PORNO FOR PYROS Announces Chicago Concert

PORNO FOR PYROS, the post-JANE’S ADDICTION band fronted by Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell, will carry out on July 30 at Metro in Chicago, Illinois. The live performance might be a part of the “Official Lollapalooza Aftershows At Metro”.

PORNO FOR PYROS most just lately carried out on the Welcome To Rockville pageant in Daytona Seaside, Florida on Might 22. The band was a late addition to the occasion after JANE’S ADDICTION pulled out of the occasion because of guitarist Dave Navarro‘s “lengthy bout with COVID.”

Common PORNO FOR PYROS drummer Stephen Perkins was unable to make the band’s first full set since 1998 as a result of he was reportedly affected by an an infection. Filling in for him was his drum tech Mike Gryciuk.

Backing Farrell at Welcome To Rockville have been PORNO FOR PYROS guitarist Peter DiStefano in addition to on-again/off-again bassist Mike Watt. Farrell collaborator Nick Maybury additionally performed guitar. Farrell‘s spouse Etty Lau and Joie Shettler offered backing vocals.

PORNO FOR PYROS‘ 13-song set included six tracks from its self-titled 1993 debut, three from 1996’s “Good God’s Urge” and 4 JANE’S ADDICTION songs: “1%”, “Ain’t No Proper”, “Mountain Music” and “Cease”.

In 2020, PORNO FOR PYROS reunited for a efficiency as a part of Lollapalooza‘s Lolla2020 livestream. Farrell, Perkins, DiStefeno and Watt have been filmed exterior performing acoustic yard variations of the 1993 hit “Pets” in addition to “Kimberly Austin”, a observe 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 “Form Heaven” in 2019 earlier than being scrapped because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fashioned 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 means 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 get together in 2009.

Picture credit score: Cameron Nunez

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Posted by Metro Chicago on Tuesday, Might 31, 2022

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