at Britain's Reading Festival on Saturday night (27Aug11) after Farrell's vocal chords severely swelled...

Jane's Jane's Addiction Cancel U.k. Festival Slot

Jane's Addiction axed their headline set at Britain's Reading Festival on Saturday night (27Aug11) after frontman Perry Farrell lost his voice.The veteran rockers were due to top the bill on the event's Nme/Radio 1 Stage...

Jarvis Cocker Joins The Strokes Onstage

Pulp's Jarvis Cocker joined The Strokes during their co-headlining set at Reading last night (27.08.11). 'Common People' singer Jarvis appeared with the New York band to perform a version of The Cars' 'Just What I...

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"It's hard, because when they behave badly, one side of me says, 'I should correct them.' The other side says, 'That's a man after my own heart.' I put them over to their mother." Reformed...

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"There's been this kind of uncontrollable energy, to the point where my whole body would shake. Going from 70 to 90,000 people a day is a big jump... It's a nerve-racking thing and it can...

Lollapalooza Set For Brazil In 2012 As Annual Festival Gets Underway In Chicago

Rocker Perry Farrell's Lollapalooza festival will debut in Brazil in 2012.The 20-year-old music event, which hits Chicago, Illinois this weekend (05-07Aug11), will hit the Jockey Club in Sao Paulo next April (12), in addition to...

Eminem, Foo Fighters And Coldplay To Headline Lollapalooza

Eminem, Foo Fighters and Coldplay will headline this year's 20th anniversary Lollapalooza festival. The US alternative rock event brings together three of the biggest acts on the planet to play in Chicago from August 5...

Jane's Addiction Preview First New Song In Eight Years

Jane's Addiction previewed their first new song in eight years, 'End to the Lies', yesterday (30.03.11).The 'Been Caught Stealing' rockers have recently finished recording comeback 'The Great Escape Artist' and frontman Perry Farrell unveiled the...

Perry Farrell: 'We Annoyed Mckagan'

Jane's Addiction leader Perry Farrell has opened up about bassist Duff Mckagan's decision to quit the band after only six months, revealing the group founders "annoyed" the rocker.MCKagan joined the band last year (10) after...

The Killers, West & Jane's Addiction Headline Lollapalooza Chile

PERRY FARRELL's inaugural Lollapalooza festival in Chile is kicking off with a big bang - THE KILLERS, KANYE WEST and his band JANE'S ADDICTION will headline the 2011 event.The rocker has teamed up with Chile's...

Travis Barker Set To Release Star-studded Debut Album

TRAVIS BARKER, the American musician best known for being the drummer in the acclaimed rock band BLINK 182, has announced plans for his debut solo album which will feature a number of high profile collaborations,...

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