Episode 353 - Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction, Porno For Pyros, Infectious Grooves, Ballhog or Tugboat)

Jul 27, 04:11 AM
Our "Give The Drummer Some Love" weekend wraps up with a doozy: Jane's Addiction's STEPHEN PERKINS is here! Listen in as he & Damian talk about going from an 80's glam metal kid to helping usher in the 90's alternative music takeover. The Bad Brain's influence on Jane's, touring with Tommy Lee & Mike Watt back to back, DC / LA similarities & so much more: do not miss this!!

Also Touched On: 

The end of the Sunset Strip

the late 80’s LA punk scene

Perry wanting to get funky coming out of PsyCom

The influence of Fishbone and Red Hot Chilli Peppers 

The Scream Club 

Venom

The connection between the Glam and Punk scenes

Opening for Iggy Pop

Love And Rockets

Trying to get bigger

Seeing punk before you hear it 

Fear as one of the best bands ever

Jane’s Addiction’s HEAVY Bad Brains influence

Bullet Boys, Guns’N’Roses Fishbone and Jane’s shared practice space

Drummers HANG

Meeting X

Ballhog or Tugboat?

& LOTS OF OTHER GOODNESS!!!!



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