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6 Storied Sets From 25 Years Of Lollapalooza

When Perry Farrell reinvented the rock roadshow with his underground-friendly Lollapalooza 25 years ago this month, he was trying to amp up the appeal of…
Scott Lapatine | July 29, 2016 - 12:53 pm

We Got The Tweet

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am

We Got The Tweet

We Got The Tweet: The Imposters

Twitter users were outraged last week when the service shut down @CWalken, a popular but totally fake celebrity account. Indeed it's way too easy to…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2009 - 1:12 pm

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Perry Farrell’s Son Embarrassed To Be Seen With His Dad At Lollapalooza :(

Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell isn't like a regular dad. He's a cool dad. But there are two types of "cool parent": the "cool parent"
Julia Gray | June 12, 2018 - 4:35 pm

Porno For Pyros Will Reunite For Perry Farrell’s Insane Vegas Show

The other day, Jane's Addiction frontman and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell announced that he's building an absolutely insane-sounding $100 million immersive Las Vegas show featuring…
Peter Helman | March 17, 2018 - 10:44 am

Perry Farrell Is Building An Insane $100M Vegas Show With Holographic Porn And VR Pickpockets, Or Something

Perry Farrell, from Jane's Addiction, has a pretty sterling record as a promoter of grand events. He is, after all, the founder of Lollapalooza --…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2018 - 10:24 am

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Jane’s Addiction With Perry Farrell In Chicago

Foo Fighters played an intimate club show in Chicago last night, and their set truly was everlong. "Tonight we're gonna try and break our record…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2017 - 11:41 am

Chris Cornell’s Funeral: Chester Bennington Sings “Hallejulah,” Mourners Include Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Hole, Soundgarden Members

Among those who attended Chris Cornell's private memorial today were his Soundgarden bandmates Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron; Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament; Nirvana's Krist Novoselic;…
Associated Press | May 26, 2017 - 5:07 pm

Watch A Mini-Doc On Jane’s Addiction’s Ritual De Lo Habitual & The 25th Anniversary Of Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza turned 25 this year, and to celebrate, GoPro teamed up with festival founder Perry Farrell to make a mini-documentary about his life and the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 17, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Foo Fighters Played A Surprise Covers Set In LA With Lisa Loeb, Paul Stanley, Perry Farrell, Sammy Hagar, Steve Jones, & Stewart Copeland

Foo Fighters ended their 11-month hiatus with a huge surprise concert in Los Angeles last night to benefit area schools. The gig featured an all-star…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2016 - 11:07 am

Lollapalooza Founder Perry Farrell: “I Hate EDM … I Sometimes Cringe At My Own Festival”

Perry Farrell started Lollapalooza in 1991 as a farewell tour for his Jane's Addiction, but in the years since, it's turned into one of the…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2016 - 4:37 pm

Michael Stipe, Cat Power, The Flaming Lips, J Mascis, & More Cover David Bowie At Carnegie Hall

Last night's Music Of David Bowie tribute at NYC's Carnegie Hall was announced in January hours before the world learned about the legendary musician's death…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Watch Courtney Love, Carly Rae Jepsen, Alison Mosshart, & More Cover Fleetwood Mac In LA

Last night, Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles played host to the first night of Fleetwood Mac Fest, a grand all-star two-day tribute to Fleetwood Mac,…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2016 - 9:00 am

Fleetwood Mac Tribute Concert To Feature Joanna Newsom, Mark Ronson, & More

Best Fest, the same people responsible for previous events like Dylan Fest, Petty Fest, Stones Fest, George Fest, and Neil Fest are now putting on…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2016 - 11:12 pm

David Bowie Tribute Concerts Set For NYC

A few hours before we learned of David Bowie's death, The New York Times announced that New York's Carnegie Hall would host a David Bowie…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2016 - 9:07 am

Lollapalooza Expanding To 4 Days Next Year In Honor Of 25th Anniversary

Music festivals, as a rule, do not need to last four days. Three days is the perfect length, although even that can sometimes feel like…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2015 - 11:48 am

Will Butler – “What I Want” Video (Feat. Jennifer Morrison & Perry Farrell)

"What I Want" is the latest memorable video from Arcade Fire member Will Butler's solo album Policy. The song is a frantic garage-rocker about anxiously…
Chris DeVille | October 30, 2015 - 10:23 am
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