Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Perform With Guitarist John Frusciante For First Time Since 2007

Yesterday (February 8), Red Hot Chili Peppers took the stage with guitarist John Frusciante for the first time in over 12 years. The set took place during a private memorial show that the Tony Hawk Foundation organized in honor of the late Andrew Burkle, son of billionaire Ron Burkle. It’s worth noting that Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins filled in for Chad Smith during the performance.

As an added bonus, you can also see footage of Frusciante joining Jane’s Addiction onstage at the same event:

[via Blabbermouth]

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders Perform With Dave Grohl & Perry Farrell On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders were the musical guests on last night’s (January 7) episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!.” The band were joined by Hawkins’ Foo Fighters bandmate Dave Grohl on drums for “I Really Blew It,” which also featured Jane’s Addiction‘s Perry Farrell, and “Middle Child.”

Taylor Hawkins Premieres New Video For “I Really Blew It” Feat. Dave Grohl & Perry Farrell

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders have premiered a new video for their song “I Really Blew It.” This track features Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction) and Hawkins’ Foo Fighters bandmate Dave Grohl and it appears on the band’s new album “Get The Money,” which was released today (November 8).

Ministry Share New Acoustic Version Of “(Everyday Is) Halloween” Feat. Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction)

Ministry have shared a video for their new acoustic version of “(Everyday Is) Halloween” featuring Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction). This track will be available as a bonus 7″ with the deluxe edition of the band’s new book, “Ministry: Prescripture,” which will be released on December 6. More details on that can be found HERE. In other news, frontman Al Jourgensen and author Aaron Tanner will also be signing copies of the book at Asrai Gardens West Loop in Chicago, IL on December 13.

Ministry, Tenacious D, Stitched Up Heart, Etc. Members Added To Second Annual “Above Ground” Benefit Concert

More artists have been added to the second annual “Above Ground” benefit concert. The event will take place at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on September 16 and the updated lineup includes: Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction), Billy Idol, Billy Morrison (Billy Idol), Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), Jack Black (Tenacious D), Al Jourgensen (Ministry), Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Juliette Lewis, Steve Vai, Mike Garson (David Bowie), Brad Wilk (Prophets Of Rage/Rage Against The Machine), Billy Duffy (The Cult), Wayne Kramer (MC5), Carmine Rojas (David Bowie), Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction), Franky Perez (Deadland Ritual), Twiggy, Dave Kushner (Velvet Revolver), Mixi Demner (Stitched Up Heart), Jason Christopher (Prong), Etty Lauy Farrell (Kind Heaven Orchestra), Erik Eldenius (Billy Idol), Paul Trudeau (Billy Idol), Donovan Leitch, and Julie Mintz. As previously reported, the all-star band will be playing David Bowie’s “The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars” and The Stooges’ self-titled debut album in full. Profits will be donated to MusiCares.

Jane’s Addiction, Bush, Etc. Members To Take Part In Second Annual “Above Ground” Benefit Concert

Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) and Billy Morrison (Billy Idol) have revealed the artists that will be joining them at the second annual “Above Ground” benefit concert. The event will take place at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on September 16 and the duo will be performing with actor Joe Manganiello, Billy Idol, Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Etty Lau Farrell, Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), Juliette Lewis, Steve Vai, Billy Duffy (The Cult), Wayne Kramer (MC5), Mike Garson (David Bowie), and more to be announced. The all-star band will be playing David Bowie’s “The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars” and The Stooges’ self-titled debut album. Profits will be donated to MusiCares.

Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction) Premieres “Pirate Punk Politician” Music Video

Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction, Porno For Pyros) has premiered a new video for his song “Pirate Punk Politician.” The track, which was previously described as “a good old-fashioned protest song about today’s strongmen and their tactics of oppression,” will appear on the singer’s new album “Kind Heaven” (out June 7). That effort will feature a number of guests including: Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), Mike Garson (David Bowie), Matt Chamberlain (Soundgarden), Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction), Tommy Lee (Mötley Crüe), Peter Distefano (Porno For Pyros), Dhani Harrison, Elliot Easton (The Cars), Joachim Garraud (David Guetta), etc.