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The Year Alternative Rock Went Massive and Defined a Decade

Musically 1991 will forever be remembered as the year alternative rock conquered the masses. We explore how alternative became the dominant form of rock music in the 1990s.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 5: 20 - 1

Songs of anxiety, paranoia, freak-outs, chilling verses, feverish desire, harrowing lyrics -- they all make for damn good music.

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CBGB Music Festival: New York - 12 October 2014 (Photos)

Perry Farrell's antics during the Jane's Addiction CBGB Festival set were probably more wild than one would expect in tourist friendly Times Square.

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Counterbalance: Jane's Addiction's 'Ritual de lo Habitual'

Don't save the complaints for a party conversation. The world is loaded—it's lit to pop and nobody is gonna stop talking about the 420th most acclaimed album of all time. Further dispatches from the Alternative Nation in this week’s Counterbalance.

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The Battle to Stay Relevant

Watching your favorite band become irrelevant is like watching Michael Jordan unable to elevate high enough to dunk in his final year in the NBA.

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Jane's Addiction: The Great Escape Artist

For a group that has long boasted about being a visionary and explosive act, its first album in eight years is a dull, unremarkable affair.

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Lollapalooza 1991: The Underground As a Community

Originally conceived of as a farewell tour for Jane's Addiction, Lollapalooza turned into something even grander: Woodstock for Gen X.

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Jane's Addiction: 25 September 2011 - Chicago

Whatever Jane Says, goes at intimate, career spanning show.

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Highlights from the Voodoo Experience: 30.Oct-1.Nov.09 - New Orleans

Highlights from the Voodoo Experience: 30 October - 1 November 2009 - New Orleans / In its 11th year the festival welcomed a plethora of musical greats to help embrace New Orleans under Halloween's spell.

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Jane's Addiction: A Cabinet of Curiosities

This elaborate, limited-edition box set is essential for any Jane's Addiction fan, as it gathers all the rarities you scored as a kid on the black market and puts them in one beautiful and totally legitimate compendium.

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