JANE’S ADDICTION Pulls Out Of WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival; PORNO FOR PYROS Steps In

JANE’S ADDICTION has pulled out of this coming weekend’s Welcome To Rockville competition as a result of guitarist Dave Navarro‘s “lengthy bout with COVID.” Changing them on the invoice of the four-day occasion, which is able to happen Could 19-22 in Daytona seaside, Florida, is PORNO FOR PYROS, the post-JANE’S ADDICTION band fronted by Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell.

Earlier in the present day, Farrell issued the next assertion through social media: “The gang and the federal government are not any totally different. That makes me 1%. Rockville, though we’re blue that JANE’S can’t be with you right now as a result of Dave‘s lengthy bout with COVID, I’m nonetheless coming to Daytona, bringing to you for the primary time in 26 years PORNO FOR PYROS That includes myself, Perry Farrrell, Stephen Perkins, Peter DiStefeno and Mike Watt. We’ll play some JANE’S songs for you as effectively, however for now let’s recall: My boat’s capsized it is gonna sink to the underside. I can see the lights on the shore…”

In 2020, PORNO FOR PYROS reunited for a efficiency as a part of Lollapalooza‘s Lolla2020 livestream. Farrell, Perkins, DiStefano and Watt (who joined the band throughout recording of 1996’s “Good God’s Urge”) have been filmed outdoors performing acoustic yard variations of the 1993 hit “Pets” in addition to “Kimberly Austin”, a monitor from PORNO FOR PYROS‘ second LP, the aforementioned “Good God’s Urge”.

Rumors of a PORNO FOR PYROS reunion had been brewing for years. It was beforehand deliberate for Farrell‘s Las Vegas present “Variety Heaven” in 2019 earlier than being scrapped as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Shaped in 1992, PORNO FOR PYROS launched its first self-titled debut album in 1993, which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200. Unique bassist Martyn LeNoble left the group in 1996, and Watt changed him from 1996 by way of 1997. “Good God’s Urge” adopted in 1996 earlier than PORNO FOR PYROS broke up in 1998.

Previous to the Lolla2020 livestream, PORNO FOR PYROS‘ final efficiency was at Farrell‘s Fiftieth-birthday social gathering in 2009.

Porno For Pyros at Welcome to Rockville

Whereas we’re saddened that Jane’s Habit can now not be a part of us, we’re past excited to have Porno For Pyros carry out reside for the primary time in 26 years ON OUR STAGE THIS WEEKEND. 🤯 🤘

“The gang and the federal government are not any totally different. That makes me 1%. Rockville, though we’re blue that Jane’s can’t be with you right now as a result of Dave’s lengthy bout with COVID, I’m nonetheless coming to Daytona, bringing to you for the primary time in 26 years Porno For Pyros That includes myself, Perry Farrrell, Stephen Perkins, Peter DiStefeno and Mike Watt. We’ll play some Jane’s songs for you as effectively, however for now let’s recall: My boat’s capsized it’s gonna sink to the underside. I can see the lights on the shore…” – Perry Farrell

Sending therapeutic vibes to you Dave Navarro 🖤

Posted by Welcome To Rockville on Wednesday, Could 18, 2022

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