Even if you're not that psyched about a Jane's Addiction reunion, you're still curious about what The Great Escape Artist, their first new studio album in eight years, sounds like.
Front man Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro and drummer Stephen Perkins are giving away a free download of ''End to the Lies” at their web site: www.janesaddiction.com. The album has a scheduled release date of August 2011; the band, with Chris Cheney on bass, will also be touring throughout 2011.
Here are the dates they're playing this year. Want to bet they'll be at Lollapalooza in Chicago as well?
04/08 México, DF, Foro Sol
04/30 Dallas, TX, Edgefest
05/01 Houston, TX, Buzzfest
05/06 Los Angeles, CA , Music Cares Benefit
07/23 Bridgeport, CT, Gathering of the Vibes Festival
08/27 Reading, United Kingdom, Reading
08/28 Leeds, United Kingdom, Leeds