Thirteen years after last recording together, Jane’s Addiction have released a new album, “Strays.” David let’s you know whether the Los Angeles-based, alternative rock legends have trumped their past achievements or they’re just cashing in.
A decade after their recording hey-day, alternative rock icons Jane’s Addiction have reformed for the second time. The band’s recent show in St. Paul, Minn., is a snapshot of their latest relapse.
A decade ago, Iggy Pop and Jane’s Addiction vocalist Perry Farrell might well have been musical father and son. But, since their glory days, they’ve taken their own distinct paths, and their new albums show things have taken a new turn for both men. In addition, other artists with new CDs in stores include Radiohead, Roxy Music, the Cult, Doyle Bramhall II and Brand New Immortals.