Jane’s Addiction featured in this month’s Music Connection

Jane’s Addiction is featured in this month’s issue of Music Connection.  The band discusses a number of things surrounding the development of their forthcoming album, The Great Escape Artist, including getting back together with Eric Avery, Trent Reznor and Duff McKagan’s brief stint in the band.  It’s an interesting read.  You can check out the entire issue online for free at MusicConection.com.

Eric Avery, Trent Reznor Respond To Ticket Prices

A lot of people have been surprised, even disappointed in the high prices tickets for the NIN/JA tour have been going for.  Eric Avery made a post on his blog over the weekend addressing it, referencing a post Trent Reznor made on the official NIN message board.

we in janes have made several phone calls, both individually and collectively, trying to find out why nin/ja ticket prices have wound up so much higher than the agreed upon price. it has been confusing and frustrating trying to get a straight, consistent and clear answer. a few weeks ago, trent told me about a ticket reselling phenomena that i hadnt understood before. i didnt understand at the time just how insidious this system is until ive had to watch it play out in real time. he wrote a really good concise and understandable explanation here. its a good read. have coffee first.

You can read my thoughts on this situation after the jump… Continue reading