is an American alternative rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1985. The band is currently composed of core members Perry Farrell (vocals), Dave Navarro (guitar), and Stephen Perkins (drums). For the majority of the band's career, its bassist has been Eric Avery
. After breaking up for the first time in 1991, Jane's Addiction briefly reunited in 1997 and again in 2001; both times, Avery declined to participate, and the band has used several bassists in his place. In 2009, the band's "classic" lineup, featuring Avery, reunited to tour with NIN for the Wave Goodbye Tour
- Perry Farrell: Vocals (1985–present)
- Dave Navarro: Guitar (1985–present)
- Stephen Perkins: Drums (1985–present)
- Eric Avery: Bass (1985–1991, 2008–2010)
- Flea: Bass (1997)
- Martyn LeNoble: Bass (2001–2002)
- Chris Chaney: Bass (2002–2004)
- Duff McKagan: Bass (2010)
Body of Work
- Nothing's Shocking (1988)
- Ritual de lo Habitual (1990)
- Strays (2003)
- The Great Escape Artist (2011)
- Live and Rare (1991)
- Kettle Whistle (1997)
- Up From The Catacombs: The Best of Jane's Addiction (2006)
- A Cabinet Of Curiosities (2009)
- The band was dubbed Jane's Addiction in honor of Farrell's housemate, Jane Bainter, who was addicted to drugs.
- The song "Had A Dad", from the band's 1988 album Nothing's Shocking, is sampled in "Ringfinger".
- Trent Reznor produced new recordings of two early Jane's Addiction songs for the NINJA 2009 Summer Tour EP.