Thursday, March 29: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (March 29) to Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell. He’s 59. Also celebrating is singer John Popper of Blues Traveler (51).
Perry Farrell is best known as the frontman for Jane’s Addiction and the founder of the Lollapalooza music festival. He was also frontman for the bands Porno for Pyros and Satellite Party. Jane’s Addiction formed in 1985 out of Los Angeles, California and the band currently consists if Farrell along with guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney. The band had success during the early 90’s alternative rock movement and released two albums on Warner Bros. Records, Nothing’s Shocking and Ritual de lo habitual. They also launched the very first Lollapalooza music festival.
For more on Jane’s Addiction, check out the band’s official website here.