June 21, 2022

Following their first full efficiency in 26 years on the latest Welcome to Rockville pageant in Florida, Porno for Pyros will reconvene for an additional reunion gig in Chicago. The July thirtieth present on the Metro might be a part of the Lollapalooza “Aftershows” collection, happening at native venues across the four-day pageant.

The Welcome to Rockville present materialized when Jane’s Dependancy needed to bow out resulting from guitarist Dave Navarro’s battle with lengthy COVID. As an alternative of canceling outright, singer Perry Farrell, who fronts each bands, determined to reunite Porno for Pyros to fill the vacant slot. The band performed a 13-song set that featured their very own songs, together with their signature tune “Pets,” in addition to 4 Jane’s Dependancy covers.

Farrell was joined by guitarist Peter DiStefano and bassist Mike Watt for the Welcome to Rockville gig, however drummer Stephen Perkins, who performs in each Porno for Pyros and Jane’s Dependancy, needed to bow out on the final second resulting from an sickness. He was changed by his drum tech, Mike Gryciuk. Additionally rounding out the lineup was second guitarist Nick Maybury, together with backup vocalists / dancers Etty Lau Farrell (Perry’s spouse) and Joie Shettler.

Tickets for Porno for Pyros’ Chicago present go on sale to most people on Friday, June third, at 10 a.m. native time, with a pre-sale starting in the present day (June 1st) at 10 a.m. native time. Examine right here for tickets.

The newly added Porno for Pyros “Aftershow” means Farrell might be properly represented at this 12 months’s Lollapalooza. Not solely did he discovered the pageant greater than 30 years in the past, he additionally will carry out on the foremost occasion with Jane’s Dependancy on the Sunday (July thirty first) lineup, offered Navarro is wholesome sufficient to take action. The remainder of the Lollapalooza lineup boasts Metallica, Inexperienced Day, Lil Child, Dua Lipa, Machine Gun Kelly, Turnstile, Doja Cat, and extra. Tickets can be found right here.

Jane’s Dependancy are additionally slated to affix The Smashing Pumpkins on a Fall North American tour. Tickets for that outing can be found by way of Ticketmaster.

See Perry Farrell talking with Heavy Consequence concerning the legacy of Lollapalooza within the video interview under.

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